Nowadays, people get to know the daily happenings in the world through social media. Social media has been a medium of connectivity between people. A decade earlier you did not know what is happening with your favourite celebrity but through social media apps like Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, Facebook you can know what they are doing, what they are eating, where they are going etc.
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Celebrities are called influencers because they influence people to follow their lifestyles. Especially children and teenagers, they get influenced very easily by their favourite celebrities. So it is very important for the celebrities to remain fit so that people get motivated by them and try to gain fitness in their lives too. Here, further, you will get to know about the fittest celebrities who influence people by their fitness.
10. Disha Patani
Disha Patani is one of the fittest young actresses in the industry. She regularly posts her fitness regime to inspire the young generation. She starts her day with cardio and does kickboxing, dancing or gymnastics. She laid much emphasis on her diet too. And she is a yoga enthusiast, she posts many pictures of her doing yoga on social media.
9. Salman Khan
Salman Khan was the fitness icon of India in the early 2000s. Remember Salman Khan dancing on “Oh Oh Jane Jana” with an electric guitar almost every girl had a crush on him and every boy wanted a body like him. That is what advertising fitness is, that you influence people to become fit. We can say Salman Khan started the trend of fitness in India. At the age of 55 too now, Salman Khan regularly goes to the gym and is one of the fittest Bollywood actors.
8. Alia Bhatt
Alia Bhatt is a big fitness freak. She had also lost a considerable amount of weight since she made her debut. Alia Bhatt likes to do HIIT training too. Alia is known for her flexibility too. She gives credits for her glowing face to her fitness routine. She influences people to follow fitness through her Instagram posts. “The mind and body coordination during a workout is like meditation for me” she captioned the post in which she is seen sitting in a gym.
7. Jasprit Bumrah
Star Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah is one of the only players of the Indian team to play all three formats of the game. That says much about his fitness. He keeps monitoring his diet strictly to maintain fitness. Jasprit has only one cheat day in the week and the rest of the days strictly eat according to his diet which consists of high protein food like grilled fish. Jasprit also understands the importance of exercise as he is seen mostly in the gym in his Instagram photos.
6. Malaika Arora
Malaika Arora is a big fitness fan. She is regularly papped at the gym. She has maintained a really good shape for her body. She also practices yoga regularly. Malaika Arora also practices intermittent fasting to control her diet. She starts her day with a morning yoga session and then goes on for HIIT Workout and Does other activities like swimming, walking, running etc throughout the day.
5. Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar has been a brand of fitness in Bollywood. To achieve fitness Akki follows strict rules. He sleeps at 9 in the night and wakes at 4 in the morning then goes on for exercise. He has strong opinions regarding fitness. Moreover, Akshay is a pure vegetarian. Akshay is also a black belt in karate and practises karate regularly. Akshay also stays away from smoking and late-night partying to maintain fitness. Isn't he an inspiration!
4. Tiger Shroff
Be it calisthenics, gymnastics, bodybuilding or dance Tiger Shroff aces everything with his charm. Tiger is an inspiration for many Indians with his awesome skills and great physique, especially young kids who are big Tiger Shroff fans. Tiger has always been disciplined to be at where he is today, Tiger learned Mixed Martial Arts or MMA at a very young age and he even runs an art studio where he teaches his suave dance moves and martial arts to kids. He also follows a very strict protein-rich diet to stay fit.
3. Virat Kohli
The biggest Indian influencer, Virat Kohli, comes next on the list. He was not so disciplined in his initial years as a result he got fat. But then, he vowed to get fit and then there was no looking back. Virat lost a heavy amount of weight and gained muscle mass by heavy training and diet. He follows a strict diet with green leafy vegetables and protein in balanced amounts. Virat has over 180M followers on Instagram and he posts his fitness pictures to motivate people to get fit.
2. Shilpa Shetty
Shilpa Shetty is an icon for fitness in Bollywood. She practises Yoga daily and takes care of her diet. She has her own YouTube channel for yoga where she teaches people yoga asanas. Her glowing face is evident in how well she maintains her fitness. For diet she is very conscious she avoids junk food and advises not to skip breakfasts.
1. Milind Soman
Milind Soman is surely the fittest Indian personality. He is 55 still runs hundreds of kilometres in marathons. He opened up about his fitness journey as he said “Ever since I was 6-7 years old, I started swimming and for 50 years, I’ve been fit because I am consistent. Whether I have two minutes, 20 minutes or two hours, I’ll do something that is challenging”. He eats simple Indian food in his diet and doesn’t believe in taking supplements for staying fit.
So these were the 10 fittest Indian celebrities who influence people to take up fitness and are continuously motivating everyone to be fitter. They are the set examples that age doesn't matter when it comes to being healthy.