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Enthusiastic about Yoga? Why You Should’t Start with Suryanamaskars

Happy International Yoga Day! You may have read many posts on Yoga today or be inspired by PM Modi and be all fired up to try it out yourself. If your enthusiasm could last beyond this day and you actually try yoga, you’d inadvertently hear about Suryanamaskars. So, read on: As I write this post […]

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Great Technique to Assess Yourself

We often talk about the importance of assessing clients in order to make a customized program for them. While many clients require a full assessment by a physiotherapist, we also use some movement techniques to reveal a lot of issues which often go undiagnosed in some physio assessments. One of the primary technique which we […]


Best Shoes for Running

Many of us start our fitness journey by running and for many, fitness is limited to running itself. But for running, you need shoes. As for most first time runners, shoes are generally shopped on the basis of looks and popularity of brands. For those who are seasoned runners geek out over features like whether […]

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Your Feet Tells A Story, Are You Listening?

We mostly associate feet with shoes and sandals. Sports shoes for jogging, heels/canvas for partying, leather ones as formals and so on. But what about our feet? With a notable exception of pedicures, we seldom pay attention to this body part especially when it comes to fitness and health. But someone’s feet tell a lot about […]


Free Weights vs Machines: A Battle for Better Results

In India, people often judge gyms on the basis of newest machines available in the gym. Gym salesmen and often trainers also glorify this in front of potential clients. Women often rely on these machines for the entirety of their strength workouts (however small it typically is). But are machines like the Smith Machine or […]

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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 […]


Secret to Safer Pushups & Bench Press | Why Avatar’s Neytiri must be a Poor Archer in Reality

Many of us suffer from shoulder pain when we do pushups and bench press, especially while training hard. Today, we discuss a technique which helps us stay in a more stable position while doing any horizontal pressing exercise and thus prevent injuries. To understand it, first observe these images: Okay so first movement image is […]

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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 […]


Good Posture: Why it’s impractical in today’s world & 3 quick fixes

We have all heard and read about it, specially if we were tormented by back or neck pain in the past. Back straight, chest forward, tummy in: words often used to describe good posture. We give it a try for a couple of minutes and then slouch again in the comfort of our chairs. Some […]


Most important exercise benefit you don’t know about

Most trainers, fitness gurus, doctors and dieticians talk about how exercise benefits us in terms of losing some weight, protect us from heart diseases and make us look good and confident. But few understand that exercise acts like a time machine which lets us see our future self agonized in some joint pain or the […]