Vijay, an aspiring bodybuilder from a small town, Jhajjar, takes part in a bodybuilding championship. Fate intervenes and deprives him of the podium finish. Heartbroken, he comes to Delhi and joins The Good life Gym as a trainer. Here he meets Mummy ji, the middle-aged owner of the gym. Mummy ji, a science nerd, is on a mission to promote self-awareness through food and exercise.
Many characters come in Vijay’s life courtesy the gym and his world expands. In due course he discovers the true value of relationships, the most important being the one with your own self.
Sudipta began her career as a conservationist, taking part in restoration work for the Konark temple, the Taj Mahal and promoting Eco-Tourism in Sundarbans. But she found her calling in health and fitness. Running a hard-core gym for over two decades has given Sudipta many things–a scientific know-how about fitness, a super-power to fulfil other’s health goals, her husband (they met at her gym) and a truckload of stories. ‘The Good Life Gym’ is her first book. Sudipta is an avid Hindi movie lover. She blogs about movies at My 70mm Life, https://sdubey05.wordpress.com
Prateek Dubey is a photographer, writer, and an artist based in New Delhi, India. ‘The Good Life Gym’, his second book, expresses his passion for fitness and bodybuilding. His first book, ‘The Disobedient Darkness’, a fantasy fiction, was published in 2016. He has also written many entertaining short stories, using whiskey, Black Sabbath, beautiful aliens and other unconventional elements as his motifs. He is a prolific photographer and the most published on the prestigious 1X.com from the country. His work has featured in the Guardian UK, The Deccan Chronicle, The Hindu and N-Photo magazine besides various photography sites around the world. He blogs (Prateek’s World), merging photography with storytelling on his experiences of life in India. Some of these photo essays have been published in The Pioneer and Mail Today. He had a solo show of oil paintings at the Lalit Kala Academy in 2005.