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

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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

Part II: Eating fat is healthy… and other nutrition truths

The second part of an enlightening interview with nutrition sensei Michael Joseph. "You don't need to eat X portions of fruit and vegetables each day. Don’t get me wrong, but making people believe they will be healthy if they hit a certain number of apples or oranges is silly," says Michael Joseph, founder and editor … Continue reading Part II: Eating fat is healthy… and other nutrition truths

Long distance runner Kavita Tungar at upcoming Goa River Marathon

I am training for my first race (never took part in any races, any) right now. It's a 10K race at the Customs Half Marathon this month-end. If you're a marathoner reading this, 10K isn't long by any stretch. For a beginner like me who started running only this year, 10 kilometres is the longest … Continue reading Long distance runner Kavita Tungar at upcoming Goa River Marathon

Detox water is the juice cleanse of 2017

It's no secret that drinking 6-8 glasses of water every day keeps the body cool and hydrated. In fact, water is your best ally in achieving your weight loss goals. Combine it with superfoods and you will have a fat-burning, detoxifying elixir. Believe me, I speak from experience. If you don't, would a celebrity transformation … Continue reading Detox water is the juice cleanse of 2017

What is keto really about?

This is the second article in my series on the ketogenic diet. There are fad diets and then there are research-backed, scientifically-proven diets that tick the boxes of clean eating, whole foods and gut-friendly ingredients. Like Keto. In my 7 months on not-so-strict Keto (since mid-March 2017) I have come to think of it more … Continue reading What is keto really about?

Market void, zero funding and a killer idea

Unstuck asked GetSetGig founder Sahaj Nalgirkar to give tips on getting a bootstrapped venture up and running. GetSetGig is an online marketplace to hire live performing artists within a 24-hour span. Corporate events, weddings, lounges and bars, malls and private parties... they are covering it all for budgets ranging from 5,000 bucks to 5 lakh … Continue reading Market void, zero funding and a killer idea

Sleep naked. It’s good for you

You are setting the environment right for a good night's sleep. The shades are pulled down, all the electronic devices are off and you've sipped on a cup of soothing chamomile tea to bring on the yawns. Did you get out of your pajamas yet? Science and common sense say it's good to be in … Continue reading Sleep naked. It’s good for you

Keto diet 101: 5-minute guide

I've seen amazing results with the ketogenic diet -- over 10 kg weight loss and dropping 11% body fat within 3 months. It has been a visible transformation. I went from a size Large to a size XS and am fitting into clothes from my junior college days (oh yeah!). The sustained weight loss isn't … Continue reading Keto diet 101: 5-minute guide

Tulsi is a plant for every home

Holy basil is a cure-all you'd be a fool not to grow. The Tulsi plant holds the place of pride in traditional India for its supposed spiritual effects and auspiciousness. However, the housefront isn't the only spot you will find this herb in. Tulsi grows in the wild in abundance. β€œIn fact, it is so … Continue reading Tulsi is a plant for every home