Actor Akshay Kumar on Sunday spoke on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s monthly radio show Mann Ki Baat, promoting a healthier life instead of a ‘filter’ life inspired by film stars. He said he had to concentrate on sending the message.
The actor was one of the many personalities from different walks of life who shared their fitness tips on the 108th episode, which was the last to air in 2023.
Akshay KumarThe 56-year-old Prime Minister thanked the people for giving him the platform to share his thoughts at Mann Ki Baat.
“You all know I’m passionate about fitness, but I’m even more passionate about staying healthy in natural ways. What I love more than a fancy gym is swimming, playing badminton. doing things, climbing stairs, exercising with “Mad Girl”, eating delicious and healthy food…
“Do not look at the bodies of movie stars, but follow your doctor’s advice and change your lifestyle. Actors are often different from what they appear on screen. Many types of filters and special effects are used and , after seeing them, we start using shortcuts to modify our bodies, ”said the actor.
Akshay also warned listeners about taking shortcuts in their fitness journey.
“Nowadays, many people take steroids and get six or eight packs. Friends, with such shortcuts, the body bulges out from the outside, but remains hollow inside. Shortcuts are life. Remember that it can shorten your time. What you need is long-term fitness, not shortcuts…
“Similarly, I believe that pure ghee is beneficial for us if consumed in the right amount. But I see many boys and girls not eating ghee for fear of gaining weight.” It is very important for us to know what is good and what is bad for our fitness,” he added.
The actor compared fitness to “dedication.”
“It shouldn’t be like instant coffee or two-minute noodles. In this new year, don’t use chemicals, don’t take shortcuts, exercise, yoga, eat good food, go to bed on time, meditate. , and most importantly, make a promise to yourself that you’re willing to embrace the way you look. From today onwards, don’t live a filtered life, live a fitter life,” Akshay said. said.
During Mann Ki Baat, Isha Foundation founder Sadhguru, Indian women’s cricket team captain Harmanpreet Kaur and chess legend Viswanathan Anand also shared fitness tips.
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Date first uploaded: December 31, 2023 15:01 IST