Women and The Stubborn Fat

There are plenty of differences between women and men but a considerably noticeable one isthe way their body is shaped. Women’s bodies are always associated with curves and men with muscles. Representation of women in popular culture has created the notion of the ‘perfect figure’; we have all heard the phrase ‘36-24-36’, just like an … Continue reading Women and The Stubborn Fat

What crash diets do to your body ?

Author: Siddharth Lall, Nutrition consultant at SQUATS,INFS alumni Abstract Article Key Points: Any caloric restricted diet leads to metabolic changes that favor conservation of body weight and prevention of further weight loss. Crash dieting is accompanied by alterations in the hormones that regulate appetite, hunger and satiety such as leptin, thyroid, ghrelin, sex hormones etc. … Continue reading What crash diets do to your body ?

Understanding Metabolism

Abstract Article 1: Author : Aditya Mahajan, INFS faculty  Keywords: Metabolism, BMR, TDEE, Calories, Fat loss Everybody at some point must have heard the term ‘metabolism’ or you must have heard someone saying my metabolism is slow -I can-not lose weight easily or my metabolism is fast- I am unable to gain weight. So what … Continue reading Understanding Metabolism

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