How GI hides the complete truth…

The Glycemic Index (GI), is a number associated with a food product indicating its effect on the person's blood sugar level. In 1981, David Jhenkins and Thomas Wolever ranked different carbohydrates along a scale of 100 in which pure glucose has the highest value.The glycemic index can be technically defined as, "The incremental area under … Continue reading How GI hides the complete truth…

Menstrual cycle periodization: Training

Introduction Sports periodization becomes necessary when we talk about improving athletic performance. Both nutrition and training can be planned systematically in accordance with the desired goal. Training periodization involves division of a training program into different phases of training that is, hypertrophy, strength and power. This means it becomes essential for an individual to periodize … Continue reading Menstrual cycle periodization: Training

Circadian Rhythm- Its Relation with Muscle Metabolism and Hypothyroidism

  AUTHOR Pavan Jain   ABSTRACT Circadian rhythm is body’s internal 24 hour clock which cycles between sleep and alertness depending on the time of the day. Insufficient sleep for a prolonged period of time, affects the circadian rhythm leading to adverse health effects. Sleep deprivation is common in working conditions with rotating shifts or … Continue reading Circadian Rhythm- Its Relation with Muscle Metabolism and Hypothyroidism

Weightlifting shoes for squats- Beneficial or not so beneficial?

Introduction: Barbell squats (back) have been one of the most popular exercises. It’s popularity mainly related to increasing the muscular strength in the lower body. It is also used for conditioning and for rehabilitation of injuries.But it is also a common phenomenon where athletes get injured (1) directly as a result of squats, especially in … Continue reading Weightlifting shoes for squats- Beneficial or not so beneficial?