Many people are seeking a healthy and fit lifestyle, but many underestimate how much motivation it takes to truly see the results that they seek. Even if you follow your routine perfectly for a week, what you decide to do the following week can make or break everything.
Even just a few days of giving into your cravings and indulgences can cause quite the roadblock for your fitness journey. Staying motivated every single day and keeping your eye on the prize is one of the toughest parts of a fit lifestyle.
For this reason, following the right Instagram accounts with daily fitness inspiration that keeps you going can be a huge motivating factor, even helping you to learn more tips and tricks for taking your fitness to the next level.
In fact, fitness is one of the most popular industries for influencer marketing and entrepreneurship; the hashtag #fitness has been used about 457 million times. There’s a huge market for fitness on Instagram.
The type of fitness influencer can vary— there are people out there touting sculpted abs and workout programs to meal plan experts to those who have lost tons of weight and inspiring others to do the same. Regardless, Instagram is the place to be for all things fitness.
Instagram has high rates of engagement, a reported 4.59% in 2020, which is much higher than that of Facebook and Twitter. This may explain the huge explosion of the fitness community over the years on Instagram.
Since fitness has become so huge, tons of Instagram fitness influencers have risen to fame, each one offering something unique and valuable to their millions of followers. If you’re looking for fitness inspiration or are looking to up your Instagram fitness influencer game, check out these 60 top fitness gurus.
They’ll offer you fitness advice, workouts, motivation, exercise tips, mobility, healthy living tips, recipes and more— let’s take a look at what makes them the best of the best.
1. Michelle Lewin
Michelle Lewin is a powerhouse in the Instagram fitness influencer community, boasting over 13.9 million followers and a huge platform. This 35-year-old Venezolana has shot to fame on a global scale.
From Maracay, Venezuela, she worked as a clinic worker and then became a huge fitness model and influencer. She remains incredibly down to earth and approachable on her Instagram account, which may explain why she’s been so successful.
She motivates her followers through short Instagram videos. With a combination of Instagram videos and photos, IG stories, Reels, and IGTV, she remains one of the hottest in the community and she’s ready to help you on your fitness journey.
You can even train with her via her website michellelewin.com. Awesome!
2. Kayla Itsines
Another incredibly popular figure in the Instagram influencer world, @kayla_itsines is known for her different workout programs and her motivation in working out and meal planning. Hailing from Australia, 30-year-old Kayla boasts over 13 million Instagram followers and a network of almost $500 million.
In addition to her fitness programs and meal planning + workout app, she’s written fitness ebooks on how to get your “bikini body,” titled Bikini Body Guides, or BBG.
Her content is very approachable, professional, and informational for her followers looking to up their fitness knowledge and find something that works for them.
3. Sascha Fitness
Another lovely influencer that comes from Venezuela, Sascha Fitness, aka Sascha Barboza, has become incredibly successful with her fitness/nutrition coaching, fitness company selling various workout powders and products, as well as her books.
She has over 4 million followers on Instagram and is currently pregnant, so she’s been sharing a lot of content related to pregnancy workouts and also gives a look into her personal life and how she lives with her family.
She’s been able to maintain an incredibly healthy and happy life at just 36 years old with her on-point fitness tips and product line, including a very popular whey isolate protein powder.
4. Simeon Panda
Simeon Panda is the definition of defined abs, with basically a 12 pack. A british trainer that began his fitness blog in 2013, he’s got almost 8 million followers on Instagram and keeps growing. He’s been on the cover of multiple fitness magazines and inspires many.
He always spreads and shares positive messages in addition to photos and videos of his workouts. He shares workout routines as well as pics of him in the gym; he’s got his own sportswear and fitness accessory line as well, called Just Lift. You can train with him as well by visiting the link in his bio. You’ll be ripped in no time, no doubt.
5. Liane V
Liane V is an influencer that crosses many different niches; she creates content that brings joy to many, has opened her own store that sells a huge range of clothes for both men and women, as well as ventured into music creation.
