Eccentric Training: Benefits And Risk

Muscle actions modalities are represented as (i) isometric muscle action that involves no change in muscle length, (ii) concentric muscle actions that involve the shortening of muscle tissue, and (iii)…

Twice A Day Workout – Is It Better ?

If we observe high-performance athletes from different sports, they engage in two or more workout sessions per day. Multiple training sessions do have their physiological and performance benefits. One of…

Best Exercise To Build Massive Chest

Monday can be called as the ‘International chest day’ in gyms around the world. A big muscular chest, made famous by the bodybuilders of the golden era like Arnold, franco…

Sattu Vs Whey| Which Is Better?

Sattu is made by processing gram (chana or chhole). Bengal gram is a commonly used pulse and is a very popular item in majority of the Indian households. De-husked grams…

Face Yoga For Chiselled Jawline ?

Your facial soft tissue consists of a series of layers like the skin, subcutaneous adipose tissue, superficial musculoaponeurotic system, deep adipose tissue, and deep fascia or periosteum. It is also…

Strenght Gain Without Weight Gain?

We all know that getting stronger leads to increase in performance. But can we increase muscle strength without increasing our body weight? More the muscle mass a person has, higher…

6 Proven Ways To Eat More & Gain Weight

Just like calorie deficit is the primary perquisite for weight/fat loss, calorie surplus is the starting point for gaining weight. But for people who think, calorie surplus simply means, eating…

Pullups Vs Pulldowns : Which Is Better

This is one of the most commonly discussed doubts in weight training. What is better pullup/chin-up or lat pulldown? Let’s discuss… A study, compared the kinematics and muscle activity between…

Whey Protein In Milk Vs Water

When it comes to the question whether you should consume whey protein with milk or water, there are primarily 3 major differences which need to be dealt with: Total calorie…

Best Exercise For Massive Traps

Traps extend from your upper back to the top of your head and it’s a large muscle which needs plenty of growth stimulus. The function of the trapezius is to…

Dear Parents- Please Remain Healthy

As parents, you always want the best for your kids. Each parent has different dreams with respect to their children’s career. Some may want their kids to be doctors, others…

Machines Vs Free Weights

This has been a debate among many and since very long, much before I was even born. But till date I really haven’t understood the reason for this argument. As…

Idiots Vs Pros In Bodybuilding

Recently there an extremely disrespectful incident took place at the 2022 National Bodybuilding Championships in Dhaka, Bangladesh, when a bodybuilder - Jahid Hasan Shuvo - became viral instantly after he…

Best Exercises For a Massive Back

Let’s discuss, the most powerful exercises which you can do in the gym, to develop a stronger & wider back. A 2018 study, compared the electromyographic (EMG) responses in the…

Joe Linder Death

Joe Lindner, a German fitness influencer, also known as Joesthetics, recently passed away at a young age of 30. The reason reported for his death is Aneurysm. Aneurysm is a…

Barbell Bent Over Row

The barbell row is a compound, multi-joint upper body exercise intended to increase strength of muscles within the upper and middle back, posterior shoulder girdle, and anterior elbow joint. The…

5 Amazing Benefits of Strength Training

Strength training, or what we also call resistance training, weight training or muscular training, is a critical component of physical fitness. This is along with other components like endurance, flexibility,…

How To Break Workout Plateau ??

This is an age-old question, but unfortunately there isn’t a clear answer on this subject. But we can make certain conclusions based on collective information from exercise science and various…

Best Grip For Lat Pulldowns

When you walk into any gym, you could see a number of people queuing up behind the LAT PULLDOWN machine. What’s interesting are the different kind of attachments with different…

Myostatin Inhibition – The Hidden Truth

Myostatin, or growth and differentiation factor 8 (GDF-8), also called the ‘Hercules gene’, is a protein based hormone, that acts at physiological levels to limit muscle mass. Research over the…

Supersets – Why, How & When To Use Them

Supersets in simplest of the terms means ‘performing two different exercises back to back with minimal rest in between’. It was the Weider school of training which popularized the concept…

Consistency VS Motivation

You know what is the hardest part of being fit – it’s not a good diet or workout. You can have the best of the diets and finest workouts and…

When Is It Ok To Miss Your Workout

Nothing beats consistency. And being consistent with your workouts is the best thing that can be done by an individual. Consistency brings in momentum and momentum lead to habit formation.…

Coffee Vs Tea Vs Ayurveda

Social media is clearly divided into two kinds of people giving health & nutrition advice. The ones that give deliver information based on scientific evidence or research, or with common…

Why Are Bodybuilders Dying??

Back in the 80s and 90s, Austrian-born pro bodybuilder Andreas Munzer, was a quite a rage, for his ultra-shredded physique, and paper-thin skin texture. On March 12, 1996, Munzer complained…

To Crunch Or Not To Crunch

One of the most discussed topics in the world of fitness today is whether crunches or sit ups are to be done or not. Being a favorite exercise of a…

What Type Are You ??

