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Delhi NCR Residents Who Are Defining An Ultimate Level Of Fitness To The Whole World

By Arushi Bhalla

Updated - May 9, 20245 min read

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Feeling lazy? If you are looking to get inspired for your fitness goals then we have an abundance of inspiration for you to set those long lost fitness goals into action. We have curated a list of 8 residents of Delhi NCR who have defined a new class of fitness; from running to swimming, they've set goals for all. Fitness is life!


1. Siddhant Singh Chauhan

Siddhant Singh, a Gurgaon resident will give you some extreme fitness goals. He is the first Indian to finish the Celtman Extreme Scottish Triathlon which is one of the two most extreme endurance triathlons in the world. This marathon is considered to be the toughest race worldwide when you consider the weather conditions and terrain. This is not all, to complete the race, Siddhant had to complete a 3.8 km swim, 202 km bike ride, and 42 km run in the freezing cold of the Scottish highlands. Hard to digest, right?



2. Gaurav Makkar

Gaurav Makkar is the first Indian to finish the prestigious triathlon in the world. What makes this marathon even more prestigious is that participation is by invitation only, every participant has to have finished at least one Ultraman in order to even be considered for this. Apart from setting new goals for himself, Gaurav also inspires others to do the impossible and be unstoppable!  




3. Abhishek Mishra

There are two kinds of runners, one who loves to run and the other who lives to run. Abhishek Mishra comes under the latter, he has completed the Ultraman Florida, of course, this is not all, he has also completed the double marathon in Bangalore. Now, the unstoppable runner is planning to finish all 40 Ironman events. He is an inspiration for all the aspiring runners. Let's run! 



4. Anupriya Kapur

Staying fit should always be a priority in life! The biggest inspiration for this statement is Anupriya Kapur who not only inspires to live a fit and healthy life but also teaches you to juggle between work, parenting, and fitness. From corporate life to full-time motherhood to working from home, running not only energizes her but also keeps her happy and stress-free. She endeavors to spread the word among everyone she knows. Parenting, fitness, and oodles of sari fashion are elements to look out for in this account!




5. Shibani Gharat

A woman can do anything she sets her mind to! Journalist and marathoner Shibani Gharat is an inspiration to many of us. She is the first non-Ladakhi woman to complete the 72km Khardung La Challenge. She performs every role with such ease and excellence, be it of a working woman, a marathon runner and much more. She starts off her mornings with a long run and then heads off to anchor CNBC Awaaz. If we consider her passion for running, she has covered many different countries and different terrains – always with a smile on her face. It’s enough to get you inspired to pick up your running shoes and start off.



6. Adil Nargolwala 

Adil is the corporate man who managed to achieve that a person can only dream of. Adil has run several marathons in India and other Asian cities such as Tokyo, before competing in leading European and North American runs in London, Berlin, Boston, New York and much more. He has also crossed the finish line of the Punta Arenas marathon. One just can't seek more inspiration, all you need to do is get up and start running! 



7. Sandeep Sejwal

Sandeep is an inspiration for every aspiring swimmer! Sejwal claimed a bronze in the 50m breaststroke event of the 2014 Asian Games, making him just the ninth Indian ever to achieve the feat. Not just this, Sejwal contested in the men’s 100 m and 200 m breaststroke events at the 2010 Asian Juniors held in Beijing, China. He had his bad days when he found swimming to be stagnant but his passion for swimming kept him going. He is a National Record-holder in the 50 m, 100 m and 200 m Breaststroke events and has won silver medals at the Asian Indoor Games, 2007 in the 50 m and 100 m Just dive in! 



8. Ajay Tokas

Fitness has different forms, one of the ancient forms of fitness is Yoga. Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self. It is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines which originated in ancient India. Ajay Tokas has dedicated his life to learning and teaching yoga all around the world. He started his yoga journey in 2004 and has been devoted to the Ashtanga Yoga since 2010. Ajay started teaching yoga in his home city, Delhi in 2010. He then traveled to Siberia and taught yoga there during 2010-12. Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self!



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