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Promoting a Physical Fitness Revolution:-


Mr. Sarvesh Goel, Chairman, Mansingh Goel Group; Promoter, The Centrum and Chairman, GD Goenka Public School Lucknow has been quietly promoting a physical fitness revolution through a one-of-a-kind marathon in the city. He recently organized the Lucknow Run which saw a massive response from city dwellers. In recent years running has become quite a rage in the city and beyond. The city has been witness to a multitude of running associations along with cyclists who hit the road at daybreak to stay fit as a fiddle.

While the young are a major part of this circle, even the post-50 club is joining in to ensure that their physical activities stay unhindered. Post 50, Goel adds it is pertinent to stay agile and active. He says that a lot of problems are solved if one takes the right kind of food with the correct lifestyle. Mr. Sarvesh Goel speaking to The Lucknow Tribune said, “These are times of social change. People essentially want the best of both phases, the morning and evening. There needs to be a complete change in lifestyle for the well-being of the person. We in today’s times need the kind of food that one used to savour in the olden days. For example our ancestors. That truly replenished my mind, body, and soul. Secondly, now it is even more important to wake up early and go to sleep early. People should live a stress-free life by hitting the gym to keep themselves away from addiction.”


HEALTH IS A BIG INVESTMENT – Mr. SARVESH GOEL Investing in Health and prioritizing well-being should be a priority area. Running is an added bonus.


Explaining further, he said, “Try walking at least 3 to 5 km every day. Let your body get a sufficient amount of fresh air. Taking care of one’s health is a big investment.


Expert opinion suggests that an active lifestyle keeps your muscles and bones. strong, your mind sharp, and can add years to your life. Some estimates suggest a minimum of 150 minutes of moderate activity each week is much needed. This averages out to 30 minutes of activity five days a week.

Among the Benefits of Running After 50 are-

  • Builds up endurance
  • Live longer
  • Lower risk of getting certain cancers
  • Lower odds of getting diabetes
  • Improved levels of “good” cholesterol
  • Better bone density
  • Less inflammation
  • Fewer feelings of depression and anxiety

It is advisable that one increases the intake of Satvik food. Following age-old techniques, experts widely believe that having dinner four hours before sleep is a good idea. Lastly to calm nerves and ensure that mental health remains well, one must practice Yoga, especially Pranayama regularly.”

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