Fit & Fab

Fighting fit after losing 70kg

Once obese, professional boxer and gym owner Viknesh Vennu now helps people achieve their weight loss goals

Mr Viknesh Vennu, 30, started the gym Sculpt Fitness Society to help people lose weight.
Mr Viknesh Vennu, 30, started the gym Sculpt Fitness Society to help people lose weight. ST PHOTO: YONG LI XUAN

It is to stay confident, smile widely and always be happy.

I once weighed 136kg due to an unhealthy lifestyle which included late nights of partying. I used to indulge in alcohol and a lot of fast food. A doctor told me I was at high risk of getting a heart attack. That pushed me to embark on my fitness journey to lose weight.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 24, 2021, with the headline 'Fighting fit after losing 70kg'. Subscribe