Enter the 14th Annual Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. See categories below. The regular entry deadline is on February 10th, 2022.

From the 8th Annual Shorty Awards Best in Healthy Living

From yoga gurus to bootcamp trainers, these people are the pinnacle of health and fitness. They use social media to share their healthy lifestyle, fitness tips and strategies for thinking and being your best self. Whether they’re sharing their favorite green juice recipe or explaining the benefits of a gluten-free diet, these health gurus know it all. Through Twitter, Instagram, Vine, Snapchat and Facebook they’re motivating fans to get off the couch and burn some cals.

Brand entries using of social media in this space can be found in the Best in Health and Fitness category.

Finalists

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Cassey Ho
Blogilates is the #1 female workout channel on YouTube, led by Cassey Ho, the creator of POP Pilates and the best-selling author of Hot Body Year Round. She made headlines for criticizing Target for airbrushing an image to increase a model’s thigh gap and created the YouTube video “The ‘Perfect’ Body" in response to body-shamers, where she had Pho…
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Fit Men Cook
An unflattering Facebook photo caused Kevin Curry to turn to a life of healthy eating and start his Fit Men Cook blog. His first book No Cheats Needed is a prerequisite to his upcoming #FitMenCook cookbook, and his new app features customized meals, a grocery list function, and syncs to the Health app on Apple devices. His nearly 1M followers on I…
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Kati Morton
Kati Morton is a licensed marriage and family therapist, who uses YouTube to reach people afraid of or unable to seek mental health services. Kati regularly uploads videos on topics like emotional abuse and eating disorders twice a week, and after incidents like the Oregon school shooting or Nicole Arbour’s “Dear Fat People" controversy, she recor…
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Laura Sykora
The yogalebrity Laura Sykora introduced her yoga practice to the masses when she struck poses with her young daughter on Instagram, catching the attention of a growing yoga-mom community. Her visual style stands apart, mixing traditional yoga with breakdancing and ballet. In 2015, she launched @TwoFitMoms with fellow fitness mommy guru and high sc…
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Teresa Cutter
Teresa Cutter focuses a little less on food that looks good for the camera and a little more on food that feels good for the body, but you can barely tell the two apart on her Instagram. The author of The Healthy Chef shares recipes, tips, and memes with her 60k followers, and her blog has become a central location for health seekers. In 2015, she…

Nominees

Dylan Werner
While yoga is seemingly a female-dominated practice, men like Dylan Werner are increasing the male presence in the yogalebrity world. Dylan’s 200k+ followers track his workshops in exotic locales and his increasingly difficult handstands. Dylan’s upper-body strength allows him to make some highly creative poses, and in 2015, he released an arm-balance progr…
Hannah Bronfman
Hannah Bronfman revolutionized beauty regimens with her app Beautified, allowing anyone anywhere in major cities to book same-day appointments for beauty treatments. Since then, Hannah’s been busy maintaining her “It Girl" status, launching HBFit.com in 2014 as a hub for all things health and beauty. A celebrity DJ by night, Hannah was named one of the best…
KymNonStop
Kym Perfetto is an energetic fitness guru with a resume that includes: Semi-pro cyclist, Amazing Race contestant, SoulCycle Master Instructor, and popular YouTube-er. @KymNonStop is “badly behaved and crazy fit", riding a bike everywhere from NYC & LA, answering #TeamNonStop Snapchat Q&As on her YouTube channel. Her videos “GYMS SUCK!!" and “Pilazies! Work…
Michele Promaulayko
Former Editor-in-Chief of Women’s Health and now EIC of Yahoo! Health, Michele Promaulayko is admittedly a hater of cardio, so she created a strength-training program and a mindful-eating plan in her book 20 Pounds Younger, to reduce stress while also losing weight, hence the title. Unlike some other fitness gurus on social media, Michele doesn’t take herse…
Will Arrufat
Will Arrufat’s mission is to motivate lives through exercise and daily workouts. Resident Nike trainer, Will shares motivational quotes and fit bodies—airing on the side of athletic and muscular—on his Instagram account. As opposed to other fitness Instagrams that only feature images of the professional, Will’s also shares images of his clients during and p…