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PM RELEASES ‘AGE -APPROPRIATE FITNESS PROTOCOLS’ ON FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF FIT INDIA MOVEMENT

PM RELEASES ‘AGE -APPROPRIATE FITNESS PROTOCOLS’ ON FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF FIT INDIA MOVEMENT

Context

The Prime Minister launched Fit India Age-Appropriate Fitness Protocols.

Details

  • The Prime Minister held interactions with cricketer Virat Kohli, actor Milind Soman, footballer Afshan Ashiq among others who shared their fitness experiences with him.
  • As per the Prime Minister, Yoga, posture, exercise, walking, running, a healthy diet and swimming activities are now becoming a part of our nature conscious.

About Fit India Movement

  • Fit India Movement is a nation-wide movement in India to encourage people to remain healthy and fit by including physical activities and sports in their daily lives. It was launched by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi at Indira Gandhi Stadium in New Delhi on 29 August 2019.
  • Fit India Movement is conducting Fit India Freedom Run from 15th August – 2nd October 2020 to encourage fitness and help us all to get freedom from obesity, laziness, stress, anxiety, diseases etc.
  • The concept behind this run is that “It can be run anywhere, anytime!”.
  • Benefits of Fit India Movement
    • Improvement in executive function and memory is also improved that ultimately develops a healthy nation.
    • Physical activity and physical fitness improve academic performance in mathematics and reading capabilities.

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