Formula One drivers don’t get a rest day. Except for the Christmas break, the drivers must remain focused on the job at hand throughout the year. They can’t afford not to work, even if they get a few weeks off over the summer break. Last year, Lewis Hamilton spent a lot of his off-season in the gym.
Indeed, Formula One drivers undergo serious G-force during each race, losing kilos of sweat during the process, and so need to remain physically and mentally fit. Carlos Sainz is one of the most recent drivers to support the cause. He recently posted an Instagram photo of Carlos Sainz, a Spanish driver who drives for Ferrari, showing him exercising, apparently to get stronger before the second half begins. Ready to go back! His mind is fixed on the next race in Belgium, at Circuit De Spa Francorchamps, from the 27th to 29th August 2021.
Grasping a dumbbell in each hand, Sainz appears to be performing a dumbbell overhead press, a great exercise for working the , shoulders and even the . Because he uses dumbbells instead of a barbell, his weight will also be in play, as it is not spread out like a barbell.
He could also be seen spending time trying his hand at whilst spending time in the Balearic Islands. Fernando Alonso is often considered one of the greatest drivers to grace the tarmac. He spent time cycling to improve cardio fitness. Antonio Giovinazzi from Alfa Romeo Racing also enjoyed his off-season in Italy.
Max Verstappen (Red Bull Racing’s champion in waiting), chose to have more fun by riding a jetski around Monaco.