You’ve probably heard by now that social media can grow your personal training business. But what about using Instagram for fitness and workout inspiration? If you ever feel like you’re stuck in a workout rut, try following some fitness trainer accounts to help spark creativity for you and your clients.
Here are 10 up-and-coming fitness accounts we’re loving right now:
Marie has been in the personal training business for over 16 years, helping her clients of all fitness levels reach their potential. Her Instagram is a solid blend of positive encouragement and ready-to-try workouts.
Monday- aka international arms day. . How about integrating some anterior core and glute activation along with your mandatory Monday bicep burn? . Love this variation with the @trxtraining suspension trainer, getting a little more bang for your buck on the direct arm work. . Start in a hang position with the arms at 90deg of shoulder flexion and then flex at the elbow whilst maintaining tension through anterior and posterior core musculature. Nice way of integrating some sagittal plane control along with some t-shirt season sleeve fillers. . . #bulletproofyourbody
Luke puts proper alignment and body strengthening at the forefront of his practice. As a physiotherapist, he primarily works with athletes that are overcoming injury. He practices the treatment, Postural Restoration, which is a holistic approach that integrates muscle and skeletal alignment, arch support, and breathing to improve postural adaptations.
Don’t forget to join me as I host Fitness themed Facebook Lives with @diaandco as they launch their new activewear and #fittothrive campaign. I am honoured to be their Wellness Advisor and together we are committed to creating inclusive fitness spaces. . Join me on Friday at 9AM PST / 12PM EST for a discussion on getting started, moves, mini workout and a Q&A. Make sure you go to Dia&Co’s Facebook page to watch the live. #fittothrive . . . #diaandco #activewear #fittothrive #fitnesswoman #bodypositive #effyourbeautystandards #plusmodelmag #haes
Louise is on a mission to make fitness feel inclusive to all shapes and bodies. She has become a public figure, speaking at events such as TEDx and being featured in the Dove Real Beauty Campaign.
Use Instagram to MOTIVATE, not to COMPARE Your friendly reminder this #MotivationMonday that Instagram is a highlight reel, and no matter how many toned six packs you see, that does NOT diminish your own work or results or should impact your own self worth. Also I am forever wondering how people take these ab photos. All I seem to be able to do is lay in my pool of sweat and try not to die. ♀️ Mad props to @kelseywells on her forever ab inspo . . . #bekindtoyourself #beyoudoyou #bethebestyou #betteryourhealth #bekind #bebetterdobetter #embraceyourreal #celebrateyou #embraceimperfection #loveyourbody #loveyourbodyagain #loveyourbodytoday #instagramisnotreallife #realtalk #motivateyourself
Denver-based Chi, keeps it real with frequent #realtalk prompts and Instagram vs reality shots, reminding her community that not everything you see on instagram is an accurate depiction of real life. She integrates healthy nutrition tips with actionable fitness prompts to her followers.
Happy 1st Sunday of summer, y’all! Hope it was delightful! ___ Peep this week’s fitness compilation. Just a few of my favorites. ___ For the full videos, check out my profile‼️ ___ Diplo ft. Lil Yachty & Santigold – Worry No More ___ @niketraining #PropelYeah #giddysweeklycompilation #GideonAkande #wegotgoals #getfitwithgiddy
Scroll through Gideon Akande’s Instagram, and you’ll find his passion for health and fitness to be palpable. This charismatic fitness instructor provides tons of workout content for followers to try at home or at their gym.
WARM UP Heading to the gym this morning? Try this mobility drill to warm up your back, hips and shoulders. This one is for everyone- whether your a runner, a gym lover, play sports or do home workouts. : If you are tight in certain areas, take your time and just go as far as the body allows. If you find you are more flexible you can move slightly quicker to get the heart rate going too. : Might seem boring but it’s always worth taking the time to warm up properly to help prevent any injuries from occurring and so that you can move better when you train!
This dancer turned personal trainer, Tara London trains fitness clients during the day and blogs about nutrition and wellness at night. Her feed provides followers with valuable video workouts and mouth watering food pictures.
Having torn his pectoral muscle weightlifting, Mike Marchese became attracted to Calisthenics. His Instagram is filled with unconventional ways to get a solid body-weight workout in, providing unique inspiration for your next workout.
FULL BODY CIRCUIT TRAINING ⚡️ Just your bodyweight for this quick hitting and sweaty HIIT workout! — 2 rounds of each circuit 12 reps per exercise (per side) — Circuit 1: Shuffle to hop lunge Push plank toe tap Side lunge hop Pushup to pop out — Circuit 2: Jump squats Speed skaters Knee drives — Tag a friend to try this with you! #hiit #bodyweightworkout
Elise encourages her followers and clients to embrace the journey of fitness, not the destination. Her feed is almost entirely workout videos, both done outdoors and at the gym.
When Tamara Pridgett isn’t editing articles for Popsugar Fitness, she is working with her personal training clients, running marathons, or hiking around New York. In addition to her regular clients, she also works with pre-and post natal mothers.
Looped Band Total Body Workout: you can hit every muscle group only using looped resistance bands. I made this workout for my clients who are traveling and don’t have access to a gym or lot of room in their suitcase! You can order these bands if you click on the link in my bio and select “Resources”. Enjoy! #workoutvideos #performbetter #loopedbands #barbellblondie
Body positive fitness is Natalie Careys mission and passion. As a former ballerina, she struggled with body image anxiety and eventually turned to personal training. Now she helps her clients and followers feel good in whatever skin they’re in while reaching their fitness goals.
With over 800 million people on Instagram, it’s an ideal place to find fitness inspiration for your personal training business. Look for accounts that provide actionable fitness tips and tricks that can easily be incorporated into your clients overall fitness plan.