About Pushkraj Shirke

A Psychology graduate turned advertising creative director, a NYFA schooled ad film maker and India’s top fitness photographer, Pushkraj Shirke wears many hats. But it’s his passion for fitness and helping people lead better lives that drive his core.

K11 Trained in Strength and Conditioning Coaching, Personal Training and Nutrition and a martial artist by passion, a Krav Maga coach with Krav Maga Global, Pushkraj takes his own progressive education and training seriously and is always adding to his skills for personal pursuit and professional expertise. He also trains in Mixed Martial Arts, with a focus on Brazillian Jiu Jitsu with Team Relentless and Warriors Cove MMA. As logged on his highly popular blog and instagram feed, he also counsels individuals towards various fitness and athletic goals.

Pushkraj is a fitness columnist for the popular daily newspaper – THE DNA. He is also on the editorial panel for the popular fitness magazine KRUNCH TODAY. He is the official consultant to various professional athletes and sporting bodies and manages the athletic progress and training of some of the best olympic potentials in the country in co-ordination with his own coach and mentor – Kaizzad Capadia.

He has also been the director and creative director of various fitness based shows like the Neulife Master class of Muscle, Pilates with Yasmin Karachiwala, The World Strongman Championship and a series of documentaries on little known sportspersons and their love of the sport.

The Battlefit Method: Fitness Counselling with the Mind First Approach

His unique background in psychology and fitness science enable him to not just create training programmes, but to also counsel his clients on building a lifestyle out of their fitness journeys. His Consultation Packages provide for continuous mentoring and guidance on nutrition and training with weekly updates provided to him directly.   A lifetime fitness approach developed on continuous mentoring, practice and progress ensures that his clients don’t just achieve their goals, but also develop a broader outlook of their fitness needs and work on building them into their lives as a constant, ongoing process and not just another ‘quick transformation’ story that returns back to square one soon after.    


Pushkraj is a keen proponent of the Ketogenic Diet helping his clients lose upto 8 kgs (maximum recorded among his clients till date) of fat a month without getting weak or unhealthy – month after month. He also uses the revolutionary high fat diet to help his athletes get stronger, leaner and faster in general or to excel at a certain sport.



Pushkraj also founded Project Battlefit as a means to promote, support and also organise events that build upcoming sports and activities that need more visibility and gives struggling athletes that platform they deserve to grow.  Gymnastics, Autocross, Motorbiking, Rock Climbing, Mountaineering, Traditional Martial Arts and MMA are a few of the arts and skills that are actively supported by by him today.  

You can get in touch with Pushkraj for a consultation at credosian@gmail.com
or book an appointment via whatsapp on +91 8879002253