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

The Stubborn Fat

Author :Aditya Mahajan, Assessment Team, INFS Key points: • Men accumulate visceral fat around the mid-section (apple pattern) • Women accumulate subcutaneous fat around their hips and thighs (pear pattern) • Though subcutaneous fat is more difficult to mobilize than visceral fat, greater visceral fat accumulation is found to be linked with obesity-related health issues. • … Continue reading The Stubborn Fat

A Tale of ageing muscle fibers

Author: Arpit Kushwaha, Assessment Division, INFS       Key Points: It has been seen that with an increase in age there are some changes in muscle fibers, and a decrease can be noticed in muscle mass and strength. These changes in muscle fibers were found to be fiber-specific as well. Type II muscle fibers size … Continue reading A Tale of ageing muscle fibers