New Delhi: For those who have been waiting for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s fitness video after he accepted Virat Kohli’s #HumFitToIndiaFit challenge, we have good news for you. The PM took to his Twitter account to post moments of him doing his morning exercises. He shared how, in addition to Yoga, his fitness regime also includes walking on a track inspired by the Panchatatvas or the Five Elements of nature. “Here are moments from my morning exercises. Apart from Yoga, I walk on a track inspired by the Panchtatvas or 5 elements of nature – Prithvi, Jal, Agni, Vayu, Aakash. This is extremely refreshing and rejuvenating. I also practice breathing exercises. #HumFitTohIndiaFit” he captioned the one minute 49 seconds video that he posted on the micro-blogging site.
Modi was challenged by the Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli, who was nominated by Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports, Rajyavardhan Rathore, in the #HumFitToIndiaFit challenge. While the PM had promptly responded in affirmative to Kohli’s challenge, he shared the video on June 13 (Wednesday).
Days after accepting Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli’s #FitnessChallenge, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday posted a one-minute-forty-nine-second video of his morning exercise regime. In the video, PM Modi is seen practising several breathing exercises and some Yoga asanas. Apart from these, PM Modi said, he walks on a track inspired by the five elements of nature. He tweeted.
Here are moments from my morning exercises. Apart from Yoga, I walk on a track inspired by the Panchtatvas or 5 elements of nature – Prithvi, Jal, Agni, Vayu, Aakash. This is extremely refreshing and rejuvenating. I also practice
breathing exercises. #HumFitTohIndiaFit pic.twitter.com/km3345GuV2
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 13, 2018
PM Modi nominated Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy and CWG gold medalist Manikar Batra for the #FitnessChallenge.
“I am delighted to nominate the following for the #FitnessChallenge: Karnataka’s CM Shri @hd_kumaraswamy. India’s pride and among the highest medal winners for India in the 2018 CWG, @manikabatra_TT. The entire fraternity of brave IPS officers, especially those above 40,” he tweeted.
The #FitnessChallenge was started by Union Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore on Twitter. It quickly caught on with prominent personalities from Bollywood and the sports community.
PM Modi also asked people to devote some time to exercise every day. “I appeal to every Indian to devote some part of the day towards fitness. Practice any set of exercises you are comfortable with and you will see the positive difference it will make in your life!,” he tweeted.