Benefits of a body-weight workout

Bodyweight training is as simple as it gets and requires no equipment in order to perform it. 1. It's a super-efficient workout. Research suggests high-output, bodyweight-based exercises like plyometrics yield awesome fitness gains in short durations. Since there's no equipment involved, bodyweight workouts make it easy to transition from one move to the next with little... Continue Reading →

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My road to 26.2 Miles – Weeks 5 and 6

This is a string of posts that I have been doing over the last 6 weeks to document my way through training for a full marathon. You can follow them here : My road to 26.2 miles – Week 1 My Road to 26.2 Miles – Week 2 My road to 26.2 Miles – Weeks... Continue Reading →

My road to 26.2 miles – Week 1

From this point on, I have exactly 8 weeks to prepare for my full marathon at The Tata Mumbai Marathon on 20th January 2019. It’s going to be very tough and a challenge in every sense, since I was busy with exams and haven’t trained for a single day since October. Running itself has been... Continue Reading →

Taking the first step

The question that I get asked more than anything is, “How do I start running?”. Once people find out that I run a lot and race frequently, they want to know what the first step is in becoming a “runner”. Of course everyone is different and has a different journey, but most people I talk... Continue Reading →

From 300lbs to 30 Muscle-Ups for time

As you guys are aware, writing on a topic involves having great knowledge on the subject which comes from regular reading and updation on the topics; and one of my favourite and regular pages to do this is The Crossfit Journal and their instagram page. And today I came across their ig post on Jared... Continue Reading →

Who says you can’t? You do!

Whether you're a bodybuilder, a professional athlete , or an everyday man or woman- there are a handful of general fitness standards. For example, you should be able to deadlift and back squat at least your body weight, run 3k in 20 mins or do 15 complete pushups. I personally keep pushing my limits and... Continue Reading →

What To Eat And Drink Before A Run

What you eat before, during, and after you run can make or break your training. Eat too little and you’ll bonk—that is, run out of energy to finish your run. Eat too much and you’ll find yourself running to the bathroom. Mid-run fuel—sports drinks, gels, gummy bears, etc.—helps you sustain energy to finish the effort.... Continue Reading →

Health & Fitness 1.3 – Recovery

I know you’ve been hitting the gym hard and busting it in your training. You went to depth on every squat rep and pushed your reverse lunges to failure. Your quads are beat and your hamstrings burn. Your workout was tough. But let me tell you this, it didn't build an ounce of muscle. What if... Continue Reading →

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