Pssst. If your morning motto is less “but first, coffee” and more “but first, Instagram,” do we have a story for you. While once we used our feeds to check in on our BFFs, stalk old school friends and induce travel-related FOMO, these days we’re turning to the ‘gram for different reasons. Wellness. It’s all about wellness.
Yes, whether you’re getting into yoga, looking for healthy recipes, or simply dialling up the good vibes in your life, your feed is the single best place for a dose of inspiration. For proof, we rounded up our favourite wellness Instagrams. Hit follow on these accounts and give your body, mind and soul a quick, easy and free boost. You can thank us later.
1. Lee Tilghman
Lee Tilghman (@leefromamerica): Tilghman is a recipe developer and speaker devoted to “helping women find the confidence to make healthy choices.” Her feed covers everything from meal prep to yoga to period cups, with a few feel-good dance moves thrown in for good measure. Tilghman trades in telling the truth — whether she’s talking about loneliness or revealing her belly bloat — and that’s just one reason for her large following.
Well+Good (@iamwellandgood): If you reach for your phone first thing every morning, you’ll want to hit follow on Well+Good’s feed. It’s jam-packed with good vibes to help you start your day. Sometimes, that might mean a photo of a cute dog eating a watermelon. Sometimes, that means talking about how to reignite your spark. In other words, there’s a little bit of something here for everyone.
3. Outdoor Voices
Outdoor Voices (@outdoorvoices): Outdoor Voices isn’t just a brand, it’s a community of women who are getting outdoors and “doing things” — while feeling super comfortable in OV’s technical apparel, of course. If you follow the Outdoor Voices feed, yes, you’ll be the first to know about its latest collections. But you’ll also be treated to a visual feast of motivation that will make you want to start getting out and doing things — be it a mountain hike, a surf or a sunrise yoga session.
4. Cleo Wade
Cleo Wade (@cleowade): The beauty of following Wade’s feed is that a snippet of her poetry is likely to pop up when you least expect it but when you most need it. And in between, you’ll be treated to snapshots of Wade’s life on the road.
5. Liz Moody
Liz Moody (@lizmoody): If your feed isn’t jam-packed with food pictures that make you drool, is it even a feed? Either way, Moody has you covered. Her feed is a veritable smorgasbord of healthy and delicious creations, complete with recipes. Get in now before Moody’s cookbook, Healthier Together, is released and everyone is talking about her.
6. Alexandra Elle
Alexandra Elle (@alex_elle): Elle is a wellness consultant who will instantly lighten and brighten your feed (and your day) with her healing affirmations. If you’re after a dose of self-love, this is one feed you do not want to miss.
7. Meagan Kong
Meagan Kong (@meagankong): You know that saying, “Movement is life?” Well, Kong’s Instagram account is a celebration of that ethos. Her feed is a great place to start if you need a dose of inspiration. She’ll remind you that it’s okay to not feel great about yourself. She’ll remind you that everyone has to start somewhere. And she’ll motivate you to just start moving your body, in whatever way you can, whenever you can.
8. Remi Ishizuka
Remi Ishizuka (@rrayyme): For Ishizuka, it started with a bowl. A healthy breakfast bowl, to be exact. From there, a blog was born — and of course, an Instagram feed. What we love about Ishizuka is that she is only a few years along on her fitness and wellness journey. She talks about her progress, shares her favourite recipes, and throws in a little fashion and beauty from time to time. And she does it all with a beaming smile on her face.
9. Rachel Brathen
Rachel Brathen (@yoga_girl): If you do yoga, file Brathen’s feed under no-brainer. You’ll be in good company because Brathen has more than 2 million followers to her name. Once you’ve hit follow, you’ll get a healthy mix of yoga poses, inspirational quotes, and real-talk. Brathen isn’t afraid to be vulnerable and that is part of why she is so popular.
MindBodyGreen (@mindbodygreen): If what you’re looking for is inspiration for the mind, body and soul, you’ve found it (Also, see what we did there?) But really, MindBodyGreen lives up to its name. On any given day, you could find relaxation tips, a lesson on your microbiome or a simple yet inspirational quote to kickstart the morning. Just give in. This feed is too good to miss.
11. Tanya Poppett
Tanya Poppett (@tanyapoppett): Ready to mix up your workouts? If so, head straight to Poppett’s feed and hit that follow button. The Sydney, Australia-based trainer will reignite your routine with her quick and easy-to-follow videos. And if and when that’s no longer enough, you can download her Train With Tanya app.
12. Robin Arzon
Robin Arzon (@robinnyc): To say Arzon loves to run would be an understatement. She’s a former lawyer and the best-selling author of Shut Up & Run. And if you let her, she’ll be running all over your feed, encouraging you to set goals and kick ass.
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