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From Fat to fit, Pune industrialist Parmar to attempt IronMan contest in Germany

Ashish Desai, Vishal Chordia, Kaustubh Radkar, Hemant Parmar and Anand Chordia pose for a picture.

Pune: From weighing over 100kgs, 3 years ago, Pune Based Industrialist Hemant Parmar is all set to compete and complete the Ironman Competition in Germany next week.

Hemant Parmar, a renowned industrialist and philanthropist was given a warm send off by Team Radstrong, started by 25 times Ironman Kaustubh Radkar, Suhana and Lakshya. Mr.Vishal Chordia, President of Lakshya and Director of Suhana, Mr.Rajkumar Chordia, Chairman of Suhana, Mr. Anand Chordia, Director-Technical- Suhana Mr.Ashish Desai, VP of Lakshya and Mr.Kaustubh Radkar were present on the occasion.

Interacting with sport’s enthusiasts as a part of the Suhana Safar initiative, Parmar shared his fitness journey of over 3 years ago after weighing 100 kgs plus

He shared his journey from FAT to FIT and his successful journey and competing in more than 30 +marathons.

It was difficult for me to even walk or run a few steps due to my weight, but after meeting Kaustubh Radkar and proper diet plans for over 3 years, I was able to achieve my first ever dream of  completing the half iron man in Goa which happened in India for very first time.

“I will now be competing in my first Full Ironman in Germany. We were supposed to participate in a competition in Kazakhstan but we could not get a visa as India was on the Red list.”

“However when Germany opened up, we decided to enter the event and I got an entry and will be starting my Iron man career. I intend to do more iron man contests in the future.”

Speaking on the occasion, Kaustubh Radkar who has trained Parmar said “He has been an inspiration for a lot of people after his tremendous transformation. His friends & family members are also inspired & have started living a healthy lifestyle.”

“It’s all his dedication motivation, energy and a zeal of discipline along with his business and family responsibilities which allowed him to achieve his dreams to reach his goals,” he added

Mr Vishal Chordia, President of Lakshya and Director of Suhana who has initiated Suhana Safar series said, “There is never an end when you turn your passion and keep achieving your set goals step by step. With every small step he kept proving to himself and taking a little bigger step and following the process a daily routine, lifestyle and very healthy diet to achieved & reach what he is today.”

“Our company also follows and is promoting the philosophy of healthy eating, healthy and safe living through proper and nutritious diet and if one can combine Lifestyle, eating habits and exercises we will be able to produce the best in our society and sports persons “, he added.

Written by
Sanjay Jadhav

A journalist with more than eight years of experience in print and online media. Covered I-League, Indian Super League, Pro Kabaddi League, Motorsports, local sports, features, and Pune news. Also passionate about Travel, Auto, Food, and Aviation.

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