Malaika Arora’s diet and workout secrets for flat abs  |  Photo Credit: Instagram
New Delhi: Bollywood actress Malaika Arora makes heads turn wherever she goes – be it her fit and sexy figure, her beauty, her fashion sense, her stunning appearances both on and off screen. Perhaps, the paparazzi’s obsession with the gorgeous actress can’t be denied – almost all her outdoor activities, from her workouts to dinner dates, have been captured. At 45, the beautiful and super-fit actress, who’s rumoured to be dating actor Arjun Kapoor, is truly one hell of an inspiration particularly for those struggling with weight loss or trying to get fit.
Of course, Malaika’s perfectly toned body, sexy legs, flat belly and hot looks are a result of her rigorous workout regime and disciplined lifestyle. The gorgeous actress once said in an Interview that ‘your body is a temple and you should respect it’, adding that one should give some time everyday no matter how busy life gets. This clearly shows that the model, VJ and TV presenter is a die-hard fitness enthusiast. And here’s a look into her diet and workout secret behind her fabulous frame. Read – Deepika Padukone’s diet plan and fitness regime can help speed up your weight loss journey
Malaika Arora’s diet plan for flat abs and toned body
It is said that Malaika doesn’t believe in dieting, instead, she prefers eating anything but healthy and in moderation. “I don’t believe in any of the fad diets I read and hear about. I just follow simple principles when it comes to my diet,” Malaika was quoted as saying in a book titled ‘Gorgeous: Eat Well, Look Great’ compiled by International Shvetha Jaishankar.
Malaika loves homemade food and avoids foods that are high in calories. She prefers to snacks on nuts and fruits. She keeps herself well-hydrated throughout the day with water, coconut water, fruit or vegetable juices. She has a light dinner and avoids carbs at night. And here’s a daily meal sample of the actress.
- Early morning: She begins her day with warm lemon and honey water, followed by a litre of water for detoxification – about 30 minutes after lemon water.
- Breakfast: 1 bowl of fresh mixed fruits with idli or upma or poha or multigrain toast with egg whites.
- Snack: 1 glass of fresh vegetable juice, 2 brown bread toasts and egg whites.
- Lunch: Her lunch comprised of brown rice and/or rotis with vegetables and sprout salad, chicken/fish.
- Evening Snack: 1 peanut butter sandwich.
- Post Workout: 1 banana and protein shake.
- Dinner: She has an early dinner, which consists of a bowl of soup with steamed veggies and salad. Read – Namaste England actress Parineeti Chopra’s weight loss secret revealed, here’s how she went from fat to fit
Malaika Arora’s workout regime for her ever-sizzling hot figure
Malaika’s fervour for fitness is well-known and her gym workout videos are a proof. To maintain her slim-trim and perfectly toned figure, the ravishing actress makes sure that she doesn’t miss her workout anyday despite her hectic schedule. Her workout consists of different exercises, including cardio, weight training, Yoga and Pilates, etc. Read – Weekend weight loss tips: Sonakshi Sinha’s weight loss diet and fitness regime, see her before and after pics
She starts her workout with a 20-minute cardio session everyday. Remember, cardio exercises are a great workout for boosting metabolism, burning fat and calories, helping you lose weight. For her weight and strength training sessions, the beauty hits the gym thrice a week for half an hour.
The other three days of the week, the super-fit actress does Yoga and Pilates for about 30 minutes to 1 hour to keep herself in the best shape of her body. Malaika, revealed that while she embraced various forms of fitness, yoga remains one of her most favourite. She also credits Yoga for her ageless skin. Swimming and dancing (jazz, ballet, hip-hop) are also a part of her fitness regime which she really enjoys.
The actress, who advises people to go out and get moving, also revealed that Power Walking is a part of her snappy secret pre-workout routine. According to Malaika, Power Walking is intense and requires a lot of stamina and energy but yields great results. “Not only does it tone the body and give a more muscular appearance, but also increases stamina,” she said.
We hope Malaika’s clean eating habit and fitness levels will inspire you and help you reach your weight loss goals.
Disclaimer: Tips and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purpose only and should not be construed as professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor or a dietician before starting any fitness programme or making any changes to your diet.