When it comes to keeping fit, even the best of us have days when hopping on the treadmill can seem as exciting as watching paint dry. Another kale salad? No thanks, someone pass the french fries! Sometimes, life indeed does get in the way of a healthy lifestyle.

So rather than mope over this short-term loss of inspiration, we’ve compiled a list of healthy and fitspirational Filipinas to help you muster up your motivation on those off days.

From Filipina surfers to vegans  to aerialists – these ladies are must-follows on the ‘gram.


 Mona Lisa Neuboeck is a bonafide beach babe who calls Subic home and delights with her stunning yoga poses and surfing adventures.  I mean, can this girl ride a wave or what? The mestiza beauty is also a certified raw food chef who shares inventive recipes (desserts included) to help people transition to a healthier lifestyle and also has a growing online followers for the reasons mentioned above and more.

healthy pinays_ Mona Lisa Neuboeck

healthy pinays_ Mona Lisa Neuboeck

healthy pinays_ Mona Lisa Neuboeck healthy pinays_ Mona Lisa Neuboeck



Mirabai Sebastian is a loud & proud vegan who advocates a lifestyle of nourishment, movement and exploration. This young lady’s Instagram feed is packed with images of delectable raw treats that she personally prepares and updates of her biking escapades around  that will awaken your inner adventurer!

healthy pinays_Mirabai Sebastian

healthy pinays_Mirabai Sebastian



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Nikki Torres left a glamorous advertising job behind to pursue her dreams as a yoga instructor. Nikki oozes passion for her career,  but why not see for yourself? She shares snappy videos on Instagram—from power yoga to electrifying dance moves—to inspire her followers to start practicing those downward dogs right away!

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healthy pinays_nikki torres

healthy pinays_nikki torres


The impossibly flexible Kayleen Ortiz is another ‘grammer to watch out for. She’s got some definite street cred as last year’s winner of Singapore Pole Championships and the founding member of Polecats Manila. Prepare to be wowed by her videos showing her effortlessly spin around a pole while gracefully defying gravity. She also posts photos of her everyday silk training and aerial hoop classes that will make you want to consider taking to the air along with her.

healthy pinays_kayleen ortiz

healthy pinays_kayleen ortiz


Cassie is an ABS-olutely crucial member of the Philippine Lady Volcanoes. Catch her on her rugby playing adventures whether it be goofing around, training with her team or representing the country in international competitions. Cassie is also a fitness model and a sportscaster who showcases that having a strong body is indeed beautiful.

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healthy pinays_cassie umali

How do you motivate yourself to maintain a healthy lifestyle? Do you have your own celebrity fitspiration? Share it with us on the comment section below!


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  1. Ooooh. Kayleen and Nikki. Yey!

    You should also check out @thenatcruz. On e of the fittest girls i know. 😉

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