“Is FITNESS a great deal after all? Well I didn’t think it was, and for me as long as I was able to enjoy my life with what I liked, nothing else mattered. Did I enjoy life to the fullness? I have my doubts now, simply because I did not enjoy many things I do enjoy today after I unloaded a whooping 30kgs off my body. Here I intend to share with you my fitness journey. Looking back, I attribute my 92kgs to a sedentary lifestyle, unhealthy habits (No, I’m not referring to drinking or smoking but wrong habitual actions) and the foods I enjoyed being a foodie – many a times eating more than my body required without having a watch but just relishing the taste. I loved how technology made my life simpler and made everything at my fingertips. Little did I realize that this in fact took away that little chance of any activity that I would have been forced to do. At the end of the day what this left me with was blood reports with all vital levels soaring high and a whole lot of health issues. When people around me told me I am in this miserable state because of my WEIGHT and I need to workout, I hated them. I had no idea how I would manage any exercise with the breathlessness I was battling even with the simplest day to day activity of tying my shoe lace or climbing a few stairs. Playing with my kids as much as I loved it, was next to impossible as I would get tired the very same moment we started playing. This continued till a Doctor’s visit that sparked a need to change things around. I was told that I hardly have about 4-5years of life if my reports continued at those alarming pace. The remedy?? WEIGHT LOSS!! As much as I hated and felt uncomfortable with people who spoke about my weight, so did I feel the same with the Dr. But as days passed by, the thought about the fatality disturbed me.
I decided to give it a shot at losing my weight if that could handle majority of my problems and could spare my life. I made a conscious effort at lowering my food intake and trying for healthy options. Initially it was a struggle to battle cravings and I had to combat strong hunger pangs for the first few weeks since my body was used to a overdose of food till then. I was dedicated not losing hope and took small strides to my target lifestyle. I chose healthy unprocessed food over all that I cherished just for taste and incorporated workout to my day. I started with converting my treadmill which had become a cloth stand to its actual use and running. At first running 20 sec at 9km/hr was a tough activity but as days progressed it got better and stamina started building up to push further. The small- small results encouraged me to keep at it and move forward. I imagined myself as a fit person and constantly battled with myself to reach the ideal image I had about myself. After a few weeks I realized that much of weight loss is a mindset. As I relentlessly continued on my every effort to get fit, I started enjoying the functional fitness it brought along. Things that were difficult for me once became things I could do without any trouble. I began to love the new me. I enjoyed everything it brought to me. The benefits and joy it brought to me outweighed the pain and struggle I endured to keep going and the several cravings I battled off my shoulders. My journey didn’t stop at just shedding those extra 30kgs off my body in 6 months. I realized it’s important to strengthen the muscles in order to stay strong and maintain my ideal weight. This passion continues till date. When my fitness journey became a motivation for many who crossed paths with me and also to the very same people who advised me weight loss earlier, it gave me much sense of accomplishment. 4S Fitness is a venture that not only takes my fitness passion to a whole new level but also a platform where FITNESS is ENCOURAGED, EXPERIENCED AND EXPRESSED.”
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