Opening Doorz Editorial | February 19, 2019

Swagata Naik on her workout routine, eating habits and spiritual quotient…

Workout Routine
I don’t really work out but walk every day for an hourI try to take the stairs and consciously be as active as possible. I just get very bored to be honest, to work out in a gym. And I know a lot of people who do. Also, working out in a gym has no mental stimulation for me. I have three dogs and I walk them every day. This is something that is very consistent and I don’t have to break my routine.

Eating Habits
I eat every two hours and have warm water and green tea before and after every meal. I eat all categories of food but avoid salads and sweets post sunset. I have a lifestyle condition called Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and that is one of the main reasons that I am very strict with my diet and staying healthy with long walks. I just like how I look after that. I mean, you can’t look better than when you are healthy. My mantra is simple: stay healthy and eat right.

Spiritual Quotient
I don’t stress that easily but when I do, I seek support from friends and play with my dogs. I like to attack the situation logically by asking this very simple question: what’s the worst that can happen? I play out the worst case scenario and that helps me get a perspective. Also chocolate is great at these times! Apart from that I de-stress by playing a lot with my dogs and watching a lot of movies. When I’m watching movies, I’m stress-free.

(Swagata Naik is a multi-faceted personality. She was a practicing lawyer before she pursued her passion for acting. Call for Fun which released in October 2017 was her first Bollywood film. She was also seen in the Award Winning short film Shatika, The Undraped. This is apart from her undying passion for theatre. She has directed the play Barefoot in the Park).

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