It is a well-known fact that Bollywood actors and actresses go to any extent to justify their roles in the movies. From make-up, clothes, language, weight, looks, etc, they transform themselves entirely to look exactly like the person the role is written for.Talking about weight, there are numerous examples of actors and actresses in Indian film industry who have gained and lost oodles of weight, without thinking about consequent health issues.

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देशातील सर्वात श्रीमंत उद्योगपती मुकेश अंबानी यांचे धाकटे चिरंजिव अनंत अंबानी सध्या चर्चेत आहे. अनंतने तब्बल 108 किलो वजन कमी केले आहे. अनंतसोबतच त्याचा फिटनेस ट्रेनर विनोद चन्ना याची देखील सर्वत्र वाह वाह होत आहे. विनोद प्रचंड हालाखीचे आयुष्य जगला आहे. गरीबीमुळे त्याला पोटभर जेवणही मिळत नव्हते. विनोदने आज मात्र आपल्या मेहनतीच्या जोरावर शुन्यातून विश्व निर्माण केले आहे. अनंतचा फिटनेस ट्रेनर म्हणून विनोद आज जगासमोर आला आहे. एका इंग्रजी वृत्तपत्राला दिलेल्या इंटरव्ह्यूमध्ये अनंतने वजन कसे कमी केले, याचा खुलासा विनोद चन्नाने केला.

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Most women complain about losing baby fat and why not, after all it is one of the most difficult parts of pregnancy. The journey to motherhood is most beautiful but it also leaves behind a few scars, a protruding belly and layers of fat. Women gain around 10-15 kgs post pregnancy because of wrong eating habits and lack of movement. We spoke to celebrity fitness expert Vinod Channa, who helped Shilpa Shetty lose her pregnancy fat, about ways mothers can stay fit post pregnancy.

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Bollywood celebrities, industrialists, politicians, entrepreneurs, etc have given us new fitness goals. Slim avatars of who's who are going viral every day and celebrities such as Parineeti Chopra , Alia Bhatt, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis , Anant Ambani , Manish Paul, etc have become our role models. Such weight loss stories are motivating enough to shake us out from our sedentary lifestyles and move us towards our fitness goals. And, as the old adage goes 'nothing is impossible', all you need is dedication and motivation.

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Anant Ambani's epic weight loss is astonishing and reads like a story out of a before-and-after weight loss advertisement. But it was not as simple as it sounds. From weighing 208 kilos to 100 kilos now, a staggering loss of 108 kilos and that too within 18 months, reveals the amount of hardwork and dedication a person has put in to get back into shape. For Anant, the journey wasn't easy, as coupled with bad eating habits, medical issues, he had to make some serious sacrifices, but for good, of course.

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He has over 22 years of training experience under his belt and is also an expert in 16 fitness techniques. Meet Mumbai-based celebrity fitness trainer, Vinod Channa, who has worked with world-class athletes and film stars. His celebrity clientele boasts of Bollywood biggies like John Abraham (trained by Vinod for Force 2), Riteish Deshmukh, Sohail Khan, Aashish Chaudhary, Ayushmann Khurrana, Harman Baweja and Surveen Chawla. Vinod also played a big role in Shilpa Shetty's post pregnancy make-over and more recently, he was in the news for Anant Ambani's (the son of Mukesh and Nita Ambani) weight-loss transformation.

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He has over 22 years of training experience under his belt and is also an expert in 16 fitness techniques. Meet Mumbai-based celebrity fitness trainer, Vinod Channa, who has worked with world-class athletes and film stars. His celebrity clientele boasts of Bollywood biggies like John Abraham (trained by Vinod for Force 2), Riteish Deshmukh, Sohail Khan, Aashish Chaudhary, Ayushmann Khurrana, Harman Baweja and Surveen Chawla. Vinod also played a big role in Shilpa Shetty's post pregnancy make-over and more recently, he was in the news for Anant Ambani's (the son of Mukesh and Nita Ambani) weight-loss transformation.

