Looking for health and fitness inspiration but can't seem to tear yourself away from the ever-addictive Instagram? No problem! There are plenty of people out there who can help you get in shape and eating well.
@glorygirlfit, Nadine du Toit
As a magazine cover model and fitness gear ambassador, you should know what you’er getting when you visit this Instagram page. You’ll want to follow this account if you need inspiration in the form of fun videos, the latest fitness fashions for gym-bunnies and some great memes.
@FitnessDorks, Diya and Julia
Check them out for cool shots of them doing yoga on surfboard, wearing cool fitness clobber and recommending guilt-free chocolate.
@leanlivinggirl, Carly Rothman
Expect to see her squeezing in workouts while on holiday but most importantly get ready for seriously yummy-looking food pictures. Want to learn how to make buckwheat granola? Even when she’s tucking into cakes and chocolates, it’s on there.
@DubaiFitFoodie, Gbemi Giwa
Proving you can be in shape while also eating your way through the city, this ‘grammer posts shots of her workouts plus what’s hot on Dubai’s restaurants scene. For though whose purse strings are tightened she even shows you how to make scrummy dishes and snacks at home. Win.
@dandxb.lovesbeingfit, Daniella Williams
This Aussie in Dubai documents her journey of living a fit and fab lifestyle. She states that she’s 30kg down in weight after adopting a diet of clean-eating and working out. Hit the follow button to see her exercising adventures plus colourful shots of her meals and of course to see her hanging out with her fitness buddies.
@paleoinDubai, Lamis Harib
Want to switch to a Paleo way of eating (think ‘what did cavemen eat?’) then this account is ideal for tips on what you can munch. Or even if you’re researching going wheat-free, dairy-free or gluten-free, this account posts plenty of pic-spiration.
@SecretSquirrelFood, Karen McLean
The Dubai-based blogger and brand ambassador’s page is known for eating her own healthy creations while she hula hoops and snacks. Her account leads the way to updates for nutritious recipes, exercise pose galore and a whole lot of chia seeds sprinkled on top.
@Suzanne_Cork, Suzanne Cork
This nutritionist leads a gluten/dairy/sugar-free lifestyle and happens to be a yoga Instructor too.
Follow her for help finding delicious food that is also good for your body. Go grocery shopping with her, stay up-to-date on her yoga retreats and even discover the delights of raw banoffee pie!
@noreenwasti, Noreen Wasti
Now in Dubai after coming from Rhode Island in the United States, this account holder claims to be ‘aesthetically obsessed, love good food, entertaining, cozy cafes, autumn leaves, fresh air and nice people’. Think healthy cucumber sandwiches, freshly picked veg, a lot of shots from her kitchen and travels from around the world.
@Jesbodyfit, Jes Body
Sponsored by Puma and Hautletic, she claims to be an ‘advocate for living a healthy lifestyle with balance’. Expect to see videos of Jes showing you how you can work out almost anywhere – take her doing jump squats on the side of the pavement or doing bendy handstands on the beach for example. Jes is also a personal trainer so prepare to be inspired by her clients’ body transformations.