Fitness & Health Bloggers Conference Day 1

Posted byLori Posted onJune 25, 2011 Comments22

Yesterday was the first day of the Fitness & Health Bloggers Conference and it was incredible. If you remember a while ago I won a free entry into the conference via Alisa’s blog, Alisa Cooks. I’m rooming with her at the conference and she’s honestly become the most influential person in my life right now… not to mention, she’s a kick ass person.

About the trip so far: First off, Boulder, Colorado is amazing. It’s the most active and healthiest state in the US. Second, it’s a beautiful area filled with friendly, wonderful people.

The conference started off with an early morning, optional hike. Of course I had to take advantage of this. I mean, they offered breakfast, my own water bottle, and a pedometer. And can I just say, I walked over 19,000 steps yesterday. Awesome.

Then we ate. And ate. And ate.

After a full day of talks put on by different companies and bloggers, including Alisa,we all headed to Whole Foods for a sponsored dinner.


Not only did Whole Foods cater the entire menu/meal/dining experience, but they provided us with a Whole Foods made meal that was from their Healthy Eating recipes. All of the food was made without dairy, without oil, without meat, and low sodium.

Strawberry Gazpacho. DELICIOUS.
Tempeh and Thai Spring Rolls
Cucumber Veggie Rolls
Sweet Potatoes with Lemon + Herbs
Curried Tempeh on Polenta
My plate
Raw Lemon Tarts. OOOOH MY.

After a wonderful dinner, Thank you Whole Foods!, we attended an after-party sponsored by Degree for Women. Fortunately, this is the only deodorant I use, so naturally, I took 3 sticks for free. I’m happy.

Alisa and I repping Degree

I didn’t actually take too many pictures for the first day, but I can just let you know that I’ve had a great time so far. I’ve loved meeting new people and everyone has been SO nice. It’s a smaller conference, which is great, very intimate. I’m learning so much about blogging and even learned how to Tweet. Yes, I’m still learning.

Are you Tweeting?

Have you been to a blogger conference?



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  2. Oh my.. I missed this conference! It looks like you had so much fun.. I love the view of the mountain.. Hope to join the next conference..

  3. Oh you are such a lucky lady! This looks like such an amazing event. I hope to one day be able to attend something so wonderful as this 🙂 The hike, the food and the atmosphere just seem amazing! Enjoy yourself for all of us 😀 xoxo

  4. i’ve never been to a blogger conference but it’s great to live vicariously through you! it looks like you’re having an amazing time!

  5. Love that dress you have on! Yes…I tweet and I love it. My twitter name is KellyBruneman if you start doing it! 🙂

  6. I haven’t been to a conference ever, and I don’t tweet. It scares me.

    I would have LOVED that hike. I’ve been to Boulder a few times and it is one of my favorite cities ever. Go to the Celestial Seasonings factory if you have time!!

  7. Looks like SUCH a great event!

    I am a broke college student and live in Montana (airfare from here to pretty much anywhere is over $600 one way) so no I haven’t been to a conference =( I AM on twitter though!

  8. WOW, it looks like you had so much fun!!! the pictures are absolutely amaizing- you girls look so perfect on this mountain 🙂 and the food… ahhhh! thank you for sharing!

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