Massive excitement for Fit Bharat’s #StepChallenge*PM Sh Narendra Modi’s Fit India campaign getting momentum with every passing day. FitBharat in collaboration with India’s premiere sport energy drink Fast&Up India starting a unique 30 days fitness challenge for Indian citizens from 24 October. Former Special Forces Officer and member of the elite Presidents Bodyguard, Major Surendra Poonia VSM, is organising this revolutionary hashtag based fitness challenge at midnight today. The 30-day #StepChallenge is being organised under the FitBharat initiative, a movement inspired by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Fit India campaign.
Participants taking part in the #StepChallenge are simply required to run or walk with their pedometers/step counting app on (using a step counting app, Apple Watch, Fitbit, Garmin) and share a screenshot of the number of steps taken. Participants are urged to share their daily steps on Twitter with #StepChallenge and tag @FitBharat on their social media. Daily prizes will be awarded by FastandUp_India for the most number of steps male, female and best picture/video of the day. Gift hampers will reach the winners within two weeks. The challenge is part of the broader fitness drive fighting against lifestyle diseases and to promote the spirit of fitness amongst the Indian citizens. Speaking to SSBCrack about his Step Challenge Major Poonia says, ”walking is easiest exercise and everyone irrespective of age can do so we decided to start from Step Challenge.” He urged every youth to join in and motivate friends and their family to join fitness drive. He firmly believes that a fit, healthy & happy citizen is an asset to the nation.