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How to Get Your Fitness Groove Back – Tips From Celebrities

Getting back into your fitness and health cycle can be daunting when you’ve been on a break. But you’re not the only one who’s struggling to find motivation. Here is what celebs and influencers have to say when it comes to getting your groove back!

By Aditi Mudgal
03 Jun 2022

Life can throw curveballs at odd times, and it can put everything else on the back burner, including your fitness. Whether you’ve been juggling multiple errands or haven’t been feeling energised enough to exercise, it’s time to take care of yourself once again and put fitness first.

 

Ensuring that you make fitness a part of your routine is crucial when you want to live a long and healthy life. According to a 2012 study published in the National Library of Medicine (USA), India has one of the highest burdens of cardiovascular diseases worldwide. Exercising regularly and having a healthy lifestyle can go a long way in maintaining your heart health.

 

When you’re looking for a boost to help you reach your fitness goals, take some advice from these influential people about what works and what doesn’t.

 

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Never Give Up

Even when you’ve taken a break from working out or consistently focusing on fitness, there’s no reason to completely stop physical activity. The important part is that you do something, anything, every day. It can be something as simple as going for a morning walk every day.

 

According to Jennifer Aniston’s interviews, nobody should stop working out, no matter what happens. However, when that isn’t possible for you, even trying to squeeze in fifteen minutes of stretching before the end of your day is better than doing nothing. Consider doing a combination of different workout regimes throughout the week like Aniston to keep things interesting. She rotates around boxing, the elliptical machine, spinning classes, yoga, and running.

 

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Switch It Up

Workouts don’t strictly have to be within the four walls of your home or the gym. Consider taking your workout outside and trying something different. As Vin Diesel recommends, consider getting a bike whenever you go on vacation, so you don’t have to give up on exercising and make the most of your vacation. Biking is an excellent workout, and according to Harvard University, it burns a lot of calories too. The average 70kg person can burn up to 298 calories with just 30 minutes of cycling.

 

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Other workouts you can consider are swimming, rock climbing, horse riding, hiking, kayaking, or just letting it out with dance! Get a group of your friends and take them to the nearest karaoke to sing and dance your hearts out. Even taking a walking tour of your city or wherever you are can be a great way to get those steps in. Remember, no one solution fits all when it comes to working out. Do what feels comfortable for you.

 

Adopt a New Diet

When you’re having a hard time getting to the gym to work on your fitness, it might be worthwhile to consider starting from the kitchen first. When you’re consistently eating junk food or food that’s not making you feel good, it can deter you from working on your fitness. Try adopting a vegan diet, just like Mallika Sherawat. Her lifestyle consists of a vegan diet and Iyengar yoga.

 

If you’re on the hunt for healthy recipes, trying out Alia Bhatt’s famous beetroot salad can never go wrong. When it comes to Alia’s fitness, she says that it’s important not to forget that your diet matters the most! You can also check out expert nutritionist Vinita Contractor’s recipes that make vegan living healthy and fun!

 

Holistic Living

There are only a few notable people who truly influence the world at large, and one of them is Akshay Kumar. His strict and rigorous schedule is known to most, and exercising is key to maintaining that schedule. He believes that staying fit the natural way is the most sustainable and best for the long run.

 

He has mentioned before that he works out for an hour five to six times a week. Eating right and exercising according to your needs is what he believes is the best way to keep your fitness groove ongoing.

 

Enjoy the Experience

When it comes to working out, you need to be motivated to start, and the only way to do that is to keep it fun. You don’t want to start with rigorous weight training that will make you hesitant to go the next day. Start slow and steady so you don’t lose the flow within a few days of starting.

 

Here are some workouts that are innovative and will make exercise more enjoyable:

Getting your fitness groove back can’t be done in a day, but when you’re determined and dedicated, nothing can come in your way. Take some inspiration from celebrities to help you on your way!

 

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