She’s also an avid fitness fan, and inspires her almost 5 million followers through killer workouts and even has her own line of activewear. She’s recently created an account dedicated to fitness content, @lianevfitness. There, you can find all of her workout videos as well as collabs and team workouts with other fitness fans and influencers.
If you’re looking for fun and vibrant content that gives you some killer workouts and some beautiful clothes to do it in, Liane V is someone you should definitely be following.
6. Emily Skye
Another huge Australian fitness influencer, Emily Skye has been in fitness for years now. She’s gone from stunning single beauty to wife and mom all over the past few years, keeping her followers posted on the journeys along the way.
She’s an incredibly inspiring and positive figure, with heartfelt captions, fun and humble videos, as well as a truly authentic attitude on her Instagram. You can also take advantage of her various workout programs and challenges.
She’s estimated to be worth about $35 million, which is pretty astounding. She’s incredibly caring and has used her platform to promote body positivity and hard work for all of those postpartum ladies out there. She’s truly inspiring!
7. Joe Wicks
Joe Wicks, aka @thebodycoach, has been promoting a better lifestyle through 15-minute meals and workouts to help people keep their weight on track. He shares inspiring content that promotes not only physical but mental health to his 4.1 million followers.
You’ll find incredibly delicious food posts as well as inspiring stories and transformations; Joe also shows you informative workout videos— he makes it look so easy. With a recently released cookbook called Joe’s Family Food, you’ve got plenty of tools to help you live a healthier and happier lifestyle when you follow Joe.
He’s also got an app called @bodycoachapp if you want even more motivation outside of Instagram.
8. Zac Perna
Another chiseled fitness future on Instagram, Zac Perna is a Gymshark athlete as well as an EHPLabs athlete. He’s got online coaching as well as a shop that you can access from his link in bio.
He’s got a pretty inspirational story himself, having been a chubby kid that has low self esteem. He has come a long way and wants to spread that energy and motivation with his huge Instagram platform.
Zac has a branded hashtag, #massivefam, that he and his community uses to share their content, tips, workouts, and more.
9. Katrina Scott
Katrina Scott is an entrepreneur that has made fitness a lifestyle for a while now. She was the 2021 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Rookie and is the co-founder of @toneitup, a workout and fitness app that helps women build their confidence and live a happier life.
Her Instagram has a relaxing feel to it with very neutral colors; she primarily shows off some workouts as well as her everyday life with her daughter, family, and friends.
She used to be teased for her weight, which is where her motivation came from. She shares all of what she’s learned about living well with her followers. She has a bachelor’s degree in Health Promotion and Fitness as well as fitness certifications.
10. James Stirling
James Stirling, also known as @london_fitness_guy, LFG, has a bunch of motivational content that he shares to his 370k followers on Instagram. He’s got his own app that you can follow and also does a variety of fitness challenges to keep his followers motivated.
On his Instagram, you can see his transformation photos, informational Instagram Reels, as well as many different workouts and how-tos for common workouts that people may need to help them do their exercises the right way.
He focuses on sustainable fitness that can work for anybody’s life; his workouts are helpful for any level no matter your ability. His goal is to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle with realistic goals and workouts.
11. Massy Arias
A strong female figure that can motivate pretty much anyone, Massy Arias is a mom, fitness influencer, health coach, and CEO. Her company, Tru Supplements, provides vegan friendly, non-gmo supplements that are perfect for those seeking a healthy lifestyle; they’re also 100% natural.
She shares tips for workouts, meal prep, as well as other fit life photos to her almost 3m followers on Instagram. She’s also got a #MAELEVATE program for beginners and you can check out her workout programs at @mawarriors.
She’s a great example of how to adopt a healthy lifestyle and diet and really shows how fitness can increase your quality of life not just physically, but also mentally and spiritually.
12. Jennifer Selter
Found on Instagram as @jenselter, she’s one of the most successful American fitness influencers out there, sharing motivational fitness content to her 12.3 million followers.
She shares a lot of different Instagram photos and videos, with Instagram Reels to help you try out some new workouts and also get motivated with her extremely fit physique. She’s graced the cover of magazines like Vanity Fair, Muscle and Fitness, and FHM.
