From boxing to Pilates—5 workouts Bollywood celebs love for fitness

Are you looking forward to trying something new to keep yourself fit and healthy? Try these 5 celebrity workouts, which have a plethora of health benefits to offer.
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Give these types of workouts a try to lose weight. Image courtesy: Instagram
Aayushi Gupta Updated: 9 May 2023, 17:26 pm IST
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Everyone aspires to maintain a healthy lifestyle. However, staying motivated to exercise every day can sometimes be tedious and exhausting. In this case, you should choose a workout routine that keeps you in shape while still being enjoyable. If not, exercising will seem like a daunting task to you. In order to motivate you to achieve your fitness goals, here are some very interesting celebrity workouts that can be tried to spice up a routine workout.

Bollywood stars like Malaika Arora, Shilpa Shetty, Disha Patani, and countless others sometimes share their fitness routines with their fans through social media. They don’t always go to the gym to do squats or walk on a treadmill. Instead, they mix up their routines to reap additional advantages. So read on to find the types of workouts which B-town celebrities also recommend.

Celebrity workouts to stay fit

Here are 5 workouts that celebrities love!

1. Yoga

Yoga has been around for centuries altogether, and has gained mainstream popularity in the last few decades. It has a wide range of health advantages, including lowering stress, improving sleep cycles, enhancing posture, increasing flexibility, and more. Bollywood actors Shilpa Shetty and Malaika Arora have spread a lot of awareness about yoga. Every week, they come up with an interesting yet challenging yoga pose and reinstate the importance of yoga for health and wellness. So, if you’re looking for motivation to start practicing yoga, do check their social media for fitspiration!

Malaika Arora suggests yoga for stress
Malaika Arora suggests yoga for stress. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

2. Pilates

Pilates has emerged as the most in-thing, thanks to celebrities such as Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Janhvi Kapoor, Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone. Not just in Bollywood, it has a fan base in Hollywood too. Kate Hudson swears by it and credits Pilates for helping her shed postpartum weight. Pilates is a low-impact workout that assists with balance, muscle and core strength, and flexibility and prevents injuries. It is a simple way to burn calories when you have less time on your hands. Not to mention, it’s a great way to stay in shape as well.

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Many Bollywood celebs are trying Pilates. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

3. Boxing

In addition to being an excellent aerobic exercises, martial arts like boxing also give you strength and mobility. In fact, according to research in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, martial arts can improve your stamina and increase your agility. Hence, everyone these days is attempting this workout. You’ve probably seen B-town actresses punching, including Disha Patani, Kiara Advani, and Rakul Preet. Well, one of the secrets to their svelte physiques is that they all adore boxing. When you punch, your entire body moves into action, and all of your muscles coordinate to make this move power packed. This exercise does more than just burn calories. This makes your physique toned like never before.

Try boxing to shed extra kilos. Image courtesy: Adobe Stock

4. Weight training

Bollywood stars have been adding weight-lifting to their routine. If you’re also considering doing weight training, but need a little push, take inspiration from B-town beauties like Disha Patani and Sanya Malhotra, who are deadlifting like champs. Not just them, but Katrina Kaif, Alia Bhatt and Anushka Sharma are also inspiring us to do the same. Weight training or weight lifting workouts come with multiple health benefits. It is well known for reducing body fat and building muscles. But it also enhances heart health, strengthens bones and joints, and reduces injury risk. So, give it a try!

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Go for a deadlift if you want stay fit. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

5. Swimming

We all enjoy swimming, don’t we? There isn’t any other form of exercise that is both fun and beneficial to maintaining your physical fitness. It does wonders for your cardiovascular health, aids in weight loss, and increases strength. Swimming is not only a fantastic full-body workout, but it also refreshes the mind. Celebrities like Sonam Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha, Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone indulge in swimming to maintain their physique. So if your goal is to simply stay fit or lose weight, swimming is something you should definitely try. You will also feel revitalized after doing it.

So ladies, which workout are you going to try now?


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Aayushi Gupta is a health writer with a special interest in trends related to diet, fitness, beauty and intimate health. With around 2 years of experience in the wellness industry, she is connected to leading experts and doctors to provide our readers with factually correct information. ...Read More

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