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Shah Rukh Khan turns 51: His fitness routine decoded

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
Nov 02, 2016
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  • Women all over the globe drool over him.
  • There’s a great deal of efforts behind Shahrukh’s perfect body.
  • He became an inspiration with his 6 packs and 8 packs.
  • Shahrukh follows a very disciplined workout routine.

"Mere Dad mujhe har Sunday yahan laaya kartey the samundar se kabbadi khelne” Shah Rukh Khan says in Dear Zindagi’s trailer, which is another much awaited movie of King Khan and makes us wonder how he actually manages to look so handsome at the age of 51. Yes, you just read right. The heartthrob… the sensation… the King Khan turned 51 today.


His fitness routine decoded


Women all over the globe drool over the dimpled smile, the sculpted body and King Khan himself, the all of him. Of course, there’s a great deal of efforts behind Shah Rukh’s perfect body but today we let out some of his fitness secrets.

This is how you can look 7 years younger.


The journey from 6 packs to 8 packs

He started with 6 packs in Om Shanti Om and flaunted 8 packs in Happy New Year and became an inspiration for not just the youth but for the people of his age. Shah Rukh Khan is quite famous for his hardcore weight training and cardiovascular exercises. He even practices belly dancing. Shah Rukh believes that a nutritional meal is the key to a healthy life.


A disciplined workout routine

From last two decades fitness trainer Prashant Sawant has been taking care of Shah Rukh’s overall fitness. As per Sawant, getting 6 or 8 abs is no big deal if one is ready to work for it. Along with efforts, right training and determination is required. Anyone can get 8 packs but will definitely require a disciplined workout routine like Shah Rukh.

Smiling can actually help you age slow.


The metabolic rate

According to Shah Rukh’s personal trainer, Prashant Sawant, it took Shah Rukh 6 months to get 8 packs while most people require a year or more to get them. Getting packs totally depends upon a person’s metabolism. Sawant has been training Shah Rukh since 2001, when he was shooting for Aśoka. As per Sawant, Shah Rukh’s metabolism is high.

He further adds that Shah Rukh has a body of an athlete and is willing to make changes in his diets whenever he was told to. Shah Rukh is always open to new training techniques.


Workout plans

Shah Rukh works out for 5 days, 1 hour and 20 minute in a week. His personal trainer Prashant has added suspension and weight training in his workout routine that already consisted functional and strength training. He also has brought vibrating dumbbells for Shah Rukh. Rest of the training has power play technique and 10 minutes of cardio. Shah Rukh never skips abdominal crunches. His trainer changes his workout plan every fifteen days.

So, you too can get a great body like Shah Rukh, all you need to do is follow his workout routine.

Images: Getty

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