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Special Project
From the 10th Annual Shorty Awards

Akin Akman

Nominated in Health & Wellness

About Akin Akman

Nike Master Trainer Akin Akman was once on a trajectory to become a professional tennis player, until a back injury changed his life. Luckily for his 40K+ Instagram followers, the fashionable New Yorker decided to become a trainer, sharing his tips and routines with fans from around the world. He may be the most famous SoulCycle instructor on Earth, with the devoted members of “Akin’s Army” following his movements—both in his training videos and in posts of him traveling the world to work with celebrities or speak at conferences. He is as handsome as he is committed to his exercise regimen, acting as an inspiration to so many people who need a model to push them the extra mile in their own workouts.

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