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Workout Ep.3 - Variations of Push-up

  Are you tired of doing the same old push-up everyday? We've got something to spice it up! Here's our strength and conditioning coach, Shubhag, explaining the different variations and methods on how to do push ups.  1 Wide Hand Pushup 2 Regular Pushup 3 Diamond Pushup 4 Planche Pushup 5 Explosive Pushup

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Workout Ep.2 - How to do a Power Clean

  You ask what a "Power Clean" is? The "Power Clean" is an olympic weight lifting explosive exercise. It is a great workout for your whole body. It is an advanced and technical exercise consisting of various drills to get a perfect power clean. Here's our strength and conditioning coach, Shubhag, explaining the right method on how to do a power clean. It is a combination of a lot of movements such as deadlift, muscle cleans, squats. We have broken it down as: 1 Clean Grip Deadlift 2 Hip Thrust and High Pull 3 Receiving the Barbell 4 Muscle Clean Do like and subscribe if you find this helpful and comment if you have any doubts.

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Sathish Kumar Wins Weightlifting Gold

      Another winner of a day for India with Sathish Kumar Sivalingam claiming Gold in the men’s 77 kg weightlifting category at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. He faced competition from England’s Jack Oliver who ultimately won the silver. Counting this Gold, it is India’s 5th medal so far in Commonwealth Games 2018.

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Mirabai Chanu and Sanjita Chanu emerge with golds at the Commonwealth Games

  Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, the 23-year-old became the most powerful woman in the Commonwealth Games when she lifted  in the categories of snatch (86kg), clean and jerk (110) and total (196kg) in the 48kg category in Commonwealth Games 2018 on Thursday.   Mirabai Chanu set a  Commonwealth Games record with each of her attempts. She dominated the field in the women's 48kg category. She had been training in Melbourne since March and her next goal is Asian Games. If this was a reason enough to cheer, on day 2 weightlifter Sanjita Chanu won Gold in Weightlifting in women's 53 kg category. India had a great start this year with also Gururaja lifting a total of 249kg in Men's 56kg category winning Silver at Gold Coast...

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Top 4 things to eat/drink on a date while on a diet

  When you go for a date (awww !!) , you do not want to mess up things especially worrying about your food.  So here are our top 4 food items to try if you are worried about too many calories: Ice tea : Yes, ice tea is really good. You can tell the staff to lessen the sweet syrup too so you can go all less calorie.   Chinese Dumplings : Steamed dumplings are the way to go. It is non-messy and oh so tasty.   Diet Soft drink : Easily available even if you go for a movie date.   Salad :Yes, the salad that you get in a restaurant is loaded with heavy dressing, but who is asking you to finish...

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4 Biggest Misconceptions About Exercises

  We overhear a lot of misconceptions regarding exercises and physical workouts. We heard them 10 years back and we keep hearing about them even today. Let’s debunk the myths one by one. Exercise makes you bulky : The excuse number one that each of us must have heard is that exercise makes you bulky and full of muscles. Like that was so easy to build muscles ! Building muscles requires the combination of three things - a lot of time, patience and hard work. It is not easy to build muscle without training hard and eating right. It takes months and years of perseverance. Unless you have godly blessed genes, growing muscle take quite a work. Without working hard...

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Gym Beginners. Here are a few tips especially for you !

   Be easy on yourself: When you are starting off in a gym for your first ever workout, the most important thing to do is to go easy. Your aim might be just to lose weight or achieve a perfect body, or to be like your role model. Everything is possible if you work hard, but you need to follow a routine and have patience for that.  Create a workout plan: It might not be easy to create a workout plan especially if you are doing exercise for the first time. But, in this age of internet do not go to the gym blindly. Do some research, talk to your friends who are already investing their time in fitness.  Exercise...

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Do you need personal trainer for workout !

  It is important for us to go on regular workout sessions to achieve our fitness goals. Ideally a personal trainer can be of great help if they workout with us and push us further. Having a personal trainer helps in converting inconsistent and unstructured workout into a proper routine. When you have no idea how to have a good body posture or how to schedule your workouts, the trainer is a boon. But not all trainers are concerned with shaping us and motivating us on a daily basis. The problem starts when we become totally dependent on the trainers for our goals. We need to understand that not all trainers are experts of human anatomy. They might know a...

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Does your gym playlist make a difference!

Do you listen to music in the gym? Here we write about how your music selection can make a real difference in your workout. While there are evergreen classics like Lose Yourself by Eminem that make into everyone's gym playlist, there are also a lot of new electronic tracks that a lot of people prefer. Read the blog to know what we are listening to and how different genres can make for different kind of workouts.

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