THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

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From the 10th Annual Shorty Awards Best in Health & Wellness

Sometimes it’s hard to find the motivation to work out. If you’re looking for someone to help light the fire inside you, look no further than these 12 nominees. From workouts to nutritional advice to mental health, these accounts focus on all aspects necessary to improve one’s health and wellness.

If you’re a health or fitness brand looking for recognition for your use of social media enter the Best in Health and Fitness Shorty Award.

Nominees

Akin Akman
Nike Master Trainer Akin Akman was once on a trajectory to become a professional tennis player, unt…
DJ Townsel
Towards the end of his NFL career, as a wide receiver for the Houston Texans, DJ Townsel started ge…
finalist
Dr. Mike
Doctor Mike is not just Instagram’s hottest doctor anymore. He’s still got the looks and the style,…
finalist
Elyse Fox
While many Instagram wellness accounts focus on physical health, very few deal with mental health. …
finalist
Emily Skye
Australian health and fitness guru Emily Skye wants you to “Be Your Best Mentally & Physically.” Bu…
Joe Holder
If you’re on Instagram, you’ve probably seen Joe Holder before. He’s the personal trainer who shows…
finalist
Katie Willcox
As her blog title suggests, Katie Willcox believes that Healthy Is the New Skinny. She created that…
Koya Webb
Koya Webb is not only an “International Holistic Health Coach and Certified Yoga Teacher,” she’s al…
Luis Badillo Jr.
If you haven’t seen Luis Badillo Jr. before, it may be because he’s used his “Fastest Feet in the W…
Remi Ishizuka
A few years ago, Remi Ishizuka couldn’t dream that she’d trade in her french fries for a workout re…
winner
Sophia Gall
Osteosarcoma is a very rare form of bone cancer, and most patients with it are in for a long fight.…
finalist
Valerie Sagun
San Franciscan Valerie Sagun believes in radical self love and acceptance. She learned them by inco…