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Flattening the curves

Don't let the crisis get you down. Get up, get going and exercise to keep up your spirits.


7 WAYS TO EXERCISE YOUR WAY OUT OF A LOCKDOWN

1. Auto Pilates

Namrata Purohit, Pilates instructor to celebs such as Kareena Kapoor Khan and Malaika Arora, has been posting simple exercises on her Instagram. The workouts include side planks, Pilates, kneeling squats and lunges. Opt for exercises like high knees, skipping, jumping jacks and some high-intensity interval training or tabata style training, she says. Pilates, according to her, is a mind and body exercise that works on the entire body and lengthens the spine.

Core issue

To shed abdominal fat, do a side plank for 30 seconds to a minute on each side, then a side plank and 5-10 twists on each side

To increase stre­n­gth, do a combination of a

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