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मुकेश अंबानी के छोटे बेटे अनंत अंबानी ने 18 महीने में 108 किलोग्राम वजन कम करके सबको चौंका दिया। लेकिन सवाल यही बना हुआ था कि आखिर उन्होंने इतना वजन कम कैसे किया। इसके पीछे थे उनके फिटनेस ट्रेनर विनोद चन्ना। चन्ना कई बॉलीवुड सेलेब्स के फिटनेस ट्रेनर रह चुके हैं। इन बॉलीवुड सेलेब्स में जॉन अब्राहम, रितेश देशमुख, शिल्पा शेट्टी कुंद्रा, आयुष्मान खुराना और सोहेल खान जैसे फिल्मी सितारे शामिल हैं। अनंत ने वजन कम करने के लिए प्राकृतिक और सुरक्षित रास्ता अपनाया। उन्होंने अपने खानपान में सुधार करके, हर रोज पांच-छह घंटे कसरत की। अनंत हर रोज 21 किलोमीटर की वॉक, उसके बाद योगा, वेट ट्रेनिंग, फंक्शनल ट्रेनिंग, उच्च तीव्रता कार्डियो कसरत करते थे। अनंत क्रोनिक अस्थमा से पीड़ित थे। इसकी दवा की वजह से उनका वजन बढ़ रहा था। इसलिए चन्ना ने सबसे पहले अनंत की बीमारी को ध्यान में रखते हुए रिसर्च किया। अनंत के मेडिकल स्टेट्स को ध्यान में रखते हुए चन्ना ने पूरा प्लान बनाया था।

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कुछ वक्त पहले मुकेश अंबानी के छोटे बेटे अनंत अंबानी ने अपने सोशल मीडिया अकाउंट पर अपनी एक तस्वीर डालकर सबको चौंका दिया। दरअसल इस तस्वीर में अनंत काफी पतले नज़र आ रहे थे। 18 महीनों में अनंत अंबानी ने 108 किलोग्राम वज़न घटाया था, जिसके बाद हर किसी की ज़ुबान पर बस यही सवाल था कि आख़िर कैसे अनंत ने इतना मुश्किल काम किया। इतना वज़न घटाना कोई बच्चों की बात नहीं है। अब अनंत अंबानी के फिटनेस ट्रेनर विनोद खन्ना ने इस बात की खुलकर जानकारी दी है कि किस तरीके से अनंत के लिए इतना वज़न घटाना मुमकिन हुआ है। इंडिया टुडे को दिए एक साक्षात्कार में विनोद चन्ना ने अनंत अंबानी के वज़न घटाने से लेकर जुड़े तमाम राज़ खोले। उन्होंने बताया कि अनंत को कई तरह की मेडिकल प्रॉब्लम थीं, इस वजह से उनके लिए वज़न कम करना मुश्किल काम था। इसके अलावा विनोद ने ये भी बताया कि अनंत को काफी अनहेल्दी खाना खाने की आदत थी, ....

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अकसर हम देखते हैं कि कोई भी बड़ी हस्ती अचानक अपने भारी भरकम शरीर को छोड़ तुरंत छरहरे शरीर में बदल जाती है। पहले अदनान सामी और अब मुकेश अंबानी के बेटे अनंत अंबानी इसका जीता जागता उदाहरण हैं। ऐसे लोगों को देखकर आम लोगों की उत्सुकता बढ़ जाती है कि आखिर ये लोग ऐसा क्या करते हैं जो इतनी जल्दी अपने मोटापे से छुटकारा पा लेते हैं। ऐसे में कुछ लोगों का कहना है कि ये पैसे वाले लोग हैं कुछ भी कर सकते हैं लेकिन हमारा मानना है अपना लक्ष्य हासिल करने के लिये एक चीज ऐसी होती है जो पैसे से भी अधिक जरूरी होती है और वो है दृढ़निश्चय। अगर आप मन में कुछ ठान लें तो आपकी विजय निश्चित है। मुकेश अंबानी के बेटे अनंत अंबानी के नए रूप को देखकर हर कोई हैरान हो गया, और होता भी क्यों नही कुछ समय पहले तक अनंत अंबानी का वजन 108 किलो था। हर कोई उन्हें अमीर बाप का मोटा लड़कोके नाम से ही जानते थे। लेकिन उनके इस नये रूप को देखकर हर किसी के मुंह पर ताला लग गया।

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अकसर हमें देखने को मिलता है कि किसी सुपरस्टार या बहुत बड़े उद्योगपति का बेटा अपनी भारी-भरकम काया से निकल कर अचानक ही एकदम छरहरा दिखने लगता है। कुछ लोग ऐसा कहते हैं कि पैसे हैं भाई, कुछ भी हो सकता है। यकीन मानिए, पैसे से ज़्यादा कोई चीज़ ज़रूरी है, तो वो है दृढ निश्चय। अभी आपने देखा होगा कि मुकेश अंबानी के बेटे अनंत अंबानी अचानक ही एक नए रूप में दिखे पर इस बदलाव में उन्हें पूरे 18 महीने लग गए। इससे पहले वो एक अमीर बाप का मोटा लड़का ही थे। पर उनकी लगन ने लोगों के मुंह पर ताले लगा दिए। उनके इस ट्रांसफॉर्मेशन के पीछे एक आदमी का हाथ है। अनंत ने जो 18 महीने में 108 किलो वजन घटाया, उसका सारा क्रेडिट जाता है विनोद चन्ना को। विनोद सेलेब्रिटी ट्रेनर हैं, जिन्होनें जॉन अब्राहम से लेकर शिल्पा शेट्टी तक सबको ट्रेन किया है। पर विनोद अनंत के इस ट्रांसफॉर्मेशन के लिए उनके लगन की प्रशंसा करते हैं।

