Do you need motivation? Here are some of the best accounts to get you through your workout.
Fitness motivation is important if you wish to develop the physique of your dreams. Social media has become a large part of everyone’s lives, and when it comes to fitness this is one of the primary ways for people to receive motivation.
Thousands of health conscious and fit men and women are on display showing that anything is possible, and some even provide advice and tips on how to succeed. Below are 10 Twitter and Instagram accounts that you should definitely consider following for tips, advice and fitness motivation.
1. (Twitter) Adam Bornstein – @BornFitness
Bornstein is a top fitness guru that knows what he is talking about. Hundreds of fitness professionals even seek his advice for tough situations, and Arnold Schwarzenegger even consulted his services when he was ready to enter the fitness industry again. He is a New York Times bestselling author that provides simple yet realistic approaches to nutrition and fitness.
2. (Twitter) FitBottomedGirl – @FitBottomedGirl
This twitter account was created to go along with their website, and provides plenty of valuable information on nutrition, fitness, workout gear and lots of other fitness related topics. Though the name seems to apply more towards women, the info is still great for men, too.
3. (Instagram) Two Bad Bodies – @twobadbodies
This is an interesting female duo that gives motivation to those who want to see that fitness isn’t all about just being serious and lifting dumbbells. They perform a lot of exercises that are cardio and circuit based without the use of free weights or any other types of gym equipment.
4. (Instagram) Shonda – @shonda1020
Shonda is another female that offers a twist to the whole aspect of fitness training, but this time it is with home bodyweight training while using items around the house. For example, she shows followers how to perform exercises on a stable chair to get a better workout.
5. (Twitter) Breaking Muscle – @BreakingMuscle
Breaking Muscle provides daily health and fitness articles that are useful and easy to follow. They also have plenty of different workout programs available for those seeking new training routines. This account is run by a group of fitness professionals with experience.
6. (Twitter) Zen to Fitness – @zentofitness
Zen to Fitness also provides daily articles covering the topics of health, fitness, nutrition and everything in between with little regard to fad diets that will disappear in the near future. This account is purely based off of factual info to keep you strong and healthy!
7. (Instagram) BJ Gaddour – @bjgaddour
Gaddour is actually the Fitness Director for Men’s Health, so that alone should tell you he kind of knows a thing or two about fitness. He is an established fitness author and is highly encouraging for people who want to perform bodyweight exercises.
8. (Instagram) Will Arrufat – @willsworkout
Arrufat is a certified personal trainer that focuses on providing exercises that truly work for anybody capable of physically training. He works with Nike by taking high intensity workouts and bringing them to the streets of NYC. He provides a lot of photos of clients that have been able to transform under his guidance.
9. (Twitter) Sarah Fit – @SarahDussault Dussault actually has a well-established training account on YouTube where she provides relevant videos on how to perform exercises and workout programs. Her Twitter account is great to follow because you get to see all the media she creates as opposed to just her blog or YouTube.
10. (Twitter) Jay Cardiello – @JayCardiello
With motivational posts, practical advice and a slice of his own personal brand of quirkiness, this is one trainer who can and will make you want to get fit ASAP! If he looks familiar, it’s probably because he’s been profiled in almost all the top fitness magazines and most recently was on ABC’s My Diet is Better Than Yours with his ‘No Diet Plan.’
All 10 of these social media accounts should be followed if you wish to have some extra fitness motivation for your training program. Who knows, they may even follow you back! In the end, they offer you so much valuable information on such a wide array of fitness topics that we doubt you’ll be able to stay on the couch for long.