National Sports day: India’s most comprehensive fitness App “Fit India Mobile App” launched
8 months ago
On the occasion of National Sports Day, August 29, the Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Shri Anurag Singh Thakur launched the Fit India Mobile Application at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, New Delhi. The launch event was organized as a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, and to celebrate the second anniversary of the Fit India Movement. Minister of State, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Nisith Pramanik, Secretary, Sports Shri Ravi Mittal, and Secretary, Youth Affairs, Smt Usha Sharma were also present on the occasion.
At the launch event, the minister said, “FIT INDIA MOBILE APP India’s most comprehensive Fitness App launched on #NationalSportsDay! On Your Marks, Fitness Test, Go! “FITNESS KI DOSE, AADHA GHANTA ROZ!” Google Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sai.fitIndia… Apple Store: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/fit-india-mobile-app/id1581063890… #FitIndiaApp
The Fit India App is free and available in English & Hindi on both the Android and the iOS platforms and has been developed keeping in mind that it works even on basic smartphones.
The Fit India Movement was launched on 29th August 2019 by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi with the vision of making India a Fit and Healthy Nation. The key message is Fitness is easy, fun and free, and can be practiced anywhere. One year later, on the occasion of the 1st Anniversary of the Fit India movement, Prime Minister launched ‘The Age-appropriate fitness protocols for three age groups (1) 5-18 years (2) 18-65 Years and (3) 65+ Years’ developed by an expert committee and endorsed by World Health Organization (WHO).
Fit India App is to empowers each individual to check his/her fitness score based on a set of age-specific fitness tests and get specific recommendations on how to improve their fitness level through physical activities including yoga protocols. Animated Videos have been provided to make individuals understand the procedure for conducting the fitness tests themselves. These features are based on the Age-appropriate fitness protocols launched by Prime Minister.
The App also provides opportunities for Individuals, Schools, Groups, and Organisations to participate in various Fit India Events, Certification Programs, etc. People can share their fitness success stories using this platform.