DOMS Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) is caused by micro-trauma (tiny microscopic tears)  in your muscles, and is normally associated on the negative/eccentric phase which doing a repetition.  Our bodies respond to this damage by rapidly rebuilding tissues, and decides that making them stronger will help prevent future soreness. If an exercise is brand new… Read more »

This is by far one of the most common question which people have asked me –  “Should I do cardio before or after weights?” While the long answer is “it depends”,  because the order of operation can change depending on a person’s goal.  But, most people will be better off completing cardio after weights whether… Read more »

Doing a proper warm up is often one of the most underestimated aspects of a training program. A warm up is a great time to prepare the body for physically challenging activities while getting in some important assistance work to correct muscle imbalances and prevent the risk of an injury during a training session. A… Read more »

HIIT HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training. It is a very demanding, and super effective workout. It will burn the same amount of calories as running for 30-50 minutes in a fraction of the time, but you will be working a lot harder. Here’s a breakdown of the workout -Max effort for X seconds -Moderate… Read more »

For those in employment, a great proportion of the day is spent at work consuming at least a third of our daily calorie intake. High stress levels, exhaustion, lack of physical activity and poor eating habits can all lead to a compromised Immune System, Depression, Obesity, or a decline in work productivity.  While eating a… Read more »

Okay lets cut the crap. We all know that sleep is important. But with so much to do, how do we make sure we get enough shut-eye? Here are some simple steps we can use to ensure the perfect night of sleep every time. Use it tonight. Thank me in the morning. Sleep is important not… Read more »

I’m sure the word oil definitely freaks out all those who are health conscious but here we are talking about oil that’s good for your health. So, what is fish oil? Fish oil is the oils from fish (duh) which is rich in two important Omega 3 fatty acids. Omega 3 Fish Oil supplementation can… Read more »

*(A close friend of mine invites me home for lunch)* Friend’s mom: What flavour ice cream with the gulaab jamoons? Me: Oh aunty, I’ll skip it.. Thanks 🙂 Friend’s mom:What do you mean? You love gulaab jamoons! You love ice cream! Tell me, what flavor do you want?” Me: “No aunty, see, I’m doing this… Read more »

New years is just around the corner. You plan a trip to Goa. You wanna party hard, get wasted, eat everything at sight..whatever it might be…You just wanna let yourself go. Next thing you know, its January 1st… the unofficial end to all of the holiday season rampage, huge feasts, and goa is off your… Read more »

The T-shirts aren’t fitting well anymore. Your waistline seem to increase. Gosh!, you look so ugly in the mirror….You say to yourself, ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!!! I NEED TO LOSE WEIGHT! …Sounds cliche? So, you sign up at the gym and you’re ready to start exercising. You start researching workout plans for women (or men) in… Read more »