Fitness Instagrammer and Trainer Emily Skye.Instagram/emilyskyefitAs the dust from Christmas settles, we all start to realise that our health may have taken a blow during the festivities.
With the new year come resolutions and, inevitably, fitness resolutions.
Business Insider has compiled a list of the best fitness Instagram accounts to follow in 2018 that will motivate you to keep on track in the year ahead.
The list contains everybody from yogis to weightlifters to mixed martial artists. It also contains fitness accounts with everything from 1,000 followers to 97 million.
Scroll on to discover the 50 best fitness Instagram accounts to follow in 2018 that will help you keep on track to achieve your fitness aspirations in the year ahead.
Sjana Elise Earp
Sjana Elise Earp promotes the benefits of yoga — both for the body and the mind — to her 1.3 million-strong Instagram following. Follow for jaw-droppingly gorgeous shots of her practising yoga and surfing at some of Australia’s most beautiful beaches.
World’s Strongest Man and six-times UK’s strongest man Eddie Hall lists weights so heavy that even the bar can barely handle it. Next time you’re struggling to handle the next weight up, channel your inner Eddie Hall.
When this former Australian pole vaulter isn’t in the gym, she’s posting gorgeous shots of her striking poses all over Perth — often accompanied by her dogs.
Marriott, the founder of Brotherhood Training and Holistic Motions fitness, favours a “brain first” type of workout which focuses on training and perfecting movements instead of muscles. Follow Marriott for sunny snaps of him shifting heavy-looking equipment — sometimes on a London rooftop.
Hannah Fallis Bronfman
Bronfman is a DJ and fitness fanatic with an Instagram aesthetic to match. What’s more, she’s partnering up with Adidas Women to create some fitness care packages to help you kickstart your fitness journey in 2018, so her feed is sure to be chocka with fitness inspo, tips, and tricks.
This fitness coach coach dedicates his Instagram to the practice of using slow, controlled gymnastic moves to increase strength and fitness, known as callisthenics.
The trend has been gaining momentum in 2017 and is set to keep gaining popularity into the new year.
Check out the synchronised routine above for an insight into what to expect from the next year’s hottest fitness trend.
Supermodel Jourdan Dunn’s little brother Antoine is a freelance personal trainer who also teaches KOBOX — the hot London fitness trend which blends boxing classes with a nightclub vibe.
James Duigan, founder of the Bodyism gym, aims to help “men and women from all walks of life realise their physical and mental potential.” His feed features photos from the Bodyism members club and cafes, progress pics from Bodyism members, cute family snaps, and healthy sweet treats.
Ricky Warren founded Bodyweight Gurus — a team of like-minded fitness fanatics and personal trainers — to help spread his belief that exercise promotes personal growth and empowerment. Warren specialises in yoga, callisthenics, and mixed martial arts. Follow for stunning yoga positions against scenic backdrops.
Jay Cardiello, a personal trainer and spokesman for US supplement brand Genuine Health, has the tagline “inspiring the uninspired” on his Instagram. His feed features inspirational quotes, funny videos, and a light-hearted approach to working out.
Alex Honnold’s rockclimbing expeditions will not only inspire you to get active, but they’ll also motivate you to get outside and enjoy the natural world — although this might not be the Instagram for you if you’ve got a fear of heights.
Sullivan was an aid worker when she was involved in a horrific car accident that left her on crutches. After spending a significant amount of time severely depressed after the accident, Sullivan turned to athletics. Since then, the adaptive athlete has completely numerous obstacle course races, road races, and even marathons.
Mike Marchese believes that callisthenics should be approachable for people from all walks of life and all strengths. He started the Daily Bar in an effort to prove this. Follow Marchese for easy to follow videos on how to approach different positions, including strengthening exercises.
Itsines acquired her 8.2m strong Instagram following through her Bikini Body Guide, or BBG. The regime includes simple to follow, quick fitness routines that can be incorporated into any busy woman’s lifestyle — parent, career women, and students alike.
