Are you struggling to stay fit at uni? Lacking the motivation or just at a total loss for the steps to take to maintain a lifestyle that’s healthy but at the same time realistic? There’s a simple way to help kick your procrastination and get you back in your gym gear and that’s to follow some motivational fitness accounts on social media. As an avid user of Instagram and having a keen interest in fitness and well being myself, I’ve selected my top 3 must follow accounts for you to check out for daily fitspiration. These are real girls, just like you and me, whose Instagram accounts are packed full of advice that’s both realistic and achievable.
Becca, 20, is a Surrey based fitness and lifestyle blogger soon to embark upon a Personal Trainer course. Her main focus is on the fitness side and she frequently posts videos from her workout sessions (alongside really detailed, helpful captions) as exercise inspo for her followers. Becca’s account is particularly helpful if you’re looking for new leg workout ideas. She also offers tips on how to use various supplement products (including Women’s Best) and shares tips and bespoke recipes you can try for yourself.
Lauren is a PE Science student at The University of Bath. Her Instagram feed is predominantly motivation based, bursting with inspirational pics and captions to help make you want to get out there and change your lifestyle choices for the better. Indeed, the primary focus of Lauren’s account is the promotion of #StrongNotSkinny. The fitness blogger often shares posts discussing her own struggles with weight and body image and encourages her followers to welcome fitness into their lives as a means to become healthier, happier and still be able to eat cookies and ice cream.
Like Lauren, Grace is a student and studies at The University of Oxford. If you’re at uni, Grace’s account is great to follow over the revision period as she offers some great tips on hacking exams and not letting your lifestyle go out the window. This summer, she regularly documented her daily routine and shared advice on how many study breaks to take, the best brain food and how often you should be going to the gym. Generally, Grace posts exercise inspo some great ideas for working out from home.
So what are you waiting for? Get yourself a daily dose of motivation by opening up Instagram right now and getting these accounts onto your timeline. Find that you learn some great advice that you think our followers would benefit from? Share it! Get in touch with us on Instagram (@unilovers.co.uk) and let us know the fitness and lifestyle tips you’ve learnt from these fitspirational instagrammers!