New Delhi, June 13: Hailing fitness by his fitness moves, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has once again swayed his impressive by releasing his morning exercise video. After a long time, PM Narendra Modi completed his challenge given by Indian skipper Virat Kohli for the ‘Hum Fit Toh India Fit’ initiative started by Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathod.
PM Modi’s video, which is just under two minutes, also had this message. “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 (sic).”
Sharing the morning video of his exercise, PM Modi passed on the challenge to Indian table tennis sensation Manika Batra, Karnataka’s new Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy and entire fraternity of Indian police officers, especially those over 40 years of age.
India cricket captain Virat Kohli shared video of him strengthening his core muscles. Passing on the challenge, the skipper challenged the Prime Minister Narendra Modi which the Prime Minister sportingly accepted.
The fitness challenge began with Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore taking to his Twitter handle to urge Indian citizens towards adopting a fitter lifestyle.
While inviting Indians to post pictures and videos of their fitness attempts, Rathore also appealed to Indian skipper Virat Kohli, ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal and Bollywood Hrithik Roshan to join in the effort and be aspiring role models for others.
"#HumFitTohIndiaFit Post pictures and videos of how you keep yourself fit and send a #FitnessChallenge to your friends on social media. Here's my video and I challenge @iHrithik, @imVkohli & @NSaina to join in," Rathore tweeted.
Along with his tweet, Rathore also posted a video of himself wherein he could be seen speaking about the significance of fitness as stressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi before he went down to do ten push-ups.
"Whenever I see Prime Minister Narendra Modi, I get inspired by him. He has a lot of energy. He is working all day long. He wants to see India fit. So, I am getting inspired by him and taking some time off my work to engage in some fitness activities," the former 2004 Olympic medalist said in his video.