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Thursday, January 17, 2019

10 Empowering Black Female Fitness Influencers

Black female fitness influencer

Need some fitness motivation? Follow these 10 awesome Black female fitness influencers on Instagram. They show how rewarding it is to get up and get moving!
Here's our list:
  1. Elisabeth Akinwale
    @eakinwale
    CrossFit athlete, trainer, and mother, Elisabeth is a fitness and lifestyle coach out of Chicago. She just opened her fitness company, 13th Flow, which focuses on affirmation, connection, and guidance for truly transformative and enjoyable fitness.
  1. Jessamyn Stanley
    @mynameisjessamyn
    Stanley brings awareness to the fact that yoga is for all shapes and sizes - she’s a constant source of body positivity.
  1. Traci Copeland
    @traco4
    Nike Master Trainer, yoga instructor, dancer, and runner - it seems like there’s nothing that Copeland can’t do. Her feed is full of fun pictures and videos that make you want to get up and dance!
  1. Selena Watkins
    @selenawatkins
    Biking outside on a comfy bike seat always sounds more appealing than sitting on a stiff stationary bike indoors. But this is a luxury that many of us can’t afford. If you have to visit a gym to get your bike workout in, don’t fret. Selena Watkins, a SoulCycle instructor and professional dancer, motivates you and pushes you so hard that you’d think you’re cruising up awesome hills.
  1. Deanna Robinson
    @deannarobinsonfit
    Deanna Robinson’s Instagram is inspirational and motivational. Owner of the Fab Body Factory, she leads people each day to a healthier mindset.
  1. Massy Arias
    @massy.arias
    This strong, empowering woman is a CoverGirl ambassador and an incredible fitness guru. She sets the example for how having a healthy diet and active lifestyle can change your life.
  1. Roz the Diva
    @rozthediva
    Changing the mindset about plus size pole dancers, Roz the Diva encourages people to get moving in any way they want. Her Instagram often shares clips from her pole dancing classes.
  1. Jeanette Jenkins
    @msjeanettejenkins
    Jeanette Jenkins has worked with Pink, Alicia Keys, and Tia Mowry. Her Instagram is full of fun workouts that will make you sweat.
  1. Natasha Hastings
    @natashahastings
    Two-time Olympic gold medalist in track and field, Natasha Hastings is super fit and has an incredible history of working hard. Her Instagram feed has strength workouts, running clips, and all things lifestyle.
  1. Qimmah Russo
    @qimmahrusso
    Qimmah Russo is full of fitness knowledge. Her Instagram features workout videos, meal plans, and empowering quotes that will make you want to get fit.