Indigo 91.9 launches the first ever show dedicated to fitness on Indian radio

The Fitness Hour will air everyday at 7:10am and will be hosted by fitness trainer & Zumba expert Shwetambari Shetty along with celebrity sports nutritionist Ryan Fernando

Indigo FM - Bangalore - LogoIndia’s first and Bangalore’s only International music station, Indigo 91.9 is all set to get Bangalore fit and healthy with the launch of The Fitness Hour – a dedicated fitness show for the first time on radio! With experts talking health and nutrition along with some energetic music curated for a good workout, Indigo’s Fitness Hour will help listeners sweat it out every morning from 7:10am. The show will go live on air from July 20th 2016.

Along with nonstop music, well known fitness trainer and Zumba expert Shwetambari Shetty will take listeners through fitness activities which include walking, running, cycling and functional training, while award winning celebrity sports nutritionist Ryan Fernando will advise listeners on their diet and nutrition.

Commenting on the launch of The Fitness Hour, Mr. Satya Murthy, CEO of Indigo 91.9 said, “As a brand, Indigo 91.9 is deeply entrenched with the Fun, Young, Bangalore. It was therefore important for the brand to do something that engages with the target audience in their fitness regime. With this sow, we become the first Indian FM radio station to launch a dedicated show on fitness, hosted by fitness & nutrition experts for the fitness community. With over 70 percent of the young, urban Bengalureans of the age group 18-35 indulging in fitness activities, launching a programme that curates the music and helps people who like to walk, runners, cyclists and functional trainers, to set and achieve milestones in their fitness goals forms our core offering”.

Shwetambari Shetty, the co-host for The Fitness Hour, said, “Years of IT has made lives sedentary and the pub culture has made big bellies, all this leading to many health issues. But now, Bangalore is slowly embracing fitness and we are on the path of making fitness a lifestyle and a trend. We are heading to become the fitness capital of the country. The Fitness Hour is a fabulous initiative by Indigo 91.9 FM. They are committed to making Bangalore fit; and then music and fitness go hand in hand, so there is no better place than Indigo 91.9 to experience both at their best”.

Ryan Fernando, counsels and consults clients who include two Guinness world record holders in feats of Human Endurance, two Olympic Medals with Wrestler Sushil Kumar and a list sports personalities like Robin Uthappa, Shikhar Dhawan, Harbhajan Singh,  Praghyan Ojha, Golfing Diva Sharmila Nicollet and  a host of South Indian Film stars  and CEO’s. Ryan has worked with Bollywood Superstar Aamir Khan with his nutrition gene testing and bulked up role in a wrestling movie releasing in 2016.

Commenting on the launch of Indigo’s Fitness Hour, Ryan said, “Everyone is in a dieting race these days, which is why a show like this will help listeners understand the role of a good balanced diet. The best part is that they need not go looking anywhere. It will all be available on air; all they need to do is switch on the radio, tune into Indigo 91.9 and begin their fitness regime. I am excited for the launch and look forward to helping Bangalore stay fit”

For more on the Fitness Hour, tune into Indigo 91.9 FM, the radio station for a Fun Young Fit Bangalore from 7.10am everyday.

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