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How to attain Justin Trudeau’s fitness level

Want to build core body strength like Canadian PM Justin Trudeau? We bring you the expert’s guide

HT48HRS_Special Updated: Apr 07, 2016 19:59 IST
As told to Oindrilla Gupta
The viral image of Canadiam PM, Justin Trudeau doing the peacock pose.
The viral image of Canadiam PM, Justin Trudeau doing the peacock pose. (Photo: justintrudeau/twitter.com)

Just when you think you cannot be more in awe of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, an image of him doing the incredibly tough yoga pose — Mayurasan (peacock pose) goes viral. The image sees Trudeau supporting his entire weight on his arms and wrists, on the edge of a table. Looks tough? It is.

To perfect it, one requires a strong core (torso and abdominal muscles), an athletic build, and a sound mind. While Trudeau seems to have checked all the boxes (with help from his yoga instructor wife, Sophie Grégoire, we assume), you may need to take things a bit slowly before you start clearing out the table. We get Santosh Kumar Pandey, a yoga guru and founder of Shenmen Healing Centre, Santacruz (W), to give you the beginner’s guide to a robust, Mayurasan-ready physique: