We all know that good nutrition and regular exercise are an important part of leading a healthy lifestyle. Not only will you reach and maintain a healthy weight, but you will also reduce your risk of chronic disease and fatigue. Despite knowing this, finding the motivation to live a healthy lifestyle can be difficult. Enter Instagram. Social media sites, particularly Instagram, are much more than selfies and memes. These popular platforms can also be a source of inspiration for physical health. If you’re looking for a bit of motivation to jumpstart your health regime, check out these Instagram accounts from ten fitness gurus of color that will motivate you to be your most fit.
Jeanette is a celebrity personal trainer who has worked with some of your most beloved celebs, including Kelly Rowland and Queen Latifah. Her feed includes nutritional tips, workout motivation, and lots of celebrity appearances.
Co-founder of Black Girls Workout Too, Lana Ector’s instagram profile is filled with pictures of herself and other women who have gotten positive results from following the Black Girls Workout Too regime.
Recently, Ray has been featured as a fitness expert in dozens of well-known publications nationwide. Follow him for workout inspiration the whole family can partake in.
Qimmah Russo’s abs may be her defining feature when you first look at her, but this fitness enthusiast is the complete package. Follow her workout videos, nutrition tips, and more.
Her Instagram is filled with workout videos, street clothes selfies, motivational quotes and healthy meal suggestions.
Popular YouTuber, Hey Fran Hey, is an advocate of healthy living in every aspect of life. Follow her Instagram for nail art, recipes, and natural hair inspiration.
This tattooed powerhouse is Lala Anthony’s personal trainer. Follow her for workout tips.
Jenelle proves you can be fit and curvy! She also has a YouTube channel where she offers nutritional tips and easy-to-follow workout videos.
Dawn Estelle Archer
Dawn Estelle embarked on a fitness journey that has resulted in a stronger, fitter body and a healthier lifestyle! Follow her continuing progress on Instagram as well as words of encouragement.
DaShaun Johnson is a Nike NTC Trainer and also a personal trainer. His instagram feed includes plenty of motivation and workout videos.