Priyanka did it in the film Mary Kom, and Son­akshi and Ka­reena also do it for strength train­ing

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There comes a point in ev­ery per­son’s life that calls for change. Your fit­ness reg­i­men is no ex­cep­tion. How many times can you bench those same plates and keep run­ning on that tread­mill? Aside from the bore­dom fac­tor, there’s also the draw­back of the plateau ef­fect, which makes you lose in­ter­est. The new buzz in fit­ness is bat­tle-ropes work­out. It’s a fun and quick new way of burn­ing calo­ries. So just like Bol­ly­wood stars Ka­reena Kapoor Khan and Son­akshi Sinha, here’s how you can do this: Head to your lo­cal hard­ware store and get your­self about 20-50 feet of manila (hemp) rope. Why manila rope? It’s durable and will stand up to the heavy pound­ing you put it through. “Bat­tle ropes are great for ex­ten­sion and flex­ion of shoul­der mus­cles. They help in in­creas­ing mus­cle en­durance,” says fit­ness trainer Te­jvir Ma­lik. calo­ries in a 30-minute ses­sion. b) It also in­creases your me­tab­o­lism for up to 36 hours af­ter the ex­er­cise. c) Do­ing even a 15-30 sec­ond in­tense bat­tle ropes work­out can speed up your weight loss. Half waves: Stand with your feet shoul­der-width apart,

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