Breaking the gym stereotypes : women and cardio

Introduction In our society, women are conditioned to defer to men in terms of physical prowess.  Women typically stay away from weight training and have a beloved relationship with their treadmill and elliptical trainer. You will find various people in the gym (especially women) doing hours and hours of cardio to lose fat. On the other … Continue reading Breaking the gym stereotypes : women and cardio

Period Periodisation

Author: Nikita Rungta, INFS visiting faculty Abstract Women think that when we talk about menstrual cycles, it includes the 4-5 days of feeling grouchy, cramping and discomfort. However, the story is just not limited to this. A menstrual cycle is approximately a four-week process in which hormones like Estrogen, Testosterone and Progesterone rise and fall … Continue reading Period Periodisation

Training Principles For Women

Author: Utsav Agrawal, INFS Alumni and now Faculty ABSTRACT: Keywords: Female, training, principles, anatomy, resistance It’s no secret that men and women are vastly different creatures but then why should women train like men? Let’s understand about these training principles for women. Woman can do more! Studies suggests that since women have proportionally larger type … Continue reading Training Principles For Women

Female vs Male muscles

Author: Nikita Rungta, INFS Alumni and Visiting Faculty   Keywords: Women, Muscle fiber, Hormones, Training There are lots of myths and misconceptions regarding weight training for females. The gym is still considered as a “male territory” and whenever a woman enters the weight area, you can clearly hear two types of opinions. People either assume that … Continue reading Female vs Male muscles