She’s been in fitness for a long time now, starting her career as a front desk attendant at her local gym. She’s been in the IG game since 2012 and has seen nothing but success.
She also has other Instagram accounts, including @motivationforfitness @couplegoals.
Her first major claim to fame was her partnerships with the Fitplan exercise app; she’s now gained various endorsements including Tarte Cosmetics, Nike, Lululemon, and more. Her success has since gone global, and inspires people worldwide.
13. Lauren Drain Kagan
Lauren Drain Kagan is a registered nurse, which makes her extra special in the fitness influencer world. She’s also a certified personal trainer as well as a Bikini Pro, and has released a NYT best-selling book.
She’s got workout programs as well as meal plans, and her Instagram features impeccable content of her not only working out, but also of her family as well as beautiful tropical destinations.
@laurendrainfit has almost 4 million Instagram followers, and also has information about her workouts, behind the scenes, nursing stories, as well as pregnancy and fitness. She aims to help people achieve progress, not perfection, as the old adage goes.
14. Rachel Brathen
Officially known as the @yoga_girl on Instagram, Rachel Brathen is a very positive force in the fitness world with very inspirational and calming posts. She’s doing something right, because even the always-fit Jennifer Aniston followers her.
She features her family frequently, and she’s currently living in Aruba. She is an entrepreneur and international yoga teacher. She also has a podcast and posts challenges on her website, yogagirl.com.
With her yoga videos, free ebook, and more, Rachel can help you to live a happier and healthier lifestyle both inside and out.
15. Qimmah Russo
Qimmah is based in LA and serves up some serious fitness motivation. She’s a health coach and entrepreneur. She partners with different brands and businesses to offer her followers discounts, the most recent one being RyderWear.
You can find a huge range of fitness content on Qimmah’s Instagram, and she frequently shows off her results in her photos and videos. With almost 2 million followers, there’s no doubt that you’ll get some motivation from her incredible body and all of her super powerful workouts.
16. Melissa Alcantara
Known in the IG fitness community as @fitgurlmel, Melissa has been inspiring so many to get off their behinds and start working towards their fitness goals. Check out her two books on Amazon, Fit Gurl and Total Body Turnaround.
In addition to her books, she shares incredibly motivating content, showing her followers a bunch of different workout tips and involving the community through weight loss competitions and features on her Instagram, with cash prizes and more!
She has her own workout app, hosted by Playbook, also under the same name Fit Gurl Mel. With expansive workout programs via the app, you’ll definitely be more motivated than ever to fit fitness into your life.
Not to mention she’s got a killer fitness level and is super passionate about what she does!
17. Gina DiNapoli
A NYC-based fitness trainer, Gina is a very popular figure with her JABS program, a music-focused workout program that involves cardio kickboxing. You can find out more about the community by checking out her branded hashtag, #jabsbygina.
Gina used to be a competitive figure skater, but after gaining weight in college she was looking for a way to lose the weight and have fun. With a natural talent for kickboxing, she remains strong in this endeavor and motivates others to find their own strength like she did.
Her rise to Instagram success came through winning the Equinox Prodigy competition; she then became an instructor and created what we now know to be JABS. If you want positivity and some alternative workouts, check out Gina.
18. Rich Froning
A huge figure in CrossFit, Rich Froning is a serious athlete and a well-known American professional CrossFit athlete with great achievements in the CrossFit Games. With 1.5 million Instagram followers, he’s serving up some serious fitness dedication.
CrossFit is known for its intense workouts and tough competition, so even though the workouts may not be for everyone, his family-oriented attitude and incredible work ethic is great for many.
He also lists in his bio that he’s a servant of Christ, so for those looking for spiritual motivation as well, Rich may just offer that for you. He’s got connections with @mayhemathelete, @roguefitness, @reebock, and more; this isn’t surprising considering all of these brands have heavy hands in CrossFit.
19. Alexia Clark
Are you looking for new and fun workouts to help keep you active on a daily basis? This is exactly what Alexia Clark aims to provide; she has an online program that offers both home and gym workouts.
