Today, Fitness in India is estimated to be a Rs. 4,000 crores industry based on science and healing.
Interestingly, Fitness in Indias till continues to be an “unorganized” industry sector pre-dominated by small, local “gyms”. According to one knowledgeable source, fitness business in India touches the lives of a mere 0.5% of the population as compared to about 4% in Asia and 12% in the USA.
Over 1.27 billion Indians wish to lead healthier, fitter lives. Business and Industry want their employees to be more productive and image conscious. Schools want their students to be healthier, fitter and smarter!
Commercial fitness clubs (“gyms”) apart, there is immense scope for working as fitness specialists with SPA’s, resorts, sports teams, hospitals, educational institutions and business organisations.
To add glamour – and money – are the burgeoning professional Sports Leagues and the top down effect these events are having across the country at levels of competitive sport.
There is huge range of fitness clubs or gyms out there – from gyms with mud-packed floors to fancy, deluxe clubs and resorts.