Inflammation: Physiological process behind this two edged sword

Author : Jyoti Sehrawat Dabas, Director @ INFS, Doctor of Naturopathy Inflammation is our body’s response to threat. In physical injuries, the immune system triggers cellular repair of the wound and the injury is healed in a few days. But what if the threat is a mental threat perceived by the brain. When faced with … Continue reading Inflammation: Physiological process behind this two edged sword

Journey from being an overweight girl to a nutrition consultant

Author: Lalitha Lakshman , S.Q.U.A.T.S consultant I grew up as a fat kid with absolutely no interest in sports or any extra curricular activities. The weight gaining phase had finally reached a point where I had no other option than turning towards exercise as a solution. According to the persistent beliefs every girl who joins … Continue reading Journey from being an overweight girl to a nutrition consultant

Why should girls lift?

Author: Swati Sodhi, Visiting Faculty at INFS IGNITE and SQUATS Consultant   It is a fairly common sight at my gym, to see majority of young women (talking to all you college girls) confined to just the cardio area or queuing up outside the aerobic/zumba class. Are you one of them? Then you should not … Continue reading Why should girls lift?

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