When I'm slogging through my latest home workout — hitting my legs on the coffee table, sending apologies to my downstairs neighbours, praying my resistance bands don't snap — it helps me to remember that all of us are in the same boat. Not even Olympians have been spared the struggle of taking gym (or track, or pool) workouts back home. Judging by the workouts and moves they've been sharing on social media, these top-notch athletes are getting just as creative as the rest of us, whether they're slapping beach volleyballs against plywood boards or practicing freestyle flip turns on dry land.
Ahead, check out 16 Olympians who are making home workouts their newest gold medal-winning event. Their resourcefulness and motivation might be the push you need to get your workout in for the day, or maybe just get you even more excited to watch sports again, whenever they return. (The Olympics are set for 2021!) Either way, we're taking notes from these professionals when it comes to staying driven, getting creative, and working up a sweat from our living rooms.