When you’re working toward your fitness goals, it’s nice to be reminded every now and then why you’re putting your body through so much. It’s not hard to lose a little motivation when you get burned out, so that’s why it’s important to have role models and peers who can inspire you to keep on going. Whether you feel like admiring some hot physiques just for the heck of it, or you honestly are craving motivation, here are some fitness pros that will leave you stunned.
As an IFBB Pro, Victor Martinez has one of the best physiques in the business. He even hosts an IFBB show: Victor Martinez’s Legends. He placed second in the 2007 Mr. Olympia, and he won the Arnold Classic in the same year.
2. Erica Cordie
This doughnut shop owner began body building after she suffered a bad knee injury caused by a horrible skiing accident. She began a routine to help her knee recover properly, and then she fell in love with weight training and bodybuilding. She’s a lifetime natural bodybuilder, and she currently lives in Florida.
3. Jonny Straws
Jonny Straws calls himself a “transformation specialist,” and he offers online personal training for anyone looking to shed a few pounds or serious bodybuilders. He’s a cancer survivor, and he continues to fight nephritis and stage four John Hodgkins disease, but his instagram posts are always great sources of inspiration.
4. Emily Duncan
She may only be 21, but Emma Duncan has already placed in the top five in bikini division national championships of the NPC. Her success isn’t all from competition, as she is an online coach for fitness, physique, nutrition and general wellness. She gives out helpful tips and progress updates on her vlogs as well.
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6. Noemi Olah
This four-time IFBB bikini olympian and three-time IFBB Pro champion is one of the hottest female bodybuilders to hit the scene. She offers online coaching and posing, and she’s constantly sharing her own protein-packed recipes.
7. CJ Koegel
This personal trainer is a Wilhelmina Model in New York City, Chicago, L.A., and Miami. He’s an Evolve Master Trainer, and does online coaching and posts several training videos on his channel.
8. Lauren Drain
This WBFF pro has put in nothing but hard work since her fitness journey began in 2014. She’s crafted her own programs as a personal trainer, which she sells on her website.
She’s not only a fitness success story, but also a registered nurse. She’s had a tough past, and authored a New York Times Best Seller. Lauren Drain is proof hard work and determination will get you where you want to be.
These bodybuilders and fitness competitors are normal people who have sculpted amazing bodies from their passion for healthy living and physical strength. They all have in common their willingness to share their techniques with other fitness freaks with their online training programs. Whether they are models, personal trainers, or only do fitness as a hobby they each have inspiring physiques that we could all aim for.