Noida is a planned city in India’s northern state of Uttar Pradesh. For those unfamiliar, the city's name is actually an acronym, standing for the New Okhla Industrial Development Authority, of who the city is managed by. But why are we featuring this city on the site today? because there new local Parkour classes were recently featured in the Times of India, along with other up and coming ways to keep active in the growing North Capital region. As usual we'll start you guys off with an excerpt below, then feel free to click over and view the rest of the article as well.
Noidawallahs are experimenting with parkour, an obstacle-training course. “Currently, we have three batches of 20 people learning parkour. We go to nearby parks to practise and it increases strength and balance and tests one’s endurance apart from increasing one’s fitness level,” says Ranjeet Mishra from Martial Warriors Academy in Sector 62.
“I have a desk job, and I didn’t want to join a gym. I tried running I tried running and cycling, but when I got to know about parkour training classes near my house, I decided to give it a try. It has been four months since I joined, and it is very addictive. When I tell my friends about it and show them my videos of flipping and running over obstacles, they are quite intrigued,” says Abhay Juneja, a resident of Sector 61 who works at an IT firm in Sector 62.
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