9 Olympians to Follow on Instagram for All the Fitspiration

If tuning into the Olympics gives you major fitspiration, we’ve got you covered.  Follow these incredible athletes on Instagram for motivation during the Olympics and beyond.


Morghan King – U.S. Weightlifter // @kingmorghan

Morghan may be tiny – she’s just over 5 feet tall and hovers around 105 pounds – but she’s also crazy strong. Told by many coaches she was too small, Morghan is now one of the strongest women in the U.S.  Her work ethic shines through on her Instagram, and she has some pretty cute pups, too.


Sarah Attar – Saudi Arabia Runner // @sarahattar

Though she lives in the U.S., Sarah made history by being one of the first two women to represent Saudi Arabia in the 2012 Olympics, and she’s back again in Rio.  The marathoner’s Instagram feed is filled will incredible nature photos that will inspire you to explore the great outdoors.


Simone Biles – U.S. Gymnast //  @simonebiles

Thought to be the next big thing in gymnastics, Simone is certainly one to watch.  Though she’s incredibly inspirational on her own, Simone’s feed is filled with many great snaps of her with her teammates, showing the importance of teamwork.


Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce – Jamaican Sprinter // @realshellyannfp

WIth the nickname “pocket rocket” because she’s compact but fast, Shelly-Ann is going for the record of being the first women to win 3 consecutive gold medals in 100m. Check out for feed for plenty of inspiring running images.


Ibithaj Muhammad – U.S. Fencer //  @ibtihajmuhammad

Ibithaj is known for being the first American-Muslim to wear a hijab while competing in the Olympics.  Check out her feed to see all the amazing ways she’s sharing her story while being an incredible athlete and running her own fashion line.


Kerri Walsh Jennings – U.S. Beach Volleyball //  @kerrileewalsh

Kerri Walsh Jennings is a 3-time gold medalist – but she’s also a mom.   Her Instagram features many pictures of her adorable kids and how she balances her career with motherhood as she goes for her fourth consecutive gold medal with her new partner April Ross.


Usain Bolt – Jamaican Sprinter //  @usainbolt

Usain Bolt is going for the impossible: to be the first man to break 19 seconds for the 200m.  In addition to incredible photos, he also posts plenty of training videos and sneak peeks to his upcoming film.


Miles Chamley-Watson – U.S. Fencer //  @mchamleywatson

Miles is a world champion fencer – but he’s also know for being a bit different than traditional fencers.  When he’s not training, he walks the runway as a model.

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Jessica Ennis-Hill – Great Britain Heptathalon // @jessicaennishill

Olympians: they’re just like us.  Great Britain’s Jessica Ennis-Hill, who won gold in heptathalon in London 2012,  shares a different exercise each week, which is totally do-able even if you’re not a world class athlete.

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