Revealed: Taapsee Pannu’s Fitness Mantra For ‘Naam Shabana’

Taapsee Pannu has stunned everyone with her fight sequences in Baby. Contrary to her off-screen demeanor, the actress is back with some amazing action-packed sequences in her upcoming revenge-thriller which is also a prequel to Baby, Naam Shabana.

Slightly muscular, strong and intense; the actress looks fierce as ever. But she had to struggle quite a bit to get that stance right. Here’s what went into Taapsee’s journey to becoming Shabana on-screen. We are sure it’s going to make you hit the gym right now!

Monday:

Cardio Warm Up: Light Cardio on the treadmill, or running on spot (5 minutes)

Lower Body Warm Up: Walking Lunges (15-20 reps per leg)

Jump Squats (20 reps)

Pushups (20 reps, use knees if necessary) Planks (60 secs hold)

Repeat previous 3 exercises 3 more times

Dumbbell Bicep Curls (10-12 reps)

Close Grip Bicep Curls (10-12 reps)

Crunches (15 reps)

30 secs of Mountain Climbers and High Knees.

Repeat circuit 2-3 times

Taapsee Pannu during her training. (Photo courtesy: Hardly Anonymous Communications)

Tuesday:

Free hand Squat (15 reps)

Pullups on a bar (10 reps)

Bent-over Rows (15 reps)

Repeat previous 3 exercises 3 more times

Free hand Lunges (10 reps each leg)

Step Ups onto bench (10 reps each leg)

Sit ups (15 reps)

Repeat previous 3 exercises 3 more times

Ab Crunches (15 reps)

Cycle Crunches (15 reps)

Raising Push Ups (15 reps)

Planks (3 reps of 1 min hold)

Repeat the circuit up to a total of 3 times

30-45 Minutes of Cardio activity: Stair machine

Taapsee Pannu during her training. (Photo courtesy: Hardly Anonymous Communications)

Wednesday:

Cardio Warm Up: Walking Lunges

Cardio Warm Up run for 15 minutes

Squats and Sumo Squats

Reverse Lunges (each leg)

Burpees (15 reps)

Pushup into Side Plank

Reverse Dips

Repeat previous 3 exercises 3 more times

Dumbbell Squats (15 reps)

Dumbbell Rows (10 reps each arm)

Hanging Leg Raises (20 reps)

Repeat previous 3 exercises 3 more times

Taapsee Pannu during her training. (Photo courtesy: Hardly Anonymous Communications)

Thursday:

Warm up with morning Run (Half an hour) Push Ups

V-Ups

Straight Leg Crunches

Bicycle Crunches

Forearm Plank and Leg Lift ( 15 mins 3 sets)

Temple Pose ( 15 mins 3 sets)

Friday:

Warm Up run for 15 mins

Lower Body Warm Up: Walking Lunges

Wide Dumbbell Squats (15 reps)

Forward Lunges (15 reps)

Side Lunges with Twist (15 reps)

Squat and Press (15 reps)

Stability Ball Leg Curls (10-12 reps)

Dumbbell Rows (10-12 reps)

Dumbbell Bicep Curls (10-12 reps)

Crunches (15 reps)

Reverse Crunches (15 reps)

30 secs of Mountain Climbers

Lateral Lunges (10 reps each leg)

Step Ups onto bench (10 reps each leg)

Repeat previous exercises 3 more times

Taapsee Pannu during her training. (Photo courtesy: Hardly Anonymous Communications)

Saturday:

Rest Day

Sunday:

Warm up run for Half an hour

Playing squash for 2 hours

Phew! That’s something, girl!