Wednesday, April 29, 2009

The Heat Is On, To Get That Body In Shape

“Today's mantra is not just about feeling good, but looking good as well. And this summer, as the recession dries-up part-time jobs, the city's youth has found another constructive way of spending their time, and that's hitting the gym. ‘We have around 100 to 200 youngsters coming to the gym these days and are expecting the number to increase during the summer holidays. There are around 60 per cent young men who mainly go in for weight training and cardio; whereas women go for cardio and aerobics,’ says Steve, owner of Steve's gym. When asked about his take on the rising obesity levels, Shodhan Rai from Gold's Gym, says, ‘Obesity has increased a lot in the world today, and is also increasing in India."

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