10 Times Michelle Obama Made Working Out Look Like the Best Thing in the World
  • January 24, 2017
  • Not to get all political here, but I’m in denial that the Obamas no longer live in the White House. To cheer myself up, I put together this list of Michelle Obama workout gifs. Maybe they will inspire you to get moving, shake a tail feather, flex your biceps and be bold in 2017. It’s the least we can do to honor her legacy.

     

    That time she let loose on a punching bag. Wham bam, thank you m’am!

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    That time she showed some super-cute kids how to break it down.

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    That time she went push-up for push-up with Ellen.

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    That time she schooled Jimmy Fallon dancing the dougie.

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    That time she demonstrated excellent fencing form.

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    That time she squatted with the Biggest Loser crew.

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    That time she danced it out with Ellen in a rad pair of pants. (Seriously, I want a pair.)

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    That time she put my chest press to shame.

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    That time she got the whole crowd dancing along (or at least recording it to watch later).

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    That time she reminded people of all ages to just keep movin’!

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    About Kelsey Schagemann

    Kelsey is a former NCAA Division III cross country and track athlete who exchanged sneakers for spin shoes in her twenties. Hailing from the great state of Oregon (by way of St. Louis, where she spent her childhood), Kelsey has made Chicago her home since 2006. She can often be found at the helm of her daughter’s stroller, walking miles throughout the city. Her other favorite fitness activities include spinning, yoga, lifting weights and biking. As a freelance writer, Kelsey works with universities, nonprofits, websites and magazines (visit bit.ly/kelseyschagemann for more information). In her spare time, she enjoys trying new recipes, traveling with her family and keeping the library in business. Kelsey holds a BA in English from Kenyon College and an MA in English from the University of Illinois at Chicago.