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Sweat it out like Shilpa Shetty

Last updated on: May 27, 2018 12:03 IST

The actor has been named among top fitness influencers in India.

Internet's undisputed workout queen, Shilpa Shetty Kundra has featured in the list of Top Health and Fitness Influencers in India.

The list has been released by a leading platform in fitness and includes 30 Indians including PM Narendra Modi, Virat Kohli, Baba Ramdev, Deepika Padukone, Akshay Kumar, PV Sindhu, Sanjeev Kapoor, Milind Soman and Bipasha Basu, among others.

A yoga enthusiast and fitness freak, Shilpa's fandom includes 5.9 million Instagram followers who look up to her for fitness advise.

Talking about how she has been able to influence people about the importance of health and fitness in all these years, the actor said, 'Honestly, there's no modus operandi, it's just a clear intent, focusing on label reading, chewing, breathing, and debunking myths regarding food and health.'

She further explained, 'I want to make use of my social media sites to encourage people in the right direction, and tell them how just a few lifestyle modifications can make wonders.

'I feel really happy when they react positively and appreciate the effort. Now, that for me is the biggest reward.'

Take a look at 5 reasons why Shilpa is such an inspiring fitness enthusiast.

>> The workout trend spotter

Shilpa Shetty

People have been enjoying videos of Shilpa's Sunday Binge. But if you look beneath the surface, you'll know that the actress does prep before the binge, working out to kill the calories. Photographs: Courtesy Shilpa Shetty/Instagram

>> Her no-nonsense approach to fitness

Shilpa Shetty

There are no shortcuts when it comes to fitness and that's Shilpa's signature style.'Never give up and never give in. Stay focused and you will reach your goals!'

>> She is the proof that living a healthy lifestyle can be fun too

Shilpa Shetty

You don't need to starve to be fit. One look at Shilpa's profile and you'll understand what we are talking about.

>> She is an inspiration to many, including her son

Shilpa Shetty

It's adorable to see how Shilpa encourages her little one to embrace a healthy living too. She has plenty of wisdom on fitness to dole out and she has been encouraging her followers to stay fit too.

>> She knows how to strive a balance between eating right and working out

Shilpa Shetty

If you've even been curious to know what it is to stuff your face with food on weekends and not gain a single calorie, you need to follow Shilpa on Instagram.

Rediff Get Ahead Bureau