'Putinspiration': Russian president could be your next fitness guru

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Check out the Instagram account dedicated to the Russian president: motivational quotes paired with photos of Vladimir Putin working out and playing with wild animals have attracted over 8,000 subscribers in a week.

Don't believe those who don't believe 😼 #sassmaster

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The “Putinspiration” account has a catchy caption, too: “Vlad – you only get out what you – Putin,” as well as a link to the Kremlin’s official page.

Immune to haters 💉💊 #ppotd #theextrapisforputin

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Motivational lines such as, "If It Doesn't Challenge You It Won't Change You," “The only bad workout is the one that didn’t happen”, and “Push your borders” accompany the pictures.

I got where I am by being a doer. Always believe in yourself. 🍳💪🏆 #panyouhandleme

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Vladimir Putin is well known for having his picture taken with animals, be it his pet dogs or big cats out in the wild. He is also a keen athlete: judo, horse-riding and swimming are just some of his favorite sports. 

Today isn't a treat day 🍲🍲🍱🍱🍳 #fitspo #legday #judo

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He has recently ridden a submersible to the bottom of the Black Sea.

it's called initiative 🏆 #determined

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The Instagram account follows in the footsteps of the latest #Fitspiration trend, with a healthy lifestyle and a fit body listed as main priorities.

🏊🏻🏊🏻🏊🏻🏊🏻🏊🏻 #swim #swimspiration #workout #health

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So if you want to be motivated by none other than the Russian leader, join the fun, and get regular “Putinspiration”!

Ignore the #haters when they tell you 'hey, you can't go there' #kale #isagenix #inspiration

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