This bold and beautiful actress was first seen on big screen performing an amazing number Chaiyya Chaiyya in Mani Ratnams Dil Se. She has, since then, advanced so much both professionally and personally. The poise, the style, and the immaculate swag that she carries herself with inspires the awe in all. Shes taught women that getting back into shape post delivery is definitely possible and that excuses dont get you anywhere. That said, we all know well that nothing in life comes easy and its no surprise that this fit 44 year old lady puts in trucks loads of efforts towards her workout and diet.
This ones to all the crazy fans out there who want to be as sexy and hot as this sizzling beauty. Heres her fitness secret:
To stay in shape and look and feel great, Malaika follows a routine thats advised by her trainer. She ensures she doesnt miss workout anyday and squeezes in at least a little bit despite her hectic schedule. Read on to find out more about this divas workout and diet plan:
Cardio: 20 minutes. Everyday.
Weight And Strength Training: 30 minutes. 3 times a week.
Malaika hits the gym thrice every week for a 30 minutes (sometimes more) for weight training and strength training sessions. Weighted squats, battle ropes, push ups and most of the compound workouts with a lot of variations are on her list. Compound workouts work multiple muscle groups in your body and help strengthen them.
Yoga And Pilates: 30 minutes to 1 hour. Other 3 days of the week.
A huge yoga fan, it wouldnt be wrong to say that Malaikas flexibility is yogas gift. Of course yoga has a lot of other benefits too – like mental calmness, building strength, and weight loss too. Pilates is another form of workout thats great for your abs, improves concentration, and also betters your bodys balance and posture.
Among other workouts that Malaika enjoys doing theres kickboxing, various dance forms (jazz, ballet, hip-hop), bootcamp. She also loves swimming.
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Like we always say – a good workout needs a great diet. Malaika however doesnt follow any specific diet plans or fad diets. She believes in eating clean and heres what her daily meal plan looks like –
Breakfast: 1 bowl of fresh mixed fruits with either Indian breakfasts (idli, upma, poha) or multigrain toast with egg whites.
Mid Morning Snack: 1 glass of vegetable juice, 2 brown bread toasts and egg whites.
Lunch: Chicken/Fish, brown rice and/or rotis made of whole wheat, bajra, or jowar, with vegetables and sprout salad.
Evening Snack: 1 peanut butter sandwich.
Post Workout: 1 banana with protein shake.
Dinner (Latest by 7:30): 1 bowl of soup, grilled fish with steamed vegetables and salad.
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Malaika enjoys homemade food a lot and prefers to snack on nuts and fruits if she feels hungry after her early dinner. She avoids anything thats fried, high in salt, and laden with extra calories. Another important thing to note from Malaikas diet is that she avoids carbs for dinner and keeps it light. She also hydrates herself through the day with water, coconut water, fruit or vegetable juices etc.
That was Malaikas workout and diet for you. We hope youre inspired enough to begin your journey. If you already have then dont stop at anything. Eat right, smile more and workout well. Dont forget to rest well and hydrate and youre moving closer to your fitness goals. If this has inspired you then dont forget to hit the like and share button. Share your thoughts on the article in the comments section below. Until next time, stay happy, stay healthy!
Disclaimer: The content in this article is purely research based and the workouts mentioned in the chart are suggested by Gympiks expert trainers.
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