Our Directors – UHFF
Our Directors

Directors of UHFF

UHFF is an initiative fostered by the stalwarts of the health and fitness industry. These are UHFF’s propelling forces that have come together to contribute to a health-prosperous tomorrow. The association is led by Mr. Madhukar Talwalkar (Director, Talwalkar), Mr. Rohan Pusalkar (Director, Gold's Gym Franchises), Mr. Abhimanyu Sable (Founder, MD and CEO, ABS Fitness and Wellness Club), and Ms. Smeeta Shitole (Founder, Smiths Gym).

Mr. Madhukar Talwalkar

Madhukar Talwalkar

Director - Talwalkar's Gym

Shri. Madhukar Talwalkar, eldest son of late Mr. Vishnu Ramakrishna Talwalkar has been instrumental in creating the brand Talwalkars over the past several decades. He is in the real sense a` Fitness Guru' who has practiced and preached fitness throughout India and established a scientifically - run gym culture. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Textile Engineering from VJTI, Mumbai, and was the Founder President of Greater Bombay Body Builders Association. He currently serves as the President of Maharashtra State Body Builders Federation. He is our motivation behind many of our fitness events and competitions including Talwalkars Classique. His guidance has been an indispensable asset, and he has significantly contributed towards expansion and positioning as a leader in health and fitness.
Sri. Madhukar Talwalkars is best known for his precision style of working and who strongly believes the service of fulfillment. He holds strong opinion, stands and point of view and have sought out every conceivable methods to satisfy the people in terms of Quality. He believes in Quality service and Talwalkars are well known for the best Quality Service provider. He always makes it a point to provide fertile environment at his gyms to create and develop family friendly relation in serving a long time association. Talwalkars has pioneered the concept of gyms in India and today the brand is synonymous with the work fitness across India and have pushed boundaries to expand not only their network but their services too. He is best known as the `Father of Indian Body Building'.


Mr. Rohan Pusalkar

Rohan Pusalkar

(Director, Gold's Gym Franchises)

Mr Rohan Pusalkar is a seasoned business veteran with a celebrated track record of working in the Automotive Engineering and Health & Fitness industry. During his tenure as Executive Director at Indo Schottle Auto Parts Pvt Ltd, Pune (over a course of 17 years), he achieved considerable success like scaling the company’s export business from INR 2.5 million to INR 900 million. The overall business was boosted from INR 35 million in 1995 to almost INR 2000 million in 2012. He has also served actively as the director of Belgaum Motors Pvt Ltd., & Pusalkar Fluid Power Pvt Ltd. He ventured into the Health & Fitness industry in 2009 due to his passion for the field. He has been a national level sportsman in various sports in his time. Rohan has promoted 9 Gold’s Gym franchises in India and is their largest individual franchisee. He currently owns and runs 5 Gold’s Gym franchisees.


Mr. Abhimanyu Sable

Abhimanyu Sable

MD & CEO - ABS Fitness & Wellness Club

Mr. Abhimanyu Sable is the Founder of ABS Fitness and Wellness Clubs—India’s leading chain of Fitness and Wellness Clubs. It has earned a global reputation as one of the top Fitness and Wellness club by IHRSA— A Global Community of Health & Fitness professionals. Mr. Sable is the pioneer for revolutionizing a contemporary and classy Fitness and Wellness Culture in India. He has been instrumental in making fitness a glamorous, bubblier and fun way of life. He was the forerunner in setting up an exclusive Women’s Only Fitness Club—ABS for Her. It was his novel idea to set up exclusive functional training ABS clubs. Recently, he launched India’s most advanced and largest fitness club in Nanded City, Pune. Mr. Sable has a list of national and international accolades to his credit. He is the first Indian to be certified by the American College of Sports Medicine. From humble beginnings as a fitness trainer, Mr. Sable is a leading fitness and wellness entrepreneur. Through his chain of twenty-five clubs, he has a dedicated team of 500 fitness professionals with over 60,000 members training hard towards leading a happy, healthy and positive lifestyle.

To spread his fitness mission across the country, Mr. Sable shares his fitness gyan regularly through newspapers, magazines, radio-chat shows and television interviews. He is the author of the best-selling self-help wellness book “Just Three Hours towards Wellness’ which was highly appreciated by fitness lovers.

With successful completion of 28 years in the fitness industry, Mr. Sable’s passion lies in motivating people to live a positive and happy life.


Ms. Smeeta Shitole

Smeeta Shitole

Director - Smiths Breathe Fitness (Smiths Gym)

  • She is also director of Divine Wellness & UHFF, United Health Fitness Forum.
  • Smeeta has been a professional in the health and fitness industry for over a decade.
  • She is an internationally licensed Zumba instructor trained by Beto Perez, of Colombia (South America) the creator, founder of Zumba® in San Francisco USA.
  • Smeeta is the pioneer for Zumba in India & recently she attempted the gunnies world record along with Rotary for the largest Zumba class with 7000 people.
  • Introduced zumba fitness in 2010 and now it has become the most popular group class.
  • Licensed Zumba Basic1,zumba Basic2,aqua Zumba, Zumba Gold, Zumba Toning, Zumbatomic, zumba In The Circuit & Zumba Gold Toning Instructor.
  • She has received PUNE ICON AWARD by Lokamat in 2016 from Jaya Bachan.
  • 7th Annual Women Leaders in India & Awards 2017 Leading Women in Fitness Expert.
  • Association with IHRSA from 2008 ensured that the club is managed within international guidelines and is always up-to date with the international scenario.
  • Does Corporate Fitness Classes.
  • Consultancy in gym setup. Done O2 Fitness club. Katraj.
  • Currently she is the President of Rotary Club of Pune and District co. chair person for foundation.
  • Gardening, Travelling & Cycling and social work are his hobbies.