When we scroll through our social media feeds and see transformation or weight loss journey posts, we sometimes sigh and finally tell ourselves, All right, this is it. I’m finally working out. If only it were that easy.
Our health and fitness has taken a back seat because of our need to survive and thrive in our hustle culture. We think that any time devoted to rest and recreation should be time for meeting a deadline or talking to a client. The closest thing to rest that we know now is scrolling through our different apps.
And while you’re at it, check out these fitspiration accounts that will motivate you to stop scrolling, drop your phone, and get those running shoes or yoga mat.
According to her website, Nikki Torres is a holistic wellness coach and yoga teacher. Marrying fitness, fashion, and passion on her Instagram, she posts clips of her strength training and yoga workout sessions while rocking cute workout outfits on the side. She gets more into detail about her fitness and wellness journey in her blog, Pretty Darn Fit.
Ida Paras is a trainer and the co-founder of The Movement Studio, a fitness studio located at Bonifacio High Street. She gets real with her followers with her honest captions on the highs and lows of working out. Aside from her tips, she also uploads her body’s progress on her feed.
Let the good energy in your body flow with Anna Manalastas, a yoga teacher at Insight Timer (a motivation app) and REBEL (a fitness app). Her account gives you a glimpse of the graceful yoga moves that you can learn in her classes.
Elevate (literally and figuratively!) your workout sessions with International Pole Champion Kayleen Ortiz. As mentioned in her trainer bio, she has bagged international awards for pole dance sport. She is also a co-founder of Polecats Manila, an “aerial arts and pole fitness studio” that opened its doors in 2009. According to her blog, Kayleen offers classes in pole, aerial hoop, aerial skills, and indoor cycling. Her IG feed shows her fight and flight combo when it comes to working out.