Episode 14: Ayesha Billimoria - athlete / trainer / founder of Project Fitgirl
Straight from Bombay’s Parsi Colony, my first guest of 2019 is the fantastic Ayesha Billimoria (32), a runner, personal trainer, model, and last but not the least - Founder of Project Fitgirl, a grassroots movement she started to spread awareness of fitness to schoolgirls in India. Join me in hearing how Ayesha overcame numerous physical and mental challenges to become one of India’s leading fitness influencers. If you need a dose of motivation to achieve your fitness goals in the New Year, this episode is just the thing!
Apologies for all the background sound - you really get a sense of Ayesha’s street soundscape (complete with menagerie) in this episode! Listen to the full chat below, on iTunes here or wherever you listen to podcasts, and if you like what you hear, we would love it if you could share with friends and family!
SHOWNOTES FOR EPISODE 14:
Ayesha’s fantastic TEDx talk The Power of The Mind
Ayesha’s YouTube channel
Abhinav Bindra’s book A Shot at History: My Obsessive Journey to Olympic Gold
Bob Richards’ The Heart of a Champion
Budapest’s beautiful hilltop park Normafa
Dhansak - a delicious meat and lentils Parsi classic - here’s a recipe
Special thanks to Mohit Shandilya & Rajat Upadhyay @ Flying Carpet Productions for audio post-production engineering!