Follow Itsines for her followers’ before-and-after pics, dreamy food and travel inspiration, and plenty of top tips.
Keranen’s hands-on, high-energy workouts will get you sweating. Stuck in a rut when it comes to your gym routine? Follow Keranen for plenty of fitness inspiration, including creative ways to use basic equipment.
Misty’s stunning shots of her graceful ballet form and envy-inducing flexibility will remind you to stretch and cool down after an intense workout. We can all dream of getting our legs over our heads while standing one day.
Based in NYC, Williams is no stranger to training high-profile clients with high-intensity workouts — including Ne-Yo. Follow for imaginative workouts using standard gym equipment, and perfect abs that will make you change into your sneakers sharpish.
Women’s Health‘s Digital Editor Amy Hopkinson loves intense workouts, stylish activewear, and her home city of London. Follow for the best places in the UK capital for healthy eats, the best gyms and classes for imaginative workouts, and your fair share of inspirational quotes.
Hopkinson may take her healthy lifestyle seriously, but she doesn’t mind a little bit of light-hearted ribbing from her boyfriend. Championing a “balanced diet” of turkey dinosaurs and potato waffles, @wellness_ted is a great reminder to not take health a fitness too seriously, eat what you like, and don’t feel guilty about it.
When it comes to training celebrities, including Victoria’s Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio, Tracy Anderson knows more than most. This fitness entrepreneur is best known for the Tracy Anderson Method – a series of programmes and introductions to a healthy lifestyle that suits every level.
Supermodel, Victoria’s Secret angel, and fitness fanatic Izabel Goulart likes to strike a yoga pose or two when she’s not on the runway. She’s also a keen gym-goer and shares her recent achievements on her Instagram proving that no matter where you are in the world, there’s always time for a workout.
Lawyer-turned-street athlete Robin Arzon loves pounding the pavements of New York, documenting her most recent runs on Instagram. But it’s not all running — Robin also loves strength training, yoga, and any form of exercise you can do outside. Follow for scenic shots of NYC, and a big grin — no matter how hard she’s working.
Zanna van Dijk
Personal Trainer, GirlGains founder, and brunch fanatic Zanna van Dijk loves sharing gym and travel inspiration. Follow for gorgeous holiday shots mixed with easy-to-follow tips for incorporating working out into your hectic life — and brunch. Lots of brunch.
As an Instagram star and Reebok celebrity spokesman, Speer is used to the responsibility of others looking to him for motivation. His photo feed is packed with stunning snaps, impressive workouts, and motivational quotes.
With two sons under two, Chontel Duncan is the definition of a strong, working mum. She co-owns the HIIT Australia gym with husband Sam, and posts her clients’ incredible transformation photos alongside cute family snaps and her own daily workouts.
Gideon’s positive attitude when it comes to working out helps to motivate his clients, keep them engaged, and helps make exercise feel light-hearted.
The American mixed martial artist was thrust into the spotlight after becoming the first American woman to earn an Olympic medal in judo in 2008. The fitness fanatic has shown no signs of slowing down since, sharing photos and clips from her various matches and rigorous training regimes on her Instagram.
Qualified yogi and experienced traveller Dylan Werner will add both fitness inspiration and travel inspiration to your Instagram timeline with just one hit.
Whether he’s training in Dubai or London, Simmonds’ intense routines will inspire you to ramp up the heat on your own workouts. Also follow for his adorable cocker spaniel, Bailey.
As a physiotherapist, Worthington puts body alignment at the centre of his workouts to avoid injury and to make sure that results are reaped as skeletal strength in the long run as well as muscle strength and definition in the short term.
Alice once struggled with body confidence, but this changed when she fell in love with exercise. Her honest, candid captions and meal inspo will help you keep on track to achieve your own fitness goals.
