4 FITNESS INFLUENCERS TO FOLLOW ON INSTAGRAM
Since gyms and indoor leisure centres were officially closed on March 21, many of us have relied on online workouts to keep us fit. According to the government, gyms are on track to reopen in the coming weeks. But when they do open, they will look very different. This poses the question as to whether gym goers will return. Working out from home has given us the freedom to roll out of bed and get active, without the monthly fees.
This 25-year-old personal trainer/model posts regular home workouts through her Instagram page, as well as offering advice on food and meal plans through IGTV videos. If you are interested in healthy eating, as well as hitting the gym, her account is definitely a visit. As well as posting on her Instagram account, she also offers lengthier versions of workouts on her YouTube Channel, so make sure to check that out too! In addition to this, she also has a free to download (pay for subscription) app called Tone and Sculpt, which allows its users to track their progress. The app offers a personalised service, providing a workout guide catered to the persons own specific needs and goals.
Instagram handle: @krissycela
Instagram followers: 1.8m
YouTube account: Krissy Cela
App: Tone & Sculpt
First gaining recognition for documenting her fitness, dieting and healthy lifestyle in 2016, the 23-year-old has gained over 1.2 million followers. Offering her expertise on all things fitness and healthy living, Megan also includes snaps from her private life and even offers fashion and styling tutorials. In addition to her Instagram account, she also runs a successful YouTube channel with a playlist focused on workouts that you can try out at home.
Instagram handle: @meggangrubb
Instagram followers: 1.2m
YouTube: Meggan Grubb
Maeve Madden is a Irish fitness blogger, personal trainer and qualified nutritionist. As well as posting snippets of her “Team Queen” workouts on her Instagram account, she also offers free weekly Instagram live sessions. She is an advocate for body positivity, often sharing post bloat snaps of herself with her followers, and has even written a book called, “Beat Your Bloat”. Her bubbly personality really shines through and allows her followers to feel confident and comfortable.
Instagram handle: @maeve_madden
Instagram followers: 244K
Another Irish personal trainer and fitness instructor to follow is Ciara Madden, who has been featured in Vogue, Cosmopolitan and Glamour. With 5 years of teaching experience under her belt, she has grown her “Body By Ciara” business to offer live workouts, online nutrition and has even launched her own range of fitness accessories. To access the Body by Ciara Squad it costs just £15 per week, giving you access to 25+ live workouts and making it well worth the small price tag.
Instagram handle: @ciaralondon
Instagram followers: 188K
Instagram squad: @bodybyciarasquad
Make sure to follow these amazing fitness accounts, as well as subscribing to their YouTube channels, for everything you need to keep you motivated and healthy whilst at home! As well as checking out these great fitness accounts, you can download apps such as BetterMe and 30-Day Fitness for all the at home workouts that you could possibly want, catered to you, and all on your phone.
By Chlóe Williamson (Student Blogger) and Alice Jones (Brand & Partnerships Executive)
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