Working out is hard. Sometimes the most difficult part is finding the motivation to get you through your gym routine. Luckily, the fitness community on Instagram is there to help you. Their positive messages, inspiring pictures and kick ass attitudes are all you need. If you need a little boost to get you going, you need to follow these 10 Boston-based fitspo (that’s short for fit inspiration) accounts!
1. Erin Bailey @ebailey_fitness
First of all, it’s Erin Bailey is a Boston fitness instructor for DareUFitness. A self-proclaimed ice cream lover and a hard-working gym goer. She posts nutrition advice frequently and updates her loyal followers. She also posts where she’s at in her training, whether she’s on vacation or prepping for a half marathon. Bailey is especially great because she’s honest with her followers. Furthermore, she is always stays positive throughout her fitness journey.
2. Eliza Shirazi @kickitbyeliza
As the leader of her self-built #Fempire, Eliza Shirazi teaches her “Kick it by Eliza” kickboxing-inspired classes. These are high in energy and intense in engaging inner strength. Bostonians flock to her lessons and Instagram account because it increases their self-confidence through her body-positive messages. Also, itt also doesn’t hurt that Shirazi has an enviable body and is always warm and friendly to her followers and students.
3. Dylan Polin @dylanpolin
Ever tried parkour or watched with wide eyes as someone bounced around the streets of Boston? Well, Dylan Polin is a parkour expert, stunter, coach and personal trainer in Boston. He inspires people to get outside and try unconventional workouts focused on explosiveness. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, follow him on Instagram and prepare to be amazed.
4. Zhubin Bigonahy @zhubin_fit
As a personal trainer and physique competitor, Zhubin Bigonahy loves to show off his washboard abs and intense training process for his thousands of followers. Because his self-discipline and incredibly cut body will keep you lifting heavy and moving fast in the gym.
5. Ana @anagoesfit
Ana runs a health, fitness and lifestyle blog while maintaining her popular Instagram page full of nutritious foods, active pictures and motivational quotes. Furthermore, she also leads #BosFitGirls, a hashtag and Instagram community that promotes strong female body images.
6. Mike Boyle @bodybyboyle
Mike Boyle is a pretty well known trainer around Boston for working with numerous professional athletes and teaching difficult workouts. While his Instagram is full of videos showing you new exercises to try, you will definitely be motivated to go hard at the gym.
7. Amanda Nurse @amandarunsboston
Boston is full of dedicated runners, and Amanda Nurse is definitely one of them. She’s a frequent marathon runner who shares her personal records and routines with her followers while also teaching yoga classes specifically geared towards runners and their needs. Her driven quotes and balanced meals will without a doubt get you in the spirit to lace up and go the distance.
8. Sarah Dussault @sarahfit
Lastly, recently voted by Boston Magazine as the number one personal trainer in Boston, Sarah Dussault. She is a Youtube famous fitness guru. Even as a new mom, Dussault keeps up with her fitness and nutrition schedule amidst her daily responsibilities that so many can relate to. Her fitstagram is motivating, impressive and relatable, making her one of the most down-to-earth personal trainers on social media.