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Top 6 Dubai-based Fitness Influencers on Instagram

Here’s a list of some of the most exciting and fun fitness accounts to follow!

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Fitness Influencers are probably the most inspiring people on the planet when you have been glued to your couch all week. While it is incredibly hard to stay motivated to hit the gym or try out a new home workout, scrolling through the pages of your favourite fitness gurus can be of help. Staying fit and healthy is a significant concern for many people today. Whether it is hitting the gym or walking a few miles daily, people have found ways to keep their bodies active.

Having spent most of the last two years working from home slumped over a laptop or phone, finding ways to stay fit is inspiring. From personal trainers and gym enthusiasts to professional athletes, many influencers on Instagram advocate the need for an active lifestyle.

Hereโ€™s a list of some of the most exciting and note-worthy people on the gram when it comes to sports and fitness!

Fitness is a crucial part of the lifestyle adopted by today’s generation

Manal Rostom

Manal recently broke the record of being the first Egyptian woman to summit Mount Everest. She is a Dubai-based Egyptian Marathoner and Mountaineer. She is also an ambassador for Nike and the Founder of the community Surviving Hijab. Manal has guides on running on her Instagram profile which are extremely helpful for those starting their journey. While some find fitness in the gym, others find it on the track. She is a true inspiration for lovers of sports and fitness.

Zahra Lari

Another Nike ambassador, Zahra Lari, is a figure skater who is a part of the UAE National Team. Zahra has countless medals and is also the Founder of the Emirates Skating Club. While skating might not have been the first thing that came to your mind when you thought of fitness, it is a great way to train your body and mind. Zahra inspires many and is the perfect person to follow if you need some motivation.


When you hit the gym for the first time, you usually have no clue what you are doing. With over 820K followers on her Instagram, Bayan creates fitness content that helps you figure out exercises that are effective and fun. Whether it is chest or leg day, Bayan has got you covered! Check out her reels to learn more about working out the right way.

Ahmed Mokbel

Ahmed Mokbel is an ISSA-certified fitness trainer in Dubai with over 1 million followers on Instagram. He is the person to go to when you are clueless about how to start your workout journey. He has guides on his profile that point out different aspects of working out, including the common workout mistakes people make! Are you looking for advice on home workouts? Heโ€™s got that too!

Michelle PoleFit Dubai

Fitness comes in different forms and varieties. If Pole Fitness is something you would be interested in, Michelle PoleFit Dubai is the place to go. With over 130K followers on Instagram, Michelle creates content that fits both beginners and experts in the field. Achieving your fitness goals by trying out pole dancing might become the best idea you have ever had! What are you waiting for?

Salma Ismail

Salma is a Dubai-based fitness influencer with incredibly useful fitness content on her profile. Finding it hard to wake up in the morning and make your way to the gym? Scroll through her profile to find the motivation to get up and start the day. A Nike ambassador and popular influencer, Salma is the talented fitness instructor you were looking for. She posts reels on workouts frequently, which are of great help to those who have just started their fitness journey!

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