The Influencers to Follow for Fitness Inspiration

If you’re lacking in motivation when it comes to the gym we can sympathise, as the lighter nights arrive and summer creeps up on us it’s hard to gym dodge any longer. So, to get you back on the exercise bandwagon we’ve put together a guide to all the fitness inspiration accounts for ultimate gymspiration. Whether you’re looking for guidance and advice on nutrition or all round fitness we can help.



Full Body Strength Training

It’s not until you struggle trying to lift your luggage into the overhead racks that you realise how weak you actually are, we’ve all been there. Improving your all round strength benefits your body in so many ways, as Courtney Pruce and Alice Lieving demonstrate in their social media accounts. Courtney Pruce, coach at the Core Collective, and Alice Liveing, Women’s Health Columnist, provide their followers with a variety of step by step videos and routines to help you to build your strength and target specific areas of the body.


When it comes to fitness and nutrition our go-to inspiration is Hazel Wallace, a.k.a The Food Medic. Not only is she a qualified doctor so you know you can trust her recommendations, but she is currently studying for a masters in nutrition. Hazel regularly posts mouth watering photo’s and full recipe’s of  healthy meals so her following can re-create at home. With a variety of Instagram highlights in recipes, workouts and podcasts you can be sure that if you follow The Food Medic’s advice you’ll be on the way to living a healthier and delicious life. 

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Bringing a little bit of sunshine into your day (hopefully) with this beautiful bowl filled with maple glazed tofu, turmeric hummus, quinoa, and sweet potato 🌞This kind of little-bit-of-everything meal is my favourite and you can keep any leftover hummus to add to salad bowls, wraps and sandwiches for the rest of the week 🙌🏼 Can’t wait to see what you make with it! INGREDIENTS
1 x 400g can drained chickpeas Juice of 1 lemon 3 tbsp tahini 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 tsp turmeric 1 tsp paprika 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Pinch of sea salt METHOD Whizz all of the ingredients to a high speed blender and blitz until combined. #TheFoodMedic #BuddhaBowl #TurmericHummus

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Adidas global ambassador and Ted Talk regular Adrienne Herbert, is our #1 running inspiration. Her running achievements, sculpted silhouette and fitness events are only part of why we’re swooning over Adrienne. She also hosts a podcast called Power Hour delving into the motivation and support needed to pursue your passion, and ultimately achieve success. Whether you’re building a business or running a marathon Adrienne speaks with leading coaches, creatives and innovators to get insight into their morning routines and daily habits.


If you ever needed convincing about the benefits of yoga, take one look at Steffy White’s Instagram page and you’ll be Googling your nearest yoga class. The free spirited yogi, is the founder of White Light Yoga with multiple retreats across the world including Goa, Ibiza and even Somerset. The aspirational Instagram gives us an insight into her Yoga classes, poses and all round happy life.

Pinpoint Areas

If you’re a novice when it comes to exercise and need an easy guide for targeting specific areas of your body, then Ashleigh Jordan’s Instagram page is where you need to go. With an enormous 2 million followers Ashleigh pinpoints specific areas of the body such as lower abs and under arms, sharing step by step instructions on how to work out for optimum results. Perfect for beginners and inexperienced gym goers, Ashleigh also has a Youtube channel with her boyfriend Brett Schneggenburger for a wider range of video content.

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Words by Emma Bowkett

Emma Bowkett

Emma Bowkett

Writer and expert