Sometimes staying motivated is the most challenging part of getting fit. If you’re hunting for a little inspiration to get you back into the gym, these fitstagrammers will help you get in the mood to sweat:
BAD stands for “beautiful athletic duo.” In this case, the duo in question is made up of Kaisa Keranen and Jennifer Forrester, a pair of one-time track stars from the University of Washington. They have been working out together ever since, and their feed is full of inspiring and innovative twosome workout ideas. Try coordinated jump rope, synchronized stair workouts, or two-at-a-time TRX moves.
After growing up in Sweden, professional yoga instructor Rachel Brathen moved to the warmer climes of Aruba. Today she posts Instagram pics that are equal parts yoga inspiration and scenery porn, making her feed well worth your attention.
Hannah Bronfman isn’t just a model and a DJ, she’s also a passionate fan of hitting the gym. The beautiful shots she shares on her Instagram feed are sure to make you want to work out.
When Natalie Portman needed to get ballerina fit for Black Swan, Mary Helen Bowers is the expert she turned to for help. Besides running world-class fitness classes, Mary also posts gorgeous photos that will motivate you to keep sweating for that lean, strong dancer physique.
Crossfit veteran Noah Ohlsen has a phobia about boring workouts. That may be why he posted the linked instavid that features him fighting out a handstand tug-of-war with his dog. If you’re looking for ideas to make your next WOD a winner, Noah’s feed is chock full of the kind of brawn and barbells you need to see. According to Instamacro, the Instagram bot, it’s an account to watch out for.
If you’re a fan of American Ninja Warrior, you may already have seen Kacy Catanzaro doing her thing. She tears up the warped wall and the salmon ladder as easily as most of us get through a sit-up. She regularly posts informative and enjoyable fitness ‘grams, often with the help of her boyfriend and fellow ANW veteran Brett Stefenson.
You may think you spend a lot of time in the gym. Curtis Williams of the Baltimore Ravens would respectfully disagree. After leaving the NFL, the super-high-energy Williams transitioned into a career with the Under Armour Performance Center. Today he’s a fitness director and sports performance coach, and his feed will give you the motivation you need to go HAM next time you hit the gym.