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बहुत सारे लोग अनंत अंबानी की वजन घटाने के दावे पर शक कर रहे हैं। कुछ लोगों का कहना है कि कोई भी बिना सर्जरी के इतना वजन कम नहीं कर सकता है। मगर, सच्चाई यह इसके लिए एक लंबी और लगातार 18 महीने की मेहनत है। अनंत अंबानी को प्रशिक्षित करने वाले ट्रेनर विनोद चानना अपने ने बताया कि मुझे अनंत की मेहनत पर गर्व है। उन्होंने उनकी कड़ी मेहनत और दृढ़ संकल्प को दिखाया। सर्जरी की अफवाहों के बारे में विनोद ने कहा कि अनंत मधुमेह और दमा के रोगी हैं। ऐसे में उनकी सर्जरी करना जोखिम भरा काम था। अनंत की तरह के जो लोग अपने वजन की वजह से सीमित शारीरिक गतिविधियां कर पाते हैं, वे आमतौर पर व्यायाम के लिए समय बढ़ा सकते हैं। किसी व्यक्ति के लिए 208 किलो के वजन से 100 किलो के वजन को हासिल करना आसान नहीं लगता है। इसके लिए कड़ी मेहनत और बहुत समर्पण की जरूरत होती है।

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We all know that Mukesh Ambani’s son Anant Ambani had gone through weight loss and his transformation stunned everyone as it was mostly impossible. Everyone thought he has gone through some surgery. But the fact is that no one can lose this much weight in very less time. Anant Ambani has worked hard for 18 months with all the highs and lows. His weight dropped from 208 kg to 100 kg which was not so easy to achieve. Anant’s dedication has got him into the shape. Vinod Channa was the man as his trainer. He said:“I am very proud to say that yes I have trained Anant Ambani, and it is his hard work and determination which is very much visible now. About rumours, I want to say one thing that Anant is diabetic and asthmatic as well and to do a surgery in his condition was not at all possible rather it was quite risky......

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Vinod Channa works with a slew of A-list celebrities such as, John Abraham, Genelia D’souza, Harshvardhan Rane, Aayushman Khurana and more. He’s the man behind Anant Ambani’s biggest transformation and also Shilpa Shetty’s post-pregnancy weight-loss. He has 20 years of experience in the industry and began his journey at the young age of 16. Why start so early? “When I was young, I was very thin and underweight. All my friends and relatives used to call me sukhda. I was fed up with the criticism and that’s when I decided to work on my body. I began training from standard 12,” says Vinod.After facing discrimination and trauma in his childhood, he says working out makes him confident and communicative. He subsequently participated in many body-building competitions and started working with Talwalkars.

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You have to agree that Shilpa Shetty is one of the fittest actresses in Bollywood. She surprised everyone by shedding all her post pregnancy flab. Wonder how she did it? We give you a dose on her fitness and diet secrets.

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Once a fat boy Ananth Ambani is now a role model for those who want to shed kilos and get down the weight number down from three digits. Now another guy is getting equally famous with Ananth Ambani and he is Vinod Channa, the personal fitness trainer of Ananth. Vinod Channa is a famous person in Bollywood fraternity who actually is a Mumbai settled Telugu native. Many stars like John Abraham to Shilpa Shetty were trained by him in fitness and there are lot more celebrities who stay fit with the help of him. He is the trainer who could bring down 180 kilos weight of Ananth Ambani to 108 kilos in just a span of eighteen months. Ananth gained weight in his childhood due to the medicines used to control Aasthma and had to concentrate on weight reduction as doctors suggested to avoid probable health issues due to overweight.

