13th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media and digital channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

From the 9th Annual Shorty Awards Health & Wellness

Everyone needs motivation to get moving and get in shape, and these are the people who are ready to lead the way. From nutritional tips on Twitter to YouTube workout regimens and Instagrammed inspiration for a healthier lifestyle, everything you need to be at your best can be found by following our nominees.

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.


Black Girl In Om
An online “space for women of color to breathe easy,” Black Girl in Om promotes #SelfCare and #SelfLove by sharing wellness tips and support for communities of women often overlooked by traditional holistic outlets. Spreading the love through the online publication Om, the #BGIO podcast, in-person retreats, and social media feeds, creator Lauren A…
Hannah Bronfman
Founder of the health and lifestyle site HBFIT.com, the social media-savvy Hannah Bronfman began 2016 by announcing her @Hannahbgood Snapchat account, which was quickly featured as one of “The Best Snapchat Accounts to Follow” by Harper’s Bazaar. But the New York wellness guru and DJ is hoping HBFIT will “transcend the digital platform to become a…
Hello Glow
Stephanie Gerber founded her DIY blog HelloGlow.co as “a destination for natural wellness, nutrition and skincare,” with corresponding @helloglowblog social media feeds helping to bring her simple tips, recipes, and positive messages to tens of thousands of fans. With posts of everything from homemade replenishing facial masks to ideas for healthy…
Patrick Beach
Vinyasa yoga instructor Patrick Beach believes in “patience. persistence. poise.”—his all-lowercase Instagram comments underscoring his low-key temperament and humble practice. Regularly posting videos of himself mastering new positions and working out transitions between poses, Patrick (with his puppy sidekick Yokai) displays the discipline that …
The Body Coach TV
Creator of the popular “90-Day Shift, Shape and Sustain” online fitness and nutrition plan, @thebodycoach Joe Wicks is back with a series of Lean in 15 books, filled with quick recipes and short workouts to keep you fit, even with a busy lifestyle. The UK-based Body Coach has garnered over 12M YouTube views of his weekly High Intensity Interval Tr…


Dutch blogger Sanne van Rooij creates beautiful dishes that burst with color, filled with healthy, fresh ingredients. As an enthusiast of all things #plantbased, Sanne fills her blog livingthegreenlife.nl with recipes that are always vegan, and often raw, gluten-free, or sugar-free, with corresponding photographs posted to her @beautyblends Instagram feed. …
Dr. Andrew Weil
Truly the godfather of the modern health and wellbeing movement, Dr. Andrew Weil is a world-renowned guru of integrative medicine, nutrition, and healthy living. The author of countless cookbooks and self-help manuals,Dr. Weil is spreading his gospel of good living on social media, building a Twitter following of over 650K fans who check in for tips, insigh…
McKel Hill/Nutrition Stripped
Dietitian McKel Hill wants you to “Live whole. Eat well. Feel Amazing!” Her popular blog NutritionStripped.com is filled with wellness tips, natural beauty secrets, whole-food recipes, and so much more, with her social media feeds acting as a community hub for hundreds of thousands of followers. There, fans share their own #NutritionStripped advice, and con…
My New Roots
Canadian-born Sarah Britton farmed in the US, studied Holistic Nutrition in Toronto, and moved to Copenhagen, only to find she couldn’t practice with her overseas degree there. Not one to drag her feet, Sarah began whipping up wholesome #plantbased recipes and posting them to her blog, MyNewRoots.org. As she got better with the recipes (and her DSLR camera)…
Sophie Gray
After struggling with low self-esteem and unrealistic targets for her health, Canadian personal trainer Sophie Gray started posting new, achievable goals and positive messages on Instagram. The response was so overwhelming that she founded Way of Gray, a health and nutrition program designed to help others find self-love and wellness regimens that seamlessl…
Tara Stiles
“Here to help you be strong, focused and ridiculously happy,” global sensation Tara Stiles makes yoga accessible for everyone. With hundreds of thousands of followers across social media, and nearly 30 million YouTube views, the founder of Strala Yoga promotes “healing through movement.” Beyond running a global yoga business (and being the personal instruct…

About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, Snapchat, and the rest of the social web.

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