Popularly known as Jammy and the Wall, Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid is ringing in his 46th birthday today. If one ever needed someone to personify elegance, Rahul Dravid would be just the perfect fit. The right-handed batsman has made his country proud with innumerable achievements and records in the cricket history. He is among the five men with Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Brian Lara and Jacques Kallis to have scored more than 10,000 runs in both ODIs and Test matches. He may have retired from the Indian cricket team, but continues to be the coach for under-19 Indian cricket team. Rahul Dravid, apart from being an ace cricketer, is also a fitness enthusiast. He keeps fit and ensures a healthy body and a calm mind. Let us look at his fitness and diet regime that makes him quite the fit player he is.
Rahul Dravid's Fitness Regime
In one of his interviews, he shared that fitness means everything to him, considering he plays a sport professionally and it is imperative to stay healthy and flexible. It is a part of his profession and he doesn't miss a single day working out. He does strength training for both upper and lower body, cardio workouts including a lot of sprint work and long running sessions. Now that Rahul's not playing cricket professionally, he prefers running to stay in shape. He ensures hitting gym at least thrice a week.
Rahul starts his day early, at around six in the morning with a run followed by meditation session of 30 minutes because he believes that one should not only have a healthy body but also a healthy mind.
Rahul Dravid's Diet Regime
Rahul generally avoids sweets as much as he can and tries and eat healthy. In one of his interviews, he had mentioned that sweets made him sluggish on the field, which is why he liked avoiding them, at least while playing the game. He doesn't follow a particular diet but watches his calorie limit per day. He ensures that his body is hydrated, which is why he drinks various fluids through the day. The doting father loves playing with his sons, which makes for a great stress buster for him.
We wish Rahul Dravid a very Happy Birthday and wish him all the luck for his future endeavours and hope that he keeps inspiring most youngsters to take up sports professionally and stay fit.