Fitness / Running prompts:

Chronic Cardio: Are You Wasting Your Time?
Is Chronic Cardio Making You Fat?
What is Functional Fitness?
Functional Fitness: Working Out for Real Life Situations
13 Health Benefits of Weightlifting
Strength Training: 7 Reasons to Lift Weights
Strength Training Benefits for Aging Bodies
The best fitness advice you’ve ever received … and whether or not you listened.
The worst fitness advice you’ve ever received … did you listen to that, too?
Running Mistakes you’ve made … or keep on making.
Your running or fitness bucket list.
A holiday training survival guide.
Videos that motivate you.
Your favorite workout playlist.
Motivational books that have inspired you.
Your favorite post-workout healthy meal or smoothie.
Your favorite cheat meal.
Running in the heat tips.
Running in the cold tips.
Running in the rain tips.
Working out on vacation tips.
Fitness gear you can’t do without.
Your favorite fitness apps.
Productivity apps you can’t live without.
Fitness products you love.
Fitness products you’ve tried and hated
Surviving your first [5k, 10k, half, full, multi-race challenge, etc.]
Nutritional tips for your first [5k, 10k, half, full, multi-race challenge, etc.]
Posts about the day’s National Days.
Weird fitness gadgets you’ve tried. (Shake Weight, anyone?)
Race recaps or a photo tour of your favorite running trail.
Your Fitness Heroes.
Running safety [for women, at night, on the trail.]
Ask someone who’s been kicking butt lately with their fitness goals to do an interview.
Ask someone who’s been struggling to share their story.
Your favorite fitness-based podcasts.
Fitness Challenges in your [20’s, 30’s, 40’s, etc.,] and how to overcome.
Training programs you’ve loved … or hated.
Your best organizational tips and life hacks.
Best movies about runners or other athletes.
A list of your favorite fitness bloggers – sharing is caring!
Your fitness limits … for example, mine is a Zombie Run. Nope. Won’t do one, no way, no day.
How to take the Dread out of Dreadmill, aka, the Treadmill.
Tips for beginner runners – where to start.
Your favorite medal and why.
Gift ideas for Runners. Don’t forget the stocking stuffers!
How you build your running community or met your fitness pals.
What you learned from your worst race
The Most Awesome Thing You’ve Seen at a Race or fitness class.
The Oddest Thing you’ve ever seen on a run or fitness class.
How to stay mentally motivated during a long run.
Write a blog post about blog post ideas. Hehe.
Write a monthly or quarterly post about your blogging or fitness adventure: what you’ve learned, mistakes you’ve made.
Best local races in your area.
Best hiking trails in your area.
Your favorite cross-training activity.
[Insert your age] Things You’ve Learned in [Insert Your Age] Years
How you stay organized … or How you’d like to stay organized.
Runcation Packing Tips.
How you fell off the Fitness Wagon.
How you got back on the Fitness Wagon.
Returning to fitness after a surgery, injury, running slumps, etc.
Your weekly, monthly, quarterly or yearly goals.
What’s in your race belt and/or gym bag.
Write a post all in GIF’s.
Do a Wordless Wednesday and tell a story all in photographs.
Share your summer, autumn, winter, or spring bucket list.
Your Ghosts of Fitness Past; things that have thrown you off course to reaching your goals and how you got past them.
Your favorite running costumes or outfits.
Your disastrous running costumes or race outfits.
Common racing fears and how to defeat them.
A tour of your home gym.
How to set up a home gym without breaking the bank.
Great exercises and workout for specific body parts.
How to properly warm-up before a workout.
How to properly cool down after a workout.
The benefits of joining a running group, gym, or workout class.
The benefits of working out alone.
Fitness routines for those on a time crunch.
Fitness trends … and whether or not they’re a good thing.
Monday Motivation: Gather inspiration quotes, images, or personal stories.
Off Topic Tuesday: Write about your all-time favorite movie, musical, pizza topping or what have you.
Wednesday What’s Up: Share a new product, workout, or fitness apparel that you’ve recently fallen in love with.
Thursday Throw Down: Share a product, workout, apparel or what have you that has NOT been working out and you wouldn’t recommend!
Friday Five: List and talk about whatever five things your heart desires!
Write a Round Up post by collecting links from other blogs or websites about a certain topic.
How to budget for races.
Fitness myths that simply are or aren’t true.
A runner’s survival guide when they’re spouse or partner is NOT a runner.
Speed workout tips for running faster.
How to increase your endurance.
A Day in Your Life.
What is your biggest aspiration this year?
A post explaining why you started blogging to begin with.
Talk about your non-running or non-fitness hobbies.
Your dream location to go for a run or your dream race.
How to Taper before a Race … without going crazy.
How to listen to your body and know when it’s time to rest … or kick things into high gear.
New fitness gadgets you’d like to try.
Share a list of your most popular posts.
How to safely take your dog for a run.
The most common excuse to skip a workout and how you defeat them.
The impact fitness has had on your life.
Incorporating fitness with your family.
What you hate about running or your favorite fitness activity.
What you absolutely love about running or your favorite fitness activity.
Yearly wrap ups: share you accomplishments, bling, and goals for the new year!

