Social media can be a great place to get updated on the hottest trends and breaking news around the world, and men’s health is no different. Just a little more than a decade ago, guys got most of their information regarding men’s health and lifestyle from monthly magazine subscriptions. These days, all you have to do is log onto platforms like Instagram and check out what your favorite internet personalities are saying.
Now that you have a 24-hour stream of information, staying up to date is easier than ever.
Especially if you’re following these six inspirational figures on Instagram.
1. Jack Morris (@doyoutravel)
Jack and his partner, Laura, use Instagram to share details about their lives and hobbies – primarily travel. With a total of three million followers combined, this dynamic duo has certainly become successful as social influencers. For men interested in travel but have had reservations about stepping outside their comfort zones, Jack’s Instagram page can be a great source of motivation and inspiration. Next time you feel like it’s time to take some vacation time to decompress and unwind, take a look at Jack’s Instagram for exciting travel spots.
2. Joe Wicks (@thebodycoach)
If you want to slim down or live a healthier lifestyle and need a little guidance along the way, fitness and health guru, Joe Wicks, is just the person to follow. Known as "The Body Coach," Joe is dedicated to building strength and living a healthy life, and he’s happy to share his knowledge with anyone who’s willing to listen. Joe’s Instagram page is filled with everything fitness related, from workout routines to healthy eating plants that aren’t shy on portion size or flavor. And the before and after photos of people who’ve tried his 90-day fitness challenge are enough to motivate anyone!
3. Elliott Hulse (@elliotthulse)
If you’ve ever done extensive research into weight training or bodybuilding, you know that there’s a lot of misinformation out there – otherwise known as "broscience." With Elliott Hulse, you get top-notch information without any of the gimmicks like regarding nutrition and supplements. That’s because Elliott has dedicated much of his adult life to sharing his knowledge regarding workout routines and types of exercises, and his social media pages are filled with premium information that most people would pay to learn about. Also, his straightforward, tell-it-like-it-is personality gives you all of the motivation without any of the fluff found in generic motivational posters.
4. Dean Karnazes (@ultramarathon)
In case you couldn’t tell by the username, Dean is a runner – a dedicated one. Running distances that most people didn’t even know was humanly possible, like completing 230 miles in eight days in the Run Across Haiti, Dean is living proof that anything is possible if you’re willing to push yourselves to the limits.
5. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (@therock)
Whether you’re a fan his movies (and wrestling career) or not, there’s no denying that The Rock is one of the most inspirational figures on the internet. The Rock’s Instagram page is filled with content regarding success, working out, and acting – obviously. But what makes The Rock an excellent person to follow is the positive spin that he puts on every post. If you just spend a couple of minutes every day reading some of his updates, you’ll feel pumped and ready to take on the world.
6. Kevin Curry (@fitmencook)
If you’re looking for proof that it’s possible to be in peak condition and eat mountains of delicious food, then look no further than Kevin Curry’s Instagram page. Kevin is the author of the book "Fit Men Cook" and is dedicated to dispelling the myth that staying in shape means you have to eat boring and bland food. Have you been thinking about getting on a diet but you dread the thought of salads with low calorie dressing? Head over to Kevin’s Instagram profile and be inspired by a wide range of supermeals that will help keep your energized and fitness-ready.
Staying Healthy and Motivated
Ultimately, motivation and inspiration comes from within. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t get a little kickstart by following inspirational social media personalities like the six mentioned here. Their wisdom and information can help you stay on track so that you’re able to live an overall healthier lifestyle.