“A Big Deal”: Jamaican Star Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce Shares The Important Workout Behind Her Insane Speed

Published 10/25/2021, 2:42 PM EDT
LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – AUGUST 26: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce competes in Women’s 100m at Stade Olympique Pontaise on August 26, 2021 in Lausanne, Switzerland. (Photo by Marco Mantovani/Getty Images)


The sprinting legend, Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce, is at the peak of her performance right now. Unveiling her fitness secrets with her fans, she recently shared an episode of her core routine, leaving fans awestruck.

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Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce is a professional track and field athlete who specializes in 100m and 200m and has fetched countless laurels under her belt. At the recent Summer Games held in Tokyo, she brought pride upon her nation as she claimed two medals; She won gold in the 4x100m relay as well as silver in the 100m race.

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Along with her teammates, Elaine Thompson Herah, Shericka Jackson, and Briana Williams, she was also successful in clocking an incredible timing of 41.02 seconds.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Athletics – Women’s 100m – Medal Ceremony – Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan – August 1, 2021. Gold medallist, Elaine Thompson-Herah of Jamaica wearing a protective face mask on the podium poses with silver medallist, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica wearing a protective face mask and bronze medallist Shericka Jackson of Jamaica wearing a protective face mask REUTERS/Hannah Mckay

Shelly-Ann on her core routine

Core muscles play an essential role in every sport. Emphasizing the same, Shelly-Ann shared a motivational video on her Instagram handle. In the video, she’s seen sweating it out in the gym. Furthermore, her caption reads, “SFP Trains (EP01) – Core Steps in the Game
– Core strength is a big deal for me & my major muscle groups thank me regularly. After years as an athlete I know the importance of getting the basic steps right – turns out they are anything but basic! Try this routine.

The 34-year-old Jamaican is pretty active on her social media. With a fan-following of over 652k, she has an impressive reach to all the fans who look forward to gaining tips about fitness from an iconic figure like her.

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Past feats and achievements by Fraser-Pryce

Shelly-Ann has been taking long strides in her career. She has been competing for almost 9 years and has gained a tremendous amount of respect and popularity for showcasing her talent. A proud owner of 8 Olympic medals, she continues to perform brilliantly in every tournament she participates in.

Athletics – Diamond League – Lausanne – Lausanne, Switzerland – August 26, 2021, Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce celebrates winning the women’s 100m final REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

The Jamaican recently took part in the Diamond League, also known as the Prefontaine Classic, and put on a mind-blowing performance yet again; She ran with a timing of 10.60 seconds. Furthermore, she overtook fellow Jamaican Elaine Thompson, who secured the first position in 100m in Tokyo. Surely, she is one of the best out there.

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Divya Chaturvedi

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Divya Chaturvedi is a US Sports writer at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing her Undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Delhi. She's also an internationally recognized athlete, specializing in Shot Put and Discus. Representing India at the International Children's Games in Australia has been one of the biggest feats in her endeavor so far.

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