Stuck on what to write next in your fitness blog? In this article we cover:
1.) Tips on finding your own blog post ideas so you’ll never get writer’s block again.
2.) 80 unique and in-demand blog post ideas to get you started.
Top Tips for Finding Fitness Topics and Blog Post Ideas:
Listen to what your clients are asking you and what they’re talking about.
Are they asking you about specific exercises for injuries? Perhaps it’s the music tracks they listen to when the workout? Or the gear they need? What are their goals? Is it weight loss, building muscle or defined abs?
Who are your clients? What are their lives like? What challenges do they face? How old are they?
Are they mothers, career-focused, go on holidays, getting married or pregnant? Do they need to workout around the kids, their careers, their holidays, while working from home, to get in shape for a wedding or having a baby? Do they have other sports, hobbies or activities they may need to exercise for? Thinking about your clients and the challenges they have working out can give you many ideas.
Look on social media.
What questions are they asking in Facebook groups, for recommendations or support? Answering the questions they are posting on social media can make great blog posts too.
Google is Your Friend
Do a quick google search for topics that you are interested in writing in. Many Google searches now come up with question boxes underneath, giving you exact questions and search terms that people are searching for. Here is an example below:
Another Google Tip
When you do an initial search on Google, it will often finish off your search query for you with other terms that people are looking for.
For example, I typed “exercise routines” into the Google search box (shown below) and it comes up with lots of suggestions of ways other people have finished this search query.
You can have fun playing around with this. It works with the beginning of questions and phrases. It’s a great way to get ideas for new blog posts.
If you’re a fitness instructor based in a location, think about what you can talk about that’s happening locally. These types of posts are likely to resonate with your existing client base and become searchable in google because there is less competition. It will also help people find your classes who live locally as google will start to associate your website with the locations you write about.
Save People Money and Time
People are busy and they like to save money. If your fitness blog posts can help them do that, they will appreciate the value. So consider blog posts that help in these areas. It could be coming up with 10-minute workouts they can fit in their busy day or reviewing products such as yoga mats which will offer them the best value.
Current Trends and Events
What is trending currently and how can this give you inspiration? For example, we are currently seeing fitness trends in home workouts, wearable technology, strength training, online training classes and wellness workouts.
As a fitness blogger, how can you help with these kinds of topics? Other types of trends include the types of exercises and workouts people are doing at the moment. For example, in 2023 Pilates, yoga and walking workouts are popular.
There are also celebrity trainers that people may be interested in reading about. The trainer of the moment in the UK is Joe Wicks.
You may also want to think about how other things happening in the world may impact fitness blog topics. For example in 2022 and 2023 we see the cost of living crisis may impact in which areas people are spending their money.
What events are happening? Is it an Olympic year? What food trends are people following? Veganury is one that jumps to mind.
After a quick Google search here are some fitness trends I found for 2023
Fitness Trends 2023
Virtual reality workouts
Biophilia training sessions (nature-based workouts)
Female weight training
12-3-30 workouts (a treadmill-based workout)
Do a quick Google search for fitness trends and see if you can find more. Also, find some Google trends I discovered in nutrition.
Write what you’re interested in or what you know about?
Try and focus on articles that you are passionate about and will also interest your readers. Writing what you know is always quicker and you can share your knowledge with others. Writing what you’re passionate about will produce a better article and you won’t lose motivation.
Combining ideas you get from different groups and sources can give you some amazing blog post ideas on fitness. Try to think of post ideas which people are searching for but which don’t have tons of competition. Here are 80 to get you started.
80 Fitness Blog Post Ideas
10 Exercises to Strengthen Knees for Runners
The Best Exercises To Do If You Have Back Problems
Cardio workouts you can do with plantar fasciitis
How to exercise with bad feet
Is pilates or yoga better for …. (fill in blank … runners/moms / seniors)
8 Fitness Routines to Help You Lose Weight During Menopause.
5 Workout Routines to Do When Working From Home
Strength training after having a baby
The Best Exercises To Do While Working Away from Home
7 Fun Fitness Routines You Can Do With Your Kids
The Top 10 minute YouTube workout videos to fit into your life.
