Name my Health Blog!
March 27, 2009 11:25 AM   Subscribe

hey all! So I really want to start a blog about the subjects I'm most passionate: eating and exercising. I need help naming it! (more inside!)

I'm full of contradictions; meaning that while I eat healthy and LOVE to cook, I will not turn down that piece of perfectly fried chicken, either. I can be lazy and have a couch potato movie night, but the next morning I'm sweatin it out at the park or in my pilates class.
To me, it's all about balance. People are not perfect (and why would we want to be?) and I'm tired of reading blogs from hardbodies who never falter from eating their one huge salad a day.
I eat well, live well, stay healthy, and I want to talk to people about doing the same!
Sooo...without sounding too "new age" or cheesy, what should my blog's name be?
Thanks in advance for your ideas!
posted by HPag to Health & Fitness (29 answers total)
I'm thinking Food, Sweat and ... (Can't think of a last word)
posted by bitdamaged at 11:31 AM on March 27, 2009


Or if you like tacos, GourMex.
posted by boosh at 11:35 AM on March 27, 2009

Sweatin' to the Foodies

Running for/with Dinner

Dinner on the Run

Pilates and Potatoes

Chicken and Chin-Ups
posted by chiefthe at 11:37 AM on March 27, 2009

Carrot and Stick
Cakewalk, pig trotters and grocery run
Runner's High-Caloric intake
Jog Gung (this is a Thai soup)
posted by Bernt Pancreas at 11:39 AM on March 27, 2009

posted by netbros at 11:39 AM on March 27, 2009

Dine & Dash
posted by Kafkaesque at 11:42 AM on March 27, 2009 [2 favorites]

Weighed in the Balance
posted by pixlboi at 11:46 AM on March 27, 2009

A variation on Kafkaesque's:

Good food! Gotta run.
posted by jamjam at 11:51 AM on March 27, 2009 [1 favorite]

Run to eat & eat to run.
posted by adamrice at 11:53 AM on March 27, 2009

Eat and Burn
Food & Fitness Freak
posted by kdern at 12:10 PM on March 27, 2009

Binging and Purging
posted by The Michael The at 12:19 PM on March 27, 2009

Balance Beam
posted by box at 12:22 PM on March 27, 2009

Eats, Sweets & Sweats

alt: Eats, Sweats & Peas

or some other wordplay on the book, "Eats, Shoots & Leaves"
posted by jameslavelle3 at 12:36 PM on March 27, 2009 [1 favorite]

I don't have any awesome names, but I'd consider a one or two-word name that illustrates what eating and working out have in common, how they work together, or why you enjoy them. Like "Fuel" or something similar. Or "Thousands of Calories" (as in, both ingested and burned).

Or "Will Work Out for Food"? Hyuk hyuk.
posted by Metroid Baby at 12:48 PM on March 27, 2009 [1 favorite]

Perhaps a Title: Subtitle name is in order. Maybe something alliterative like:

Culinary Calisthenics: Striking a balance between eating and exercise.
posted by jameslavelle3 at 12:57 PM on March 27, 2009 [1 favorite]

In and Off
Eat and Run
Run to the Table
Butter, Buns and Speed
posted by MasonDixon at 12:58 PM on March 27, 2009

I really like Eats, Sweats & Peas.

Real Life, Real Food (I'd have Real in big on left with Life and Food on the right, stacked.)
posted by unixrat at 12:59 PM on March 27, 2009

Shake and Bake
posted by Jemstar at 1:50 PM on March 27, 2009 [2 favorites]

posted by teg4rvn at 1:52 PM on March 27, 2009

Going off bitdamaged's suggestion:

Food & Sweat (
posted by 913 at 4:57 PM on March 27, 2009

Love to eat and run
posted by poppo at 5:07 PM on March 27, 2009

posted by torquemaniac at 6:05 PM on March 27, 2009

Munchin' and Crunchin'
Shaping Up and Pigging Out

If you go with a wordplay title, I like the idea of a subtitle, such as funny pun: One Woman's Take on Working Out and Eating Well. Sorry if I got the gender wrong, and it's a bit clunky, but just so the subtitle explains what you're actually writing on, in case some of your audience are initially confused by the cute title. (and sorry for the lame wordplay attempts, but maybe it will help inspire a better name)
posted by JenMarie at 6:55 PM on March 27, 2009

One more:

Truffles & Treadmills
posted by JenMarie at 6:58 PM on March 27, 2009

Having My Cake, and Eating it Too
The Fit Epicurean
Healthy Indulgence

This is what I have always wrestled with, I want it all! I want to be fit! And eat yummy food! And be lazy! And eat broccoli! I usually find it hard to maintain the balance, I would enjoy reading your blog.
posted by Locochona at 8:09 PM on March 27, 2009

posted by Drasher at 8:44 AM on March 28, 2009

I really liked "Will Workout for Food" from Metroid Baby because it is clever without being corny, it's memorable, and gets the point across without having to guess at what your blog is about.

You can even do an image of a girl in workout gear with a handmade cardboard sign. Or maybe a person doing crunches to lick an ice cream cone or something fun like that. Anyway, I like the subtitle idea too, if you think you need it.
posted by CoralAmber at 9:57 AM on March 28, 2009

Run Foie Gras Run
posted by obiwanwasabi at 7:05 PM on March 28, 2009

Eat Yourself Fit.
posted by jamjam at 8:37 AM on March 29, 2009

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