Every Woman deserve to have a great body: Aarti Mahajan

TNN Bureau. Updated: 7/22/2016 2:29:48 PM Health and Lifestyle

Since the day she came to know the meaning of profession, she knew that as far as her life is concerned it will not be something like sitting in the office and working in front of computer screen. She wanted to do something different in her life and now she is known as the most amazing fitness expert of the town.

Back in time, when fitness business was predominantly male centric thing in Jammu, Aarti daringly put herself against the status quo. With intense hard work and sheer passion, Aarti has proved that even female fitness experts can be graceful, successful and sought after. Her life has been a very interesting story. In an exclusive interview with the The News Now she shared all the important aspects. Here are the excerpts.

TNN: Tell us about your life before entering into this business?

Aarti: I was an ordinary Jammu girl. I graduated here and then moved to SMVDU for post graduation. I also worked at a MNC for 6 months outside Jammu but since I never wanted to do such thing I life. I left the job which was paying me quite well at that point of time and started my club.

TNN: What inspired you to enter this field?

Aarti: I started my fitness club 7 and half years and it was my father’s idea. At that point of time, there was not even a single female fitness expert working in Jammu and this fact became the reason of me coming into this field. People told my family that it is waste of money and the business will be big failure but I stayed confident with the encouragement of my father.

TNN: What kind of training programme have you started for your clients who strictly looking for weight management?

Aarti: Actually all programmes at Shape and Smile Fitness Centre are weight management because some ladies want to gain weight while some of them want to loss it .Weight loss is the major issue these days of our lifestyle. Everyone wants to be fit and look great and for these people we conduct programmes such as Pilates, Zumba, Reebok Step Aerobics, Reebok floor aerobics, Yoga, Plyometrics, Doonya ,Bollywood workout, Reebok Martial arts, Strength training which are all the forms for fun workout.

TNN: Can you share your memorable experience that you had over the years?

Aarti: The year 2014 is very memorable for me since in this particular year, I and my team conducted 12-13 fitness events in Jammu. In these fitness events, we tried aware women about their physical fitness. It was kind of a workout party.

TNN: What are the various challenges you have faced these years?

Aarti: When I started, I had to face some issues since mine was only male dominated. Female acceptance was low initially .Then I certified from Reebok and changed earlier concepts of fitness and started professional training.

TNN: What is your greatest professional achievement?

Aarti: Love of my clients is my most cherished achievement. Women that come to SnS, go back happy and smiling.

TNN: Now since you are married, how do you balance your work and family life ?

Aarti: Well, the struggle is real but since my husband is also a trainer, he understands the minorities of my work and that is a big support.

TNN: Any message to our readers?

Aarti: Ladies, not just take care of your family but take care of yourself too. You deserve a great body, work towards it. Eat balanced food and if you cannot workout, at least go for walk daily. Stay happy, it helps a lot too.

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