If this is the year you committed to reaching your ideal and healthy target weight, getting started can be a little difficult. It takes years to gain weight, and one of the most important things to remember is that your weight-loss success won’t happen overnight. You need to have a plan, and look at your progress in increments, so that you don’t get discouraged and fall back into some of the unhealthy habits you’re working so hard to change.
One of the best ways to motivate yourself to stick with your weight-loss goal, is to surround yourself with other people who are on the same wellness journey. But if you don’t have family or friends who have set a weight-loss goal, you can find that same inspiration on social media. And one of the best places to find influencers, fitness experts, nutritionists and regular people who are realizing their goals, is Instagram.
McKel Kooienga, MS, RDN, LDN has 340k followers on Instagram, and if you browse some of her posts and comments, it’s not hard to see why. She is energetic, full of great professional advice about personal nutrition, and has a positive and motivating communication style that will make you feel good about your healthy changes. Follow Nutrition Stripped on Instagram.
Sara Forte is the creator behind the Sprouted Kitchen Instagram community, and she makes healthy eating look so delicious, you’ll want to try her recipes at home. Sara also has a great cooking club, where you can sign up for customized meal plans, tailored for health and weight management. Follow Sprouted Kitchen on Instagram.
One of our favorite Instagram nutrition and healthy lifestyle influencers is Angela Liddon. She specializes in vegan recipes, and has a blog, award-winning cookbooks, and an app you can download to help you plan healthy meals. Follow Oh She Glows on Instagram.
Don’t let the name fool you, because Miranda Hammer MS RD CDN is a registered dietician and expert when it comes to eating healthy and preparing balanced meals. The New York City based dietician is also a mom to small children; she makes it look easy and always has some delicious recipes to share. Follow The Crunchy Radish on Instagram.
Have you heard of this Instagram fitness celebrity? Amanda Bisk is from Australia, and she is a former competitive Pole Vaulter, Athletics Coach, Yoga Teacher and an Exercise Physiologist. What we enjoy most about her Instagram posts, is that she provides challenges that are fun, which her audience can participate in at home, and a great app full of tips.
Follow Amanda Bisk on Instagram.
Juggling work, and parenting responsibilities is two full-time jobs. And that can make it hard to squeeze in the essentials of regular exercise, and healthy meal planning. When was the last time your little one let you out of their sight, let alone a couple hours to exercise at home or the gym? We know; the struggle is real!
If you have recently had children, you will enjoy Julie Baird, creator of the Mommy Body Bliss series and her new Instagram community, with 199k international followers. She’ll inspire you to find that balance and carve out some ‘me time’ and incorporate exercises into your daily routine. Follow Our Fit Family on Instagram.
Don’t be afraid to ask questions, or comment on the suggestions that are shared by Instagram experts in nutrition, weight-loss and fitness. They love sharing advice, and they can be very friendly and encouraging, providing that extra boost you need to stick with your weight-loss plan, until you reach your goal. We’re more than a dietary supplement manufacturer, at RobKellerMD® we’re a community of supportive people around the world, who have the same goal; to learn, benefit and thrive! We would love to hear your feedback, learn more about your wellness challenges (and victories), and share this journey with you. Feeling tired with low energy? Learn about the link between your energy levels and glutathione.