5 Black Youtubers to Become Your New Workout Partner

In case it hasn’t occurred to you, the wellness industry is super whitewashed. Just search for workout videos to see how many Black trainers you'll find. 

Black fitness advocates hardly ever come up in a search query, explore tab, or discover feed. 

So we decided to do a youtube deep dive. There are tons of Black fitness advocates sharing killer workout routines, fitness tips, and motivational advice that actually make you want to get up off the couch.

Whether you’re seeking inspo for HIIT workouts, yoga, boxing, or body acceptance, there’s a Black workout partner for that.


1. Toni Mitchell

Toni is a vegan who shares awesome HIIT fitness and health/lifestyle videos. She shares her meals, routines, and healthy tips and hacks to keep you motivated. 



2. Abiola Akanni

Abiola Akanni is a Nigerian-American yoga who provides accessible yoga and enlightenment practices to underserved and 'othered' communities. She shares yoga, chakra studies, emotional discernment, spiritual ascension, self-care and more.


3. Rachael Okesola

Rachael Okesola is the creator of Afrifitness a fun Afrobeat dance that incorporates various techniques including African Dance, Resistance Training, and High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) as you move to the powerful beats of African music.


Keaira LaShae

Not ready for HIIT, yoga, or dance? Keaira LaShae. shares with you some fun awesome ways to get in shape and stay healthy. Her walking video is a great way too get off the couch quickly and get started. 


5. Obi Vincent 

Into strength training more? Want to work on muscle but stay home? Obi Vincent shares great bodyweight-only exercises for any fitness level, beginners or advanced for both men and women that can be done at home or outdoors