How do you remember Mandira Bedi? From her debut television serial ‘Shanti’ or as the girl next door in DDLJ? Or maybe it is through those glamorous yet witty IPL commentaries. But if you have been following social media, you would probably remember her from the viral video of this ‘bharatiya naari’ doing push-ups in a saree. In fact, she’s the one who made 45 look like 25 by breaking all the stereotypes while lending credence to the adage “age is just a number”. Just look at her.
So how does this gorgeous 45 year old maintain the balance between leading a hectic life and taking care of her fabulous body? While it might appear as if she has a magic wand, the fact is this iron woman puts in truck loads of hard work to keep herself in shape and the good news is today we will share her secret with you so that you too can live life the ‘Mandira’ way.
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Mandira’s Workout Regimen:
When Madira had to first hit the screen to take on some seriously physically challenging stuff she decided to do it like a boss! In one of the interviews, she said – “I thought if I’m going to be wearing shorts on national television, let me have the body for it. That is when I got myself a trainer. I wanted to be a fit and strong contender”. But as it happens, the show was just the beginning.
Having started off,she was so addicted to fitness that even after the show she didn’t want to stop. She wanted to be stronger and faster than ever, and going by her recent show-stopping performance with the saree, she has clearly been successful. We bet you too are curious about her amazing physique. Mandira now works out for 5 days a week (6 if she can) and absolutely loves it! Not keeping the suspense for too long, here’s Mandira’s workout for you – a mix of circuit training and cardio is her thing! And this is what we think she does to look so stunning –
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Skipping – 1 minute
Bicep Curls – 20 x 1
Jumping Jacks – 1 minute
Tricep Curls – 20 x 1
Split Lunges – 1 minute
Kettlebell Pull Up – 20 x 1
Split Squats – 1 minute
Bent over lateral raises – 20 x 1
Front Kicks – 1 minute
Dumbbell Flyes – 20 x 1
Jump Squats – 1 minute
Push Ups – 1 minute
Jumping Jacks – 1 minute
Plank – 1 minute
Lunge Kicks – 1 minute
Bicycle Crunches – 1 minute
Plank Jacks – 1 minute
Lunges – 1 minute
Side Leg Lateral Raise – 1 minute
*Note: This iron lady follows either circuit 1 or circuit 2 when she’s working out at home. When she hits the gym, we are betting that she spends time on the machines and also has a personal trainer who guides her through her workouts. Sumo squats, inch walk, shoulder raises are some of her common workouts too. Apart from these, Mandira also loves to run and swim.
The ravishing fitness fanatic has one mantra that she follows very religiously – eating clean. She follows a very simple meal plan and doesn’t really believe in the 3 square meal or 5-6 small meal plan. She eats when she’s hungry and by and large that happens at regular intervals. It’s like her body clock has adjusted itself well and is doing pretty good for her as we can see the amazing results. Here’s her diet chart for you:
First thing in the morning – Apple Cider Vinegar in warm water.
Morning – Black Coffee with coconut oil and a piece of fruit.
Breakfast – Eggs and toast with cold coffee (sometimes).
Lunch – Dal, roti, and vegetables
5 PM Snack – Puffed rice, makhana, soya nuts, dry fruits, and nuts. (one of these)
Dinner (latest by 8PM) – Dal, roti, and vegetables . Sometimes without rotis.
Post workout snacks – Protein shake in water or protein bar.
That was her diet guide and workout regimen for you. Mandira has sure gotten it right and what she’s doing is working for her. Mandira also has a trainer who helps stay on top of her fitness goals. Stay positive, live healthy, and enjoy life as it comes and be like this yummy mummy. Thanks Mandira Bedi for setting high bars and inspiring all of us out here to go past it. Don’t forget to hit the like and share button if you found this article inspiring and share your thoughts with us in the comments section below. We’ll come back with many more such inspirational celebrity fitness articles, till then, stay fit, stay happy!
Disclaimer: The content in this article is purely research based and the workouts and diet mentioned in the chart are suggested by Gympik’s experts.
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