Working from home: athletes share their creative ways to train!

Photo by theformfitness from Pexels
Photo by theformfitness from Pexels

Are you missing your lunchtime corporate yoga class hosted in your office? Is your gym closed and your missing your daily PT? Does that that regular Saturday cycle feel like a world away? Does that Sunday stroll at the beach seem like it happened in some paralell universe that no longer exists? Is your local park just beyond 2 kilometres from your home? Your kids have Joe Wicks PE Lessons to keep them fit in the mornings but you haven’t found the fix for you yet?

Don’t despair!!!! Around the world, athletes are working on coming ways to stay fit at home during the coronavirus lockdown and sharing their experiences on Instagram – here’s some of the best videos from this week that might give you some ideas!

Pro-skier Andri Ragettli builds a parkour course in his home in Switzerland to help fight isolation boredom.

Lebron James and his family keep fit making TikTok videos.

Man City’s Phil Foden gets creative with loo roll.

Tyson Furey and his wife Paris are at loggerheads working out together.

Lionel Messi teaches his adorable kid to do glute bridges.

Olympic swimmer Tom Daley swaps kettle bells for milk bottles in one of his daily home workout classes.

Ronaldo competes with fans in the Nike Living Room Cup.

Instagram is just the tip of the iceberg for athletes sharing their sessions on the internet. Though this years Olympic games aren’t going ahead in Tokyo, the 2020 Olympian athletes are sharing their home workout videos on The Olympic Channel.

And last Sunday, Belgian Olympic road race Champion Greg van Avermaet was crowned as winner of the Virtual Tour of Flanders as 13 riders raced in the one day event on training bikes in their homes.