In a first-of-its-kind step, the government's flagship fitness movement, Fit India, has partnered with Bollywood actor and fitness icon Shilpa Shetty Kundra to provide her premium 21-Day Weight Loss Programme, including diet tips, free of cost on the Shilpa Shetty App (SS App), during the 21-day lockdown owing to Covid 19.
Speaking of this tie-up and Shilpa's initiative, Shri Kiren Rijiju, Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports said, "The decision taken by Shilpa to allow the Indian and global audience to access her fitness program for free, is commendable. It is during times like these that each one of us should try and extend our support to everyone around us in whatever way we can. Shilpa is a fitness icon and it will benefit everyone greatly to follow this program when we are all staying at home and maintaining social distance."
In association with the #FitIndia movement, the @shilpashettyapp has made its premium ‘21-day Weight Loss program’ absolutely FREE for all new and existing users. To help you stay relaxed and calm in these days, the ‘Meditation for Relaxation program’ will also be FREE for all users. Invest your time in your physical and mental health during this 21-day lockdown and this pandemic engulfing us. I’m doing my bit to make sure you don’t let your health and fitness take a backseat. Will you do your bit too? ~ Thank you, Sir @kiren.rijiju! @official.fitindia ~ Stay at home, stay safe, and stay fit. To download the Shilpa Shetty App, head to my InstaStories! . . . . #SwasthRahoMastRaho #FitIndiaMovement #GetFit2020 #staysafe #stayhome #stayfit
Speaking of her decision Shilpa said, “In times like these, it’s important that we stay active and engaged - physically and mentally. I understand this rather well. So, to do something special for our fellow citizens across the globe, the Government of India’s ‘Fit India Movement’ initiative and Shilpa Shetty App (SS App) have come together. For this period of lockdown that India is in right now, we have made the App's premium ‘21-Day Weight Loss Program’ free for all Indian and global users. ‘Health is wealth’; can’t be a better opportunity than this 21-day lockdown to make use of this time to value it,”
Salient features of the SS App 21-day weight loss program:
• an eclectic mix of yoga
• daily functional exercises, with emphasis on the lower body, upper body, and core along with stamina and flexibility
• a meal-by-meal diet plan, for a holistic approach to good
• a 10-minute ‘Meditation for Relaxation’ program, to help calm the mind and relieve stress during these testing times.