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The covid 19 Pandemic has affected the physical health of many. It has also led to financial distress and the slowing down of the economy too. Stress can lead to a lot of physical ailments. This is when being fit and carrying out home workouts becomes extremely important. Let’s check out the top 10 free home workout apps that absolutely steal the show and help you achieve your fitness goals. 1. Fitso’s live-at-home workout Fitso is a brand that has made its own niche in the fitness segment. From training for different kinds of sports to specializing in all kinds…

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It is known that the last few months have been marred with unprecedented situations affecting normalcy for each one of us. Pandemic-related lockdowns and social distancing requirements have severely affected the sports and recreation industry. Since the pandemic is here to stay for some time, many businesses, especially Fitso, will be adapting to the ‘New Normal’. While people adjust to the changes brought about by the COVID outbreak, it is upon the sports and recreation industry to rise up to the challenge and bring sports back as safely as possible. Fitso is the largest sports company in India, which in the…

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What is CoronaVirus? Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coronavirus Coronaviruses are a group of related viruses that cause diseases in mammals and birds. In humans, coronaviruses cause respiratory tract infections that can be mild such as some cases of the common cold, and others that can be lethal, such as SARS, MERS, and COVID-19. The recent strain (COVID-19) that has been wreaking havoc is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-Cov-2). The disease was first identified in 2019 in Wuhan, China. Common symptoms include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. While the majority of cases result in mild symptoms, some progress to…

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Greetings from FITSO. During this tough and challenging time, a lot of things are being left to speculate. Our members have been asking what is being done at the facilities, what happens to the membership and how is Fitso working towards addressing issues around the COVID-19 outbreak? We at Fitso are committed to reducing our members’ anxiety around our facilities’ operation status, our actions and safety measures at the facilities and most importantly the impact of the outbreak on their plan purchase decisions. We are going to break this void and structure our communication as under: Our Operations: We have…

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Just like everything else that we do in a social, public environment, enjoying a swimming pool also comes with its own implicit social rules and etiquettes. Some of these rules are explicit and can be found on the notice boards around public pools, while a few are implicit and belong to ‘proper behaviour’ category.  Here are some basic swimming etiquettes, divided into two segments, (1) to follow before getting in the pool and (2) to follow while you’re in the pool. Before You Get in The Pool Wear Appropriate Swimwear The first and foremost swimming pool etiquette says that you…

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Summer season is just around the corner and thought of the sweltering heat leaves us sweating. With the soaring temperatures, it gets tough to grapple with the summertime. What comes as a respite is the idea of taking a refreshing dip in the water. Isn’t it? Don’t we all make plans to go kayaking, river rafting, scuba diving or snorkeling? Don’t we all look forward to joining some swimming classes just to get away with the cruel sun and relax? If no, you are definitely kidding’ me. Well, people who are enthusiastic about water sports have a variety of options…

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Swimming is an essential life-skill. So much so, that in countries like South Africa, swimming is a mandatory skill that kids are expected to know before they are granted admission in schools from Grade R onwards. In India, thankfully, there is no such stringent rule. It is still a given though that enrolling your child into a swimming class and getting him or her to learn it is something most parents take seriously.  Considering that swimming opens up several avenues for fitness and leisure enjoyment, it is not just about ‘the ability to survive on water’. Hence, most parents want…

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Dear Fitso Member, We want to thank all you for your trust and patience during these challenging times of the Coronavirus outbreak. We want to provide you with an update on our response to COVID – 19 outbreak. While hygiene has always been a top priority for FITSO, we are taking further steps to strengthen this to ensure a safe environment. As a preventive measure, we will be installing Sanitizers at all our facilities. Besides this, we  will continue to sanitize our facilities at least twice during the day. As a responsible user, we request you to contribute in this endeavour…

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Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida organized the ‘Clash of Corporates’, a mega sports event, to take the meetings from boardrooms to the field. This 2-day event witnessed spectacular performances in Badminton, Table Tennis, Basketball, Volleyball, Gully Cricket, Carrom, Chess, and Pool. The exuberance of the participants reflected in their games and the event concluded with happiness, healthy competition and prizes. With 20 companies participating in the corporate tournament, Fitso proved its mettle in Cricket, Badminton (Singles & Doubles), TT (Singles and Doubles), Pool and Volleyball. Amongst the likes of corporate giants such as HCL, Barclays, IBM and other emerging ones…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a type of virus that can cause an infection in your nose, sinuses or throat. The coronavirus virions are spherical with a cell diameter of 120-160nm. Coronavirus is likely to have more severe symptoms in people with low or weak immune systems and people who suffer with long term conditions such as cancer, chronic lung disease and diabetes – as per research.  How does coronavirus spread? Identification of the exact mode of spread is still uncertain considering the mass havoc created by the virus and the outbreak being relatively new. Center for Disease Control says “It is believed to…

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Even those who drink regularly are aware of the health risks associated with alcohol consumption. And though a few social drinks every once in a (long) while are not quite as damaging as heavy drinking or drinking daily, it is a known fact that alcohol harms you physically as well as mentally. Heavy alcohol consumption causes liver damage, heart disease, brain and nervous system problems, anaemia and even cancer! There are several private and state programs available for people who’d like to be rid of their alcohol addiction. De-addiction programs and counselling sure help reduce your alcohol dependencies but did…

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Fitso, the game-changer in India’s sports and fitness industry, brings forth another game-changing proposition your way. We invite you to join us and be a part of an ever-growing group of like-minded fitness and sports enthusiasts in an endeavour to alter your lives to be better, fitter and happier.  To put it bluntly, Fitso gives you the opportunity to learn from an elite group of coaches and interact with some of the most motivated sportspeople of our times. From champion badminton coaches to medal-winning swimming coaches, we have them all here. Prolific talents in badminton and swimming are also some…

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The summer season is fast approaching and we are dreaded even at the slight thought of it. Why wouldn’t we? After all, the sweltering summers of Delhi sap us of our energy leaving us exhausted. Swimming is one activity that brings respite. The very idea of splashing water and staying for long in the swimming pools keeps the heat at bay. At the same time, we also desire swimming pools plush with the best of the facilities. Here we have compiled a list of top 5 swimming pools in Delhi so that you can choose the best swimming pools near…

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Swimming is by far one of the best physical activities out there. Just a good 30 minutes of swimming daily can build up your cardiovascular fitness and endurance, tone up your muscles and keep you generally happy and healthy.  Minus the impact stress of activities such as jumping rope, tennis, badminton, step aerobic classes and more, of course.  It is the best way to keep impact-related injuries out of your life, protect your knees and joints and still be as fit as India’s Iron Man Milind Soman, who by the way, was a national swimming champion at just the age…

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Swimming is looked upon as fun or rather an activity of luxury or so was the case decades ago. Today, swimming has turned into a sport that keeps you fit and flexible. It is not just limited to a group but in fact, people from all walks of life and age groups enjoy swimming. Swimming has several benefits which make it one of the most sought after activities. It burns calories, tones your muscles, builds muscular strength, exercises your lungs, and keeps stress at the bay. Children are advised to take up swimming right from their young age to develop…

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