• Badminton,  Get inspired

    Girish Sharma: The inspiration

    Blog by: Raj Kishan Girish Sharma: The inspiration We expect life to throw lemons at us, because we have planned to make lemonade, but what if your lemonade plans are hindered by life, because it throws stones at you? What would you rather do, stop? Or find a way around it! “Jump! And you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fly.” Courage is what we need! Here is someone who would encourage you to jump and try to extend your wings and motivate you to fly. Girish Sharma, the great badminton player is an inspiration to millions of people in India and around the world; 2…

  • Cricket,  Get inspired,  Sports Champion

    YouWeCan – Yuvraj Singh

    Blog By : Ipsa Singh YouWeCan – Yuvraj Singh “The harder the struggle, the more glorious the triumph.” The world is full of unexpected surprises that often don’t turn out to be pleasant. There is an organisation that promises to try it’s best to take away the biggest fear of any individual’s life. “ CANCER. “  The foundation is full of life and kindness. You can even call it a lifeline, or to be specific , that’s – YouWeCan for you. YouWeCan is Yuvraj Singh’s endeavour to combat cancer by spreading awareness about the disease and fighting the stigma attached to it. The national cricketer announced the launch of ‘YouWeCan’,…

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    Jinnie gogia

    Blog by-Pooja Seth We have always heard that women cant have it all, but those who are strong-willed prove this statement absolutely wrong, The lady we are talking about today is a lecturer, author, brand ambassador of #FitIndia, an international athlete and a mother of a nine-year-old.Her name is Jinnie Gogia. The #FITINDIA campaign is a nationwide campaign ,an initiative by GLANBIA, the world’s biggest nutrition giant. It is supported by the ministry of health ,and aims to spread awareness about the right nutrition and the lack of physical activity in Indians. With a target reach of over one billion people, the campaign aims to make India a fit nation.People…

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    BFY Pre & Post Natal Instructor

    Blog by : Anushka Jain BFY Pre & Post Natal Instructor:   Pregnancy is one of the most special time periods in a woman’s life. They are expecting a healthy and happy baby to be born to them. Therefore, nurturing their own body comes as a duty. But several women are not aware of how necessary staying active and fit is during this time. Recognizing this need and doing something about it will benefit them and their baby. BFY has come up with a two-day workshop to teach pregnant women to create safe and effective exercise programs for the three trimesters of pregnancy as well as for the post natal period.…

  • Health,  Women

    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Basic to be understood

    Blog By – Vaishali Khanna– BFY Faculty PCOS is a common endocrine disorder.The primary lesion is unknown.Patients have a steady state of relatively high estrogen,androgen and Leutinizing Hormone(LH) rather than fluctuating condition seen in ovulating women.Increased levels of estrone come fro conversion of ovarian and adrenal androgens to estrone in body fat(in obesity cases).The high estrone levels are believed to cause suppression of pituitary Follicle Stimulating Hormone(FSH) and a relative increase in LH.Constant LH stimulation of the ovary results in anovulation,multiple cysts and theca cell hyperplasia with excess androgen output. In addition,there is insulin resistance leading to high levels of insulin in the blood which further leads to weight gain…

  • For You,  Get inspired,  Women

    The Fillip – Gurubani Judge

    Blog By : Ipsa Singh “We all have a WONDER WOMAN inside us.“ Gurubani Judge, customarily known as Bani J, is a popular video jokey (VJ). This can surely be her formal introduction in terms of her profession, but she is that magnificent lady whose actions and hard work cannot be summed up into mere words, who strives to be perfect in every walk of life she decides to step in. This magnificent female has been setting goals for all the people out there, irrespective of their gender. She has proved that gender is just another word which people have been using as weapons to turn down the competition coming…

  • Sports,  Sports Champion,  Women

    Sarjubala Devi – The Next Mary Kom

    Blog by : Anuradha Guha Sarjubala Devi is an Indian woman boxer from Manipur. Sarjubala was born on 1st June, 1993 to Sh. Rajen Singh and Sh. (o) Thoibi Devi. She was born in a farmer family in Manipur. She graduated with Education Honors from Manipur University, with first class in 2013. She was inspired by Mary Kom’s story and decided to join Boxing School in 2005. After two years of training, she joined the Sports Authority of India in her city, Imphal. Her weight category is in the 48 Kgs. In 2006, she won gold at the Sub Junior Women National Championship. In 2008, she again won gold at…

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    Humpy Koneru

    Blog by: Anuradha Guha Humpy Koneru is an Indian chess grandmaster. Koneru was born on 31st March, 1987 in Vijaywada in Andhra Pradesh. Her name originally was Hampi which meant ‘champion’. Her father later changed her name to ‘Humpy’ to more closely resemble a Russian-sounding name. Koneru won three gold medals at World Youth Chess Championship, one in 1997 under 10 girls division, one in 1998 under 12 girls division and another in 2000 under 14 girls division. In 1999 the Asian Youth Chess Championship was held in Hyderabad. She won at it under 14s’ division, competing with boys. Koneru won the World Junior Girls’ Championship in 2001. She won…

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    Joshna Chinappa

    Blog by: Anuradha Guha Joshna Chinappa is a professional Indian squash player. She was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu on 15th September, 1986. Playing squash runs in Chinappa’s blood. Her family has been interested and actively participating in the game for more than four generations. Her great-grandfather, Marshall K. M. Cariappa, was the Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army. He also actively played squash and it was he who started the tradition of playing this game in the family. Chinappa’s father, Anjan Chinappa, like her great-grandfather also regularly plays squash and has represented India in a variety of international games multiple times. From a very young age, Chinappa was deeply enamored…