With this being the time of year to start trying to work out and get healthy for the warm weather that is coming back soon, we all aren’t going to try and join the gym. Some of us aren’t ready for that type of commitment and other know that it will take more than a new membership to get us to change. Social Media is often influential whether we like it or not, so why not try to use it for its positive aspects. We want to showcase some of the personal trainers that you can find online and hopefully get a little bit more motivated. You also might be able to find some virtual or online classes and get some meal plans and exercise regimens. If you need some gear, you can check out our Activewear archives here. Here are 14 Black Personal Trainers and Influencers to get you motivated.
Brittne Babe is a fitness model and influencer with top notch abs. That’s just the beginning though because this fitness babe has a full supplement line to help you get your diet and metabolism in gear. But that’s not all as you can sign up for her Britt Camp App and get monthly access to workout plans and targeted exercises for beginners to experts. And all of this you get within the comfort of your own home.
There is no need to be intimidated by super gym bodies. The new year is about health even more than changing your body. Roz the Diva offers alternative means to get some exercise with pole classes that she offers in a variety of ways. Catch her on tour or at home in New York City. If you can’t she also offers a variety of convenient methods to get your lessons virtually online.
Keith Hodges is a trainer and fitness coach with degrees from Indiana University. Specializing in Functional Strength and Conditioning, he also offers nutritional planning and education. One of the other services that he offers is pre- and post-natal coaching to help expecting and recent mothers in their pregnancies. Visit his site today for more information.
If you’re trying to overcome an injury, then following this influencer could be a ways to stay motivated and focused. Ashli Nychole is Texas born and bred. Her feed isn’t overwhelming and her routines look and feel achievable. She recently had knee surgery and her latest efforts have had to take that in account. If you also have knee issues you can get an idea of how to work out while avoiding the injured area further as you head into a rehab situation.
Chrissy King is more than just a fitness influencer. She put an emphasis on the fact that wellness doesn’t end with a certain weight goal, and in fact your fitness journey only begins when you hit the gym. She is a speaker who is involved with helping companies develop more diverse and inclusive cultures. Follow her and buy her book too.
If you are into running then you need to be following Jordan Thomas. His Youtube channel offers up reviews on the latest running shoes and the tech within them. He also reviews the latest in headphones and other tech accessories for medium and long distance runners. His channel also will help you with improving your times and ways to start your own running club and encourage others.
Philadelphia is known for its down to earth culture and soulfulness. A’tiya Sinae is representative of this with her positive posts that encourage you to find yourself and take time out of your day to get centered. She can assist you with getting started on your yoga and meditation journeys.
If you are looking for another great alternative workout plan then Danielle Gray is a great follow and option for you. This former model, ninja warrior and current Wilhelmina Fitness Model offers inspiration through her instagram page and website. You can also download her app and Train Like a Gymnast, starting at $1 for the first month to see how you like it.
Dr. Chelsea Jackson Roberts is a yogi and certified Peloton instructor. This P.H.D. in Educational Studies is focused on finding the positive impact of yoga on communities. She also founded the Yoga, Literature, and Arts Camp for teenage girls at Spelman College. You can find her classes on Peloton and participate in one of her many themed yoga sessions.
Tyler Hicks is the owner of Body By T in North Charlotte. This personal trainer offers multiple coaching programs to better suit your fitness needs. Whether you are an athlete trying to increase your performance or just a person who wants to build their muscle, this community that Tyler built is one that is extremely supportive. They also offer online training on a limited basis and you can also get the all important nutrition coaching.
Coach Fabbb is a Boston based trainer and influencer. She aims to make fitness simple and successful for you to meet your goals. Check out her instagram for some small basics that you can do at your local gym or in your home. To get more assistance you can sign up for training and use the app to track your progress.
Kenny Vertus is a personal trainer who specializes in plyometrics training to help make you into a more explosive athlete. His company, Unrivaled Performance also offer nutrition training as well as group exercises. Like other trainers and studios, you can get online classes and training as well. Even without joining the gym, follow his feed to see some awesome performance and speed training.
Kehinde Anjorin is a personal trainer from NY. She speaks with a positive attitude towards health and fitness. Follow her for her positive outlook and to give yourself motivation and some reasonable expectations. For her, success with fitness starts from within with a healthy outlook and image of self. You can also get her e-book for free when you sign up for her mailing list. There is also an online fitness assessment to help you get started.
Joe Andrews exhibits some impressive core strength, as you can see in the instagram post above. This postural specialist focuses on core training and flexibility which he uses in dance. His personal training will help to sculpt and tone your body.