Most of us check our phones first thing in the morning before considering if we should roll out of bed into the cold and head for the gym. Unless our personal trainer is holding us accountable we easily skip workouts and still expect results. With the darker and colder days tempting us to snuggle up we’re forgetting summer bodies are sculpted in winter!

If you’re struggling to stay motivated you’re likely not following these upcoming fitness stars. With daily posts that will cause you to literally launch out of bed, here are the 5 Instagrammers you should be following.

@DaniellePeazer
Keeping fit doesn’t get more glamorous than Danielle Peazer. She is a global Reebok ambassador, known for dancing for some of the music industry’s biggest stars, including Kylie and Justin Timberlake, as well as at high-profile events like London 2012 Olympics and the X Factor; she also finds time for a blog and YouTube channel – wow! Dedicated to sharing how to live a healthy balanced life, Danielle is a fitness and lifestyle inspiration. Launching an easy-to-follow 12-Week Body Plan alongside her regular Instagram posts, achieving a dancer’s body has never been easier.

@Maeve_Madden
Proving you can bounce back when life causes you to stumble, ex-dancer Maeve Madden has overcome dancing injuries to excel in fitness and commercial modelling. Revealing exactly how to achieve a healthy body for modelling alongside candid lifestyle shots, her Instagram challenges us to step out of our comfort zone and become our best version. A must-follow for those of us struggling not to let health woes get the better of our workouts and those who need that extra push not to give up.

@stef_fit_
The ab envy of Stef Fit’s daily posts should give you the much-needed motivation to push through challenging days! Revealing the true dedication needed to maintain a desirably fit body along with a diverse range of workouts. Stef’s Instagram is just the inspiration needed for switching up our gym days and committing to clean eating.

@Londonpaleogirl
Colour always infuses flavour and encourages us to eat healthily which is why Tess Seward’s London Paleo Girl Instagram is serious food porn. Encouraging us to experiment with clean eating through creativity while reaping the health benefits, the Co Fro founder is sparking a revolution. A dedicated foodie, Tess’s Instagram is great to follow if you’re struggling with striking a balance between nutrition and fitness. With meals for any time of day as well as snacks, achieving your goals just got closer. 

@CarlyRowena
If you’re struggling with juggling fitness, work and other commitments, Carly Rowena’s blog has all the inspiration needed to maintain balance. A qualified personal trainer, she has a growing legion of online followers who rely on her easy-to-follow YouTube workouts alongside quirky Instagram quotes for daily motivation. With a balance of candid photos as well as professional snaps she makes keeping fit look fun and easy, while also remaining relatable.

Words: Latoya Gayle