Every new week, the Fit Bharat Friday Fitness Challenge begins. This week’s challenge contains a blast from the past. 

We establish good balance as children by engaging in balancing activities such as walking along walls, jumping, spinning, and scaling. We grownups have a tendency to take equilibrium casually. However, while this intricate system helps you look and feel beautiful, it requires a lot of frequent upkeep to function properly.

Remember how this exact balancing technique used to be a school time punishment? It turns out it has some fantastic benefits. A big hurrah to everyone who got caught up in mischief and had to undertake this exercise from the start!

Here are some of the reasons why you should work on
refining your balance system :
  1. A good balancing system provides you with greater  vitality.
  2. The ability to move effortlessly and comfortably.
  3. Maintaining your balance system’s fitness is pivotal if you suffer from illnesses that cause joint pain, lethargy, or vertigo.
  4. Balance training can help you go back on track and combat symptoms of soreness or shakiness in certain situations.
  5. A good balance system is also beneficial in sports.

Phew! Do you need more convincing? 

How to do the Balance Challenge? 
  1. Lift one of your thighs up. Make sure it’s parallel to the ground and held firmly upright without any jiggling. 
  2. Your calf must be parallel to your other leg which is fixated on the floor. 
  3. Raise both your arms up, palms facing each other, and biceps close to your ears. 
  4. Keep your gaze forwards and aim at holding this position for a long time. 
How to participate? 
  1. Excellent technique + longest time wins the hamper
  2. When posting a video of yourself engaging in the Fit Bharat Friday Fitness Challenge on social media, use the hashtag #FitBharatBalance and tag @FitBharat @FastandUp India @BeAtomicFit
  3. Tag three friends and invite them to join you in this Side Plank Challenge.
  4. Fill out the Google form with a link to your Fit Bharat Friday Fitness Challenge. 
  5. Have fun!