Exercise, Nutrition and Diabetes

Saturday, October 21, 2017

An alarmingly increasing number of Indians are being diagnosed with some type of diabetes, or high blood sugar. As we continue to consume too much food and

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Get off the plateau!

Saturday, October 21, 2017

It’s kind of like running into a wall—that feeling you get when, after a few months on a weight-loss mission, you suddenly stop seeing results. This is called…

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How to recover quickly from weight lifting

Saturday, July 29, 2017

To maximize gains, prevent injury and recover quickly, you must engage in certain behaviors following your training session. The magic of a weight lifting session actually doesn’t occur…

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The skinny on fat

Saturday, July 29, 2017

For years, we were told to decrease our intake of fat because fat increased cholesterol levels, which would increase the risk of a heart attack. As a result,…

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Is it Safe for Children to Strength Train?

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Strength training for kids? You bet! Done properly, strength training offers many benefits and can be both safe and effective for most youth when age-appropriate training guidelines are…

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Is a lack of sleep making you fat?

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

This holiday season, in addition to watching the calories you consume to keep your weight in check, you will also have to count the number of hours you…

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The Immeasurable benefits of Exercise

Saturday, May 6, 2017

A few weeks back, a regular reader of my column walked into my fitness centre looking for something more than the usual weight loss. She was looking for…

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Nivedita’s fitness mantra for Divas

Friday, November 7, 2014

Eat enough calories: Never crash diet. Research shows it can make you depressed, under nourishes your body and also your mind.

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Exercise for Breast Cancer Survivors

Friday, March 10, 2017

Goa has the second highest number of breast cancer cases in the country after Bangalore, according to Goa-based NGO Muskan, a support group for cancer survivors. If you…

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Women and Weights

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Want to lose that fat and get fit? Then hit the weights! It is a common and unfortunate misconception that weight training is beneficial and appropriate only for…

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