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Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, known for her successful weight loss story, says losing weight is not a big struggle as one can take the first step towards a healthier lifestyle by walking on a daily basis. Sonam, who is awaiting the release of Neerja , shared her fitness mantra after she flagged off the last leg of the fourth edition of Max Bupa Walk for Health event here on Sunday, read a statement. 'I think it s great that health and fitness are on top of mind for everyone across age groups, be it young or old. People now understand the value of maintaining a healthier lifestyle by exercising and eating right.' Here are 13 Bollywood celebs who went from fat to fit.
'What a lot of people don t know is that losing weight or getting fitter doesn t necessarily require a lot of investment and struggle. You can take the first step towards health and wellness with something as simple as walking,' Sonam said. It is a known fact that Sonam had to shed oodles of weight before entering the showbiz with Saawariya in 2007. Now, the daughter of actor-producer Anil Kapoor has made a name for herself not just as an actress, but as a fashion icon also. 'Walking regularly for 30 minutes can rejuvenate your body, mind and soul. It helps you battle diseases like cancer, depression obesity and even stress. I strongly believe that walking is a great workout for children, men, women and the elderly and we need to create awareness around it, said the Khoobsurat' star. Max Bupa, a joint venture between Max India Limited (business corporate with expertise in life insurance and health care) and Bupa (a global health and care company), hosted a 33-day walking event touching five cities - Mumbai, Pune, Surat, Ahmedabad and Jaipur.
The initiative was an attempt to build a healthier India and encourage citizens across the country to discover multiple benefits of walking. The 33-day intercity walk was flagged off by actors Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur in Mumbai on January 10.
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