Write a day in the life of someone you know who’s in good shape, what do you think they get up to?
Find a challenge that you want to accomplish (skydiving, mountain climbing, marathons, mud-runs etc), book it in and write a training plan leading up to the event. Even better, select a charity and start raising sponsorship too. Journal your progress leading up to the big day.
Describe your perfect gym (here’s an old blog post we wrote about our ideal gym)
Imagine you have $500 to build a gym. What’s on your equipment list?
The gym is burning down. You can save one last piece of fitness equipment. What do you choose?
You have one last meal and it has to be healthy. What meal would you cook?
Flick through a healthy recipe book and randomly pick a meal to cook
Take a ten minute break and build a new workout playlist

Take a photo of yourself in the gym
Measure your body (for example, record body weight, chest size, or sprint for 100 metres and record your time)
Test your one rep max deadlift, squat, benchpress
For at least one day this week record how you spend your full 24 hours. In your journal write an entry for each hour, recording what you are doing or what you’ve done. Later, reflect on how you spent your time.
Collate some quotes that resonate with you and add to your journal
Collect pictures of celebrities or randomer people who have a similar body type to you that you could achieve
Best running watches of the year: the perfect GPS companions for your …

A celebrity in the news and their exercise routines.
A relevant upcoming event that you’re attending (A workshop or course you have been on).
A relevant event you’ve been to (Anything new you have learnt, any new equipment you have bought).
A health or fitness product you’re using.
Any Supplements or products you’ve used you want to recommend.
A product you’re thinking of using.
Disagree with a celebrity personal trainer and back it up with fact. Joe Wick’s would probably be a good one!
A health and fitness magazine that you like and why.
Your favourite healthy meal (Perhaps a youtube vid cooking it).
Your favourite cheat meal.
One of your personal training clients success stories, backed up with good transformation pics.
A hurdle you’ve overcome in life, any accidents, health issues, weight issues you overcame to become a trainer.
Why you became a personal trainer.
Your sporting past.
Your favourite fitness person and why.
Your favourite celebrity and why.
Fitness apps you use on your phone.
Your favourite fitness website.
Your favourite motivational book.
Why you do what you do with your clients.
Upcoming training programs you’re implementing.
Past training programs you’ve used.
Holiday specific articles, like getting ready for Christmas holidays.
A product that doesn’t work.
A product that does work.
What trainers you wear and why.
Your opinion on different types of workout gear.
Complain about a fitness television show.
Praise a fitness television show.
Write about the latest course you’ve taken.
Write about all the courses you’ve taken.
Write about courses you’re considering taking and how they will benefit your clients.
Complain about a celebrity personal trainer.
Praise a celebrity trainer.
Write why you wouldn’t want to be a celebrity personal trainer.
Write why you should be a celebrity trainer.
Explain what a celebrity personal trainer really is.
Write about the gym you train your clients in.
Write about why you’re a mobile personal trainer (if you are).
What sports/activities you like to do on the weekends.
Holiday workout tips.
Holiday eating tips.
How to choose good foods in a supermarket, film yourself shopping maybe?
Get a client/member to guest write a testimonial. Or even better a video!
Write about health myths.
Write a list of health facts. People love lists!
Make a list post of quick easy healthy recipes.
Explain the importance of a good breakfast.
Share fitness warnings, cautions or concerns you think your clients should know about.
Interview a colleague or client.
Host a poll on health and fitness, find out what your clients are doing or want to do.
Run a contest on your blog.
Write about a new website or blog you think your readers could benefit from.
If you have a newsletter, write a post about what people who subscribe can expect.
Write an FAQ post about your business/services.
Find a good YouTube video, post it and write about what it means to you.
Write a post about the plans for your fitness business for the next year.
Write a post reviewing the year that you’ve had.
Review a healthy nutrition book.
Write about what gets you up in the morning.
Write a funny post, maybe something that happened to you while training or training a client.
Write about how personal training and the fitness industry has changed over say the past 10 years.
Write an article about all of the services you offer.
Debunk some myths about being a personal trainer.
Write about a piece of equipment you saw advertised on TV.
Have you ever bought a piece of fitness equipment you saw on TV?
Weight loss myths.
Muscle gain myths.
Nutrition myths.
Your favourite exercises, film these and link to your youtube channel.
Write only about a particular theme for one month; have a nutrition month for example.
Take a stand on a particular topic; say for example you think that a certain piece of equipment is a complete waste of time and money.
Write about a mistake you’ve made and what you learned from it.
Review a sports supplement or vitamin.
Write about and invite your readers to join your other social media channels like Facebook and Twitter.
Find a funny piece of fitness equipment (there’s some junk out there) and review it, the tug toner is a good one (look it up on YouTube).
Write a post about some tricks that most people don’t know about, like how easy it is to improve your deadlifting pb’s.
Write about any awards you’ve won.
Write about and highlight any online or offline articles you’ve had published.
Write about a cause or charity that you believe in and support.
I made the small but powerful decision to run a mile every morning. Although it’s not much, it’s still way better than not running at all.