The top ten health and fitness Instagram accounts to follow

By Jade Harding

Be inspired, stay motivated and get fit with the help of these fitstagrammers…

Starting a health and fitness plan is relatively simple, but over time no matter how determined you are, you will need a little motivation to keep it up. Some people buy a dress to fit into by the summer, others have a sporting event to get into shape for, while a lot of you just want to feel healthier and happier. But one of the more modern ways to stay on track is through social media empowerment.

Whether you are looking for fitness tips, nutritional recipes or a powerful quote these Instagram accounts can help…

Fitness on Toast

London based blogger Faya Nillson combines fashion, travel and fitness in her posts perfectly. She works hard, whether it’s in the gym, by the beach or in a European city – and she always looks fabulous. 

Krystal Cantu

If you want inspiration to push through the tougher days then look no further. This 24 year old adaptive crossfit athlete and coach shows us all why there are ‘no excuses’.

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My name is Jessamyn

Jessamyn Stanley is a yoga teacher, writer and self-confessed ‘fat femme’ from North Carolina. Jessamyn focuses on ‘how you feel’ rather than ‘how you look’ – proving that size doesn’t and shouldn’t matter.

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Rix Official

Rix is a pro body weight coach and athlete from East London who makes his impressive strength and bar work look easy.

Clean Eating Alice

Personal trainer and book author of the recently published ‘Body Bible’, Alice from London keeps her followers inspired with beautiful plates of food that are nutritious and delicious.

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One of the leading global sports brands, Nike, gets their Instagram just right. Watch people from all different parts of the world being athletic in their own way.

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Ballet Beautiful

Professional US ballerina Mary Helen Bowers shows us how ballet can be both graceful and powerful. Her stunning shots will have you reaching for a tutu in no time.


In need of some motivational quotes? Then get following the fitfluential community quick.

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Patrick Beach

Patrick Beach shares amazing images of his yoga talent, showing us all that yoga is definitely not just for girls.

My weight loss

Helene shares her impressive story of how she has lost 135lbs naturally through healthy eating, exercise and self motivation.

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