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Incredible, isn't it? Though the journey to motherhood is most beautiful, it also leaves behind a few scars, a paunch and few layers of fat. Women gain around 10-15 kgs post pregnancy because of wrong eating habits and the lack of movement. We spoke to the celebrity fitness expert Vinod Channa, who is behind the diva avatar of Shilpa Shetty, post her pregnancy.Does a woman need to take care of anything during her pregnancy for the post pregnancy fitness? Yes, one should take care of the food they eat during pregnancy for post-pregnancy fitness. Indian families believe that workout or movement should not be done during pregnancy nor should any diet be followed. This is a wrong notion. In the pre-pregnancy phase, one should eat good nutritional food which includes proteins, carbohydrates, essential fats and other required nutrition...

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Over the last decade, leading Bollywood actors have embraced the role of becoming fitness icons. From Ranveer Singh to Bipasha Basu and, for a brief while, even Shah Rukh Khan -- all have sported the perfect physique and flaunted a much-envied set of 6-pack abs, thanks to the efforts of their trainers. Vinod Channa, one such trainer who has been in the fitness industry for over 22 years, shares what it took for these 7 celebrities to achieve their goals. Channa is an expert in 16 different types of workouts such as parkour, kalaripayattu and TRX, and is well-recognised in the industry for his expertise in body sculpting, corrective exercise, sports performance training and functional strength training. Channa was responsible for the huge transformation in Anant Ambani's physique, and is currently training John Abraham for his upcoming films, Force 2 and Dishoom....

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If celebrity weight-loss stories are good enough to give you some much-needed fitspiration, Anant Ambani's recent drastic transformation must have served as major inspiration. Dwelling deeper into how the younger son of Nita and Mukesh Ambani, India's richest businessman, turned from fat to fit (something that could easily pass off as Anant's biggest accomplishment till date), we spoke to his fitness coach Vinod Channa at length. Trainer to stars like John Abraham, Riteish Deshmukh, Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Ayushmann Khurrana, and Sohail Khan to name a few, Vinod Channa has been a celebrity fitness trainer for over 20 years. But it was with Ambani Jr's transformation that Vinod's hard work came into the spotlight.....

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Also called intermittent fasting, this diet encourages your body to use stored energy—glycogen and fat— as its primary fuel, which can, over time, reduce your risk of developing chronic disease. The premise is that you eat normally for five days a week, without any restrictions, and fast for two days, ie keep your calorie intake under 500.
Pros : Anju Majeed, director and senior scientist at Sami/Sabinsa Group, says, “This diet helps you lose weight and keep it off, reduces your risk of developing cardiovascular diseases and diabetes, and lowers blood pressure.”.........

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Diwali is around the corner, and the one thing that everyone loves — besides the family reunions and gifts — are the sweets. From traditional mithai to chocolates, we are spoilt for choice. While most of us can indulge in a few extra calories, letting go of fixed diets is not a choice for people battling diabetes or obesity. We spoke to some experts for tips and recipes that will make this festive season enjoyable for everyone. “Diabetics have abnormal blood sugar control due to a lack of insulin or insulin resistance. So, artificial sweeteners play a vital role in the management of their blood sugar,” says Dr Riddhish Jani, nutritionist, Sketch Clinic. He warns that only people with diabetes or other health conditions that affect insulin production should go for artificial sweeteners....

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Diwali is all about happiness and fun with delicious foods all around. Everyone dressing up in new wears, everything seems to be decorated and lighten up right from the streets to each and every house. Diwali is a time when people eat lot of sweets and disturb their calorie intake which in turn will affect their health. So this Diwali say no to wrong eating habits and gorge on to some healthy stuffs. As we know Snacks is very important part of Diwali so instead of regular Gathiyas, muthiyos which are mostly deep fried and are made of gram flour prefer eating 'Chevda' made of roasted rice flakes and dry fruits or take in Diet chevda which are considered healthier as compared to others. Cutting fried snacks will help you maintain your cholesterol and fat level. Salads are also a good option for snacking.....

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Indian celebrities are under constant limelight and get scrutinised for their looks, fitness, great bodies, weight loss, fashion sense, etc. Celebs have to maintain their looks and physical fitness and everything that is related to them becomes important as they have a huge fan following-who copy these celebrities. Talking about Bollywood, celebrities are known for their strict work-out routine and diet plans. While some cling to nutritional foods, others have found a way to follow a balanced and healthy lifestyle with workout regime. “Most of chronic conditions can be managed with healthy lifestyle- a combination of physical fitness, healthy nutrition, and mental balance.” said celebrity fitness trainer Vinod Channa. .....

