The Population Using Fitness Centers

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The purpose of the study was to compare the population using fitness centers in selected metro cities of Uttar Pradesh i.e. Kanpur, Lucknow and Allahabad. The results of the study are that the total number of people using the fitness centers in Kanpur was 1170, which consists of 635 men and 475 women forming 34.82%. In Lucknow total people using the health center was 1590, consisting of 875 men and 715 women forming 47.32%. In Allahabad total people using the health center was 460 men and 240 women forming 17.85%. Key Words: Fitness centers, metro cities and population. INTRODUCTION Fitness is a key to enjoy life. Exercise is an important of a total fitness programme. Modern living has taken all the exercise out of our lives and so in…show more content…
Training has to be followed not less than two to three hours per week in at least three sessions at an intensity corresponding to 60 to 85% of maximum heart rate achieved in a symptom limited maximum exercise test. Cardiac patients at high risk should exercise at lower intensities. Exercise occupies a leading role in keeping persons fit. It will be quite difficult to adjust one’s life in term of stress, diet sleep and so on without proper exercise. Exercise means using and tuning the body. Exercise builds and maintains physical fitness. V. Jyothirmai and R. Shiv Ram Prasad (2014) mentioned that During the 1990s, Indian healthcare grew at a compound annual rate of 16%. Today the total value of the sector is more than $34 billion. This translates to $34 per capita, or roughly 6% of GDP. By 2012, India 's healthcare sector is projected to grow to nearly $40 billion. It is believed that with the active involvement of the government and private participants, the wellness industry in India can create visible impact on a global scale. By 2015, wellness services alone are expected to have the potential to generate three million job opportunities.70% of urban Indians are obese or over weight ( source India Today) India is the diabetic capital of the world with 63 million affected individuals in 2012 (WHO), the number of Indians with cardiac disease had increased from 1% in1960 to over 14% of the country 's urban population in

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