Finding your new favorite #fitspo on social media can be a bit overwhelming. From 75 Hard to yoga to bodybuilding, there are so many niches within the fitness realm. Maybe you’d like to focus your search on gender, ethnicity or people to whom you feel connected. One niche within the working out world is Asian American fitness influencers, and we have nine popular creators who will kick your workout era into gear.
Asian American fitness influencers to follow
Daniel was a consultant for years before quitting to become a full time-trainer and fitness influencer. Now he shares his content with his 49.5K Instagram followers. His page acts as a source of inspiration as he posts his workout routines, meal prep ideas and words of motivation. He enjoys weight training and boxing. He also runs his own personal training program in New York.
One of the most popular Asian fitness Youtubers is Cassey of Blogilates and Popflex. Cassey is a certified Pilates and fitness instructor who shares workout videos on her YouTube channel with 8.3 million subscribers. She’s also got over 2 million followers on Instagram, where she shares her bright and happy personality, along with a touch of “realness” on the daily. Cassey is one of the top Asian female fitness influencers online, plus a successful business owner. Her athleisure brand, Popflex, is very popular with women inside and outside the fitness industry.
One Asian fitness Instagram page you need to follow is by Beverley, a fitness lover who does things a little differently … like on a sailboat. Beverley is living boat side, but that doesn’t stop her from getting in a good sweat and encouraging her 207K followers to do the same. She’s named herself the queen of bodyweight workouts, and her amazing physique will tell you why. Follow along with her page to get free workouts, or you can work with her one-on-one for fitness coaching.
Bart is one of the founders of the popular gym in California, Barbell Brigade, but he’s also another Asian American male fitness influencer to check out on Instagram. With 545K followers, Bart’s fitness lifestyle has grown into a successful business and influencer status. On the Barbell Brigade YouTube channel, with 697K subscribers, he shares high-protein food ideas and hundreds of his personal fitness videos.
Stephanie is an Asian American fitness influencer who grew in popularity on YouTube by sharing her bodybuilding days while in college for her doctorate. Since then, she did a whole series called “All In,” where she documented getting out of an unhealthy space of always feeling hungry and gaining weight to get her body in a better place. Stephanie has 1.23 million subscribers on YouTube and 632K followers on Instagram. She focuses on the science of it all, sharing her love for food and keeping fitness fun and realistic.
Standing at 849K subscribers on YouTube and 251K followers on Instagram, Omar is another Asian American fitness influencer who has grasped the attention of fitness lovers on social media. He’s also the host of “Ancient Workouts” on the History Channel, where he shares how people used to work out in different cultures and times.
TikToker Asia is a 24-year-old Asian fitness influencer, sharing her fitness journey with 275K followers. Outside of fitness content, you can find funny videos about her age, being single and dancing videos. She loves sharing her fitness outfits and would be the perfect #gymtok influencer for workout brands to partner with.
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Founder of Dare to be Active and physical therapist Dr. LA shares workouts focused on form on her Instagram page. Dr. LA has 735K followers and is the perfect account for anyone participating in fitness who wants to keep their body in the best shape. Dare to be Active is a fitness app and space for people to learn how to work out from trained professionals in physical therapy.
With almost 45K followers on Instagram, Linora is an event host who shares her love for fitness. Linora focuses on form and mobility in her workouts, which is of utmost importance if you’re truly taking care of your body versus just trying to “get fit.” She’s even shared stretches for any high-heel-loving people tired of the pain and stiffness after wearing them.