Psychology backed Strategies to set Health Goals

The type of goals you set, and your coping strategies can affect the chances of achieving your goals, or of abandoning them. You are already aware of the basics, aka: You are more likely to achieve your goal if the reason to do it is intrinsic rather than extrinsic (Koestner, 2002). Put more simply, do … Continue reading Psychology backed Strategies to set Health Goals

The Secret Behind Weight Loss Plateau !

Author:Dr-Akshay Alawani, INFS Faculty Head  A  weight loss plateau scientifically occurs when expenditure and consumption of calories equate each other.  The biggest excuse that is given to an occurrence of weight loss plateau is 'metabolic slowdown'. We coaches have heard this statement numerous times that my metabolism is so slow that I am unable to … Continue reading The Secret Behind Weight Loss Plateau !

Effects of Exercise on Food Intake and Satiety

‘Adherence’ is the decisive factor of success of any dieting strategy Adherence is vastly affected by satiety. Any strategy that can help us manage hunger will thereby improve adherence. Recent studies confirm that exercise alters levels of hormones that deal with appetite and might have a positive effect. How exercise affects appetite in general? High … Continue reading Effects of Exercise on Food Intake and Satiety

Muscle Soreness and How It Is Related To Gains

Author:Jyoti Dabas (N.D.), Director of Naturopathy, Founding Director at INFS Delayed Onset of Muscle Soreness (DOMS) is the pain you feel after 8-48 hours of exercising. It is more prominent when you try a new exercise or change your exercise routine. Eccentric movements generate more muscle soreness than Concentric and Isometric movements ('eccentric movements' is … Continue reading Muscle Soreness and How It Is Related To Gains