The treadmills are gathering dust, the barbells lie forgotten in a corner, and the pain of leg day is a distant memory. As we enter the second month of lockdown, people all over the globe are finding alternatives to hitting the gym for their daily workouts. In modern-day India, the idea of fitness has been closely linked with going to the gym. From middle-aged women in salwar-kurtas and running shoes to bulked up bros in tank tops, everyone associates the sweat shop with losing weight, gaining muscle and achieving the dream body they’ve always wanted. But now that the possibility of stepping out has been taken out of the equation, newer and – one might argue – more effective means of staying fit are popping up.
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