A workout or training split (muscle groups or body parts that you train on different days of the week) is like planning an itinerary before embarking on a journey. Following a training split that’s most optimal for your goals, helps you reach your goals faster, minimizes injuries, and doesn’t leave you exhausted and demotivated.
Is it okay to take your baby everywhere?
As young parents of infants and toddlers, you need to understand that ‘sometimes’ sacrificing some ‘fun-stuff’ too is a part of parenting. It’s just a matter of time before the kids are grown up enough to be left behind by themselves, or with a caretaker or extended family, and you can once again have all the fun you missed out on.
More May Not Be Merrier!
Like me, if you realize that having to make too many choices are crippling your life instead of enriching it, it’s time to free yourself from the stress and decision fatigue.
Moving on without Closure
Either you can go down the dark rabbit-hole “seeking closure”, which you may never get or “finding closure” on your own. The choice is yours to make and the choice you make will shape your life. You may not have the closure you want, but you must have the healing you need.
How Running Helped Me Fight Depression and I ended up doing an Ironman
In 2015, I decided to do my first ever long run of 3 kms which can neither be termed as Long or even a Run but I did. Thereafter I was clocking hours on the roads and logging miles which are obviously junk miles cause I did not enjoy them.
THE BRIGHT SIDE OF DARK CHOCOLATE
Not one day has gone by, in my health journey, without eating a piece of dark chocolate! If like me, you dream of eating chocolate every day, without jeopardizing your health goals, well, here you’ll find 6 excuses for it. You’ll also know which dark chocolate is best and how much of it you can have in a day.
A Beginner’s Guide to Weight Training
People who know me know that I have transformed myself with weight training. I do not undermine the benefits of yoga or cardio or any other form of workout but this article is for people who want to give weight training a shot but do not know how to.
My love-story with the cycle
Today marks my 7 year tryst with the bicycle! What started as a desperate move to shed some weight, soon turned into a love story,
ARE WE NOT SMARTER THAN EMOJIS?
While it is true that a picture speaks a thousand words, the over usage of emojis has reduced its novelty and diluted its purpose. An emoji can at best be an add-on to a message, but by itself it is hollow and devoid of emotions.
Teach Your Kids to Read Nutrition Labels
Teaching kids to recognize the difference between nutritious foods and those that are unhealthy will help set the foundation for making healthy food choices throughout life. A vital part of this is helping them understand nutrition labels on packaged foods to equip your children with the ability to make informed food choices.
Never Settle for Less
Today, as every year women are excited at having a day earmarked for them. Not that I am against the idea of a day dedicated to women, but what pains me is that they miss the real point. Women’s day is not about making women stronger. They are already strong far beyond they may even know. It’s about changing the way the world perceives their strength.
Thappad, a slap on patriarchy
If there is one movie, you’d watch in 2020, or even this decade, make it Thappad! It’s not about the best or larger than life visual treat and cinematic experiences like Bahubali or Tanhaji. It’s about real things. It’s about you and me. It’s about being a woman. It’s about being a woman, in India.
To me, it’s not about ‘just a slap’. It’s neither about being right or wrong. It’s about your self-worth and how it makes you feel.
All You Need To Know About Heart Attacks In The Gym
There has been a sudden and alarming increase in the number of young people in their 30s and 40s who succumb to heart attacks in the gym. We read such news in the newspaper, see it on the news channels, and come across it on social media. Well, the information is not wrong. But the way it is presented in the headline makes us believe that the deaths are related to and caused by only going to the gym. Now, that’s a gross misappropriation!
Just like all smokers don’t get lung cancer, and all swimmers don’t die by drowning, all gym-goers also will not have a heart attack in the gym. Let’s understand who could be most vulnerable to having a heart attack while working out.
Deloading is Part of the Program
Deload weeks are so underestimated and underutilized in the fitness world. The focus almost always is ongoing heavy, and pushing your limits. But, the trust is that planning a deload week or two is as important as progressive overloading!
All You Need to Know About Bhubaneswar DOT FEST
Here’s a ready reckoner for the ongoing Dot FEST in Bhubaneswar. I am amazed that people do not yet know about the different events, their details, timings, venue, and tickets. So, I thought, why not put everything in one place and put it out there for everyone!
Succeed in your New Year Resolution
Here I will give simple tips to help you set the right goals and see them through to completion. The key lies in habit formation. If you succeed at making an action a habit by repeated and consistent efforts, chances are you will achieve your goals.
The Art of Receiving Love
For most receiving love is far more challenging than giving love. The inability to accept love is an extension of our self-rejection.