• Women

    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…

  • Get inspired,  Sports Champion,  Women

    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…

  • Badminton,  Get inspired,  Sports Champion,  Women

    Aparna Popat : The Winner of Senior Nationals for 9 years in a row

    Blog by : Anuradha Guha Aparna Popat is an Indian ex-badminton player. She was born in Mumbai on 18th January,1978. Her parents were Lalji Popat and Heena Popat. She finished her schooling in J.B. Petit High School and pre-university course in Mount Carmel College, Bangalore. She got a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the Mumbai University.   Anil Pradhan, a National Champion, was the first to recognize the spark of talent in the 8-yr old Aparna. He was approached by her parents for her training. She started playing from 1986. She was taught many essential skills under his tutelage.   To further expand her capabilities, she shifted to the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy, Bangalore in 1994. Here, she received training under the acclaimed badminton player, Prakash Padukone himself. To enrich…

  • For You,  Get inspired,  Sports,  Sports Champion,  Women

    Anju Bobby George : An Inspiration

    Blog by : Anuradha Guha   Anju Bobby George is an Indian Athlete. She specializes in Long Jump.  Anju was born on 19th April, 1977 in a Syrian Orthodox Family in Kerala. Anju’s father was a sports enthusiast and he was quick to recognize the talent in his daughter. He was the one to initiate her into the world of sports. She completed her schooling in CKM Kothrude School and graduated from Vimala College. Her talent came to special notice in the national school games when she won third place in 100m hurdles and 4*100m relay.  Anju started her career with Heptathlon, but she started focusing on her Long Jumps when she recognized her natural aptitude in that field. The turning point…

  • For You,  Get inspired,  Sports,  Sports Champion,  Women

    Vinesh Phogat : The Wrestler

    Blog By Khushboo Kothari Vinesh Phogat (born 25 August 1994) is an Indian wrestler who comes from a successful background of wrestling with her cousins Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari, both international wrestlers and Commonwealth Games medalists as well. Vinesh is the daughter of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat’s younger brother Rajpal and the cousin of wrestlers Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari. Both her cousins have won gold in 55kg category in Commonwealth Games. In allowing her cousins and herself to pursue competitive wrestling, her father and uncle had to deal with immense pressure and opposition from the community in their village in Haryana. They were adjudged as going against the…

  • Get inspired,  Women

    Nidhi Mohan Kamal :The powerful women.

    Blog by:Pooja Seth.. “Strong women lift each other” Gone are the days when the fitness and health industry belonged to the men only.Nidhi Mohan Kamal has made a remarkable name in this fitness industry.She is the director of Nidsun Wellness, a chain of weight loss clinics with its branches in Delhi, Chandigarh and Haryana. She pursued food and Chemical Engineering degree and a specialization in Nutrition and sports nutrition.She is a very multitalented woman and also is a certified Fitness Trainer.She is also a Puma athlete and the list goes on.She has learned various art forms such as weight training, yoga, pilates and various dance styles like Ballet, belly dance,…