How Many Hours a Week Should I Exercise?

Written by Kanchana Paromita Venkatesh It depends on things like, Your training goals – are you looking to lose some fat, build strength and just get healthier overall? Or are you looking to become the next Serena Williams? The number of hours you should exercise for will change according to which one you picked. Your […]

8 Myths About Running That Need To Be Busted Today

Myth 1: Running causes knee pain. Running doesn’t cause knee pain. Running excessively without sufficient recovery or running with improper technique can cause knee pain. Running, as a movement, is very basic and a big part of the human movement toolkit. So running, as it is, will not cause any negative impact on the human […]

Women Need Muscles. Why?

Women are constantly told that lifting weights might Make them look like a man Hurt their back Make their uterus drop Reduce their chances of pregnancy Increase global warming If you scoffed at the last point, you do realise that the other suggestions are as improbable as the last one. Women need muscles. And so does […]

5 Training Myths About Women That Need To Be Shattered Today

Lifting weights will make you big Lifting heavy weights won’t make you the ‘She-Hulk’. Why not? Testosterone is the primary muscle-building hormone. Since women don’t have as much testosterone in their bodies as men, they can never get as big. Strength training makes you stronger, not necessarily bigger. It also burns fat and helps you […]

Do Athletes Need to Strength Train?

Let’s say you can run the 100m in 15 seconds. Where does your speed come from? From the push into the floor in every step. While genetics, neuromuscular co-ordination, running technique and skill will play a role, the biggest controllable is how much force you can put into the floor. A well-designed strength programme will […]

How Much Playtime Does Your Child Really Need?

That’s the only sort of play time this generation knows, thanks to increasing concerns in the way our society functions enforcing kids to remain indoors. But we’re not talking about that playtime. We’re talking about the time during which a child gets to play freely using her body and mind without the pressures of coaching […]

Why A Good Warm Up Can Make Or Break Your Training Day

  But if I warm up I’ll lose energy for my work out!! Warming up is boring. Can I just skip to the part where I lift heavy things? But I don’t have time to warm up! How many times have you echoed these words? Do you want to know how many times us coaches […]