Walk-n-Jog: 7 Best Places In Udaipur
A very common but an important saying is as follows - ‘A healthy mind resides in a healthy body’. Our modern lifestyle, however, has become very sedentary. We have not only become lethargic but also dull and obese. That is the reason why diseases that were suppose to affect and come at around 55 to 60 years of age, have entered the life as early as 30 years of age. India alone has 30 million diabetes patient and around 10 crore heart patients.
A very common but an important saying is as follows – ‘A healthy mind resides in a healthy body’. Our modern lifestyle, however, has become very sedentary. We have not only become lethargic but also dull and obese. That is the reason why diseases that were suppose to affect and come at around 55 to 60 years of age, have entered the life as early as 30 years of age. India alone has 30 million diabetes patient and around 10 crore heart patients.
The major diseases that are on a rise due the monotonous life style and new eating habits are blood pressure, hypertension, obesity and high cholesterol. And the only solution to these problems is adopting a healthier lifestyle that includes regular exercise and healthy eating habits.
Of the two, let us focus on the former. Regular exercise may be in the form of walking, jogging, yoga, laughter therapy, swimming among other exercises.
People in Udaipur are slowly but significantly becoming conscious about their health and fitness. This has largely popularized the gym culture, with more and more number of people going to the gym. Many big brands have entered the markets of Udaipur that include Talwarkars and Gold Gym.
There is nothing wrong in going to a gym but beautiful scenery, fresh air, no disturbing sounds and pollution free environment outdoors prove to be much more beneficial and refreshing. Following are some popular places to jog and exercise:
This beautiful and peaceful lake is situated on the backdrop of lush green Aravalli hills. The road along the lake side and the ‘Pal’ are a delight for joggers and morning walkers, especially in the morning when cars and two wheelers are not allowed on the Fatehsagar Pal. Cool breeze, picturesque view and peaceful environment make this a top favorite among Udaipurites. Mainly old aged people and youngsters during vacations can be seen in large numbers at Fateh Sagar in morning.
Located on the banks of Lake Pichola, the circle around Dudh Talai is perfect for walking and jogging. Many people can be seen walking on the road around Dudh Talai.
This Park on the Durga Nursery Road is ideal for walking, jogging and laughter therapy. This is a well maintained garden and a very popular destination. Many people can be seen daily during morning and evening hours.
Lonely and secluded, this area proves to be a silent place for all those who want peace. This gives a feeling of being in the country side, with beautiful lake and green hills on the sides.
Although it is a temple, there are many who regularly climb Neemach Mata as a part of their daily exercise or walk. If you are aiming at rigorous exercise and lots of sweating, this is a perfect place provided you don’t have a problem with heights.
Railway Training Ground:
This is a large open space with no twists and turns and a big ground without any disturbance by vehicles or passerby’s. It is a place where one can walk and jog without any distraction or disturbance.
Lush green gardens, fountains and beautiful scenery – Gulab Bagh along with being the only zoo in Udaipur is also a very popular place for walking, jogging and exercise. It also has a 800m track and acupuncture park to keep you fit!
All you need is the conviction to start working towards your health today at this very moment and the rest will easily fall into place.