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Don’t Just Sit, Stay Fit With These Office Exercises There are certain exercises which you can perform while sitting in office and it actually helps you to stay fit. This article explains these exercises.
Being stuck at work all day is no excuse for skipping exercise even after knowing how important movement really is. Simple and effective exercises can be done while you work - even within an office environment. Sitting all day can hinder your health. Even though you're getting your work done by sitting and staring at the screen all day, your health can suffer. Having poor posture and sitting for long hours is bad for health. So spare five minutes each day and do these exercises at your workstation......

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Digital consultancy firm Digi Osmosis has partnered with actor Shilpa Shetty to launch a health and fitness venture across an array of digital platforms including an app, a website and on Youtube. Christened The Shilpa Shetty Channel, the venture will feature content across yoga, fitness and nutrition in the form of customized as well generic videos. It will go live next month. Shetty will help drive the content on the channel along with experts such as fitness trainer Vinod Channa and nutritionist and author Luke Coutinho. Funded by Shetty and Digi Osmosis, the channel will first go live in India and later in the UAE, the UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.......

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With age and love of beer and desserts, we develop beer bellies, muffin tops, thunder thighs and double or even triple chin. “Men tend to put on weight on the stomach, while women get fat deposits on the hip and thigh regions,” says Pooja Thacker, medical and sports therapist at Bhatia Hospital in Mumbai. “Fat accumulates because that particular part of the body, that muscle, hasn’t been moved much,” says Mumbai-based celebrity fitness trainer Vinod Channa, whose clients include actor John Abraham. Aim at a bigger fat spot like abdominal muscles or the back and thighs in your fitness regime and you will not only burn fat from that spot, but also lose overall weight faster, Channa adds. ........

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इन दिनों लोग अपने बढ़ते वजन को लेकर परेशान हैं और उसे कम करने के लिए कई उपाय भी आजमा रहे हैं। अधिकतर लोग वजन कम करने के लिए जिम का सहारा लेते हैं और जिम जाना शुरू भी कर देते हैं। हालांकि जिम जाने वाले लोग इस बात से परेशान रहते हैं कि उन्हें पहले वेट ट्रेनिंग ज्यादा करनी चाहिए या कार्डियो करना चाहिए। आज हम आपको बता रहे हैं कि इसको लेकर क्या धारणाएं फैली हुई है और कैसे अपनी जिम शुरू करनी चाहिए। कई ट्रेनर कहते हैं कि वो सिर्फ कार्डियो एक्सरसाइज पर ही फोकस करें जबकि यह एक गलत धारणा है। वेट ट्रेनिंग करने से आपकी मांसपेशियों की कोशिकाओं को नुकसान पहुंचता है जिसकी वजह से वर्कआउट करने के बाद भी आपकी कैलोरी लगातार बर्न होती रहती है। ........

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Winter is here! While the season of layering is knocking on the door, do not forget to sweat out the extra calories you are munching and drinking from that cinnamon loaded desert or huge mug of hot chocolate. We got talking to India’s no. 1 celebrity fitness expert, to dig out the secrets behind the amazing bod our superstars maintain. Here’s an exclusive interview by Vinod Channa for the fitness freaks.
What are the most effective ways to lose abdominal obesity? There is no spot reduction in workout, if you workout you burn calories from all over the body, irrespective of any spot or body part. Select the workout in which you burn maximum calories. Working out on bigger muscle like Legs and back, adding endurance training to it which will help you to burn abdominal fat faster compare to just doing only Abdominal exercises.

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He has the country smitten ever since his debut in Jism, which was released in 2003. His lean physique and jaw-dropping good looks have been an inspiration to many fans across the country. Winner of the Gladrags Manhunt Contest, 1999, John Abraham is unarguably one of the hottest men in Bollywood. The Garam Masala actor is known for his unwavering passion for fitness and a never ending fervor to remain at the top of his game, always. As the Dishoom star celebrated his 44th birthday on 17th December 2016, we caught up with his long time fitness trainer Vinod Channa to get an inside scoop on what makes John so effortlessly fit."You will never find anyone who is so strict with his diet. It is impossible to influence John. He doesn't even take cheat days," said Vinod Channa, celebrity fitness expert.

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With over 22 years of experience in the health and fitness industry, Vinod Channa has emerged as a frontliner in the field. Rated among the 'Top 10' fitness trainers in India, Channa boasts of a clientele that include top actors and ace celebs Vinod Channa is a Mumbai-based celebrity fitness trainer, with over 22 years of experience in the fitness industry. He has expertise in 16 fitness techniques and has dedicated his life to research and development of superior training techniques and nutritional programs. Vinod is known as one of the best fitness trainers in India and is one of the 'Top 10' rated fitness trainers in India, with knowledge of different types of fitness training.

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