You know how an Instagram feed that’s full of delicious-looking food can make you want to get all up in that? The same goes for fitness. Follow badass women who post photos and videos of themselves dead-lifting twice their weight, sharing their awesome body positivity, or sculpting a sick core, and you might be more inclined to hit the gym, make that yoga class or just be a bit kinder to yourself.
Here’s a list of Instagram stars that hundreds of thousands – and in some cases, millions – of people are following. Get on it!
1. Christmas Abbott, @ChristmasAbbott
If you have any doubts about female weightlifters’ capabilities, Christmas is your girl: With more than 391,000 followers, the CrossFit competitor and Olympic lifter posts photos and videos of herself lifting insanely heavy shit.
2. Amanda Bisk, @AmandaBisk
This Australian goddess hasn’t racked up more than 638,000 followers for nothing. The exercise physiologist, yoga instructor, and CrossFit coach posts G-O-R-G-E-O-U-S photos of herself sweating everywhere you want to be.
3. Cassey Ho, @Blogilates
Cassey Ho is a body-positive certified fitness instructor and Pilates maven loved by more than 1.3 million Instagram followers. Her feed is full of graceful poses and Pilates moves interspersed with healthy foods – and adorable animals. (Because why not?)
4. Jeanette Jenkins, @MsJeanetteJenkins
For her 361,000-plus followers, this celebrity trainer posts motivational quotes and selfies in fun fitness clothes and body-baring outfits.
5. Jessamyn Stanley, @MyNameIsJessamyn
If you’re still one of those people who believes that yoga is a sport designed for certain body types, Jessamyn’s account will set you straight. Her posts, which often involve difficult inversions, showcase her talent, while her captions spread the body-acceptance advocate’s uplifting message.
6. Lita Lewis, @FollowtheLita
This triathlete calls herself the “Thick Fit” trainer. Her plyometric exercise videos and motivational captions keep her 420,000 followers around.
7. Jenelle Salazar, @GetBodiedByJ
Upward of 576,000 people follow this fitness coach for creative exercise ideas.
8. Lyzabeth Lopez, @LyzabethLopez
Some 2 million followers are obsessed with this Canada-based trainer known for her hourglass workouts. She posts creative exercise ideas that you can do anywhere – and selfies that prove her workouts actually work.
9. Massy Arias (aka Mankofit), @Massy.Arias
Known for her empowering captions and can-do attitude, this certified personal trainer has a massive following: 2.1 million people follow her for advice on how to properly build strengthand confidence.
10. Estelle Archer, @EstelleArcher
This fitness fanatic and instructor shrunk down from a size 16 to 6 – and shares photos with her 215,000 followers to prove it.
11. Michelle Lewin, @Michelle_Lewin_
More than 4.1 million people follow this fitness model to see how fitness magazine cover stars (like Michelle) keep their shape. (Spoiler: It’s no walk in the park.)