Client Handling for Personal Trainers

Author: Dr Akshay Alawani , INFS faculty   Wikipedia says, ‘A personal trainer is an individual certified to have a varying degree of knowledge of general fitness involved in exercise prescription and instruction. They motivate clients by setting goals and providing feedback and accountability to clients. They may also educate their clients in many other … Continue reading Client Handling for Personal Trainers

Strength Training for Pregnant Women

The days are gone when a pregnant woman was advised to sit inside the house with her feet up eating bon-bon’s while she’s pregnant. They do so much more these days, importantly exercise. Doctors and women now know that during pregnancy, strength training provided numerous benefits for the pregnant woman and her baby alike. Pregnancy … Continue reading Strength Training for Pregnant Women

INFS Health Series: Nutrition for adolescents Part 3: Parental influence on factors affecting eating behavior in adolescents

​ Author: Aditya Mahajan Assessment Division, Institute of Nutrition and Fitness Sciences (INFS) Key points: • Understanding adolescent’s eating behavior and habits is important in terms of their health. Nutrition during adolescence has a direct impact on their health at later stages of life. • The food choices are influenced by environmental, behavioral and cognitive … Continue reading INFS Health Series: Nutrition for adolescents Part 3: Parental influence on factors affecting eating behavior in adolescents

THE GENERAL ADAPTATION SYNDROME (GAS) AND ITS APPLICATION.

General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS) was 1st described by Hans Selye in 1930. It describes a generalized pattern of how body responds and adapts to a variety of stress and restores itself to balance, or homeostasis, in response to the stress. The GAS outlines a series of stages through which the body passes In order to … Continue reading THE GENERAL ADAPTATION SYNDROME (GAS) AND ITS APPLICATION.