Trainer and mother Kelsey Wells created the PWR Post-Pregnancy programme to help fellow mothers get back to feeling their best after giving birth. Wells puts all of her energy into helping new mums get fit and feel good. Follow for plenty of envy-inducing gym selfies that will get you skipping off to the gym sharpish.
Both a ballerina and a personal trainer, Sassy Gregson-Williams enjoys combining her two passions into elegant and graceful workouts which champion strength and flexibility at the same time. Follow for plant-based recipes, workout ideas, and gorgeous activewear inspiration.
Adriene Mishler shares her passion for yoga by making YouTube tutorials which have earned cult status. Covering everything from yoga for beginners to yoga for migraines, Adriene’s calm attitude and love for the practice is infectious.
Jiu-jitsu champion and instructor Rener Gracie posts martial arts tips, fitness tips, and general updates from his martial arts academy in Torrance, California.
Fitness fanatic BJ Gaddour loves finding the most effective exercises that work as many muscle groups as possible to share with his 200,000 strong following. Follow for protein-heavy meal prep and exercise reviews.
Fitness icon Emily Skye is known across the world for her easy-to-follow home workouts and killer physique. Now is time to follow Skye, if you aren’t already, as she’s just getting back into working out herself after having her first baby.
When he isn’t onscreen playing The Mountain in “Game of Thrones,” Hafþór Björnsson is a professional strongman. The 6’7” weightlifter and Iceland’s strongest man likes to hit the gym hard, lifting some seriously impressive weights.
This personal trainer has learned a thing or two during the 27 years she’s spent in the business. Follow Jenkins for high-intensity gym session inspiration and healthy meal options with lots of fruits and vegetables.
Nina Goks is an avid yogi and nutrition student. She lives a compassionate, vegan lifestyle and loves stirking a yoga pose or two at all hours of the day — regardless of where in the world she may be. Follow for your daily dose of yoga inspirational with a gorgeous, minimalist aesthetic.
Jess Pack’s Instagram is proof that you can lead a healthy lifestyle whilst still enjoying your favourite, indulgent foods. Follow Pack for body positivity and an unfiltered account of one person’s real-life fitness journey.
Personal trainer Alexia Clark loves nothing more than a gruelling, extra-challenging workout. Stuck in an exercise rut where you can’t quite make it to the next weight up? Turn to Clark’s account to help you muster up that extra strength.
Choreographer, fitness motivator, and proud dad Shaun T’s positivity-filled profile will put a smile on your face and get you dancing.
Korus has been a yoga teacher since she was 15, so she knows a thing or two about the practice. Follow Korus for impressive strength, perfect yoga poses in stunning locations all over the world, and motivational and philosophical quotes.
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson
Dwayne Johnson is best known today for his film work — but has serious fitness props from his career as a professional wrestler, too. The Rock’s passion for fitness hasn’t gone anywhere and he often posts photos and videos from his gym sessions for his whopping 97.4 million Instagram followers.
No matter the weather, former Olympic runner Kara Goucher manages to pull on her trainers and hit the road. But it’s not just running that gets Goucher’s blood pumping — she also loves the gym, pilates, and dabbles in callisthenics.
Joe Holder is more than a health consultant — he also champions a plant-based diet. Follow Holder for snaps of him working out all over New York, as well as photos of him getting his sweat on with A-List clients including supermodels Bella Hadid and Cindy Bruna.
Max Lowery believes in training hard, eating clean, and intermittent fasting. His cool-toned Instagram aesthetic is full of weight-lifting shots, meal inspiration, and transformation photos of people who followed his book, “The 2 Meal Day.”
Onnit Academy‘s kettlebell specialist Eric Leija knows a thing or two about swinging weights. Follow for the best hacks for optimising your kettlebell workout with something for every level of experience.
Shauna Harrison is an athlete, yogi, and self-proclaimed hip-hop head. Harrison champions exercise, and particularly yoga, as the number one way to escape the daily pressures and stresses of modern life.