Olympian Nastia Liukin Flaunts Amazing Legs On Instagram

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Rebecca Cukier

Olympic gymnast Nastia Liukin is showcasing her toned legs in a new Instagram share, and she's getting a ton of thumbs-up for it. The 32-year-old five-time Olympic medalist was all pretty in pink in a matching set ahead of the weekend, posting for her 1.1 million followers and showcasing her endlessly-long pins, plus her fashion sense.

Nastia made sure to remind fans that she's still super-fit despite a 2012 retirement, and you can check out how she stays in shape, plus the photos, below.

Stuns In Pink Workout Look

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Going selfie mode, Nastia snapped herself on wooden floors and backed by printed wallpapers. The 2008 all-around champion wore tight pink shorts to match a long-sleeved top, also matching her whole getup with sneakers. She folded one leg and showcased her toned muscles, with the trio of shots also seeing her rocking her newly-dark locks - Nastia tends to go with a blonde finish.

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A caption from Liukin announced plans as she hits up Dublin next week, although eyes seemed to be on the figure, with fellow gymnast McKalya Maroney even leaving a "hot" comment. Nastia, meanwhile, has opened up on her workouts, revealing it's a varied deal post-retirement.

"I love boxing with my trainer. I love barre classes and hot yoga. I love Pilates. That really elongates you, but it’s also important to do some kind of cardio and now that the weather’s nice I love running along the West Side. It’s a beautiful view. I take spinning classes, too," she told The Cut.

Revealing Her Diet

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Nastia, whose mother told her to "have a cookie" when she wants one, further revealed how she nourishes herself, continuing:

"I like to eat something very small beforehand, whether it’s a banana or a piece of fruit, and I have coffee. It was the same when I was in gymnastics. After my workout I’ll have a bigger breakfast, like an omelet" - one packed with veggies including tomatoes and spinach.

#Protein

Much like fellow protein guzzler Simone Biles, Liukin ensures her muscles are maintained by the protein she consumes. The APL collaborator said: "Making sure to get enough protein in is extremely important for me to this day. It keeps you full longer." Nastia made 2020 headlines as fans bashed her weight in a high-profile anorexia storm, one coming with a giant clap-back as the gymnast defended her weight. Follow her Insta for more.

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