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Urvashi Rautela in Workout Gear Does "Upper Body HIIT"

“Upper body HIIT,” she captioned the Instagram Stories video.

Urvashi Rautela is getting her sweat on in her workout gear. In a new social media post the Indian actress shows off her flat abs and impressive strength during an intense workout session. "Upper body HIIT," she captioned the Instagram Stories video, doing a squat with banded shoulder raise. How does the 30-year-old approach diet and fitness? Here is everything you need to know about her lifestyle habits. 



Urvashi is an avid skier, sharing lots of photos and videos from her luxury trips on her Instagram account. "Jetted off on my own snowy adventure. Super happy being back in the snow and on the mountain. I'm so proud to be a mountain girl," she captioned one of them. Research has linked downhill skiing to a number of health benefits. In addition to promoting physical fitness, it may decrease risk of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Studies have also found that the more frequently a person skis, prevalence of known hypercholesterolemia, systemic hypertension, diabetes, the frequency of mental stress and the occurrence of memory deficits declines. 


Martial Arts


Urvashi is a fan of Bōjutsor, or stick fighting. She has shared a few videos and photos of her practice on Instagram. "Do you want to fight me? Now's the time. Do you want to fight me? Stand in line. Do you want to fight me? Hand to hand. Do you want to fight me? Now's your chance. Let's do this," she captioned a photo. 


HIIT Workouts

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Urvashi is a fan of high intensity interval training, which she does in her latest post. There is a lot of research backing up the benefits of HIIT workouts, including body fat reduction, improved cardiovascular function, and mental health. It is also time effective.



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Urvashi loves to box, sharing her sessions on Instagram. According to Harvard Health, boxing is a great aerobic exercise, because it gets your heart pumping and helps lower the risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. "It can strengthen bones and muscles, burn more calories, and lift mood. Aerobics can also boost your endurance, which helps you climb a flight of stairs or walk farther," they explain. 


Mental and Physical Flexibility

Urvashi is just as focused on her mental health as physical."Be infinitely flexible and constantly amazed. Mental flexibility is even more important than physical flexibility. Stretch your mind today," she captioned an Instagram post. 

Leah Groth
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