April 10, 2020 4:09PM EDT
The Tokyo Olympics are postponed for a year, but Simone Biles isn’t taking a day off. The greatest gymnast ever showed off her quarantine workout, and it’s as impressive as you’d think.
“Stay home and stay focused,” Simone Biles, 23, captioned the short clip she posted to Instagram on Apr. 10. In the video, Simone shows off all her muscles and one of the exercises she does to maintain them. On a piece of equipment that mimics the parallel bars, she starts in a squatting position before swinging her legs out in front. Simone then pulls her legs back and does a handstand, like it was natural. She doesn’t even seem stressed, judging by the nonchalant look on her face. She almost seems a bit bored, like she’d rather be on a plane headed to Japan.
While such an athletic feat is commonplace for a gold medalist, her fans were incredibly impressed to see just a glimpse of her workout. “I’ll have to try this today! Go Simone!!!!!” wrote Katie Couric. Jordin Sparks wrote, “Wow. Just…wow.” Model Lexi Woo called Simone her “QUEEN,” and others chimed in. “Just a casual kitchen workout. Holy crap!” “the f*cking core strength.” “Wonder woman is definitely a girl named Simone.” “Thank you, Simone, for the example you set of how to stay focused and strong – no matter what.”
Simone will have to maintain that “strength and focus” for another year. In the wake of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, the International Olympic Committee decided to postpone the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo to 2021. While Simone has said she has no doubt that s