She’s branded herself the “Queen of Workouts” and you’ll find her workouts are all done at her home gym, which is pink and white. Alexia shares videos of her workouts, tips for different exercises, as well as an array of Instagram stories ranging from topics like quotes, self care, to outfits and her furry friends.
A certified PT and fitness nutrition specialist, she offers a lot of value to her 2.1 million IG followers.
20. Luke Worthington
Luke’s bio says that he’s “turning actors into athletes;” he’s helped many leading actors prepare for roles in movies such as Star Wars, Aladdin, and Hairspray theatre productions. Even if you’re not an actor, though, he’s got something for you.
@lukewtraining has his own website that offers his e-books and commissions for public speaking, events, and more. He’s a coach that focuses on helping people not only move better, but think and feel better.
He works mostly with private clients as well as educating fitness professionals. He’s a big figure in the fitness industry outside of Instagram, so his drive and professionalism will definitely motivate you.
21. Dez Mize
If you’re looking to lose weight and need motivation, or want to see how to take advantage of Instagram through your own fitness journey, @wokeuplikedez is a great example. She’s down 160 pounds and has entered the world of competitions.
Not only does Dez motivate her followers every day, she shares her weight loss journey and transformation into a stage competitor with grace and enthusiasm. Her incredible positive energy is contagious!
She partners with Buff Bunny as well as Ghost Lifestyle, offering her followers discounts on these products, and also shares her workouts online. She also has an eyelash line at @wakeuplikedez.
22. Sam Asghari
Sam Asghari is an actor, featured on shows across Showtime, HBO Max, and BET. in addition to his life as an actor, he’s an avid fitness guru and shares a lot of his fitness journey on his Instagram.
He’s also known for his relationship with Britney Spears, and has a separate fitness account under the handle @asgharifitness. He shares exclusively workout and nutrition content here, helping his followers make positive changes in his life and build a happier version of themselves.
He started the hashtag #iam1stphrom to represent the 1st Phorm supplement brand that he supports.
23. Sarah Stevenson
Sarah Stevenson, well known as @sarahs_day or Sezzy, shares a range of content to her 1.2 million Instagram followers. She’s the co-host of @the.healthcode as well as the founder of @suneeapp, an app with healthy recipes for every day of the week.
Her recipes are incredibly diverse, with filters for gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian, vegan, paleo, and FODMAP friendly.
The @suneeapp has a beautiful aesthetic with incredible photos of the food featured in her app, which is a great example for those looking to create a similar style account, or for those looking to transform their eating habits.
On her main Instagram, you can find lifestyle content as well as some workouts in her Instagram story highlight folder.
24. Shaun T
Well known for creating the Insanity workout programs, T25, and Transform 20, Shaun T is the ultimate Instagram fitness motivator. He’s not just a fitness influencer— he has a long history of being a fitness trainer, fitness motivator, motivational speaker, businessman, choreographer, and television personality.
@shaunt has 1.2 million followers on Instagram that he shares his inspiring content with. He’s also got a podcast, @TrustandBelievePod, as well as his community of Insanity members, @DigDeeperNation.
You’ll never run out of energy when you’re looking at his Instagram account!
25. Max Lowery
@max.lowery’s goal is to “help busy people reach their fat loss goals, boost their energy and transform their health. WITHOUT restriction or deprivation.” If that resonates with you, be sure to give him a follow!
His Instagram is full of natural content in the wilderness and on hikes, as well as positive messages and videos for his followers. A personal trainer, online coach, and mountain guide, he’s passionate about adventure and helping others unite both their physical and mental health through nature and movement.
26. Whitney Simmons
Whitney Simmons is a positive beacon in the Instagram fitness community with a message that is focused on helping people build the confidence and habits to live their best life. She’s got her training app, @alivebywhitney, and is the co-founder of the @tolucaswim line.
She’s also a Gymshark Athlete and shares a wide range of different workouts on her Instagram alongside tips for staying positive and reaching your goals. With over 3 million people following her on Instagram, you may just feel ALIVE when you check out her content.
