There are many different qualifications as to what makes an influencer, and the fitness sector is no different. Being an influencer is a specific category is like being a thought leader, they are regarded as experts in their field. Fitness influencers not only post fitness-related content, but their followers will also share similar content. Influence is measured by one’s ability to impact. An interested and engaged audience is the true determiner of influencer success. When identifying a fitness influencer it’s important to asses their audience. Do their interests align, and do they seem interested in the content that is being shared with them.
Followers: 10 Million Instagram: Sahilkhan
Sahil is the owner of a gym called Life Fitness India. He has also been awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. Coming from a mixed heritage – a Chinese mother and Indian Muslim father – Sahil is famous as India’s official Aesthetic King. He is also a noted figure in the Bollywood. Sahil started his career however in a musical video. The new song “Galti” featuring Sahil Khan is doing wonders with 20 lakh+ views on Youtube.
Followers: 4 Million Instagram: princenarula
Braveen Narula, popularly known as Prince Narula. Winner of Splitsvilla 8, Roadies X2 and Big Boss 9, Nach Baliya 9 Price Narula is a classic example of a commoner becoming a celebrity. He is a model and an actor now and very active on social media. He is a model, actor and fitness inspiration for many youth.
Followers: 1.5 Million Instagram: Banij
Her real name is Gurbani Judge. Also known as VJ Bani. She is an Indian fitness model as well as the brand ambassador of Myprotein India. She performed in tv series four more shots on Amazon prime and a former MTV India presenter. She participated in MTV Roadies and also became the first runner-up in the reality show Bigg Boss 10.
Followers: 1 Million Instagram: Yasminkarachiwala
She is a certified Pilates trainer and instructor. Yasmin is the owner of Yasmin’s body image. Started more than two decades back it was one-of-its-kind fitness class with emphasis on aerobics and palates. She is also renowned as the fitness trainer to Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone.
Followers: 378K Instagram: namratapurohit
Namrata is a sports nutritionist and a celebrity Pilates instructor. Along with her father, Samir Purohit she has founded ‘The Pilates Studio’ in Mumbai. She is also the author of ‘Lazy Girl’s Guide to Being Fit’.
Followers: 1.7 Million Instagram: Beerbiceps
Ranveer Allahabadia, better known as beerbicpes is the co- founder of Monk Entertainment, Big brain company & Level Game. He is a successful Instagram influencer as well as YouTuber known for his podcast show “The Ranveer Show”.
Followers: 518K Instagram: Theshwetamehta
Shweta is the winner of Roadies (Season 15). She is also the co- founder of “Science of Nutrition” and “Hope by tsm” . Shweta is a software engineer but today is a successful athlete and fitness enthusiast and is extremely popular in her online community for her bodyweight trainings. She has also won the Jerai Women’s Physique in 2016 and represented the country at the Asian Bodybuilding Championship in 2016.
Followers: 326K Instagram: sonali_swami
Sonali is an international athlete. She has won bronze at the WBBF Asian Championship, a fitness coach and is a TEDx speaker. Having started her bodybuilding and weight training at 37 years of age, she is today one of the top women builders in India.
Followers: 395K Instagram: shwetaapal
Shweta is the Brand Ambassador of Wulfram Athletics. She is an acclaimed fashion, fitness, lifestyle, beauty, health and travel blogger.
Followers: 482K Instagram: deannepanday
Deanne is a health coach, author and blogger. An expert in fitness industry, she has also authored two books – I’m not stressed and ‘Shut up and train. She has also been a fitness trainer to some celebrities like Bipasha Basu and John Abraham.
Followers – 4M Instragram – imajazkhan
Ajaz Khan is an Indian Film Actor and model. He has starred in movies such as Rakta Charitra and Allah Ke Banday and acted in several television daily soaps including Rahe Tera Aashirwaad and Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki. Ajaz Khan works in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam Movies and Indian Television Serials. He was made his on screen debut with the TV Serial Ssshhhh…Phir Koi Hai (2006) as Gulshan and his Film Debut Ek… The Power of One (2009). In 2013, Khan participated in Bigg Boss 7. He also appeared on the TV show Comedy Nights with Kapil. His other films include Lakeer ka Fakeer and the Indian films Dookudu and Naayak. He has appeared in an Academy Awards promotion commercial. Khan was in a music video ‘Pal Pal’ along with Saher Afsha released by Tseries on 26 September 2020.
Followers – 3M Instragram – taneja.gaurav
Gaurav Taneja aka Flying Beast is a 34 years old Indian Youtuber, commercial pilot and nutritionist. He is known for producing YouTube videos concerning Fitness, Gaming and his daily life vlogs. Gaurav Taneja is not only a pilot by profession, but also a living example of extreme health and fitness. If you find yourself looking for excuses of being busy with your busy routine, this fitness enthusiast proves all these are just a myth. He motivates all the hustlers and office goes, that they can sneak workout into their routine, no matter what. He also works as a pilot for the past 9 years. Recently he came into the limelight when he raised the issue regarding the safety of pilots in Air Asia after which he was sacked from his job.
Followers – 1.6M Instragram – coachsapna
Sapna Vyas Patel is a fitness instructor and YouTuber. She worked with celebrities to help maintain their fitness. She is very famous on YouTube and also she is a motivational speaker. Certified with American Council on Exercise (ACE), Sapna Vyas is a Weight Management Specialist, Fitness Nutrition Specialist, Health Coach and a Behaviour Change Specialist as well. Sapna Vyas, being the daughter of a famous politician who was associated with the Department of Health and Family Welfare, made her way through her extensive workout schedule involving mainly walking and strength training. She has made an impression using social media websites like Instagram and YouTube channels, wherein she not only gives workout guidance but also diet and nutrition tips.
