Category Archive: Workout

Importance of Using Props for Yoga

This image shows how my teacher Bobby Clenell makes us do shoulder stands. Both the shoulders are in the same line. And the base of the shoulder is the only one responsible for carrying the whole body weight up without putting any pressure on the cervical vertebrae. Hence it is a perfect( aligned  and functional […]

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About Pre and Post Workout Meals

Pre and Post Workout Meals This question came from Snigdha Kashyap. She tries to workout regularly but is always confused about her pre and post workout meals. Why do we need pre and post workout meals anyway? Aren’t we taking the pains to workout- just to ‘burn out’ the already existing fat in our body, […]

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Losing Last few pounds of Fat – Not Frustration but Meditation is the trick

Hi Everyone, I am on bed rest from last 3 weeks. Eating, sleeping and resting yet feeling fit *touchwood*.  This may be because I am regularly doing a mental workout, called Meditation, which is more powerful than any physical workout. I am writing after 4 months today but I tried to keep the facebook page active with […]

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Road Running in Winter

Hi everyone, Long time. How are you? I have been keeping very tied up. I was working day and night on my indo western fashion fusion project. Finally I launched it in New York a week back. It is called Red Ghagra . It is basically to support rich Indian handicrafts hidden in the villages of […]

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Fitbit Flex Review

This is the first fitness gadget of my life other than my phone. I have been planning to get a GPS watch from a long time. But I got this gadget as a gift on this birthday. I have been wearing it all time from the last 3 days now. It has some amazing features. […]

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What are the Role of Muscle in Exercise

Hi everyone,   Ramya asked this question a few days back: First, the breathing technique while lifting weights is, breathe out while lifting and breathe in while dropping. Is this right? I am always confused and bug my trainer everytime. Second: I got thinking after reading the bench press thing. If we do the 3-day-split […]

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Fitness Tips for Brides to Be

Hiya everyone, This post is for all the Brides to Be. I have written on this topic in the past but this time I am finding it more enjoyable as I start to think of my life 4 months back when I was also a bride to be . The best part of that phase […]

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Alignment and Transition from Chaturanga Dandasana to Urdhva Mukha Svanasana

Somedays back I asked my Ashtanga teacher that I have been practicing yoga from so many years now yet, I am not able to do so many asanas properly. Why is that? When will I be able to do them? In reply, she asked me only one question, “How regularly have you been practicing?”. “Umm, […]

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No Weight Loss After Exercise and Diet

Message from Neha Damani: Hi Nidhi… I have many doubts about protein….I read somewhere that we should take protein proportion to our body weight…how come one can calculate protein in daily diet. I take wheat grass juice(it has all the 17 amino acid of protein) for protein twice in week.. I follow all the rules […]

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Can Exercise and Diet Cure Hypothyroid

Neha Maheshwari Agarwal sent this message almost a month back: I am 28 n mother of 2 month old baby. I am also suffering from hypothyroidism. My height is 5.4 and weight is 69. I really wanted to reduce weight and be healthy. I am also feeding my baby. Please suggest some diet plan and […]

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