Who says you have to be a world-class athlete to get in a workout during the Olympics? If you tune in to watch contenders from around the globe go for the gold, don’t skip your own workouts. Use our fun Olympics Workout Game to squeeze in some fitness while you watch. We can’t promise you’ll be as fast as Usain Bolt or have shoulders like Michael Phelps, but we do think you’ll enjoy this fun workout.
Try this workout during tonight’s competitions or while you watch any Olympic event in the future.
Every time the call or action on the left happens, perform the exercise listed on the right.
When You See This… Do This
A world record is set: 25 jumping jacks
Any mention of “mom” or “family”: 10 push ups
TV cuts to a sport you don’t: 30 seconds downward dog stretch
Flashbacks to previous Olympics: 30 seconds jogging in place
Shots of disappointed coaches/athletes: 10 single leg hops
Mentions of sponsors: 50 crunches
A crazy, patriotic hairstyle: 10 walking lunges
Royal family sightings: 10 burpees
Training/ life montages of athletes: 10 chair tricep dips
Retired star athlete spotted in stands: 30 seconds high knees
Commentator says “sacrifice” or “hard work”: 30 seconds faux jump roping
Sightings of famous Rio landmarks: 15 back extensions (Superman)
Shots of moms/ loved ones crying in the stands: 10 bridges
Your country’s national anthem: 45 second wall sit
Your favorite athlete wins bronze: 20 reverse crunches
Your favorite athlete wins silver: 60 second plank
Your favorite athlete wins gold: 20 burpees
You hear a foreign language that you speak: 10 push ups
A perfect score: 20 push ups
False starts or other penalties: 20 bicycle crunches