Best Camara for filming gym workouts
The best workouts to do when on vacation / while traveling
11 Effective Workouts to lose back fat quickly
Best water bottles for the gym /running/ cyclists etc.
Workout to quickly lose weight before a vacation
Is Pilates Good for Lower Back Pain
Can I teach myself pilates/yoga?
7 Awesome Muscle building workouts for teenagers
10 Fitness Festivals in ….. (location)
Best yoga mat for outdoor use
10 minute routine for outer thighs
Best Mat for Hot Yoga
How To Start Your Fitness Journey
8 Budget High Protein Recipies That Are Easy To Make
Dieting vs Lifestyle Changes
Top tips for working out while looking after a baby
10 Toddler Exercise Ideas
Rice vs pasta for weight loss/working out / bodybuilding
25 fun exercises for 4 to 8 year olds
The best muscle building vegan foods for skinny guys
The best YouTube workouts for kids
8 Exercises for a flat tummy you can do in bed
Circuit training workouts for…..(fill in blank) footballers/runners/cyclists etc
Burpee variations for ….(fill in blank) beginners/weight loss
8 Effective kickboxing moves for toning legs
Best Fitness Gifts for Personal Trainers
The 10 Most Motivational Playlists for…..(fill in blank) Hit Workouts / Running / Cardio /Crossfit
Boot camp for flat tummy
10 Simple abs exercises for a bad back
8 Reasons Runners Should Do …. (fill in blank) Pilates / Weight Training / Circuits
Best Squat Rack for a Home Gym
The Best Upper Body Circuit Workout
5 Top Online Stores To Buy Workout Gear
Effective Pilates / Yoga / Cardio (etc) workouts for new Moms
Weight Training Workouts for Men Over 50
5 Easy Ways to Avoid …..(fill in blank) (running / cardio / Cross Fit) injuries
10 Workout Hacks For a Home Workout
Races and Triathlon Events Taking Place Near …. (Location) in 2020.
5 Quick Fitness Workouts for Busy People.
The Most Inspirational Fitness Documentaries to Watch on Netflix
How To Walk 15 000 steps every day
The Best Gyms in …. (location)
Insanity Vs Gym – Which is Best?
Zumba Vs Aerobics – Which is Best?
The Best Health Food Stores in….(Location)
Review of Local (Sports Store / Health Food Store) in ….. (Location)
What are the Cheapest Gyms to Join in ….
HIIT Workouts Vs Strength Training For Fat Loss
Circuit Training Vs HIIT
Top Fitness Festivals near …. (location) in
Can You Work out in the morning with Intermittent fasting?
What are the best free (pilates, yoga, running etc) apps?
Circuit Training during Pregnancy
10 Workout Plans for Couples / Families
The best bike shops near….
Incline running vs walking – what’s better for burning calories
5 Quick and Easy 10 Minute Morning Workouts
Best Rock Music for Cardio Workouts
Jump Rope vs (Running / Cycling/ HIIT etc)
12 Best Jump Rope Workouts for Men (or other client group)
Hot Yoga Workouts Near ….
The Guide To Deadlifts for Women
100 High Energy Workout Songs
12 Week Running Plan from 10K to Half Marathon.
The Best Sweat Resistant Wireless Earbuds for Runners
The Best Folding Exercise Bike
21 Effective Home Workout Exercises for Chest Definition
7 Workouts Teenage Girls Will Love
10 Minute Daily Workout for a (flat tummy/ defined pecs, / bigger arms /round bum/ toned legs etc)
7 Top (Yoga, pilates, cardio exercises) for (flat tummy/ defined pecs, / bigger arms /round bum/ toned legs etc)
Best Back Exercises for a Defined Back for Men
10 Clever Weighted Jump Ropes for an Effective Home Workout.
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