Need Some Fitness Inspo? Here Are 9 Amazing Canadian Women to Follow Now

These experts bring some serious game.

With our lives turned upside down by the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s easy to understand why workouts may have trickled to the bottom of your to-do list. If you need some motivation, following these pros will inspire you to stay strong, think about wellness in a much broader sense, and yes, even sneak in some workouts in your living room, back yard, and local park.

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Jennifer Atoapoma

Instagram: @movementwithj

Location: Montreal, Quebec.

Why we love her: Atoapoma’s at-home workouts will leave your muscles burning. The barre and yoga instructor posts live classes on her IGTV that prove once and for all that you don’t need a fitness studio to get a solid workout. (Her “Our Cats” highlight is also pure joy).

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Michelle Kuhnreich

Instagram: @bootybymich

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia.

Why we love her: The creator of the cheekily-named A.S.S Class is known for sharing her effective lower-body workouts online. Her feed is filled with easy-to-follow exercise demos, but you can find all of her weekly livestream workouts on her website

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Thessiane Mbaïngo

Instagram: @thessiane

Location: Montreal, Quebec.

Why we love her: Following Mbaïngo, a fitness trainer at Hourglass Workout, will give you a glimpse into how she’s been training at home during Covid-19. Her online programs—Outdoor Bootcamp, Get Fit In Your Living Room, and Metabolic Jumpstart Challenge—are aimed at parents struggling to find a balance between family, work and training (and even make use of kids’ skateboards and scooters).

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Cassie Day

Instagram: @cassiedayyy

Location: Toronto, Ontario.

Why we love her: Day, the founder and head of personal training at All Day Fit, specializes in strength training. Her Instagram feed is curated with thorough at-home exercises and tips for building a better relationship with your body. She also recently launched a new outdoor class, Primal Power, which takes place at a new local park every Wednesday.

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Cam Lee

Instagram: @camleeyoga

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia.

Why we love her: Lee is a yoga teacher (and new mom) who specializes in Restorative, Hatha and Yin yoga, to name a few. Her feed is a collection of impressive yoga content that will inspire you to dive deeper into your own practice.

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Saman Munir

Instagram: @sfm_fitness

Location: Toronto, Ontario.

Why we love her: Stumped on what kind of workout to do at home? Munir will have the answer. From bench exercises to do in the park to using household items that double as workout equipment, the personal trainer and Under Armour athlete is always posting useful and inspiring outdoor workouts, complete with specific reps and sets.

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Rebeckah Price

Instagram: @iriseyoga

Location: Toronto, Ontario.

Why we love her: Price is an advocate, yoga teacher and the founder of irise yoga + wellness, designed to promote and foster inclusion for people of colour in the wellness industry. Her commitment to making wellness accessible to everyone and to educate people on the racial gaps in the wellness industry are just two reasons she’ll change your feed for the better.

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Whitney Dikoume

Instagram: @whitsfit_

Location: Calgary, Alberta.

Why we love her: Follow Dikoume for great tutorials on mobility and stability work, as well as inspiration for getting strong. The strength coach and athletic therapist makes it easy (and fun!) for her followers to understand how muscles and joints work to help decrease pain and improve athletic performance.

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Kelly Taphouse

Instagram: @kellytaphouse

Location: Toronto, Ontario.

Why we love her: The trainer and owner Move Fitness Club has said that working out should be about feeling strong from the inside out. After struggling to get back in shape after the birth of her first child, she dedicated her practice to helping women get fit, strong and healthy, and opening up space for difficult conversations about body image and self esteem. 

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