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5 Best Female Fitness Instagram Accounts in 2022

Discover the most inspiring accounts on Instagram

Whether you’re looking for inspiration, workout ideas or nutrition tips, checking out the best female fitness Instagram accounts is the perfect place to start. Our 2022 update brings you all the best influencers to watch out for this year, taking into account all those rising stars we’ve tried and tested in 2021. Check out our hottest latest picks for 2022!

To help you hit follow and find that inspirational woman who clicks with you, we’ve rounded up our favourite women’s fitness Instagram accounts. From their super positive attitudes, to their gruelling workouts, their workout clothes to their enviable breakfast bowls, there’s plenty to discover.

These ladies have got some serious grit, determination and physiques, check out our top picks for the best female fitness Instagram accounts for 2022.

9 Best Female Fitness Instagram accounts in 2022


1. Kayla Itsines

Kayla Itsines best female fitness instagram account

Of course Kayla had to make it to the top. From her Bikini Body Guides, to her Sweat app, she’s pretty much taken over the world of female fitness. And her Instagram is one of the most popular out there, with more than  12.7 million in 2021, she’s racked up another million for 22, with 13.9Million to her name!! Wowzers.

Not only is she dominating the game, she’s also super empowering too. She’s travelled the world training and inspiring women across the globe to get up and sweat. Also, since rising to Instagram fame and launching her workout app Sweat, she’s become one of the wealthiest women in Australia and the world. On top of all this, she also regularly uploads great inspirational content, workouts and food snaps too (not to mention some cute doggo pics too!).

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2. FitGurlMel

Fitgurlmel best female fitness instagram accounts

Ever heard of a little known celebrity called Kim Kardashian? Yeah we thought so. Well, @Fitgurlmel, or Melissa Alcantara is her trainer! Not only is she responsible for perfecting one of the most famous peaches in the world, she’s also got a pretty incredible transformation story herself.

Although once she wasn’t really into fitness at all, she’s completely transformed herself, and her career. And, apparently, it was Mel’s transformation story that made Kim K get in touch and ask her for her training expertise.

So, if you’re after some inspiration, booty workouts or some incredible morning oats recipes, Mel is your gurl.

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3. Grace Beverley

Grace beverley female fitness influencer

In recent years, Grace Beverley has taken the female fitness Instgram world by storm. Originally starting out as a fitness fanatic, she quickly rose to fame as an influencer and has since then reeled off a string of super successful (and effective!) products.

From her booty-growing workout plans, she progressed on to her own bands, and now she’s the founder and director of TALA, a sustainable clothing brand, B_ND, her exercise bands, and Shreddy, her workout programs.

She’s also vegan, so if any of you plant based ladies out there are looking for some inspo, she’s got you covered with all kinds of dishes. While her Instagram isn’t totally focussed on fitness anymore, she’s still a fantastic female fitness influencer to have on your feed.

4. Whitney Simmons

Womens fitness instagram accounts

If you feel like mixing up your usual workout routine, then Whitney Simmons should 100000% be on your follow list. Scroll for just a couple of seconds and you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to a toning upper body workout, peach-growing booty day and a killer fat-burning HIIT session.

On top of all those workouts, you’ve got plenty of options when it comes to food and fitness-wear. Whitney’s an ambassador for GymShark, so you can shop her looks as you go. What more could any female fitness fan want?!

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5. Kelsey Wells

Kelsey Wells

All you fit moms out there, say hello to Kelsey Wells. Mom of one, she’s your go-to-girl for post pregnancy workouts, healthy family inspiration and post pregnancy workouts.

She’s actually a Sweat trainer (for our girl at the top, Kayla) and is also the founder and creator of PWR, which offers a huge range of fitness programs for women. Check out her workouts, be inspired by her life as a mom and definitely give her a follow!


gymgirlfit was created by health and fitness enthusiasts, with backgrounds in powerlifting and writing. We've written for a number of well-known fitness publishing companies.


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