The 7 Deadly Sins of Fitness Blogging

Nick Horton
Olympic Weightlifting, Sport Psychology

Last week here on Breaking Muscle we released the results of our first ever Top 10 Best Fitness Blogs contest and came up with 10 solid winners. Every one of these blogs is in the category of either:


  1. Great, or
  2. "Gonna-be-great" (up and coming).


I was a judge, and I can tell you there were a number of blogs on the nomination list I really liked that just didn't make it in. That isn't a slight against them, but rather a testament to the quality of the winners.



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