Followers – 778K Instragram – sunitjadhavofficial
Sunit Jadhav is an Indian body builder. He is also called as Abhishek mahakal who played for Spartans gym team. Having played in the victorious Maharashtra Under-15 team in the 2007-08 Polly Umrigar Trophy, he made a single first-class appearance for the senior side. A ripped body builder, Sunit Jadhav is not only Mr. Asia 2018 Overall Champion, but he also happens to be Mr. India Overall Champion 3 times, particularly in the years 2016, 2017, and 2019. With over 500 thousand followers, he is setting goal for all the body building aspirers, to show its possible to achieve their dreams. He also won Mr.Asia title in 2018 and won GOLD in amateur olympia 2021.
Followers – 549K Instragram – rohitkhatrifitness
He is an Indian YouTuber, Instagram Star, fitness instructor, and sports science nutritionist known for demonstrating fitness workouts and showcasing modeling photos to his Instagram for his over 360,000 followers. He is also known for his YouTube channel where he shares extended video content related to work outs and exercise routines. . Becoming a known face, this health and fitness blogger, who also happens to be a Sports Science Nutritionist, he sets new examples every day using his social media account, inspiring a lot of youngsters. He is an Indian YouTuber, Instagram Star, and fitness instructor. He is uploaded their fitness content via Instagram or YouTube. and vlogs on his YouTube channel and he accumulated more subscribers. He is one of the famous social media stars in Narela, Delhi, India.
Followers – 2.4m Instragram – gurumann
Guru Mann is an Indian fitness trainer, dietician and fitness author who has been in this industry for the past 17 years. If you are into bodybuilding you must check his fitness content on Instagram where he is extremely active and vocal about his journey towards fitness. He also has his own fitness YouTube channel where he guides fitness and health to his audience. This Punjabi fitness influencer has got a bunch of certificates among which Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist from San Francisco, California is one of the worth mentioning.
Followers – 1.4M Instragram – sangram_chougule_official
Born in Kolhapur, Sangram’s story will give you goosebumps. It’s a story of true grit and passion. He has won several championships- gold medal at the “6th World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship 2014”; “Mr. Universe” in 2012; “Mr. World” in 2012 and 2014; 6 times winner of “Mr. India”; and 5 times winner of “Mr. Maharashtra”. Whew! This bodybuilder has won titles worth his weight! Sangram’s Instagram account houses a force of 1.2mn followers. The feed is filled with pictures of his training and him. An electrical engineer by profession, he is seriously ripped and those interested in building a career in bodybuilding should, without hesitation, check out this accomplished bodybuilder’s Instagram handle. Sangram has set up a chain of gyms in Maharashtra wherein he trains future bodybuilders. A video talking about Sangram Classic Regionals was the highest viewed post on his feed with almost 362k views engaging at 30%! Sangram engages with his followers at over 5% asking them to caption a few of his posts and warning them about fake products with his image circulating on social media. Sangram has partnered up with- Absolute Nutrition (4%) and ISST School of Fitness Science. We believe a bodybuilding coaching brand would “build” the perfect collaboration with Sangram.
Followers – 1M Instragram – Vikram_official
25-year-old Vikram is the winner of “Mr India 2019”, not only that he also won the silver medal in the National Junior Body Building Competition. On Instagram Vikram is followed by huge followers, his fans do not only admire his fitness enthusiasm he is also connected with a lot of philanthropic activities like donating medicines to the poor at the government hospitals. He also provides online fitness coaching to both men and women, he also provides customised workout schedules and diet plans to his clients. Because of his extraordinary approach towards fitness he has been featured in The Cine Talk, IBTimes India and other renowned magazines. He interacts with his audience on Instagram regularly that is why brands love to work with him especially those who are looking for great engagement and reach to endorse their products.
Followers – 652k Instragram – iamtarungill
Tarun is 2021’s one of the top fitness influencers in India known for his dedication towards health and fitness. He is a certified trainer and fitness coach with a huge following both on Instagram and YouTube. You will always see him performing this or that of bodybuilding and all come with great motivational captions. It seems he is on a journey to transform not only his body but also his mind. If you lack motivation and looking for someone as your mentor who will not only guide you through body transformation but also inspire you at the same time you must check out Tarun on social media platforms.
Followers – 515K Instragram – yogasini
Radhika Bose is a famous Fitness Instructor. Yogi who is famous for her Yogasini brand of yoga-based fitness. She has gained massive popularity to her blog of the same name for sharing her yoga flows, favorite fitness routines, and lifestyle entries that have included travel and beauty tips. Another motivating girl also known as ‘Yogasini’, Radhika Bose narrates how working out is a battle with your own self and not the world. Practising yoga for over 9 years, she believes in challenging herself daily. Follow her on Instagram if you want to change your life bringing new dynamics to it.
Followers – 407k Instragram – ishwetarathore
Shweta is an International athlete and Miss World Fitness; she also has a lot of feathers in her crown. She has more than 355k followers on her Instagram account. She has been a brand ambassador for various names. Enjoying family life to maintaining hotness, you will get real-time inspiration with Shweta.
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