27. Cat Meffan
If you’re interested in yoga, Cat Meffan is a great fitness influencer for you. She shares a range of inspirational photos, yoga workouts and poses, as well as workout and lifestyle tips. She also offers online yoga classes at her website, mysoulsanctuary.co.
Also known as the Wellness Wanderer, she’ll give you positive vibes and enjoys helping other people to make a positive change in their lives. If you need jewelry recommendations, Cat also gives killer ones.
28. Katie Austin
Katie Austin is young and vibrant, helping her 323k Instagram followers to find their confidence and build healthier habits. She’s got her own Katie Austin app that includes over 150 workouts to help her followers build value into their fitness routine.
She also has a weekly talk show called Austin AF where she talks about a variety of different life topics. Katie is a certified fitness trainer, health coach, blogger, model, and author, with a variety of TV show features as well.
Her mother, Denise Austin, is also well known in the fitness community, so you can check out this mother-daughter duo for a double dose of fitspo.
29. Bret Contreras
@bretcontreras1, also known as the Glute Guy, has a PhD and CSCS to help you get the body you’ve always been looking for. He has 25 years of experience as a trainer and is the inventor of the barbell hip thrust, so his 1.1 million followers enjoy a lot of expertise from Bret.
He also has an account in Spanish, helping to motivate more than just the English-speaking community. His best-selling program, Booty By Bret, has a wide range of workouts to help you take your fitness to the next level.
Bret has a mix of transformations, workouts, as well as motivational posts and graphics that can help you stay motivated and understand nutritional priorities.
30. Kelsey Wells
A huge Instagram fitness influencer star, Kelsey Wells has made a name for herself through her training on SWEAT, Kayla Itsines’s fitness app. Her followers are very engaged and she’s even added post-pregnancy workouts to her content for those new moms looking to stay fit.
Kelsey is all about woman empowerment, so she wants to help you be your best self and live a happier, healthier life. She mixes up her content with transformation, motivational videos, quotes, and a peek into her family life with her husband.
She makes motivation easy with a completely virtual platform and workouts at your fingertips.
31. Bradley Simmonds
Bradley Simmonds is the UK fitness ambassador for Under Armour as well as a Glamour UK columnist, so you’ll definitely find motivation from his straightforward, no-nonsense Instagram presence.
His motto is “GET IT DONE,” so if you need a little push to fitness health or to get your fitness business off the ground, check out his Instagram. He’s the founder of @getitdone as well, and also does Insanity group training.
With a mix of workouts and partner training, Bradley is lovingly followed by 417k people on his Instagram.
32. Carter Good
Carter Good is a weight loss coach that makes fitness and weight loss adaptable to your lifestyle. His bio even says, “wine first, then fitness.” He offers coaching, courses, and freebies in his link in bio.
He has so many useful, branded graphics on his Instagram to help his 450k followers understand exactly how food and fitness relate to their lifestyle, so his page is incredibly motivational. If you want to see something different than just workout after workout, Carter is your guy.
He’s also the owner of @LeanerForLife, which is his coaching company that builds a community for its participants.
33. Katie Crewe
A certified strength and conditioning specialist, certified nutritional practitioner, psychology grad and health coach, Katie Crew has a lot to offer her nearly one million Instagram followers. She was very active growing up, but fell into a rut during university.
She shares fun and motivational Instagram content that features her workouts, her family, and her pregnancy. Katie also has a separate Instagram food account, @creweskitchen, as well as a website offering her workout plans.
34. Mari Llewellyn
Mari Llewellyn has exploded on Instagram in the past few years with her incredible weight loss transformation and she’s captivated the attention of 1.5 million followers since. She’s the owner of @bloomsupps, a line of supplements to help you live a healthy lifestyle.
Mari also has her own workout app, @theslayapp, and often features content with her husband, who also joined her on her fitness journey and they’ve become somewhat of #couplegoals. With her stunning figure and positive attitude, don’t miss @marillewellyn.
She wants her followers to feel strong both inside and out, and also has a YouTube channel to help. She’s currently based in LA.
