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GOQii, a leading Smart Preventive Healthcare Company from India presents the list of India’s Top 30 Health and Fitness Influencers of 2019. This list includes healthcare professionals, celebrities, chefs, fitness bloggers and even the Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi, who for the second time in a row has been named as the No. 1 fitness influencer in India followed by Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar and yoga guru Baba Ramdev. GOQii had earlier released the GOQii India Fit Report that found, in an unaided survey, that 75% respondents named Akshay Kumar and Baba Ramdev as someone they would trust for health advice. The team undertook further surveys and research to reveal other influencers whom people look up to when it comes to health and fitness.



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Methodology
This list aims to highlight people who have the greatest impact and reach in health, fitness and wellness. GOQii does not necessarily endorse the people in the list personally. The top 30 health and fitness influencers have been derived from the list of 100 names that the GOQii staffers, players and ambassadors nominated. A scoring system was created based on the following categories: Followers on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube; Number of Google news mentions; And an estimate of how much each person's career focuses on fitness and health.

This data was collected primarily throughout the month of January to March 2019. The following names have emerged as influencers who have truly created a stir in the health and fitness space.

NARENDRA MODI

Our honourable Prime Minister is not only keen on improving India, but keen on improving the health and fitness

AKSHAY KUMAR

The actor is probably one of the fittest and healthiest in the Bollywood industry. His fitness mantra? ‘Health matters the

BABA RAMDEV

A popular household name, Baba Ramdev has become well-respected by advocating yoga. The yoga guru     

VIRAT KOHLI

The Indian cricket captain is an inspiration to every aspiring cricketer. Unsurprisingly, he is also one                   

MAHENDRA SINGH DHONI

Ex-captain of the Indian cricket team, ‘Captain Cool’ has certainly proven that fitness has no age limit.

DEEPIKA PADUKONE

The actress is one of the leading fitness figures in the Bollywood industry. Even before acting, she was very active

RANVEER SINGH

The explosive actor is unsurprisingly a fitness freak, and has a disciplined fitness regime consisting         

KAREENA KAPOOR

The bollywood sensation has inspired millions of her fans because of her disciplined life, strong determination

TIGER SHROFF

It comes as no surprise to anyone when we say that the bollywood beast is crazy about fitness. The young actor

PRIYANKA CHOPRA

The actress’ incredible fitness is due to her strict diet plans, yoga practices, and workout routine. Though she is

SHILPA SHETTY

The actress follows a strict routine to stay fit, be it yoga, diet, or workouts. According to the diva, Yoga inculcates

JACQUELINE FERNANDEZ

The popular actress follows a rigorous workout and a strict diet plan to achieve her athleticism. Her fitness mantra

SAINA NEHWAL

The badminton ace is an extremely determined and disciplined sportsperson and follows strict training for 6 days

P V SINDHU

The badminton star has been playing the sport since she was seven. Fitness and exercise has always been

SUNIL CHHETRI

Sunil Chhetri is one of the fittest men in the Indian football team. The striker holds several prestigious records

SARDARA SINGH

Not only one of the top names on the hockey field, Sardara Singh has also been one of the top names in the fitness

MILIND SOMAN

The 53 year old is not just an actor, but a model, a TV host, and a fitness enthusiast as well! The national     

RANVEER ALLAHBADIA

The fitness freak wasn’t always this way. He was once actually a stout boy that always said, “One more beer”

ABHINAV MAHAJAN

The fitness professional is a body transformation wizard! He shares his motivational workouts with over

JEET SELAL

One of the most influential fitness professionals from across the globe. Other than being a health and fitness

LUKE COUTINHO

The holistic nutritionist practices in the field of Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine, and is also a motivational speaker.

DR.ASHISH CONTRACTOR

Dr. Aashish Contractor is a consultant in the field of rehabilitation and sports medicine, and is famously known

SANJEEV KAPOOR

The chef always has cooking tricks and tips up his sleeves. He has sold around 10 million cookbooks, has around

MITHALI RAJ

The captain of India’s women cricket team is a huge inspiration to not only her teammates, but a whole generation

NATARAJAN CHANDRASEKARAN

He is the Chairman of the board of Tata Sons. He joined the board in October

MANDIRA BEDI

The actress was instrumental in getting women interested in cricket, when she first hosted the IPL. When Mandira

MARY KOM

Mary Kom is a popular name in Women’s Boxing. Her wide range of achievements have come from years of dedicated

KUNTAL JOISHER

After close to 12 hours of gruelling climbing, a software engineer named Kuntal Joisher became the first complete

DIVYANSHU GANATRA

The 41 year old’s sight was claimed by Glaucoma when he was only 19 but that did not stop him from living his life

Dr. NARESH TREHAN

The cardiovascular surgeon is famous for taking the field of medicine to the next level. He has received multipleSS