Why we need to stop obsessing over the scale

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Despite consistently preaching the message that weight is not the gold standard of fitness, too many people and too many personal-training clients remain overly focused on the scale….

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Improve your heart health

Monday, July 1, 2013

Did you know the average human heart beats over 1,00,000 times in just one day to keep your body supplied with oxygen and nutrients? But with cardiovascular disease…

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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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Signs of stress on your body

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Numerous emotional and physical disorders are linked to stress. In fact, chronic stress affects each system of the body differently and can cause long-term health concerns. Stress that…

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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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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 skipping breakfast harmful?

Monday, February 6, 2017

A large percentage of people skip breakfast on a regular basis. The potential dangers include a more sluggish metabolism as the body shifts into starvation-response mode and coupled…

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