WATCH: Shaquille O’Neal’s Hilarious Cardio to Cool Down After Monster Gym Session

Published 09/20/2021, 1:14 PM EDT
CANNES, FRANCE – JUNE 20: Shaquille O’Neal speaks onstage during the Turner session at the Cannes Lions Festival 2018 on June 20, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/Getty Images for Cannes Lions)


At the age of 49, Shaquille O’Neal continues to maintain great levels of fitness. Though he has retired from the game, the former player takes part in various interviews and podcasts off the court even today. Apart from this, he also works out and keeps himself fit and fine. If his recent workout video is anything to go by, the powerhouse is showing no signs of slowing down. In addition, the clip culminated with a hilarious cool down.

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In his prime, ‘Shaq’ was one of the most deadly men to come up against. His accuracy, confidence and brute force made him a force to be reckoned with. Till date, he is still considered as one of the most devastating centers in NBA history. He gathered multiple NBA titles, Finals MVP awards, as well as All-star appearances. Standing at over 7 feet tall, it can play to your advantage as well as against you. Yet, O’Neal’s fitness levels kept him active in the sport for two decades.

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AUSTIN, TX – OCTOBER 14: American Express Brings Together Rapper Travis Scott and Sport’s Legend Shaquille O’Neal at Austin City Limits Festival on October 14, 2018 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Rick Kern/Getty Images for American Express)

Shaquille O’Neal performs hilarious cardio post his intense workout

The big-made Shaquille O’Neal works out often. Recently, a video was captured of the Lakers legend working on his fitness in the gym. O’Neal is seen sweating it out, and working on his arms with some weights. However, what was even better than the intense workout was the ending. It was a hilarious sight, and something that not many have witnessed before.

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As seen in the clip, Shaquille cools down with some active cardio training. He dances to some peppy numbers in the same gym. Moreover, the former player even laughs as he continues to shake his body to the tune. It was a rare, yet rib-tickling incident, especially for fans who have seen his intense side on the court.

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Shaquille O’Neal’s latest video was surely a hilarious one. Nonetheless, it is great to see him in shape even now. He is a true inspiration to millions around the world!

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Sankalp Harikrishnan

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Sankalp Harikrishnan is a tennis and NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He aspires to pursue Sports Journalism and has represented his institution in cricket, badminton, football, and table tennis. Apart from his professional desires, Sankalp does voluntary service with his friends to feed hungry animals on a regular basis.

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