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Taking a New Year Health Resolution? Read This First

The time has come when the slate is wiped clean, when you get fresh hope of fitting into a dress or getting six pack abs or just wishing for a day without back/neck pain. Most of us take multiple fitness/diet/health related new year resolutions and while gym owners earn tons of money selling annual memberships, […]


Family That Exercises Together, Stays Together

On Rakshabandhan laddoos, barfis and these days, thanks to Cadbury, chocolates, do pile up a lot of calories. As it is difficult to say no to your beloved sibling, we thought it would be great to come up with an exercise routine which you can do together and burn some extra calories. After all, a […]

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Dear Santa, Here are 3 Fitness Tips for You

Dear Santa, You represent the spirit of the season; the joy, gratefulness and fun. But why such an overly fat physique? Aren’t you bored of getting stuck in chimneys? No, we aren’t suggesting that you jack up like some of the fan art which fitness enthusiasts make, that may scare the children away. But don’t […]


Why You Deserve Running Injuries

Yes, you. You with the Nike snickers and you with the Garmin Watch and you with your Justin Beiber Playlist (you specially) and you too, you showoff posting your every run on Facebook. You all deserve to get injured. You wanna know why? Read on.   You’re A Car That’s Misaligned If tyres of your […]

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Is Watching What You Eat Necessary At All If You Exercise?

“I don’t need to control my diet, I run every day!” “Oh, I couldn’t resist that dessert. Don’t worry, I’ll do some extra time on elliptical tomorrow.” “Do I really have to count calories? I am doing Yoga these days.” These lines are very common to hear in our daily lives. Since it is a […]


5 Fitness Factors Part 2: How Many Does Your Favorite Physical Activity Cover?

A couple of weeks back, we covered all the factors you need to work on for overall fitness development. If you haven’t read it yet, check the article out here . The prime takeaway of the article was that there are many critical aspects of fitness and unless you’re a professional athlete training for a […]

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Quick Reads: No Pain, No Gain? You Gotta Be Kidding Me

Probably the most quoted catchphrase in the fitness community is “No Pain, No Gain“, a one-liner most often yelled by trainers, engraved in motivation pics on Pinterest/Instagram and also written in metallic design for Men’s fitness magazines with pumped up dudes in the background.  Another “Dark Knight” version of the same theme becoming popular is […]


Quick Reads: An Open Letter to Curvy Feminists

“Real women have curves”, “Real men like curves” are phrases often shared on social media platforms often showing a skinny girl in comparison to someone with voluptuous curves with an obvious glorification of the second one. And it often happens that the person sharing herself is “curvy” (notice the deliberate attempt of avoiding the word […]


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Quick Reads: Humorous Conversation at a Celebrity Nutritionist’s Clinic 1

Got a call for a free diet consultation session from a famous Celebrity Nutritionist’s clinic near Powai. Following are few excerpts which made me think whether to laugh at the dietitian’s lack of knowledge or to feel sad about people who pay loads of money to such incompetent professionals and trust them with their health: […]


Quick Reads: Practice makes Permanent, not Perfect

We often start out exercises by watching videos or people at the gym. Even the trainers just show it once and then let you exercise often commenting that “you will get better at it with time”. If this has been the case for you, you’re in trouble in the long run. Here’s why: When you […]