Alaya F gave a phenomenal debut in Jawaani Jaaneman and marked her first step into Bollywood as a remarkable one. But did you know the preparation Alaya did for her impactful performance?
Alaya has revealed it already that she always relies on preparation and always loves to be ready in every way before giving her final shot. Even under pressure, the actress ensures to see the positive and in the end, uses that opportunity to prosper. This quality is an excellent one as it always allows a person to grow and work harder. The actress learnt various dance forms from Kathak to Hip Hop to Bollywood. All three forms being different from each other, the actress ensured to do it with utmost precision.
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To be honest, I’m someone that HATES home workouts. But it’s important to stay occupied and productive in a time like this. It’s important for us to nurture our health more than ever now. There are many workouts you can find online, based on what area of the body you want to focus on and what intensity level you want to train. Here’s the workout I’ve done here: – Skipping or Jogging on the spot (2 minutes) – Squat Hold (1 minute) – Squat Jump (3×10) – Push Ups / Knee Push Ups (3×10) – Superman Stretch (20 times) – Right Lunge (3×15) – Left Lunge (3×15) – Squat Side Step (3×15) – Plank (1 minute) – Side to Side Hip Dip (3×10) – Right Side Plank Dips (3×10) – Left Side Plank Dips (3×10) – Leg Raises (10 Full, 10 Low, 10 High) – Sitting Crunches (3×15) – Side Crunches (3×25 each side) – Bicycle Crunch (3×25 each side) – Hip Thrust (15 times) – Stretch Stretch and rest as often as you want between it! There’s no rush! Each body is different, do what feels right for you and do it at your own pace🤗 Lots of love to all of you! Stay home, stay safe.. and stay healthy😄
Adding more, the actress also took many acting workshops, did pilates, kickboxing, gymnastics in order to maintain her fitness levels and prepare better for her role. After coming back to India, Alaya took dialect classes and also learnt Hindi.
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Protein Pancakes with dark chocolate peanut sauce and apple compote (recipe⤵️) Ingredients you will need: – 4 Egg Whites – Almond Milk (or any type of milk) – Cinnamon Powder – Honey – Baking Soda – Protein Powder (whichever one you use) – 2 Apples – Dark Chocolate – Peanut Butter – Olive Oil – Stevia / Sugarfree Pancake batter recipe: 1. Put the following ingredients into a mixer/blender: (4 Egg Whites, 3 tbsp Almond Milk (or subsitute), 2 tsp Baking Soda, 1 tsp Cinnamon Powder, 1 tbsp Honey, 1.5 tbsp Peanut Butter, 1 Scoop Protein Powder) 2. Blend it all together until until there are no big chunks or lumps. If you have used chunky peanut butter, some bits of peanuts are okay. 3. Heat up a pan and add a few drops of Olive Oil to grease the pan. 4. Pour some pancake batter on to the pan 5. once the bottom side is no longer sticking to the pan and has cooked, flip the pancake to the other side and let it cook. 6. Once both sides are ready, take the pancake off and pour fresh batter on the pan for another pancake! 7. Add olive oil to the pan as and when necessary. Apple Compote recipe: 1. Peel the 2 apples and dice them into small pieces 2. Put the diced apples into a pot on the stove and add water till just a little above the apples 3. Add sufficient sugarfree / stevia (add to taste) 4. Add 1 tbsp honey 5. Add 1 tsp of cinnamon powder 6. Allow it to boil 7. Cover the lid and let it sit for a bit with the stove on. 8. Take a spoon and smash the apples a little while its cooking. 9. Once apples look softer and slightly browned by the cinnamon and it’s not looking too watery, take it off the stove. Chocolate Peanut Sauce recipe: 1. Add half cup Almond milk(or substitute) to a pot on the stove 2. Add 2 tbsp Peanut Butter 3. Cut the dark chocolate into small pieces and add it 4. Add 2 tbsp honey 5. keep stirring so it doesn’t stick to the bottom of the pot and burn 6. If you want to change the consistency and make it slightly thinner as a sauce then simply add some more milk and stir.
Alaya is making the most of her time during the lockdown and has been engaging herself in reading books, watching movies, working out etc. Recently, the actress also started her own Instagram series ‘#AlayaAF’ where she builds her connection with her audiences by doing various challenges, makeup, workout and much more. This also allows the audiences to see her real, raw and fun side which is a delight to watch.