35. Dylan Werner
A world traveler sharing yoga with the globe, Dylan hosts yoga workshops in a variety of destinations and is nearing the 1 million follower mark. He’s also released his book on Amazon and Kindle titled The Illuminated Breath.
He’s a very passionate fitness guru and his captioning is often some of the best you can find in the Instagram fitness community. Not only that, his content is pretty astounding and will surely motivate you both fitness as well as wanderlust.
36. Ross Edgley
If you’re looking for extreme, Ross Edgley is definitely it. He is an author, adventurer, and swimmer. He’s completed the world’s longest sea swim at 1,780 miles and has written a best-selling book, The Art of Resilience.
Ross Edgley is often up to many different adventures and extreme workouts on his Instagram, so his content is very enjoyable and engaging. He’s got almost 1 million Instagram followers with which he shares his endeavors.
37. Charlee Atkins
The founder of Le Sweat, Charlee Atkins offers her Instagram followers easy-to-follow workouts that deliver results. She’s got almost 200k followers and growing after starting out as a simple fitness blog.
She’s based in NYC and has been training for over 10 years; now, with her Le Sweat program, she’s helping people all around the globe to move their bodies and stretch with a LeCrosse ball— it’s a sort of fusion between pilates or barre with high intensity circuit workouts.
Her content is expertly made and is a great example for those looking to expand their fitness Instagram efforts.
38. Ben Carpenter
Ben Carpenter is a fitness influencer that focuses not just on working out, but also on flexible dieting. This doesn’t mean you can eat whatever you want— but he does believe you should “be able to swap things in and out of your diet without feeling like you have messed up.”
He’s got tons of tips on what it means to eat for fitness as well as how to maintain a healthy perspective on fitness and not let it consume your life in a destructive way. His 160k followers are here for it, and so are we!
39. Misty Copeland
Mistly Copeland is an incredible dancer, and she’s also made history as the first African-American female principal dancer with ABT, the renowned American Ballet Theatre.
Her username, @mistyonpointe, is a testament to her success and her dedication to dancing. On her Instagram, you can find stunning photos of her dance, her perspective on ballet, as well as inspiration for everyday life.
40. Deja Riley
Deja Riley is an athlete as well as a Lululemon ambassador, Get the Mirror Trainer, Creator of @sweatysmilesquad and the director of @fitforus. She’s got a strong personality, a lot of fire, and shares some of her gorgeous family on the ‘gram as well.
She’s also the host of Dance FitSugar for @popsugarfitness as well as the #DanceOutOfTheBox creator. Additionally, Deja is a PUMA trainer and brings some serious positivity and motivation to her almost 90k Instagram followers.
41. Jeff Seid
If you haven’t heard of Jeff Seid, you’re behind about 4 million people, which is his Instagram follower count. Jeff is an incredibly chiseled Instagram influencer as well as a fitness model and IFBB pro.
He helps his followers to focus on their goals and improve their physiques through workout routines as well as meal plans. He’s been in the fitness game since 12 years old when he was given his first weight set.
Jeff suffered an injury in high school football, but that didn’t stop him— he eventually became the youngest American IFBB Pro. He’s also got his own clothing line, SeidWear.
42. Tally Rye
A personal and group fitness trainer based in Central London, Tally Rye shares her motivational content to her 118k Instagram followers. She’s all about body positivity and keeps it real for all of those who are struggling to find their inner confidence.
She hosts a podcast called @trainhappypodcast and also has a book out called TRAIN HAPPY. She’s got well-branded content for those fitness Instagrammers looking for new ideas for their content creation strategy.
43. Chontel Duncan
Chontel is the creator of the FIERCE online workout program, which is available on Kayla Itsines’s app @sweat. She’s also a gym owner and franchisor in Australia, so she’s dedicated to fitness as an accredited sports nutritionist as well.
On her Instagram, Chontel shares workouts, food motivation, transformation photos, and more. She has Instagram story highlights for food, at home, bodyweight, and blogs.
44. Nesrine Dally
Nesrine Dally is a super inspirational figure for all women, but especially for Muslim women in sports. She’s a Nike trainer, coach, Muay Thai Boxer, as well as a mom and wife, showing that women truly can do it all and still find a balance between faith and fitness.
