Washington, D.C. is home to some of the best news dailies and publications in the nation, including The Washington Post, Politico and NationalJournal. But for readers craving lighter fare, D.C.’s blogger scene is second to none, and features quite a few writers who love health and fitness. As fitness fanatics ourselves, we recommend following these five D.C. bloggers who publish posts on working out, nutrition and anything else related to living well. Make one of these blogs your new favorite site for D.C. news and lifestyle. You’ll be hooked!
Eat Pray Run DCBy Courtney
What it’s about — Courtney was a high school track star who gave up running in college. Years later, she realized that she missed the stress relief and body confidence that running gave her, so she started participated in races, and has been motivated ever since. Her blog chronicles training, competition and personal goals.
Coffee Cake and CardioBy Ashley
What it’s about — A former powerlifter, Ashley has always been athletic, but she hasn’t always felt fit. After years of struggling with her weight, Ashley changed her health for the better and began writing a blog about her journey. Today, she publishes posts on everything from workout tips to recipes and life in general.
The DC LadiesBy Various Women
What it’s about — Founded by a mother-daughter duo, The DC Ladies is a lifestyle website for women by women. While the blog covers a variety of topics — from fashion to parenting — the wellness section is rich in content that includes clean eating tips, exercise strategies and advice on living healthier.
fANNEtastic foodBy Anne
What it’s about — Anne is a registered dietician with a passion for working out, healthy food and the outdoors. Her blog is filled with recipes, race recaps, running goals, and advice on fitness and healthy living.
The Sweet LifeBy Erica
What it’s about — A social media and communications professional, Erica also loves running, CrossFit and trying out new recipes. She’s currently chronicling her pregnancy, but also writes about exercise classes, good food, and mental and physical well-being.