From yoga inversions to scenic hikes, Patrick's Instagram posts prove her athleticism goes way beyond racing cars
In Scorpion Pose
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Danica Patrick is taking the racing world by storm, but judging by her Instagram she’s also becoming an accomplished yogi. We are envious of her seriously toned shoulders as she gets into Scorpion Pose. (Want to learn how to master a Scorpion Pose? Here, 10 Exercises to Prime Your Arms for Tough Yoga Poses.)
On a Boat
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We have a hard enough time balancing just standing on a boat. But as a committed yogi, Patrick rocks a teeny bikini while remaining perfectly balanced in a shoulder stand.
During a Rainy Day
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There’s no such thing as a rain check for this fit lady—she gets her workout in no matter what. Patrick captioned this pic, “What do you do when it’s another rain day at a race track?! -@crossfit filthy 50 workout!”
While on a Hike
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When Patrick gets a day off, she trades race tracks for mountain views. Burning calories and spending time with your four-legged friend is a win-win in our book. (See more Adorable Celeb Pets That Work Out.)
Exploring a New City
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Patrick’s taking the Shape approach to exploring the city—by bike! You won’t even realize you’re getting a workout when you’re having that much fun. Add five girlfriends and it’s a day you can’t beat.
On a Girl’s Trip
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Planning a trip with your BFFs? Allow Patrick and her friends to be your inspiration: Take your getaway to the great outdoors. Nothing strengthens bonds like a little sweat!
In Her Totally Cute Leggings
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Does the right outfit make doing a backbend easier? It certainly makes it look even more impressive! Either way, we are totally in love with Patrick’s mint printed leggings.
While Increasing Her Flexibility
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She may spend long hours in a car, but she definitely didn’t get those shapely legs by sitting all day long. Patrick inspires us to hit a yoga class and master the next difficult asana.
Showing Off Her Muscles
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Racing may be a male dominated sport, but Patrick proves you can be strong and sexy. Too bad her racing attire doesn’t showcase her toned biceps, like at this photoshoot! (If that doesn't make you want to hit the gym, maybe these Celebrities Who Aren't Afraid to Break a Sweat will.)
In a Shoulder Stand
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You should never stop setting (and working toward!) fitness goals—Patrick shows that all that hard work pays off. She captioned this pic, “still working on my headstand, but I stuck this one! namaste!”
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The secret to a good workout is having fun while you’re doing it. Patrick turned her croquet game into a putting competition. You must play better if you coordinate outfits with your partner.
With Yoga Anywhere
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Take your "om" outdoors like Patrick did in this beachside handstand. We think her strappy bikini is the secret to getting up in one kick. (Psst.. check out these 30 sporty-sexy swimsuits).
While Upside Down
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Patrick’s sculpted core looks just as good upside down as it does right side up. She dedicated time to mastering not just Lotus Pose, but Lotus Pose in a headstand! (We get that mastering a headstand is intimidating. Learn How to Overcome Your Fear of Inversions.)
During Partner Yoga
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Working out is way better when done with friends. Proof: Patrick couldn’t capture it all in one photo. And we’re jamming on her caption: “Your vibe attracts your tribe!” (Check out 12 more ways your best friend boosts your health!)