Nike has shown to embrace diversity as well as provide support for Muslim women in fitness, so Nesrine is a great presence and a strong figure that keeps fighting for her goals.
She shares a wide range of different workouts and training on her Instagram, as well as motivational quotes and client progress shots. She’s based in London.
45. Evan Lamicella
Evan Lamicella is an up-and-comer in the fitness world. With almost 200k followers on Instagram and over 1 million on TikTok, he’s made an impact with his workout content and fitness flow.
He recently shared that he used to be struggling on his journey and was working hard to see results; he kept at it and now has a chiseled figure that he shows off. He also shares his workouts as well as motivation and style tips for guys.
He’s very active in sharing his fitness tips via Instagram stories.
46. Keegan Whicker
Keegan Whicker is an Instagram influencer that founded Barry’s Boot Camp in Seattle; he’s also an industrial engineer and a member of @thewanderboys, which is a traveling fraternity.
He’s incredibly toned and often shows off his lifestyle, fitness, and exercise photos to 418k Instagram followers. His content has shifted more towards the modeling type, with less fitness content and often funny or provocative posts.
47. Courntey Fearon
Courtney, also known as “thehiitman” is a group exercise trainer, personal trainer, and a fitness consultant. He’s a @nike trainer and also works with @fiit and @equinox. He’s got some great motivational content and also reminds his 12.8k followers that “the most complex thing is to make it simple.”
He’s based in London and is focused on bringing his followers daily motivational content to help them get more active in their everyday life.
48. Tom Kemp
@tomkempfitness is the founder of @farm_fitness, which is an organization that offers personal and group training in the UK. Participants do intense workouts outdoors and use a variety of different equipment to beef up their fitness levels.
You can see tons of motivational posts on @farm_fitness, but also on Tom’s personal Instagram, where he often shows off all of his workouts individually, although most of the setting is at the Farm Fitness location.
Tom is an incredibly strong man that shows dedication and hard work at its finest.
49. Kim French
Based in the UK, Kim French is a mom of 2 that is passionate about empowering those who maybe think they can’t do it— her motto is “If I can do it, so can you!”
She offers her 1.4 million followers daily workout content, tips, transformations, and more. She has a structured home and gym program that is also available to help revolutionize the way people work out.
Kim is a @womensbest and @nvgtn athlete and also offers a line of socks that are available worldwide and her own branded workout booty bands.
50. Eva Andressa
Eva is a big figure in the fitness community with a large platform of 6.1 million Instagram followers and an Instagram that offers workouts, body shots, as well as sometimes entertaining or sensual content.
Eva has been in fitness since she was 17 and is a Brazilian fitness model as well as a diva fitness ProWBFF. Both herself and her husband are involved in the fitness community and she has taken home many first place awards in national level competitions.
She’s now based in Miami and has some serious abs to motivate her followers to push hard and follow their dreams.
51. Julia Gilas
Following the motto “FIT IS A LIFESTYLE,” Julia Gila has a whopping 4.4 million followers and even a second fitness page @fit_juliagilas. On her personal account, she focuses more on model-type shots and lifestyle pics.
She also offers up the link to her free 3 month program via YouTube. She’s currently a model and fitness trainer in San Diego. On her fitness account, you can find diet tips, meals, recipes, workouts, positive motivation, and more.
There’s no doubt that her workouts work, especially if you check out her results! She’s incredibly fit, as are most of the super fitness influencers on this list. They practice what they preach, no doubt about it.
52. Alexa Jean Brown
Alexa Jean Brown is more than just a fitness influencer; she’s also a lifestyle blogger and many of her personal Instagram posts revolve around her family and how to live a healthy and happy lifestyle through balance.
Her fitness account, @alexajeanfitness, still features a lot of lifestyle posts but does also include some fitness exercises and is great for moms that are looking to work out from home. She’s the creator of the @bodebylex fitness app which provides at-home fitness workouts for easy integration into a busy lifestyle.
