Top 10 Fitness Influencers Who Inspire Us To Get Fit

Thursday, January 25, 2018


We need inspiration for almost everything; from studying to working and from remaining focused on our goals to exercising. The lifestyle that we spend these days is SMART. We don’t walk to our destination, we opt for cars instead. We don’t use pestle and mortar to grind and crush, we use blenders. When we miss people, we don’t go to meet them, we simply make a phone call instead. We use shortcuts in everything, as far as possible and we do things without really having to move. This tends to make us unhealthy and unfit. Remaining fit is a present-day need for which we seek inspiration from people who are addicted to fitness.

Here are top 10 Fitness Influencers who will keep you motivated to remain fit and fill you up on new ideas on how to remain fit every day.

1.       Dwayne Johnson – If you smell, what the Rock is cookin’

Dwayne - the Rock – Johnson is what we can call an all-rounder. Previously a wrestler, now an actor and a fitness influencer, looks incredibly fit and handsome even in his forties (yup, you heard that right, he is in his forties). He is fit, owns a great bod, is achieving new milestones every hour, is one of the highest paid actors, people love him and is an ideal for us to follow when it comes to fitness.

Follow him:
Instagram @therock for fitness vids.
Youtube @The Rock
Twitter @TheRock
Facebook @DwayneJohnson

2.       Kayla Itsines – Sweat with Kayla

Itsines has taken over social media with her fitness videos and never-give-up attitude. She gives us new ideas on how to follow a regular workout with no excuses. She is a co-founder of The Bikini Body Training Company which was discovered back in 2014. In her fitness app SWEAT, which can be downloaded from the playstore, she guides you through different workout. She shares a combination of workout and recipes for women to follow and discover a more healthier self. In 2016, TIME magazine counted her amongst the “Top 30 Most Influential People on the Internet.”

Follow her:
Facebook: @k.itsines
Instagram: @kayla_itsines
Twitter: @kayla_itsines

3.       Cassey Ho – Fitness Entrepreneur Trusted Internationally

Cassey Ho started her career in fitness back in 2009 via her YouTube channel. Since then she has grown from 30 people to 3.9 million subscribers on YouTube. Each of her videos on YouTube exceeds 100K views with some even exceeding 4 million. The fans now get to enjoy her fitness DVDs, books, recipes and POPFLEX line of fitness accessories, apparel and yoga mats.

Follow her:
Facebook: @blogilates
Instagram: @blogilates
Twitter: @blogilates
YouTube: @blogilates

4.       Rachel Brathen – The Yoga Girl

She took away the social media unintentionally when she hit the road back in 2013. Today she is a New York Times bestseller who charges approximately $25k per a single Instagram post. Residing in Aruba, she is a well-known yoga teacher. She has more than 2.1m followers on Instagram (as of Jan 2018). You can connect with her on her social media and follow her blogs @rachelbrathen.com/blog.

Follow her:
Facebook: @rachelsyoga
Twitter: @RachelBrathen
Instagram: @yoga_girl

5.       Steve Cook – Hit the Gym Right Away

Steve Cook is a live example of fitness goals for all the men out there. He is a professional bodybuilder and took part in various fitness competitions held by the American IFBB. Other than looking good and absolutely masculine, he has some goals in life and he knows how to achieve them. In collaboration with Gymshark, he has started a chain of gyms to accommodate people who want to get fit and keep fit, beginners and enthusiasts alike. He also promotes the sportswear and gym apparel of Gymshark. For upto 40% discount at Gymshark.com you can use the discount codes and for further fitness inspiration you can follow him on his social media. His instagram is all about fitness with pictures and videos regarding squats, lunges, weight lifting, etc. where he also explains how each move helps in shaping and toning your body.

Follow him:
Twitter: @stevecook
Instagram: @stevecook
Youtube: @Steve Cook
Snapchat: @stevecookhealth

6.       Natalie Jill – The woman who took control

Her journey started post her pregnancy when she gained considerable weight and went through several personal and financial hardships. She started simply by taking pictures of the food she ate and putting it up on Facebook. From someone who was keeping track of her own health, she became a fitness expert whom people look up to on social media. She has 507k followers on Instagram (as of January 2018) and made it amongst the Top 10 Fitness Influencers on Social Media list of Forbes.

Follow her:
Facebook: @nataliejillfit
Twitter: @nataliejillfit
Instagram: @nataliejillfit
Youtube: @Natalie Jill Fitness

7.       Jason Statham – Like wine, he gets better with time

For some people age is just a number and they only get better with time. Statham is definitely one of those people who get better with every passing minute. As fit and effortlessly handsome he looks without shirt, it is hard to believe that he is 50. Known for his fast-paced action movies The Transporter, Mechanic Resurrection and many more, he was a former international diver who made his way in the 1992 World Championship (no wonder the athletic bod!).  He was born in Shirebrook, United Kingdom and you know what else is from UK. No wonder UK has so much of the good stuff!

Statham on his Instagram, is found doing a combination of workouts including Yoga, Stretching, and Lifting. He likes variety in his workout to keep himself interested and when asked about the diet, he rated himself a 95% with 5% margin for occasional here and there.

Follow him:
Facebook: @JasonStatham
Instagram: @jasonstatham

8.       Michelle Lewin – Fitness on Boom

Lewin is from Venezuela and within a few years has achieved milestones that people can only dream of. A single Instagram post of hers sweeps away $10,000 with 12.8m followers on her account. She is a bodybuilder with her own line of workout equipment, supplements and is a brand in her own might. She works in partnership with several health and workout brands. She is what we mean when we say “Look like a Beauty, Train like a Beast.”

Follow her:
Facebook: @FitnessMichelle
Twitter: @Michelle_Lewin
Instagram: @michelle_lewin

9.       Simeon Panda – Fitness Trainer cum Blogger

Simeon Panda is among those fitness influencers who has inspired people simply via blogging. He was a trainer since long and ever since he started fitness blogging, in 2013, there is no stopping him. His Instagram and Facebook followers have only grown since then and continue to grow. His single video gets about 500-600K views. Panda has his own sportswear line, workout accessories and e-books.

Follow him:
Facebook: @simeonpanda
Twitter: @SimeonPanda
Instagram: @simeonpanda
Blogs: https://simeonpanda.com/                                                                                       

10.   Joe Wicks – The Fitness Underdog

While many people judge success on the basis of Instagram followers, here is one online fitness coach who will inspire you to be fit and remain consistent through constant motivation and reminders of healthy recipes on how to eat right and remain fit with a regular workout. He has gained over 1.5m followers within 3 years and makes everything look so easy, you’d want to start right away.

Follow him:
Facebook:
Twitter: @thebodycoach
Instagram: @thebodycoach


Stay Motivated, Stay Fit!

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