Major General, 56, performs 25 pull-ups without break. Internet is inspired

A viral video shows Major General Prasanna Joshi, wearing his uniform, walking to a pull-ups station in a gym. He then performed the 25 reps of the exercise without breaking a sweat.
Major General, 56, performs 25 pull-ups without break. Internet is inspired

A video of Indian Army Major General Prasanna Joshi has gone viral on X, showing the 56-year-old doing 25 pull-ups without a break.

The video, shared by Lt Colonal JS Sodhi (retired) on X, shows Major General Joshi, wearing his uniform, walking to a pull-ups station in a gym. He then performed the 25 reps of the exercise without breaking a sweat. Young Army men who were present in the gym could not help but applaud him.

"Salute and respect to the physical fitness of Major General Prasanna Joshi of the Indian Army. No wonder the Indian Army has been rated as the finest fighting force in the world by the German publication Statista in October 2022. Proud of the Indian Army. Jai Hind," said Lt Colonal JS Sodhi in his X post.

"Major General Prasanna Joshi... What a fitness at the age of 56," said another user.

Vinod Kumar, an Indian Air Force veteran, said he was inspired to hit the gym after seeing the video.

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Major General, 56, performs 25 pull-ups without break. Internet is inspired

"One more reason why Indian army is rated among the world top fighting formations. Major General Prasanna Joshi... I am ashamed and headed for the gym now," Kumar said in a post.

Another user, Rahul Thapa, said, "Major General Prasanna Joshi's physical fitness is a reflection of the Indian Army's unwavering commitment to excellence. We salute his dedication and service to the nation."

Pull-ups are considered one of the most difficult bodyweight exercises as they demand significant upper body strength and core strength. Also, pull-ups require lifting your entire body weight through a full range of motion, which is challenging for many.

Source: India Today

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