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9 Reasons To Follow Ritu Phogat On Instagram

On 30 July, Ritu “The Indian Tigress” Phogat will return to the Circle against “MMA Sister” Lin Heqin in an atomweight mixed martial arts encounter at ONE: BATTLEGROUND.  

Along with her combat sports skills, Phogat is really active on social media – especially on Instagram, where she shares her training regimen, workout videos, and motivational content. 

With that in mind, here are nine reasons to follow the wrestling sensation on Instagram.

#1 Keep Up With Her MMA Training 

Mixed martial arts is becoming more popular in India with every passing day, and the 27-year-old has played a huge role in that progress.

In between fights, she regularly shares photos and videos that showcase her training.

Not only do these posts motivate the country’s future MMA competitors, but they also inspire them to follow in the “Dangal” star’s footsteps.

#2 Get Exercise Tips

With our “always on the go” lifestyle and long hours spent at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increased emphasis on staying fit.

Phogat posts some really good photos and videos with tips that will help you on your own fitness journey.

In addition to physical health, she is also an advocate for mental health, which is why she promotes yoga on her account, too.

#3 Witness Her Journey From Wrestling To MMA

When “The Indian Tigress” announced her decision to switch from wrestling to mixed martial arts, it surprised many in her home nation.

But after starting her career on the global stage with four straight victories, she’s gained support from her compatriots and other fans around the world.

#4 She Regularly Interacts With Fans  

Fans play a huge role in a mixed martial artist’s path to the top. The love and support those athletes receive inspire them to give their best in the Circle, and that’s been especially true for Phogat.

The Indian makes sure to stay connected with her fans via Instagram Live and Stories. She regularly hosts AMA (Ask Me Anything) sessions, where she tries to reply to every fan’s question.



#5 She’s A Big Family Person

Phogat’s success is also largely due to her parents, including her legendary dad and coach, Mahavir Singh Phogat.

As such, she will post videos and pictures of her father, mother, and siblings on IG. Just take one look, and you’ll realize the bond between them is immensely strong.

#6 She Pays Homage To India

When “The Indian Tigress” made the switch to mixed martial arts, she relocated to Singapore to train at Evolve MMA.

For the past two-and-a-half years, Phogat has been away from her homeland. However, she hasn’t forgotten about her roots in India, and she frequently posts about the country’s rich culture, values, and beliefs.

#7 Get Motivated & Inspired

What’s better than starting your day with a dose of motivation? 

Phogat shares many inspiring quotes via posts and Stories, which will push you to do your best every day.

#8 She’s A Master Chef 

The Indian may throw devastating punches in the Circle, but she can also make delicious food, which is sure to tickle your taste buds.

Phogat cooks her own food in Singapore and shares photos of those mouthwatering dishes. 

#9 She’s A Fashionista

Phogat can give any fashion icon a run for their money. She carries a variety of styles with panache, be it Indian or Western wear.

Read more: 5 Reasons Why Lin Heqin Could Defeat Ritu Phogat

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