'Getting ready for the playoffs!' Marla Maples, 53, shares a video of herself doing a HANDSTAND in a batting cage as she trains for a softball game
- Donald Trump's ex-wife took to Instagram on Wednesday to share footage of herself practicing a handstand during her batting practice
- Marla, who is a member of The Broadway Show League, was preparing for her softball team Kinky Boots' playoff game on Thursday
- Earlier in the week, Marla was on a road trip with her friends Melissa Hannan and Jimmy Demers, and the threesome traveled to Rhode Island and Connecticut
- The group hung out with everyone from Olympian Michelle Kwan's mom Estella to Dawson's Creek star James Van Der Beek and his family
Marla Maples loves yoga, softball, and hanging upside down, and on Wednesday afternoon she combined all of her athletic interests as she demonstrated the art of the 'baseball handstand'.
The 53-year-old ex-wife of President Donald Trump took to Instagram to share a video of herself energetically doing a handstand while holding on to a baseball bat. Even more impressive is the fact that Marla's orange baseball helmet didn't go flying off her head during the feat.
When she isn't traveling, Marla has been spending her summer playing softball with The Broadway Show League, and on Wednesday she was taking in some batting practice the day before her team's playoff game at Heckscher Ballfields in Central Park.
Getting ready: Marla Maples enjoyed some batting practice on Wednesday, the day before The Broadway League softball playoffs
Nothing but energy: The 53-year-old took to Instagram to share a video of herself doing a handstand in a batting cage
Practice makes perfect: 'Toes pointed!' Marla says, as she holds herself upside down
In the clip, the mother-of-one demonstrates how she places her hands on the opposite sides of the bat as she lowers herself to to the ground.
'Baseball handstands. Okay here we go,' she says as she kicks her legs up into the air, resting them on the back wall of the batting cage.
'Toes pointed,' she says, as she remains upside down.
When she finally comes down from her handstand, she says: 'Yay, ready for the game!'
In addition to her orange helmet, the yoga lover was wearing a green tank tucked into her green patterned leggings.'
Whoops! Marla is incredibly enthusiastic in the clip, but she commenters noted that she had a hole in her pants
Group shot: Marla is pictured with the other members of the Kinky Boots softball team
'Getting ready for playoffs tomorrow with my fav crew @kinkybootsatbat,' she captioned the clip, referencing the name of her Broadway Show League team.
Marla went on to thank her friend, former Miss Australia Melissa Hannan, for checking batting practice off her bucket list with her.
Many of Marla's commenters were impressed with her handtsand; however, there were a few people who pointed out that it looked like she had ripped her pants.
'I believe you have a hole in your pants,' one person wrote, while another added: 'I believe you may have busted a hole in your training pants.'
Fun times: Earlier in the week, Marla was on a road trip with her friends Melissa Hannan and Jimmy Demers, and they traveled to Rhode Island to visit Michelle Kwan's mom (center)
Loving life: Marla, Jimmy, and Melissa posed in front of the water while in Narragansett, Rhode Island
Is that Dawson Leery? Marla and Jimmy also stopped in Connecticut to see James Van Der Beek, his wife Kimberly, and their four children
Earlier in the week, Marla and Melissa were on a road trip with singer Jimmy Demers, and the threesome stopped by Newport, Rhode Island, to visit Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan's home and see her mother Estella.
On Monday, they were in Narragansett, Rhode Island, where they struck a pose in front of the ocean, with Marla donning a white baseball cap featuring the name Mirage IV, the yacht she and her daughter Tiffany Trump lived on as guests while traveling the Italian coast last month.
'Sweet friendships frame the joy of life... #jimmydemers @missmelissahannan Luv you so! Thanks for the adventures!' Marla wrote.
Marla and Jimmy also stopped in Connecticut where they met up with actor James Van Der Beek, his wife Kimberly, and their four children.
'Kids at heart': Marla, who considers hanging upside down one of her favorite activities, shared this playful photo of her and Melissa in New York City last week
Throwback: Last month, Marla spent a few weeks traveling around the Italian coast with her daughter Tiffany Trump
Mother-daughter month: Marla and Tiffany ended their Italian getaway in Rome, staying at the Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa (pictured)
'Real love .... purest love... Grateful for friendships and precious angels in the world,' Marla captioned a picture of her and Jimmy with the Dawson's Creek star and his family.
The friendship between Marla and the actor surprised at least one person who commented: 'Is that Dawson Leery?'
It has been a busy couple of weeks for Marla, who spent a great deal of July traveling throughout Italy with her 23-year-old daughter Tiffany.
Marla and Tiffany traveled to the Italian islands of Capri, Ponza, and Elba as guests on the Mirage IV yacht, which eventually dropped them off in Portofino.
At the end of their luxurious seaside vacation, which was filled with sunbathing, jet-skiing, sightseeing, they toured Rome together before returning to their homes in New York City.
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