A personal trainer might seem like a luxury (it’s not, more on that below), but thanks to Instagram, even the workouts of the rich and famous are only a click away. Follow these 15 trainers great tips on workouts, nutrition, and lots of motivating photos and quotes guaranteed to get you up and moving.
Even if you can’t get into one of Noah Neiman’s Barry’s Bootcamp classes (they tend to sell out immediately) you can follow him on Instagram where he posts lots videos, inspiring thoughts, workout ideas, and even the occasional healthy recipe.
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While Niv occasionally offers specific exercises with his photos, the real reason to follow him is for his motivational pep talks.
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Shaun T has over 375,000 followers thanks to his Hip Hop Abs program (and maybe the fact that he used to be a backup dancer for Mariah Carey). His photos come with a lot nutritional advice, workout tips, and thoughtful messages intended to inspire.
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Mark Langowski is a celebrity trainer and the CEO of Body by Mark, a personal training/wellness company. His Instagram has lots of useful tips about everything from how to use a foam roller to how to make your own trail mix.
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Simone De La Rue is a former dancer who now runs an exclusive personal training company used by celebs like Sandra Bullock and Chrissy Teigen. Her Instagram shows actual exercises you can do at home and she also gives great advice like “You can do a 1 min plank anytime, anywhere… no excuses.” She’s pictured here with Lindsey Vonn.
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Holly Perkins gives solid guidance about everything from doing cardio on an empty stomach (don’t) to setting intentions each day (do) to eating junk food (sometimes). She also gives very specific instructions on exercises and how to progress your workout.
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Every Monday, Nike master trainer Marie Purvis posts detailed workouts that anyone can do (most of the time from home).
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Jeanette Jenkins is an L.A.-based celebrity trainer with clients like Kelly Rowland, Shonda Rhimes, and Pink (pictured). Tips include things like “5 easy tips to help banish cellulite,” exercises of the day, and lots of challenges like 7 Days of Greens and the 10 Day Ab Blast.
Photo credit: @MsJeanetteJenkins
This professional ballerina is the creator of Ballet Beautiful Fitness and has over 400K followers. There are lots of beautifully styled ballet photos, but also instructions on how to do pliés, frappes, and more.
Photo credit: @balletbeautiful
Founder of The People’s Bootcamp, Adam Rosante’s is all about eating healthy and living well. His Instagram account is one of the most useful with tons of workouts that are easy to understand and do, videos workouts, and plenty of advice about food and nutrition.
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Gunnar Peterson is known for training celebrities and athletes like Khloe Kardashian, Sofia Vergara, and Pete Sampras. Follow him for lots of celeb pics, but also video showing how to do certain exercises and plenty of motivational quotes. He’s pictured here with Khloe Kardashian.
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Erin Oprea is a former U.S. Marine turned Nashville-based personal trainer who helps celebs like Carrie Underwood get in shape. Her instagram is full of inspirational quotes, but the best part is that she’s all about working out wherever you can. Easy-to-follow videos show exactly how to do the exercises and she’s always sure to give detailed instructions about how many reps etc.
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Valerie Waters trains clients like Jennifer Garner, Bradley Copper, and Jessica Biel. Her Instagram is fun and colorful with lots of healthy food photos and a good dose of workout videos that are easy to understand.
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Kayal Itsines is an Australia-based personal trainer. She posts a lot of before and after photos and lots of videos of exercises that can be done at home. She also has two adorable dogs.
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Jay Cardiello trains celebs like 50 Cent. His instagram has great “Fit Tips” (bring a three pound weight on the treadmill just to see how heavy three pounds of fat really is) and healthy recipes.
Photo credit: @jaycardiello