The inspiring fitness Instagram accounts to follow

Fit girls pose for Instagram

How are your 2016 fitness goals going? If your mentality is shifting more towards ‘pour a glass’ rather than ‘yoga class’ after work, we have the answer to resetting your mindset.

A simple scroll through the Instagram feed of #fitspo influencers can be the motivation you need to get off the couch and into the gym. In celebration of #MotivationalMarch we share the best of the best fitness account you HAVE to follow on Instagram.

From celebrity trainers to booty-enthusiasts and yogis, these fit women and men show off the best workout motivation on Instagram.


Lyzabeth Lopez has an enviable booty that rivals that of the other famous Lopez. Lyzabeth is a trainer, gym owner and creator of the Hourglass Workout; a guide of booty building, waist-cinching workouts.


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Managed by exercise science student, Chris McComb, this account will have you equally in awe of his muscles and Pilates abilities.


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This girl is a multitasking wonder - fashionista, DJ and fitness influencer. Follow #HBfit for endless healthy food inspo, dance class videos and workout motivation.


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Anna Victoria is the creator of The Fit Body Guides; a 12-week meal plan and workout schedule. Her clients before-and-after's will motivate you to continue your own health and fitness journey.


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Rachel Brathen is a New York Times best-selling author, motivational speaker and international yoga teacher. She explores the world's best yoga retreats and documents her journey through yoga pose snaps.


Kayla Itsines is the creator of the #BBG movement; the Bikini Body Guide. The Gold Coast beauty has secured a global cult-like following and her client transformations speak for themselves.


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In 2015 Jen Selter made headlines with her enviable behind. Follow her Instagram to see exactly what she does to achieve her booty-goals.


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With a following of over one million, Emily Skye inspires for women and men worldwide to live a fit life. We love her for her easy to follow workout videos. 


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Misty Copeland is a Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre, her toned body will have you booking a Barre class in no time!


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Bret Contreras is the creator of workout program, Strong by Bret - an online strength and conditioning program created specifically for women.


Hollywood trainer, Jeanette Jenkins is known for her specialty in toned abs and bikini bootcamp.

Now you have no excuse to not be motivated!

Words: Frances van Eeden