75-Year-Old Arnold Schwarzenegger Pulling Weights Inspires Serena Williams’s Husband Alexis Ohanian Ahead of Christmas

Published 12/25/2022, 8:00 AM EST

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It’s the holiday time of the year. While it is common to see pictures of partying and abundance flooding social media, Arnold Schwarzenegger took a different route and shared a high-spirited workout video. As inviting as it looks, tennis legend Serena Williams’s husband and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian shares his excitement about the video.

There is no resting on laurels for the pioneer of bodybuilding, Arnold Schwarzenegger. The 75-year-old former bodybuilding champion continues to give workout goals. The Reddit co-founder is a fan of the Terminator actor; he acknowledges Schwarzenegger’s appeal to draw inspiration from holiday cheer to amp up his energy.

Alexis Ohanian is enthralled by Schwarzenegger’s workout video


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Sporting a Christmas-themed sweatshirt and a fancy eye-gear, the fitness icon, Schwarzenegger pumps iron in an open gym. The Instagram video post featuring the 7x Mr. Olympia beating the winter chill while exercising in an open gym received love and appreciation from thousands of fans and followers. The internet entrepreneur Ohanian expressed his acknowledgment by sharing it on his Instagram story with an energizing caption.

“Let’s goooo,” he wrote. However, this is not the first time Ohanian has connected with the Austrian Oak on social media. He once took to Instagram to share his appreciation of Schwarzenegger’s autobiography, Total Recall. Safe to say, the entrepreneurial spirit in Arnold resonated with Ohanian. There is more.


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Amidst thousands of upbeat songs to pump up the energy to work out, Ohanian once chose the theme song of Schwarzenegger’s Terminator 2: Judgement Day. Besides, he shared it on his story with captions, “Pump” and “DND.”

Ohanian once asked Arnold Schwarzenegger to play his older version

A Twitter user requested to produce a movie featuring the romance between the tennis star–the businessperson couple. While Ohanian recommended Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson to play his role, he suggested Serena played her part herself. Following this, he tagged the action star, Schwarzenegger, to play his older version to travel back in time and protect their daughter, Olympia.


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Although it is dramatic and fictitious, it is interesting to note the impact of Schwarzenegger’s position as a bodybuilder, movie star, and celebrity personality does not seem to cease for the foreseeable future. Doesn’t this precisely explain why he is called a legend? What do you think? Share in the comments.


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Ramya Bachu

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Ramya Bachu is a US Sports author for Essentially Sports. Ramya has a Master’s degree in Psychology. She strongly believes in the power of discipline, consistency, and willingness to learn to achieve greater heights.

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