53. Rachael DeVaux
Rachael is a registered dietitian and certified personal trainer; she’s also the co-founder of @toastsocietycafe and @recreationsweat. She’s got about 620k Instagram followers and a well-developed Instagram with stunning content for your workout lifestyle and food motivation.
She uses IGTV to post workouts as well as show off her daily go-to eats, so if you need some food motivation, you’ll find it with Rachael. Her instagram is a positive force that revolves around mindful eating and an active lifestyle.
54. Denise Austin
We’ve already talked about her daughter, Katie Austin, but Denise is the OG Austin that has taken the world by storm as an American fitness instructor, author, and columnist. She projects positive energy and motivation to her 142k followers on Instagram.
She’s also been featured in the Fit Over 50 Magazine and is truly thriving. She’s coined herself as a “full-time motivator” and created a 10 week whole body plan with daily workouts and personalized meal plans.
Her photos are bright, happy, and truly inspirational to those who are looking for a balance in their family and work life.
55. Lauren Fisher
The founder of @grownstrong Lauren fisher is a 7x CrossFit Games athlete and is all about being “fearlessly authentic.” She shares her incredibly strong content with 1.2 million Instagram followers.
The goal of her community @grownstrong is to empower women and help to “build strong and confident women in all aspects of life.” Aside from her personal Instagram, her organization’s Instagram also serves up some serious motivation and what it truly means to be part of an impactful community.
56. Jordan Syatt
Jordan Syatt has a fun and lighthearted energy but gets down to business when it comes to losing fat and gaining muscle. He’s the founder of Syatt Fitness and offers a variety of challenges, currently the Calorie Cycling Challenge.
He aims to help people feel empowered and not restricted by food and keeps it real with authentic and useful content that is relatable. He doesn’t just feature workouts— he has a lot of branded content that gives users tips on eating and how to have a healthier relationship with food in their daily life.
57. Claressa Shields
Claressa is a 2x Olympic champion American professional boxer. She’s got multiple world championships under her belt and is a #womanofGod.
She shares motivational content to her 466k Instagram followers and aso shares some of her training moments as well as personal life. She describes herself as the #GWOAT, so check out her hashtag and see what else you find there.
58. Claire Fountain
Claire Fountain is a yoga guru as well as a trauma-informed therapist with a CCTP and FL license. She’s got a global platform with over 168k Instagram followers.
On her Instagram @cbquality, you can find inspiring content both inside and outside of the gym, featuring yoga, workouts, lifestyle, and more. She gives tips for a healthy mind and body, advocates for mental health, and helps her followers to find their wellbeing.
59. Kaisa Keranen
@kaisafit is a fitness trainer with a NASM certification as well as an M.S. in exercise science. With 1 million Instagram followers, she’s got a strong presence as a fitness influencer and is the co-founder of @justmove.
On Kaisa’s Instagram, you can find a variety of content, including workouts, fashion, food, and more. Her content is fun and innovative, abiding by her belief that health isn’t just a look, but also a feeling. Check out the #justmove hashtag for more.
60. Ryan Read
Ryan Read is the owner of @thrivetribe, which is a specialized training community that is based in Scottsdale, AZ; they offer both online and in-person training. Ryan also has a podcast called @whoaitsryan, where he motivates people and offers valuable life tips.
On his Instagram, he shares a lot of powerful workouts and also focuses on how to do moves the right way for maximum results. He’s super passionate about empowering people to work out and find their best self through movement and exercise.
Instagram Fitness Influencers
As we can see from all of these fitness influencers, they don’t simply post workouts and show people what they do in the gym— they inspire people to live a better life, to find a balance between fitness and everyday routines, as well as develop a healthy relationship with food.
Many also focus on the power of mental health and how to work past difficulties and stay strong. In addition, most fitness influencers have expanded into the world of entrepreneurship, creating their own activewear, supplements, workout apps or programs, and more.
Whether you’re looking for some fitness tips or are trying to enter the world of fitness influencers yourself, all 60 of these Instagram fitness stars have a special spark and can help you find the motivation you need to reach your goals.