All your doubts about KETO, vanquished

This guest post was originally published on HVMN by Nate Martins The ketogenic diet gained popularity through the weight loss community. It’s a low-carb (often 25g per day), high-fat diet triggering the body to burn fat for energy instead of carbohydrates. With increased popularity, there has also been an increase in keto-naysayers; they think it’s … Continue reading All your doubts about KETO, vanquished

Muscle Recovery: Essential to your next workout (guest post)

[This is the second guest post in my editorial collaboration with HVMN (a company building "human enhancement" technologies out of San Francisco) lays out all you need to know about muscle recovery. Note: This is NOT a sponsored post. Editor] A muscle gives at the gym or on the track, leading to weeks of rehab. … Continue reading Muscle Recovery: Essential to your next workout (guest post)

How to shop for gym wear

Want to work out and look good at the same time? While activities like swimming and biking require specific clothing, a general workout at the gym requires clothes that fit well and keep you cool without feeling awkward. Here are some steps you need to consider while choosing the right gym wear. Choose the right … Continue reading How to shop for gym wear

The zero-equipment travel workout

Whether for work or leisure, travelling tends to put your fitness in a tizzy. With not enough time or access to gym and exercise gear, any trip practically assures you will return home a couple of kilos heavier. However, this can be avoided with a little presence of mind. If you find yourself waiting at … Continue reading The zero-equipment travel workout

5 ways to stay fit on the job

Corporate corpulence is a modern-day monster that gets bigger as we advance towards 2020. You may have noticed a tendency to gain weight the further and further you move into your career; this is because as salaries get fatter, workload increases and so does desky paper work, pizza deliveries are more frequent and overtime becomes … Continue reading 5 ways to stay fit on the job

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?

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

Calisthenics: The no-gym workout you can do anywhere

Want to avoid the gym but look and feel like Tarzan? Hang upside down poles (instead of trees) in the park and breathe fresh air into your lungs with Calisthenics. Calisthenics is an exercise form that is being practised the world over, and has found its way into India in the recent past thanks to … Continue reading Calisthenics: The no-gym workout you can do anywhere

Becoming an early riser changed my life

He that would thrive must rise at five: he that has thriven may lie till seven... goes a proverb. It's a habit that has been endorsed by some of the world's most successful people, including politicians, billionaires and sportspersons. It follows the belief that every man is the architect of his own fortune. A 5am … Continue reading Becoming an early riser changed my life