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The 7 Best Fitness Instagrams to Follow

Eric and Ryan Johnson of Homage Fitness

The 7 Best Fitness Instagrams to Follow

Eric and Ryan Johnson, the trainers who recently founded Homage Fitness.

When you want to get into shape and see real results, there's no better money spent than on a personal trainer. They help plan out your exercises to maximize results and ensure you're utilizing proper form—all while motivating and holding you accountable like any good coach would do. The experience isn't cheap, but it's always worth the money. Of course, if you don't have the extra cash, Instagram has proven itself as the place to go for expert guidance and motivation, without the expense.

Top trainers from around the world—some of the same guys training leading men and action heroes—are happy to provide entire workout programs. It's top-notch training and advice in exchange for a follow and a few double taps. Pics and video, inspiration and meal plans, even a few fails to help you feel like you're not alone. It's all there, in the palm of your hand.

The posts are incredibly handy on those tough days, when it's a struggle to fire up your willpower to workout. These pros make fitness a priority and their feeds remind us that it's about putting in the work in order to be the best version of yourself. "When it comes to Instagram, our intention is to provide value to our clients and followers," says Eric Johnson, who founded Homage Fitness with his brother Ryan. "Whether that is by giving someone an exercise to insert into their workout that day or to inspire them with a different thought process, unique training method, or an actionable item to improve their overall health." And even though their client roster is filled with high profile individuals, Ryan says that they don't use the platform as a trophy room. "Honestly, if a post or story helps one person, that's what matters the most to us."

To help you curate a well-rounded feed, we've lined up the best trainers you should be following on Instagram. Great guys who showcase a healthy mix of strength training, bodyweight exercises and mobility moves. And their own shredded physiques will motivate you to get off the couch as well.


The Trainers to Follow


Don Saladino


He's the guy Hollywood goes to get into superhero shape. New York-based Don Saladino is one of the most in-demand and respected trainers in the business. Just ask Ryan Reynolds, Sebastian Stan and David Harbour, who he just got into fighting shape for "Hellboy." His feed is full of tutorials on proper form, the latest adventures with his A-list clients and success stories from his followers.


Eric and Ryan Johnson


As gym owners and in-demand personal trainers who whip celebrities into shape, it's not surprising that brothers Eric and Ryan Johnson have a feed full workouts and exercises. What's unlike other fitness 'grams is that the feed (under their gym's moniker) also features the science behind building a stronger, more toned body. It ranges from good news like why you should eat dark chocolate before a workout to small primer moves you can do in order to prep your body for more strenuous sets.


Nathan McCallum


This stylish Aussie trainer-influencer-entreprenuer doesn't let his busy training and travel schedule interfere with his regular posting routine. He populates his feed with helpful tips, workout plans and plenty of good looking photos to keep your motivation revving. His stories are full of good vibes, cheeky humor and serious workout suggestions. And if you like the clips he posts, you might want to subscribe to his YouTube channel.


Camilo Cereijo


Camilo Cereijo is a certified personal trainer who coaches career-driven professionals looking to build better bodies. His Instagram is full of detailed workout plans, complete with videos, instructions and training notes. On top of that, there's motivation in the form of client success stories along with his own insights about standing up for yourself and living up to your potential.



Chris Nayna


If you're looking for some serious direction to build your muscles, Chris Nayna is a definite follow. The Melbourne, Australia-based critical care nurse is also a trainer with a decade's worth of experience in the fitness industry. If you're looking for the right moves to master on the machines in your gym, he's got video tutorials so you can follow along. There are also warmups, meal plan ideas and reminders to rest and be mindful.


Mike Donavanik


Want high-intensity workouts you can do from the comfort of your living room? Mike Donavanik's feed is full of efficient, full-body workouts. Each video clip provides brief exercise demonstrations with the option to access full workout videos through the links on his bio page. There is also plenty of self-effacing humor and reminders not to take it all so seriously.


Dylan Werner


This is not your typical "yoga influencer" feed. Los Angeles-based yoga instructor Dylan Werner is a badass adrenaline junkie who takes amazing shots, balancing (usually on one hand) in unique spots all around the world. The photos are inspiring, for sure. But he's also a great follow for men looking to improve their flexibility and mobility.

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