As everyone is practicing social distancing, social media platforms allow us to stay connected virtually. Athletes are making a presence on social media now more than ever, sharing their lives from home and how they are making the most of these times.
Here are some athletes to follow on Instagram to keep you entertained during quarantine…
American soccer star Alex Morgan has taken to Instagram to share her pregnancy journey and how she is still staying active. This new mom has showcased her impressive and adaptive workouts during her pregnancy while quarantined. Morgan also celebrated and connected with her fans through a montage of video clips using the hashtag, #StayHomeStayMotivated.
Simone Biles is staying focused at home by practicing her gymnastics skills and continuing at home workouts. Biles also participated in an Instagram handstand challenge where she removed a pair of sweatpants using her feet, all while staying in a handstand. But staying active isn’t the only thing this Olympic gymnast is doing during her free-time. Biles has also been expressing her style and fashion sense by posting trendy selfies.
Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn has been taking part in fun at-home Instagram trends and videos. Along with posting live workouts to encourage her followers to get active, Vonn is using humor on her page as well. She is posting fun challenges with her fiance and their pet dog and sharing the reality of her work from home lifestyle. Vonn posted a humorous video and captioned, “No pants required for Zoom meetings.”
The two-time Olympic gold medalist alpine skier, Mikaela Shiffrin, has shown her Instagram followers that skiing is not her only talent. In her extra free time, Shiffrin has been learning dance choreographies and singing along to songs on her guitar. She is also adapting to at home workouts and sharing her favorite body weight exercises.