The tennis player, who welcomed baby boy Izhaan with cricketer Shoaib Malik, revealed she had to go a “long way” to shed her postpartum weight.Sharing a workout video on Instagram a few months ago, Sania revealed that she had put on 23 kg during pregnancy. “Believe me that one hour or 2 hours a day to yourself will do wonders to you physically, but so much mentally as well,” she wrote. Take a look:
With sleepless nights and fatigue after the birth of her baby, there were days when her body wanted to “give up and accept that it may never respond to exercise the same way as before,” but Sania continued.
In another Instagram post, she also shared her fitness routine:
Lat pull downs – 4 sets x 12 reps
Forward moving jumps 4 sets x 12 reps
Glutal kick backs – 4 sets x12 repsDead lifts – I started with 15 kilos 4 sets
Assisted push up – 4 sets of 12
Body weight squats – 4 sets of 20
Ski abs – 4 sets of 24
Burpees – 4 sets of 8
Leg press – 4 sets x 6
And finally 20 mins of running cool down on 9 km”
Sania chronicled her workout schedule, from Day 1-10, on Instagram.