Flex Friday: Hire a woman to whip you into shape

This post isn't meant only for the ladies. In fact, scroll below and you will notice I have written this from the perspective  of a guy and a girl. Women are often intimidated by the prospect of exercising in a gym. Personally, I love the free weights area, but for most, it's a confusing space. … Continue reading Flex Friday: Hire a woman to whip you into shape

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Natural ‘drinks’ for safe weight loss

Why do you need appetite suppressants and diet pills when Mother Nature provides much better weight loss aids. These drinks are gentle on the system and great for overall health. Of course, the main reason they are on this list is for their fat-burning powers. GREEN TEA Sip on green tea before a high intensity … Continue reading Natural ‘drinks’ for safe weight loss

I drank ACV for 6 months and here’s what happened

As I had promised in last week's post on drinking (booze) without getting fat, here's the dope on apple cider vinegar (ACV for short). Celebrities are going nuts over ACV. Supermodel Miranda Kerr says she consumes it every day. Transformers actress Megan Fox is obsessed with it, pouring it on everything she consumes. But we … Continue reading I drank ACV for 6 months and here’s what happened

Motivation Monday: What happens when you start exercising?

It's #MotivationMonday. What better motivation to start training than that fitness model you are following on Instagram. That Youtuber doing calisthenics like an acrobat. The morning yoga practitioner on the terrace. What do they have in common that keeps their focus razor sharp? Each one of them has experienced the near-miraculous benefits of exercise that … Continue reading Motivation Monday: What happens when you start exercising?

How to drink socially without getting fat

"What's your relationship with alcohol?" A Queensland Health ad asking this question drew a mixture of responses on Facebook, including that alcohol "may just be the one". https://youtu.be/HpK9dGOd_lU It's a no-brainer that quitting (or cutting back on booze) is healthy for you. I severed my on-again off-again relationship with alcohol nearly nine months ago, and … Continue reading How to drink socially without getting fat

Flex Friday: Crossfit is the badass of fitness sports

Noticed the satisfaction on the faces of all those beefy tyre-flipping, battle rope-whipping, kipping and deadlifting Crossfit athletes on Instagram? They aren't killing themselves with burpees-till-failure. They are lovin' it. And you might too, if: The gym routine is getting monotonous Your workouts aren't challenging enough Running alone isn't giving you the body you want … Continue reading Flex Friday: Crossfit is the badass of fitness sports

Do you yoga? Go deeper with Progressive Yoga

Progressive yoga is a relatively new yet comparatively tried-and-tested enough form for a fitter body and relaxed mind. Based on the principles of ashtanga yoga, it improves the body's composition and increases focus and concentration. Hollywood celebrities Drew Barrymore, Mario Lopez and Andy Garcia are known to be followers. While there are progressive yoga classes running all … Continue reading Do you yoga? Go deeper with Progressive Yoga

Transformation Tuesday: Vinayak Sinha, television star

The biggest misconception guys who want to get buff have is that it’s all about working out hard enough, and you can eat whatever you want. “The fact is, six packs are made in the kitchen, not the gym,” says actor Vinayak Sinha. He should know. This buff anchor on the Naaptol Shopping channel has … Continue reading Transformation Tuesday: Vinayak Sinha, television star

Eat fat to burn fat

I have good news for foodies. Did you know that you can lose fat by eating fatty foods? Don't fall for that droll about fat-free, lite and skimmed products being the road to a fit body. In fact, health foods aren't all they are made out to be [more on that in another post]. Eating … Continue reading Eat fat to burn fat

Flex Friday: The building blocks of muscle gain

It's #flexfriday and what better day to start a conversation about muscling up. Before you start judging, this post is as much for girls as for guys [who doesn't want lean muscle mass!]. Girls who lift are smarter.  So, you've lost a substantial amount of body fat and have started pumping iron in the gym … Continue reading Flex Friday: The building blocks of muscle gain