30 Fitness Stars Everyone Is Following on Instagram


You know how an Instagram feed that's full of rainbow-colored fruits and veggies can get you excited about eating something healthy? It's kind of the same with fitness influencers. Follow badass women who post flexy selfies with captions about their workout, videos of themselves dead-lifting twice their weight, doing a freaking pull up, or nailing a yoga headstand, and you might feel more motivated to break a sweat.

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Here, the Instagram queens you should be following for sweaty good vibes.

Brittne Babe, @brittnebabefitness



If you're not a fan of the gym but want to get fit, Brittne's grid is packed with full-body workouts you can literally do in your kitchen (because that's where she does them too). Her gym lewks are also *chef's kiss.*

Stephanie Sanzo, @stephaniesanzo



Ever played with the idea of body building or power lifting? Meet your new favorite influencer. The Aussie bench presses, deadlifts, and squats hundreds of pounds and gives in-depth lifting tips for her 1.2 million followers! You gotta see it to believe it.

Linn Lowes, @linnlowes



This Swedish certified trainer gives helpful advice on strength training techniques to make the most of of your workouts. Also, the pics of Linn with her man and her dogs are the cutest ever.

Kelsey Wells, @kelseywells



Ever wonder what the hell all those machines at the gym are for? Allow Kelsey to show you what's up. From cable stations to leg press equipment, your girl demos what you can do and how to do it via fitness videos set to fun bops.

Phyllicia,@yogi_goddess



Zen out with this yoga superstar's snaps of inspiring handstands, crystal-infused self-care, and gorgeous acroyoga poses. Oh, and her floofy cat also does yoga with her. This is not a drill.

Katie Crewe, @katiecrewe



Whether you've been lifting weights forevs or you're new to the strength game, Katie's Insta is packed with helpful advice. Check out her daily workout videos, booty transformation pics, and healthy recipes for major inspo.

Chontel Duncan, @chontelduncan



Lifting is great and all, but sometimes you just want to punch something. Enter, Chontel. The Australian certified trainer and mom of two shares videos of her Muay Thai boxing training along with instructions to try the moves yourself. And be sure to check out her back muscles. Damn, girl.

Christmas Abbott, @ChristmasAbbott



If you have any doubts about female weightlifters' capabilities, let Christmas show you the light: With more than 700,000 followers, the CrossFit competitor and Olympic lifter posts photos and videos of herself lifting insanely heavy shit.

Amanda Bisk, @AmandaBisk



This Australian goddess hasn't racked up more than 682,000 followers for nothing. The exercise physiologist, yoga instructor, and CrossFit coach posts G-O-R-G-E-O-U-S photos of herself sweating everywhere you want to be.

Cassey Ho, @Blogilates



Cassey Ho is a body positive certified fitness instructor and Pilates maven loved by more than 1.4 million Instagram followers. Her feed is full of graceful poses and Pilates moves interspersed with healthy foods - and adorable animals. (Because why not?)

Jeanette Jenkins, @MsJeanetteJenkins



For her 512,000-plus followers, this celebrity trainer posts motivational quotes and selfies in fun fitness clothes and body-baring outfits.

Emily Skye, @EmilySkyeFit



More than 2.4 million people follow this beautiful Australian model-turned-personal trainer, who mostly posts photos of her covetable six-pack, flexing up a storm.

Lita Lewis, @FollowtheLita



This triathlete calls herself the "Thick Fit" trainer. Her plyometric exercise videos and motivational captions keep her 498,000 followers around.

Jenelle Salazar, @GetBodiedByJ



Upward of 701,000 people follow this fitness coach for creative exercise ideas.

Lyzabeth Lopez, @LyzabethLopez



Some 2 million followers are obsessed with this Canada-based trainer known for her hourglass workouts. She posts creative exercise ideas that you can do anywhere.

Massy Arias (aka Mankofit), @Massy.Arias



Known for her empowering captions and can-do attitude, this certified personal trainer has a massive following: 2.5 million people follow her for advice on how to properly build strength and confidence.

Charlee Atkins, @CharleeAtkins



Soulcycle instructor, founder of NYC-based fitness classes Le Sweat and Le Stretch, and all around positive human being Charlee Atkins shares videos of workouts, warmups, and stretches you can do at home. Let her be your Insta personal trainer.

Michelle Lewin, @Michelle_Lewin_



More than 13 million people follow this fitness model to see how fitness magazine cover stars (like Michelle) keep their shape. (Spoiler: It's no walk in the park.)

Katrina and Karena, @ToneItUp



Cali girls Karena, a triathlete and model, and Katrina, a health science student who'd once struggled with her weight, met at the gym, eventually collaborating to launch their own fitness studio, crazy popular YouTube channel and Instagram. Their fitness account features healthy foods and workout ideas.

Rachel Brathen, @Yoga_Girl



This yoga guru hasn't built up a following of 2 million for nothing. She posts beautiful yoga selfies and smiles with upbeat, borderline prophetic captions that just make you feel good.

Tanya Poppett, @TanyaPoppett



Fact: This Australian fitness instructor's Insta vids are exhausting to watch - she works out hard. But because she relies on her own body weight or easy-to-access props like a pillow, set of swings, and chair, her posts provide actionable ways for you (and her 351,000 followers) to work it Tanya-style.

Lauren Fisher, @LaurenFisher



This college student and Crossfit competitor's account has a girl-next-door feel. She toggles between silly pics and seriously impressive fitness feats. If the combo makes you want to be her BFF, you can join her more than 690,000 followers.

Brittany Dawn, @brittany_dawn_fitness



For seriously gorge Insta aesthetic and gym style inspo, tap follow on Brittany's grid. She'll share tips from her own workout routine, like her fave abs and booty moves, so you can steal 'em for yourself.

Natalie Uhling, @natalieuhling



The former fitness model, creator of NUFit, and certified trainer shares gorgeous photos, sage advice, and videos from the classes she teaches with her 64,000 followers.

Kayla Itsines, @Kayla_Itsines



This Australian certified fitness trainer has a cult-like Instagram following of 6 million users. Her feed is full of fans who swear by her Bikini Body Guides.

Anna Victoria, @AnnaVictoria



This Italy-based fitness guru has a strength-training program of her own called The Fit Body Guides. Her 1.1-million strong following loves her body-positive instant transformations (#SoReal) almost as much as the newlywed's throwback wedding photos (#Gorgeous).

Jen Selter, @JenSelter



With a booty pop so famous it's got its own hashtag (#Seltering!), this Instagram star's incredible butt has helped her rack up a following of more than 10.4 million people.

Ana Cheri, @AnaCheri



This strong AF fitness fanatic shares snapshots taken at the gym and everywhere else she sculpts (or simply shows off) her sculpted bod.

Brittany PerilleYobe, @BrittanyPerillee



This certified fitness trainer fills her feed with proof that her I-N-C-R-E-D-I-B-L-E booty is 100 percent real. Nearly all of her posts are videos of creative exercises she uses to round out her butt at the gym.

Jessamyn Stanley, @MyNameIsJessamyn



Jessamyn's account proves yoga is not a sport designed for certain body types. Her posts, which often involve difficult inversions, showcase her talent, while her captions spread the body-acceptance advocate's uplifting message.

Additional reporting by Cydney Eckert, Kate Beckman, Veronica Lopez, and Kerry Justich.F

From: Cosmopolitan