Sculpting an Enviable Body

Inspired by Sylvester Stallone, actor Sooraj Pancholi started gyming when he was just 14

Published: 17th September 2015 08:26 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th September 2015 09:09 AM   |  A+A-

Mentored by Salman Khan, the Hero hunk has a physique that could make girls go weak in the knees and inspire guys to hit the gym. The debutante talks about his fitness regime and gives tips too.


Fitness regimen

I work out twice a day. I feel cardio in the morning is very important for general well being, and I do weight training in the evening. I sometimes train thrice a day because I also have to do my martial arts training in the evening.

Your best body feature

Sooraj.jpgMy biceps are the best feature of my body.

Must for perfect body

To have a perfect body eat well. Your abs are not just made in the gym but also in the kitchen.

Diet consists of

My diet composes proteins, carbohydrates and vitamins in the right balance.

Was bitten by the fitness bug

I started learning martial arts at the age of nine and that’s when I was bitten by the fitness bug and I started training at the age of 14! After watching Sylvester Stallone on television, I decided I wanted a body like him and started going to the gym.

Fittest actor and actress of Bollywood

In my opinion Tiger Shroff and Deepika Padukone have the fittest body in the industry.

Relationship between fitness and health

For me both are equally important. It is a case of 50-50 so it’s best to concentrate on both.

Best compliment you have received

I was once told that ‘You have a manly physique.’

Fitness tip

Don’t smoke. I neither smoke nor drink.


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