Are you an avid gymmer? Here’s how to avoid a fitness hangover

A ‘fitness hangover’ isn’t just muscle soreness but complete exhaustion, nausea and even anxiety

Are you an avid gymmer? Here’s how to avoid a fitness hangoverAt best a hangover can leave us feeling a little rough, at worst they can leave us feeling like the cold chill of the bathroom floor is all we have left to live for, but whatever stage our hangover’s at, we all accept that it’s our own fault. But what happens when your hangover isn’t […]

Aurangabad: Avid gym-goer loses kidney due to excessive protein consumption

A lot of youngsters use steroids to build their muscles and tone the body. Over the years the usages have increased rampantly. But fitness experts state that using steroids to build the body cannot only be harmful, but also life-threatening as well

Aurangabad: Avid gym-goer loses kidney due to excessive protein consumptionWho doesn’t want to look good? We all do want to look good and try every possible means to do it. But, in today’s world, the youngsters want to look good within no time. They don’t want to earn their body; they want it in a quick time. And for that, they are willing to […]

#FitIndiaMovement: Fitness icon Mandira Bedi’s workout and diet plan

Mandira Bedi grabbed the eyeballs with TV shows like ‘Shanti’, ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’, for playing Preeti in 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge' and for proving that women can host cricket matches too. She has tried everything from acting to anchoring and even fashion designing and aced it all. In the recent years, we’ve also come to remember and admire her for being a fitness icon. Here, the 45-year-old yummy mummy, who is committed to her fitness routine, reveals what keeps her looking super svelte and fit!

#FitIndiaMovement: Fitness icon Mandira Bedi’s workout and diet planKnown for her fit frame and vivacious personality and having won a stunt show on television, Mandira Bedi is considered an epitome of fitness. Mandira who has the most captivating and fit body is very much disciplined about her workout and her diet plan. “I work out for five days a week. Along with cardio, I […]

Pune: Fitness craze among youngsters taking a toll on their bodies

In the digital age of mobile phones, companies are using adults’ favourite devices to help motivate them to become active. It is an uphill and urgent battle: More than a quarter of adults worldwide are not getting enough exercise. As a result, thousands of fitness apps are available in the Play Store, ranging from run trackers through dieting and specific workouts to meditating

Pune: Fitness craze among youngsters taking a toll on their bodiesIt is extremely important to remember that over-doing your workout routine or religiously following the six pack diet because this can result in cramps, muscle sprain and strain, and bursitis – muscle injuries that could be dangerous. A 30-year-old youth from Pune fell prey to exercise applications available online. After following a rigorous exercise schedule […]

Indoors or outdoors: Which exercise is better for you

Check out the perks and pitfalls of both, indoor and outdoor exercise so you can get exactly what you want from your workout

Indoors or outdoors: Which exercise is better for youThis time of year, debating between hitting the gym and kicking it outside can be as tricky as choosing between hot or iced coffee. Here to make your life easier? Research. Check out the perks and pitfalls of both, so you can get exactly what you want from your workout. Indoors Perk: More Intensity. Without […]

‘Fitness is about loving oneself’: Dr Dalwai

Dr Samir Dalwai believes that being fit should go hand in hand with being happy. As it is easier to follow if the activity brings you joy. He says that any activity for fitness should make you excited and cut you off from your daily routine

‘Fitness is about loving oneself’: Dr DalwaiCan you believe that a music reviewer, anchor, drum player, salsa trainer and avid reader would find a perfect balance between all these activities and neurodevelopmental paediatrics? But, surprisingly, Dr Samir Dalwai can! And the best part about him is that he always makes time to maintain his fitness. Ask him what his fitness mantra […]

To prevent muscle soreness, follow these recovery tips

You may feel like you never want to go to the gym again. But exercise-induced muscle damage, and the steps you take to recover, are all part of becoming a better athlete, as long as you know your limits. Knowing the right steps to take for recovery is essential to repair muscle. Taking the right steps will also prevent injury. And the good news is, recovering and preventing injuries are easier than you think

To prevent muscle soreness, follow these recovery tipsSome people call it “good” pain, but the truth is that no one really enjoys getting out of bed the morning after an intense workout. Your body is tense, your muscles feel weak and swollen, and you are ferociously hungry. First things first — stop overtraining: There is a growing amount of evidence that suggests […]

Haven’t hit the gym since sometime? Here’s what you need to do

Within a week, your muscles lose some of their fat-burning potential and your metabolism slows down. Strength lingers longer than endurance once you stop training. But depending on just how slothful you’ve become, your quads and biceps may start to shrink soon after you leave the weight room

Haven’t hit the gym since sometime? Here’s what you need to doThink your body won’t notice that week off? Think again. Here’s what happens when you swap your regular sweat sessions for never-ending Netflix nights – and how long it takes to re-flip the fitness switch Just as a good training program builds you up, falling off the workout wagon can have the opposite effect – […]

Sachin’s fitness mantra: Spend more time in gym, less at dining table

Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has always been a person who has championed the cause of health and fitness. The ex-cricketer encourages people from all walks of life, especially youngsters to stay fit. With New Year’s just around the corner, Sachin shares his fitness mantra and his New Years’s resolution to make India a healthy nation

Sachin’s fitness mantra: Spend more time in gym, less at dining tableIndia has the dubious reputation of being called as the diabetic capital of the world, and obesity is spreading like an epidemic. Sedentary lifestyle, no exercise and absence of activity in the daily routine are the major contributors behind this. Now, Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has come forward to share his own fitness mantra to […]

Hormone supplement’s overdose could affect the body hazardously

In this age of fitness, Dr Altamash Shaikh a Consultant Endocrinologist, Diabetologist and Metabolic Physician, at S.L Raheja Hospital, speaks to My Medical Mantra about testosterone and hormone overdose amongst gym goers

Hormone supplement’s overdose could affect the body hazardouslyTestosterone is the primary hormone in the male body helps in increasing muscle mass and body strength, boosting libido, virility and decreasing the risk of illness. It is also a drug, used for treating delayed puberty (a medical condition) amongst adolescent males. Sport supplements are becoming highly popular amongst the gym goers, not only those […]