By Ekta Chanana Last Updated:
The journey of fitness is different for everyone. And while in India, it is a taboo to lose weight post-delivery, the new-mommies are all set to bring a change. And with attention and lots of care, they are making sure to get back in shape. A perfect example of it is Bollywood actor, Arjun Rampal's girlfriend, Gabriella Demetriades. (Recommend Read: Unseen Pic Of Salman Khan With Arbaaz, Sohail, Alvira, Recreating 'Hum Saath Saath Hain' Moment)
Gabriella and Arjun were blessed with a baby boy on July 18, 2019. The couple's Instagram feeds are filled with glimpses of their little one and we cannot stop but gush over the adorable munchkin. On July 28, 2019, Arjun had announced his little wonder's name, Arik Rampal. And while we are hooked to their Instagram feeds to see the family picture, Gabriella gave us an inspiration by losing all the extra weight post her delivery in just 11 days.
Gabriella took to her Instagram handle to share the drastic transformation. She posted an Instagram story, wherein, she shared a picture of herself during the final days of pregnancy and wrote, "So this was me 3 weeks ago. A week before giving birth to my beautiful boy (almost 10 pounds of him) I had picked up 21 kgs in 9th month of pregnancy. This seems like a story everyone wants to hear. It was not easy to watch my body go through that, however, I trusted the process. I continued working out, not perhaps the same level of training I was used to but I worked out almost 5 days a week. I ate what I wanted but in moderation and I rested when my body told me to."
In another Instagram story, Gabriella talked about delivering her baby naturally and how she concentrated more on her baby's health than how she looked. She further wrote, "I am blessed and grateful to have had a natural delivery and I have to say, the body is an amazing thing. I watched as I brought life into this world and I couldn’t care less about what I looked like doing it. We care so much about how we look and little about how we actually feel. 21 kgs heavier and I never felt better. All I really cared about is that my baby was happy and healthy. But now, I’m on the road to getting my old self back. I get asked all the time what my regime is, what I’m eating. What I’m doing."
Finally, Gabriella shared her transformation picture and wrote, "This photo was taken 11 days after delivery. It’s a long way from where it was but the body is an amazing thing. All I can say it, don’t stop your regime during pregnancy. Move, eat well and treat yourself every now and again. Prenatal yoga really helped keep my pelvic floor strong (Tanvi at Tangerine studio kept me calm and taught me to breathe). Also remember everyone is different and all good things do take time: so be patient with your body and your mind."
Arjun and Gabriella's relationship rumours were abuzz in the Tinseltown for quite some time, but they never accepted until they shared the announcement of her pregnancy and new beginnings on Instagram. Arjun had written, "Blessed to have you and start all over again. Thank you, baby, for this baby." On the other hand, Gabriella had written, "Grateful for you two can’t wait to meet you." (Also Read: Sarvagun Sampanna's Tina Philip Is All Set To Get Engaged Next Month To Co-Star From Another Show)
In an interview with the Mumbai Mirror, Arjun had talked about how he met his South-African girlfriend and the instant connection that gave them the surety that this is 'forever'. The actor had stated, "Ah, that’s a question to ask. We met through common friends. So, what can I say? That she stalked me? Wishful thinking that, buddy! It’s only been a year since we started dating and here we are. For keeps. And I must add that it was of prime importance that my daughters should accept her as part of the family. I’m blessed that they have, no questions asked."
For those who don't know, Arjun had ended his 20 years of marriage with wife, Mehr last year in May. However, they aren't legally divorced yet and they are working towards a financial settlement which is best suited for Mehr and their kids- Mahikaa (born 2002) and Myra (born 2005). There were many reports that suggested that Mehr did everything to save her marriage but what's once broken remains broken forever.
In 2016, the couple announced in a joint statement about their divorce. The statement could be read as, "After a 20-year-long beautiful journey filled with love and beautiful memories, we would like to share, that all journeys have different paths. We feel that it is time for us to move on to different destinations henceforth. We have always been solid when it has come to us, we will continue to be solid for each other and our loved ones, as we embark upon a new journey." (Don't Miss: Hasan Ali, Pakistan Pacer, Reveals Truth About His Marriage To An Indian Woman With A Unique Hashtag)
Coming back to Gabriella's jaw-dropping transformation, we are sure the road to fitness might be a tough one but not at all impossible!