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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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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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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Weight Loss Battle – 1

Monday, October 24, 2016

What are we missing in our weight loss battle? Have you tried losing weight over and over again and not succeeded? Have you tried expensive diets with a…

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Exercising in hot weather

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Exercise and hot weather is a deadly combination. Here are some strategies that will allow you to exercise safely in the hot and humid temperatures this summer:

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