Raahgiri Day, Hyderabad (October 4, 2015)
Raahgiri Day Fitness Fiest Held
Twin Citians are becoming more fitness conscious
Many visitors at Raahgiri tied various fitness activities showcased as part of the Fintess Fiest organized by FITZOP.
The victory is not always to the swift, but it is to those who keep moving. Physical activity will add years to you life, and life to years. There are 1440 minutes in every day.......schedule 30 minutes of them for physical activity. Small steps make big differences. Rise your fitness level, one step at a time. Fight fat..Feel fit…step up to a healthy lifestyles. These were some of the manthras chanted at the Fitness Fiesta, held at Raahgiri by FITZOP, a startup into Fitness.
It is a first of its kind of Hyderbad fitness feast said Alekhya Nadendla, Founder of FITZOP, who organized the fiest. Fitzop has brough seven fitness centers to one place allowing people to experience every fitnes centre in the city on one single day, at Raahgiri ! A wide range of activities zumba, self defense lessons, kickboxing, functional training, Agility Training and free nutrition check ups ! everything in the city regarding health and fitness was showcased at Raahgiri.
We plan to do this every two months. Soon another one this December also . Alekhya added. Some of the Fitness Center who participated include Apollo Life Studio, Shuttler-Indoor Badminton Court, Hatam Yoga, Core Fitness Station, Fit Republic, TruWeight etc and others.
Fitzop- curates the best of the best fitness sessions/classes for the customers and allows them to access all of them through one pass . We strive to eliminate boredom, lack of motivation to workout. We will provide a unique calendar filled with existing fitness sessions/classes everyday and people can access any class,anytime anywhere in the city or country.
Hyderabad once Diabetic Capital is now has earned other dubious distinction being the Blood Pressure Capital. Fitness is very important and people are leading a sedentary lifestyles, said Alekhya.
FITZOP is an online platform promoted healthy lifestyle. By becoming a member, you can workout at any fitness class, anywhere, anytime in any gym in the city and soon in many cities.Being a scuba diver and crazy fitness freak, i hit up with this idea a year ago while i was doing my MBA with ISB informed Alekhya.
People tend to get bored going to the same gym, same fitness class. While there are many choices, i thought why not i offer the same. Thus came the idea of FITZOP. One month down the line, since our launch we have 650 people who have registered with us. Not only you can go to 50 plus gyms in city that we have tied up with, noon we will have tie-ups with Gachibowli stadium, Badminton and other sports academies, where you can go and swim or play a sport, said Alekhya, who is an interior designer with MS degree from USA, informed Alekhya.
Rajesh, a Ball Badminton Coach of Shuttler, which has come out with Indoor Badminton Court at Road No. 9 in Banjara Hills, said Badminton is Rising Sport. Badminton is preferred sport for fitness. Lot of people are joining in Shuller for fitness. It already has 180 members, he said. Offlate city is witnessing Private Sports Arenas, Courts, Play grounds. Now City has “Y Sport” and “5 Sport” . These are two private Badminton Training Centers.
Isha Hatha School of Yoga has organized Yoga Sessions. Core Fitness Station has organized several fitness programs. According to Kiran Kumar, Director of Core Fitness Station, they have organized Funcitonal and Agility Training. Let’s fit to the core he said. Core Fitness Station which is located at Jubilee Hills in a 11.000sq ft area. They have a private Swimming Pool. They have also conducted Kick Boxing, Marshall Arts. Fitness Awareness is picking up in the city. Five years back we had only KBR Park. Today we have state of the art fitness studios in the city. Many Fitness Studios like Apollo Life Studio etc are opening up branches in lot of new places, he said.
Priyanka who worked with TCS said she enjoyed trying various fitness activities showcased free of cost today. Particularly I have enjoyed kickboxing, she said.
Bunty of FIT Republic said we teach daily activities using dubs, kettle bells and resistance band, he said.
Visitors to the Raahgiri also played Kabaddi, Ball Badminton. Ms. Kavitha from Manikonds joins mens group to play Kabaddi, which I have enjoyed thoroughly, she said. Apollo Life Center provided free health juices.
Telanbgana Forest Department organized a painting competition. Friends of Snakes educated people about snakes. Cycul provided Free Cycles for first 30 minutes. Snake and Ladder was organized by Passion Reels. Shiva Shivani Institutue of Management, Expressions Wing organized a Street Play.
The other routine activities such as Fitness, Zumba, Cycling, Street games, Dance, Music, Walking, Running etc continued.
In coming weeks Raahgiri will celebrate Twins Raahgiri Etc. Another promising Raahgiri ahead is Musical Raahgiri. Where street musicians are invited to come and be the part of the Raahgiri