Fitness should ideally be a significant part of everyone’s daily lives. Physical fitness is not always about having a body type that adheres to societal expectations and stereotypes, rather it is about maintaining good health. Physical fitness impacts our mental health and state, being beneficial to us in every possible way. But one thing is for sure; being consistent with workouts is far from easy. We often look to our friends or other people at the gym for motivation, and ever since we have been in lockdown, the gyms shutting down have made it a struggle for most. There are some fitness enthusiasts who take to social media to share their love for fitness, motivating others to join their journey. In light of the first anniversary of the Fit India Movement, check out these influencers whose fitness content will push you to put on your shoes and get exercising!
Here are some amazing fitness influencers who will motivate you…
1. Sahil Khan
With over 6M followers on Instagram and over 2.2M subscribers on YouTube, Sahil is undoubtedly a fitness icon to the youth of India. His content on social media is all about fitness, health, and motivation. Sahil is also a fitness entrepreneur. He creates workout plans for body transformations and is one of the most celebrated fitness influencers in the country. Not just this, he also opened his very own gym, ‘Muscle ‘n’ Beach Gym‘ in Goa! Sahil’s love for fitness and overall health is super inspiring.
2. Bani J
Gurbani Judge, better known as Bani J, is a major fitness enthusiast and has various ways of showing it. Her social media is filled with her workouts that are usually associated with strength and weight training. Watching videos of her lift 115kg in her Instagram posts is beyond motivating and just comes to show that fitness is not just about the external body shape, but about having immense strength.
3. Guru Mann
Guru is a nutritionist, influencer, and motivational speaker, who does everything to meet his fitness goals and goes out of his way to help others meet theirs. He has his own website too, where he has put up various workouts, exercises, meal plans, and lots more. Everything is explained in detail on his social media platforms and fulfills the purpose of allowing others to begin their fitness journey to the best of their ability. He has also founded a nutrition brand and fitness academy!
4. Sangram Chougule
Sangram is a bodybuilder and a 2-time WBPF World Championship winner. His content is extremely motivating and gives you a goal you can aspire to achieve. He too has his own gym that has 8 branches in India. His mission is to have a positive effect on the lives of his by motivating them to get on a successful fitness journey. His content on Instagram paints a picture of a man who is motivated and ready to motivated everyone watching.
5. Yasmin Karachiwala
Yasmin is possibly one of the most widely known and celebrated celebrity fitness instructors. She is also a pilates instructor, having her own centers in India. She has over 26 years of experience in the field and has trained various iconic celebrities such as Katrina Kaif, Alia Bhatt, and Deepika Padukone. Yasmin is a highly reputed trainer and has been sharing a lot of content on her social media relating to home workouts to help out others in following and meeting their goals.
6. Shweta Mehta
Shweta is an amazing fitness influencer who takes all her fans on her fitness journey. She talks about the importance of being disciplined, hardworking, consistent, and having willpower in order to be fit. Motivating everyone to push themselves beyond their boundaries, Shweta even has her own YouTube channel that focuses on various forms of workouts and efficiency.
7. Rohit Khatri
Rohit Khatri, with over 4.3M subscribers on YouTube, focuses is on fitness, and most importantly, on common mistakes people may make with their form, to ensure that nobody suffers injuries. He gives out transformation diet plans, tips on maintaining good health, and reviewing fitness and health-related products. His fitness channel is nothing short of motivational.
8. Deanne Panday
Deanne Panday is a fitness expert, health coach, blogger, and author. She founded her own boutique gym and introduced a Brazilian brand of workout equipment for women to India. Deanne conducts various workshops on holistic health and fitness, and her overall mantra is to have balance. She is a motivation for every individual out there, looking to get back into shape and find a balance in their life where they are happy with themselves. Shattering all stereotypes, Deanne is proof that one must never stop taking care of their body and health to the best of their ability. Her social media has a certain aesthetic to it and her videos are beyond motivating.
9. Shweta Rathore
Shweta is an international athlete. She has been awarded the ‘Fitness Icon of India‘. Shweta is an absolute inspiration for women across the world, with a physique that she has worked very hard to maintain. She is a fitness icon who has brought pride to the country and her journey is extremely motivating. Videos of her working out on Instagram take her content to the next level.
10. Namrata Purohit
Namrata is a celebrity fitness expert and instructor, she is certified in pilates, pole fitness, and is a Boogie Bounce & Barre instructor. She began her sensational career at the mere age of 16 when she became one of the ‘Youngest Trained Stott Pilates Instructors‘ in the world. She has co-founded ‘The Pilates and Altitude Training Studio’ in India. Namrata is one of the most well-known fitness names in the world of Bollywood, training various sports personalities and celebrities. Her content on YouTube comprises home workout routines, tips, challenges, and lots more.
11. Sonali Swami
Sonali is an international athlete and a motivational speaker. Sonali has shown us how to reach our body goals by example and that is what makes her so unique and really motivational to watch. It was only after she became a mother that Sonali started on this journey as a fitness enthusiast and is an inspiration to women all over India for her incredible journey. On her website, she shares her story and journey and helps others in their own journey in fitness. Her content on social media is simply amazing and extremely inspiring.
12. Natasha Noel
Natasha has had a very difficult childhood and struggled for many years to find positive coping mechanisms. Finally, she bought some yoga books and watched various videos on the same as an escape from the negative thoughts. Soon after this, she got a certificate as a yoga instructor after getting professional training. Today, she practices some extremely difficult yoga asanas and even teaches dance yoga. Through her social media, Natasha promotes fitness and motivates others to always have gratitude and take care of themselves first. Check out her YouTube channel for some amazing workouts, yoga, and lots of motivating content.
13. Vaishnavi Boora
Vaishnavi is an athlete and a certified fitness coach. You can check out her website for some great online transformation programs. Her fitness journey began after her pregnancy and today, she is motivating thousands of people to stay fit and healthy. She has trained many people including celebrities through her online programs, helping them change their lifestyle. Through her content on social media, she hopes to encourage others to develop a certain level of discipline to reach their goals.
14. Anshuka Parwani
Anshuka is into aerial yoga, aerial pilates, and aerial fitness. She is a very popular yoga instructor as well as a wellness expert. Her journey with yoga begun when she was a child, as she practiced it with her mother who is a teacher herself. However, it was after an accident that she began physiotherapy therapy through yoga. This benefitted her greatly and ever since then, yoga has been a huge part of her life. Her content on social media is extremely motivating and inspiring. What’s super interesting is, that she’s also a certified pilot!
Shivoham is a celebrity fitness expert and entrepreneur. He has trained various celebrities such as Aamir Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez. On his website, he has many challenges and training plans. He believes in goal-based plans and in overall balance. Shivoham was the founder of the first CrossFit box in India and has some amazing content on social media. On Instagram, he shares various tips and tricks to live a healthy life.
Gunjan is a fitness enthusiast and emphasizes the importance of physical and mental well-being. Her content on social media is relatable and very motivating. She posts various workouts and meal plans. She even began her own transformation program. The services she offers are customized weekly diet plans, workout plans, and weekly counseling.
Each enthusiast on the list is such an inspiration to all of us. Their passion for fitness and keeping themselves healthy and motivated is absolutely wonderful and we love to see their fitness journeys on their social media platforms. All of them motivate us to do better and push ourselves to achieve the goals that we have set for ourselves.
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