Types of Carbohydrates
There are two types of carbohydrates (Simple & Complex). Simple carbs have simple molecular structure and are found in foods like table sugar (sucrose) , milk (lactose), fruits (fructose) & complex carbs are also made up of sugars but they are stung together to form bigger & more complex chains. Not all simple carbs are bad. Simple carbs from fruits and milk are healthy. In case your goal is weight loss then complex carbs such as vegetables are superior food source. Read more
What is Body Mass Index ?
Body mass index measures your body fat in relation with your height & weight .
BMI of 25 is an international cut-off for healthy body & weight which can no longer be applied to Indians or other South Asians. Read more
Body Volume Indicator
BMI is an old methodology to measure your body fat on the basis of height & weight. Despite of its popularity, it is considered to be a crude measure of fitness as it does not measure the fat percentage of the body. Finally there is an alternative and it solves this problem of BMI. It is called Body Volume Indicator (BVI). Read more
We use our leg muscles for walking from place to place, up and down stairs, dancing in a club, driving & playing sports etc. Due to its high usage, they are outfitted with a higher proportion of endurance muscle fibers than the chest or biceps. Legs need a higher volume of work or training and we tend to ignore the benefits of legs workout. Read more
Stretching After Workout
One of the most overlooked aspects of exercise is stretching after workout. I have seen people doing stretching before they start there work out and tend to ignore once workout is completed. Read more
Six Pack Abs
Remember everyone has six pack abs, you just need to understand your body and burn that enough fat to kill the myth of how to make six pack abs. So don’t get influenced by those ADS which points on spending 5 – 10 minutes on daily basis on abs and get six pack or reveal your abs. Point is to touch each muscle from head to toe by doing core exercises to burn enough fat. Lets see how it works and it is applicable for both men & women.
Benefits of protein for bodybuilding is a common question asked by every bodybuilding aspirant. Before I answer that lets understand why protein? Protein helps to build lean muscle and helps to burn fat. Out of all the macro nutrients, lean protein has the highest thermal effect on the body. Read more
Weight Loss VS Fat Loss
Weight loss means = Fat loss + Muscle Loss + Water Loss
How to lose weight and burn fat is what everyone desires for who falls in over weight or not so fit category. Reason is to look confident, make people jealous and healthy life. This article puts light on difference between weight loss & fat loss and will help you to select a goal. Read more