Getting back to exercise after a long-ish break?

Breaks from training are inevitable for most of us. A few hard days in life or a work trip or vacation will also keep us away from training for a week or two. What one needs following such breaks is simply a gradual ramp up back to previous levels of intensity and volume. But what about longer breaks? What about after a hiatus that lasted a few months as a result of injury or sickness or plain laziness? Here is how you get back to training…

4 Reasons Why Poor Sleep is Wrecking Your Fat Loss Plans

Most probably, sleep. And how does sleep affect fat loss? Let’s get technical and see how we can sleep our way to fat loss. Insufficient sleep impacts our hormones ghrelin and leptin. Ghrelin sends hunger signals to the brain. Sleep loss makes the body produce more ghrelin. Leptin, on the other hand, cues your stomach that […]

Which Celebrity Fitness Plan is Right for You?

We’re caught in a conundrum as to who and what to follow – the celebrity who promises 6 pack in 6 weeks or the one who achieved a size 0 body in 4 weeks or the one whose 10 min training programme is ridiculously easy to follow and sustain all the while helping you look […]

Weight Loss vs. Fat Loss – What’s The Difference?

Weight loss is one of the hottest topics world over and everyone from Chennai to Seattle seem to want to lose weight. When people say that they want weight loss, ‘weight’ can be any of these things – water, muscle and fat. You can cut off a limb and you’ll lose ‘weight’ just fine. What […]