Vijay Thakkar: A young breeze influencing people to stay in pink of their health

Blog by: Pratibha Purohit


My number one goal was to get people engaged about keeping fit, and brings innovation and the latest fitness technology into the club” says the young and dynamic Vijay Thakkar who is inspiring a huge fraction of young population of the country to come out of their comfort zone and burn some calories. The man entered so confidently and smoothly in fitness industry and is in no mood to look back now..!

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Education and qualifications

Unlike others, Vijay realized the work for what he is made. Soon he came to know that he will dedicate himself to transform the way people think about health and fitness. He believes that one should have entire knowledge of the thing before he gets associated to it. He holds lots of international qualifications in Exercise Science, Health and Conditioning. He also acquire a Masters’ Degree in Sports Management from South Wales in United Kingdom. He has also been recognized as “Top 50 Most Promising Entrepreneurs” at the ET Entrepreneurship Summit 2015.

Things didn’t come out as it seems

Although Vijay was well acquainted with the hurdles he is going to face once he start his journey, although he planned everything properly but as said, thing will never come out the way we think. Vijay opened his first gym in his hometown Mumbai but because of lack of awareness and importance of being fit among people. Due to that failure, He came to a point and decided to open his own-state-of –workout facility.

His dream: 48 Fitness

On asking the reason behind the brand name, Vijay explains, “Extensive studies have indicated that achieving a Resting Heart Rate of 48 beats per minute significantly reduces the chance of various health complications” and this thought of him will clearly make us to conclude that he is a complete fitness encyclopedia. 48 Fitness is a leading and award gym in Mumbai with best equipments and facilities. The firm has also won an award of Excellence for being the “Best Fitness Centre Of The Year” by ATP International Convention and Sports Ministry Of India.

Support of Angel Wellness in building up 48 Fitness

Angel Wellness is the company who owns the brand 48 Fitness. It is a 100% subsidiary of Angel Broking, India’s number one retail financial services group which is available over 850 cities, deals with over 7000 business partners, 5000+ employees and serves more than one million people across the country.

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BFY provides training for Personal Trainers and courses in Sports nutrition and Diet in cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Pune, Dehradun, Jaipur, Lucknow, Gurgaon.

BFY also provides Placements Services in India.