Ajinkya Rahane is quite a different personality in the Indian team, the team which is filled with tattooed arms and bulging muscles.
The Test Captain Ajinkya Rahane is has a completely different personality than the Indian skipper Virat Kohli. He looks like old school player from Rahul Dravid’s era. In an aggressive generation his batting style is very calm and composed, he has a textbook batting style.
Rahane started playing cricket at a very young age and has scored tons of runs in domestic cricket. He was called up in a limited-overs squad in 2011 against England. However, he made his Test debut in 2013 against Australia.
Rahane registered his name on Lord’s honor board in 2014. He scored a match-winning knock for the team. Even legendary batsman like Brian Lara and Sachin Tendulkar doesn’t have their names on the Honor board. Also one of the best batsmen of generation Virat Kohli doesn’t have his name on the Lords’ honor board.
Ajinkya Rahane might have lost his place in the Indian limited-overs team but he is a regular member of the Test squad. Ajinkya has represented India in 74 Tests scoring 4647 runs at an average of 41.12. He also has 12 Test centuries in his name. Apart from all this, the 33-year-old is a brilliant fielder too.
Let’s have a look at his workout and diet plan:
Running: He stated in healthyceleb.com, “You should at least run 3 miles daily to keep yourself fit and active. You don’t need to run on a treadmill only. Rather it would be better if you would run around the neighborhood and especially in the morning as it would allow you to take in a lot of fresh air regularly. The fresh air would keep you healthy and a good run would clean out all drowsiness from your eyes and make you alert and ready to face the day.”
Suryanamaskar and Meditation: The red ball vice-captain Rahane loves doing Surya Namaskar and Meditation every morning. It keeps him calm and builds his composure. He says, “You must have a healthy and positive state of mind during practice. I try to maintain that each time I step in to bat. For me, visualization is the key. Simulating a match situation in my head each time I bat during practice helps me. In the end, the finer things you do each day count.”
Karate: Rahane started taking an interest in Karate at the very young age of 6. He went on to become a black belt at the age of 11. He opined that performing karate during his early days has helped him a lot.
Gymming: The Mumbaikar loves to spend his precious time in the gym. Rahane believes one or two hours of core exercises are enough for any person. Also, Ajinkya promotes doing heavy exercises on regular basis.
Ajinkya Rahane once revealed that Virat Kohli has influenced him a lot for his fitness journey. He tells getfitso.com, “Virat Kohli focuses greatly on his fitness. Since he is India’s captain in all three formats today, players look up to him and want to match his standards. I believe this is a wonderful culture that he’s brought into the team. We look to keep improving each day, each session.”
Ajinkya Rahane Diet Plan:
For the breakfast, Rahane has eggs and oats in the morning. Oats provide the body a lot of energy and help to maintain the protein requirements. He also consumes milk after workouts to boost his energy levels.
For lunch and dinner, Ajinkya Rahane has fish, grilled chicken and Salad, and fruits as a snack option. According to healthyceleb.com, Fresh Salad is a much-needed thing for Rahane at dinner. Having a light dinner at the night is very beneficial for the body as suggested by many health experts. Rahane also loves drinking fresh juice as it helps to body detox and provide energy.
Rahane is a big Misal Pav fan although it is very spicy and not a healthy option so he has to spend more time in the gym. Everybody faces weakness issues now and then but it should always be compensated by a little extra workout. The 33-yea old also advises avoiding carbohydrate-rich and oily foods like bread, pastries, noodles, potato, etc.
CREDIT: CRIC FIT