Don’t you gaze at your favorite celebrities with admiration tinged with envy? Don’t you drool over that perfect body and wish you were like that?FYI (For Your Inspiration) are two stunning young ladies who lost their extra pounds and set the Bollywood arena on fire.
Sonam Kapoor lost around 60kgs for the film Sawariya. She was a self-confessed foodie. Now she’s a big fan of the low-carb high protein diet and the 5 meals a day theory. This is how her diet goes:
She starts her day with a tall glass of lukewarm water and follows it up with another glass of warm honey and limewater. She also drinks a lot of fluids throughout the day like coconut water, cucumber juice and buttermilk.
Breakfast: Oatmeal and fruits
Noon snack: Brown bread with egg whites and protein shake
Lunch: Dal, veggies, roti and grilled chicken or fish
Evening Snack: Brown bread with egg whites
Dinner: Soup, salad, grilled chicken or fish
She also drinks tea without sugar and munches on dry fruits through out the day. She carries fruits while travelling to avoid hunger pangs.
Her exercise regime consists of everything including weight training, yoga and plies. When she gets the time she plays squash and takes a swim. She followed this routine for a year and lost 30 kg.
Sonakshi Sinha lost 30kgs for the film Dabaang. She too, is a foodie by nature who led a sedentary lifestyle and survived on junk food. Her weight loss regime consisted of rigorous exercise and this diet:
Breakfast: Cereal and milk or whole-wheat toast
Mid morning: Some dry fruits and a cup of green tea
Lunch: Homemade roti and sabzi with salad
Evening: A fruit or a cup of green tea
Dinner is usually early and consists of only protein food. She does not have carbohydrates after 6 pm.
She now takes small meals every three to four hours.
Sonakshi’s advice for all those who wish to lose weight:
Stop eating carbohydrates after six in the evening and drink several cups of green tea throughout the day.
Exercise regularly with a professional trainer to lose weight systematically.
Ultimately, there are no short cuts to losing weight. Being disciplined, determined and not losing hope for the entire period till one reaches the target weight is essential.
Sonakshi Sinha firmly believes that losing weight is not only about seeing shrinking numbers on the weighing scale but it is an emotional journey where you need to be determined to sacrifice your favorite foods to achieve your goal.