15 fit Torontonians you should follow on Instagram

Jul 20 2016, 12:43 am

Instagram is already a great source for travel, fashion, and food inspiration, but we’ve noticed that it’s really becoming the go-to spot for #fitspiration.

With the swipe of your finger, you can instantly be connected to thousands of trainers, yogis, and athletes who share daily fitness posts and workout pics. It’s almost like having your own mini personal trainer to give you the motivation you need to hit the gym or the great outdoors. And it’s all in the palm of your hand.

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From fitness enthusiasts to yogis and trainers, these 15 in-shape Torontonians have some of the best workout motivation on Instagram you’ll find in the 6ix.

Follow them and they’ll definitely give you that extra push you need to reach your fitness goals.

Jessica Morris

🙏🏼Jumpman💯 • • JMH X @kyodanactive #itallstartshere

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This fit Torontonian focuses on running and has the body to show for it. If you’re looking for another reason to run that extra mile, let Eric be that reason.

Elinor and Sarah – Sweat In The Six

always a great time tackling tuesday at @studio_ko_boxfit using @classpass 👊🏻😅

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If you feel you’re in a fitness rut and you’re looking for new workouts to try but you don’t know where to begin, make sure to follow @Sweatinthesix. Elinor and Sarah are the masterminds behind the account and they share daily reviews of local fitness classes and healthy food spots.

Ryan Cohen

Mr. Cohen is not only the mastermind behind Yo Sox, a Toronto-based sock line, he’s also a fitness enthusiast that’s definitely worthy of a follow. Check out his account if you’re looking for some serious gym inspiration and to see how he turns himself into a human flag.

Sasha Exeter

This photo really speaks for itself. Sasha is a badass both in and out of the gym. With 20.3 k followers to date, Sasha is part Instagram celeb, part hardcore #fitspiration.

Jose Lopez

Had to. #CantTakeATrainerAnywhere

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Alright guys, if you really needed another reason to get to the gym, let Jose Lopez be that reason. You’ll get tired just looking at his feed.

Jennifer Lau

This Toronto-based trainer can be found staying fit with running, weight training, cycling, and everything else you could think of. Jennifer is also one of the brains and muscles behind @Fitsquad_training, Toronto’s choice for in-home training, yoga and nutrition services.

Jonathan Phair

If you’re looking for some yoga inspiration, look no further than Jonathan Phair. When he’s not perfecting his moves throughout the city, he can be found teaching yoga at various locations.

Emma Troupe

FriYAY in @bringsportswear 😘

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Emma is clearly a Jill of all trades, as she’s both holistic nutritionist and personal trainer. Check out her feed if you’re looking for gym inspiration, daily motivation, and healthy food ideas.

Matthew Pasquale


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Matthew is the owner and head strength and conditioning coach of Toronto’s APEX Training Centre. Follow him if you’re looking for inspiration for your next killer workout.

Eva Redpath

This former dancer and athlete is now one of Canada’s top fitness experts. And you can train like her clients — if you’re up for the challenge.

Martin Reader

Game ready✅Life ready✅ #coachessweat #strivelife

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This former Canadian Olympic athlete is not only a force to be reckoned with in the gym, he is also the co-founder of @strive_life, a Toronto-based athletic house.

Karina V

Paradise is coming…. 😜 shooting with @cassiedayyy for something exciting coming up 🙊🙊👭👭

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If you’re looking to follow someone whose feed reflects their passion for health and wellness look no further than Karina. Follow her for inspiring photos and posts on how fitness can transform your state of mind.

Robert Okine

Robert is not only a fitness and health aficionado, he’s also a Nike Running lifestyle ambassador, has plenty of fitness experience under his belt and his Insta feed is nothing short of motivational.

Cassie Day

Cassie is a Toronto-based fitness coach and a holistic nutritionist, and if you’re looking to be educated, inspired, and empowered in the gym make sure to give Cassie a follow.

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