Staying Fit the Mallakhamb Way
''External muscles are developed and the efficiency of internal systems is also increased. It also makes use of a number of yogic postures and helps to have control over the breath, the functioning of the brain and other faculties like memory, concentration, and coordination are also well developed. It helps you to have better mental and physical attributes like flexibility, focus, and balance. Through Mallakhamb one can control both the mind and body.''
The two-hour long session exposed the youth to the basics of Mallakhamb. The focus of the initiative was to make the boys healthy and inculcate a habit of exercising daily. ''I really enjoyed the exercises. First I thought it will be difficult to climb on the rope but then after three rounds it was a cake walk for me,'' Aryan Yadav, a youth, said.