A vegetarian is someone who doesn’t consume meat, and this includes all meat products including poultry. Then you must have heard of people who may or may not choose to…

Which Training Split Is The Best?

When it comes to strength training workouts, there can be infinite permutations and combinations in terms of splits, exercise sequences, number of reps & sets, rest between sets etc. But…

All About Smelling Ammonia Salts

Ammonia Inhalants (AIs) are commonly referred to as smelling salts, ammonia capsules, or ammonia salts and historically have been used for the prevention and treatment of fainting, dizziness, and light-headedness.…

Have I Used Steroids ????

Sir, have you used steroids? Have you been on gear? Were you natural during your bodybuilding days?... And many such questions I get on my social media platforms. More so,…

Raw Vs Cooked Food

The debate between raw & cooked foods on its perceived benefits for health, is never ending. There are raw protagonists, for whom cooking is the worst thing that happened to…

Gym Bhej Do – Fit Ho Jaega

There is an absolutely ridiculous belief in India, and it has been ingrained in the minds of lot of adults. If a guy isn’t worth anything, whiling away his time,…

Is Pressure Cooking Healthy ??

A pressure cooker, as it looks, is an air-tight pot, in which food is cooked with the help of steam pressure and heat. The lid of a pressure cooker is…

Should You Exercise When Sick ?

Well, it depends on a lot of factors. Most people experience a bit of discomfort on a particular day, the way one feels before sickness overwhelms the body’s defences, and…

Boobs, Bellies & Butts

We are living in a society where young girls are under a misconception and wrong belief that, in order to improve their self-worth or self-image, or to feel more confident,…

Are Eggs Vegetarian?

We know that someone eating only eggs is known as an Ovo-Vegetarian, or a Lacto-Ovo-Vegetarian if he consumes both dairy and eggs, and abstains from any form of meat, poultry…

Dangers Of Very Low-Fat Percentage

Women generally have a higher percentage of body fat storage than men. And body fat percentage also increases with age. That’s why there are different ranges of fat percentages which…

Desi Gyms Vs Modern Gyms

What we call as the ‘Desi Gyms’, is something which the westerners refer to as the ‘Old School Gyms’. And there has been a constant debate on which is better.…

Why Do Powerlifters Get Nosebleeds?

Though nose bleeds aren’t common, but some lifters going extremely heavy may experience it. But most of such nose bleeds aren’t serious and temporary in nature. They mostly resolve on…

Dangers Of Very Low-Calories Diets

One of the primary determinant of weight loss/fat loss is energy or calorie deficit, and there are several ways to achieve this goal. Among the many dietary strategies available, there…

How To Exercise In Hypertension ??

Blood Pressure is the pressure of blood pushing against the walls of your arteries. Arteries carry blood from your heart to other parts of your body. Blood pressure normally rises…

Turkesterone – Does It Work ?

If you have been into bodybuilding, or lifting some serious weights, you must have come across a range of supplements, promising miracle results, as powerful as anabolic steroids, minus the…

Black out During Workouts

Videos of lifters passing out/blacking out/fainting during heavy intense lifts like deadlifts and squats, are quite common on the social media. This phenomenon is often seen when a person is…

Why Do Bodybuilders Faint On Stage ?

Competitive bodybuilding is an extreme sport, and there are no doubts about this. In order to be ready for the D-day, a bodybuilder goes through hell, in virtually every possible…

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Dry Scooping – What The…??

A new fitness trend on the same lines is making news on social media now a days, and gaining millions of views. it’s called “Dry Scooping”. Taking a pre-workout supplement…

Detox Water: Does It work?

Detox is the latest buzzword, and the companies are cashing heavily on this trend. Market is full of everything detox, from detox juices, to detox supplements, from detox teas, to…

10 Morning Drinks For Belly Fat

Sometimes I wonder, what does it cost someone to just stick to the facts, and not exaggerate them? If a particular product or practice has ‘x’ number of benefits, then…

Frozen vs Fresh Foods – Which is better?

Are fresh foods significantly richer in nutrients when compared to their frozen counterparts? When selecting frozen fruits and vegetables, are consumers sacrificing nutrition for convenience and value? And most importantly,…

Green tea and weight loss

Green Tea, for a last couple of years has become a hot topic of discussion in the health and fitness universe. Right from the different types of teas, be it…

Pullovers – The Forgotten Exercise

“Pullovers” is a brilliant old school exercise movement which over the years has lost its sheen in this new era of high tech fitness. Not many people are seen performing…

Why Nobody Needs A Mass Gainer ?

While exposing most of the useless supplements, I often question people the meaning of the word “supplement”. For e.g. if I tell you that there is a category of supplements…