Running has always been considered a great form of fitness activity; it doesn't require equipment or training, just a pair of shoes, the right form and motivation. Running as a physical activity can strengthen muscles all over the body, increase flexibility and improve cardiovascular health. It's not just us but Bollywood celebrities like Milind Soman and Gul Panag who believe it too. On the occasion of Global Running Day 2023, let's take a look at these Bollywood personalities who have taken up running as a form of exercise.
1. Milind Soman
Milind Soman is one of Bollywood's most popular fitness enthusiasts. He has been running for many years now, so much so that his Twitter bio describes him as a "tree lover and running person". Milind has been disciplined about his running regimen and is famously known to run barefoot. Like him, Milind's mother too has been seen running multiple marathons.
2. Ankita Konwar
Milind Soman's wife Ankita Konwar has also been participating in marathons and is a fitness enthusiast just like her husband. Her Instagram bio describes her as a "yogini, a runner, nature-lover and an explorer". Milind and Ankita are usually seen exercising by running, trekking and participating in various adventure sports together.
2. Gul Panag
Gul Panag is another Bollywood celebrity who has always shared fitness and workout videos in the past on social media. Her workout routine includes various forms of exercises and running is one of them. In the past, Gul has run marathons too, which says much about how much she enjoys the activity.
4. Rahul Bose
Rahul Bose is a workout buff who shares his exercise videos frequently through Instagram. He also participates in marathons quite regularly. Rahul, most recently, participated in the Mumbai marathon. Besides this, he is also seen doing intensive workouts in the gym regularly.
5. Mandira Bedi
Mandira Bedi is a fitness enthusiast and is often seen doing rigorous workouts. Along with core-strengthening exercises and sports like squash, Mandira is also enthusiastic about running. The celebrity has been snapped by photographers when taking a run in the city and often shares her fitness milestones through her posts on Instagram.