Need inspiration to hit the gym? We've found some of Florida's most fit girls on Instagram who are absolutely slaying it during their workouts!
Toned muscles, self-confidence, and commitments to healthy lifestyles drive these girls to be their best selves both in and out of the weight room. They're advocates for Body Positivity, leaders in their communities, and living proof that you can do anything to which you set your mind.
These women are showing that you can be fit and fabulous at all ages and stages of life. There are hot mamas, athletic co-eds, and active young professionals. What do they all have in common? They're killing it in the gym!
IG Handle: @lona_jean
Lona Jean's story is impressive, to say the least! She is a nationally qualified bikini competitor who has overcome some serious obstacles to get to where she is today. Over the past two years, she has overcome addiction and written a book about her experience that has become a bestseller! Now she works as a personal trainer with clients both online and in-person. She has harnessed her life, both in and out of the gym, and she intentionally creates opportunities to be her best self. In her own words, "Life is damn good!"
IG Handle: @adrianeabraham
This fit Instagrammer is fierce during her workouts! Seriously, she's a total boss when it comes to running stairs and sprinting! If her athletic pics aren't inspirational enough, her hair is always on point during every training session! Adriane takes her fitness extremely seriously, and she will encourage you to do the same. So what are you waiting for? It's time to click that "Follow" button on Adriane's IG!
IG Handle: @floridafit1
Gale Elie is all about having fun while working hard! This beautiful and fit Instagrammer loves to workout with her best gal pals almost as much as she loves to workout on the beach. Paddleboarding, running, and group fitness are some of the many ways that Gale Elie stays in shape. She's proud to be living her best life, she's proud to be a Floridian (as you can tell by her IG handle), and she's proud to be a fitness inspiration!
IG Handle: @thefemalejock
This fit lady is a jack of all trades! Dana Lauren splits her time between being "The Female Jock" and "The Fit Realtor." She incorporates fitness into every area of her life, her career included! This fitness fanatic is one of Tampa's most sought after realtors because she tailors her services to a clientele of gym owners, coaches, and professional athletes (Go Bucs!) If you're looking for inspiration from a fierce female, Dana Lauren is your go-to gal!
IG Handle: @sarinarussomano
Sarina is the girl who always looks effortlessly stylish whenever she works out! With patterned leggings and matching headwear, this fit Instagrammer shows us that the best accessory for any outfit is a gorgeous smile! She makes her workouts light and fun by busting out dance moves as she jogs in the park, and she keeps it real by watching Netflix while she holds a boss plank. Sarina is both "Pretty in Pink" and "Pretty in Plank", and she inspires us to be the same!
IG Handle: @wildflamingofit
PJ Martin is an inspiration to all of us. At 55 years young, she puts us millennials to shame with her crazy abs and slim physique! This mom of four (and grandma of two!) has committed to living her best life as she makes a conscious effort to feed her body, mind, and soul. Ever wondered about the benefits of going vegan? PJ has been a plant-based vegan for over six years, which is part of the reason she looks so fabulous! Follow her as she takes on new adventures by foot, bike, and water. She is the definition of #goals!
IG Handle: @dani_dudek
This bride-to-be is a beast in the gym! But she isn't limited to the weightroom; You'll often find her taking advantage of non-traditional arenas to maximize her workout. Whether she's turning a stairwell into uneven bars or using a doorstep to prop a handstand, Dani Dudek will have you motivated and inspired to make the world your training arena!
Fit & Foodie Marce
IG Handle: @fitnfoodiemarce
This fit Instagrammar is the whole package! She doesn't limit her healthy habits to the gym, but makes fitness a lifestyle. She doubles as a food blogger and craftily alternates her IG posts between workout photos and recipe suggestions. Not only will you be inspired to workout when viewing her pics, but you'll also be motivated to get in the kitchen and whip up an acai bowl or avocado toast! (Her shoes are fabulous, too!)
Alison Schuermann Dillon
IG Handle: @ali_gator10
Alison is a Lagree-certified instructor who rocks it both on an off of the megaformer! Called "pilates on steroids" the megaformer workout can burn up to 800 calories per hour, and Alison Dillon has mastered this crazy machine! Her IG is filled with videos of herself demonstrating how to use the megaformer and maintain proper form. An advocate for listening to your body, she encourages her clients to tailor their workouts to their individual needs. She promotes authenticity and body positivity, and she is always smiling! (If you're ever in Tampa, be certain to take her class at Mantra Fitness!)
IG Handle: @ladancefitness
Dancers have the best bodies, right? Laura-Ann Roberts definitely shows that they do! This fitness guru is both a professional dancer and a trainer, and her body is killing it! Whether she's on the beach, out and about downtown, or training in the studio, Laura-Ann always brings her A game! Follow her and you'll be inspired to showcase your best relevé and arabesque moves.
IG Handle: @mommy6pack
Having kids is definitely a balancing act, and Emily Mitchell shows us all how to (literally) balance life with little ones. This Instagram fit mama will have you standing on your head with her plethora of handstand and headstand photos! On the beach, in the park, or on top of buildings, Emily Mitchell shows us all the importance of maintaing flexible muscles and practicing balance, both on and off of the yoga mat (or beach towel!)
IG Handle: @notaliaustin
This Instagrammer projects a perfect blend of outdoor adventures and gym-based routines that will inspire you to get up and moving! She isn't afraid to strike a yoga pose on top of a cliff, and she dominates on the pull up bar! Her gym outfits are super cute, too. Fitness and fashion motivation in one? We're in!
IG Handle: @chelsearunshappy
Chelsea Noel is a third grade teacher who has taken full control of her fitness and made a transformation that is truly incredible! In just six short months, she has become a completely new person in both body and mind! Don't think that the impossible can be conquered? Follow Chelsea to see that you can do anything to which you set your mind!
IG Handle: @bekkablue
We all need some zen in our lives, and Rebekka Mars is the person to follow for balanced fitness inspiration! This yoga instructor is ready to pose anywhere, from the beach to the park to the studio. You'll feel calmer just scrolling through her IG photos, we promise!
IG Handle: @sarahmarcofit
A fitness competitor, this fit gal is at the top of her game! Seriously, her abs slay! Sarah also keeps it real when she talks about the struggles we all have with body image and self-confidence. She bravely confides that she feels self-conscious when posting pictures of herself online, and trust us when we say that her authenticity is contagious! Scrolling through Sarah's IG is like looking through your best friend's page (your incredibly toned best friend, that is!)
IG Handle: @crosbygracetravels
Crosby Melendi is a jet setting co-ed that you need to keep an eye on! Whether she's biking downtown, tackling an intense HIIT class, or running down Bayshore, Crosby prioritizes fitness and healthy eating. You'll not only catch her doing yoga in Curtis Hixon Park and meditating at the beach, but you'll also see her making her mark abroad as she's slated to spend the fall semester in Seville, Spain. Whether you're a current college student, a recent graduate, or a young professional, Crosby is a fit Instagrammer who will have you motivated to get outside and soak up some Vitamin D as you burn calories!