As we're thinking about our new year's resolutions, fitness always seems to creep up the list. Whether you'd like to become more active, change your weight, try something new, or reach a specific wellness goal, it's always a good idea to add more physical activity and challenge yourself to feel and be better. If you need a little kick in the pants, here are 12 black female fitness trainers who offer workout plans, strength motivation and much more to get you on the right track now and into 2021:
This fitness industry veteran is founder of The Hollywood Trainer LLC and has more than two decades of experience in changing the lives. Along with a celebrity roster of clients including Alicia Keys, Tracee Ellis Ross, Nia Long, and Kelly Rowland, Jeanette Jenkins has helped thousands of everyday folk reach their wellness goals.
She's the founder of Excuse Free Fitness, a platform that offers online wellness coaching and lots of positive reinforcement. A strong up-and-comer in the game, Caprice O'Bryant gives a daily dose of real-talk motivation along with a free 7-day jumpstarter that includes recipes and HIIT workouts.
Gotta love a woman who is all about the #StrongandSnatched movement. Kells James' story of shifting focus from trying to achieve a stereotypical look at 225 pounds to seeking overall good health is super-uplifting and a much-needed reminder that wellness is a unique journey of self-awareness and self-love.
Chiseled abs, tight glutes, and delish food photos that will keep you engaged are all part of Massy Arias' allure. The CEO of Tru Supplements also offers online resources like the Booty Guide, a macro calculator and fitness challenges.
Quianna Camper is a trainer who mixes her background in dance with her passion for transformation, and her website offers ways for you to keep yourself in check and organize your efforts for detoxing and toning.
Founder of Thick Athletics Apparel, Lita Lewis is another trainer who's been in the business for years and has been working to transform the traditional image of what "physically fit" looks and feels like. Cultivating the "best version of yourself" is the resounding message of her platforms, and we're always here for that.
Jessamyn Stanley is the founder of the Underbelly, a community and yoga practice that embraces racial inclusivity, authenticity, individuality, and body positivity. Her online platforms have a common theme of peace and unapologetic confidence.
Lauren Leavell is a motivational coach who not only helps clients with fitness but adds financial wellness consulting in there as a bonus. Goal-setting and tracking are her forte, and she provides space where all women of all sizes, shapes, and abilities feel welcome, loved and empowered.
Traci Copeland, who was a competitive gymnast for more than a decade, offers online yoga tutorials on her IG and hosts classes as a Nike Master Trainer. Her fun, upbeat vibe will have anyone wanting to do a handstand---well, at least, attempt to.
Lana Ector is a powerhouse who took the fitness world by storm as one-half of a mother-daughter duo that gave new meaning to the popular phrase, "She get it from her mama." The co-founder of Gymnetics Fitness also holds her own as an entrepreneur, having launched the Double Body Curve waist sculptor.
Nicci Robinson is all about the gains and gives her all in the realm of weightlifting and toning. She also offers training programs to meet specific targets including increasing lean muscle mass and back and arm sculpting.
Monique Collier has a decade of personal training and health coaching under her belt and her gym sessions, which she features prominently on her IG page, promote a can't-stop-won't-stop energy that's utterly contagious.
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