Fitness - Lot more than mere weight loss at

There is a beautiful quote said by Thomas A Edison about human capability - “If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves”.

Today, when I look at these pictures, I feel a sense of proud accomplishment (sic) “Boy, it has been a tough journey. But every bit of it was worth it


Posterior Chain Stretching for Back Pain Relief

Contributor: Melvin Cherian -

TUCK! I heard that sound loud and clear and the next moment I was lying down on the gym floor. I was in pain and completely clueless about what to do next. Moments ago, I was doing some heavy deadlifts. Did you guess it yet? Yes, I messed up my back. Not the first training injury that I came across but definitely the worst. More than the pain, what disturbed me the most was the thought of being away from the weights for a good long time. Thanks to the series of injuries I had in the past that gave me the discipline to take my rehab seriously. 

Thandai Ice cream

What's holi without a bit of Thandai and sweets, this ice cream clubs both the flavour and ease giving you respite from the hot weather too . 

Ingredients :

  • Cream cheese : 100 gms 
  • fresh cream : 2 tbsp
  • Whey protein : 1/2 scoop , I took Masala milk as it was the flavour I am on currently, incase you don't have the same flavour  add ground cardamom, fennel seeds, one pepper corn, rose petals, a bit of saffron and Keira essence . 
  • Stevia liquid : 2 drops (optional as the whey is already sweet )

Method :

Kegel Exercise

  1. Lie on your back with knees bent, feet flat on the floor, arms by your sides.
  2. Engage core and squeeze butt to lift off the floor, pressing heels into the ground.
  3. Kegel at the top of the bridge, hold for three seconds, and slowly return to floor. ...
  4. Do 1-3 sets of 10-20 reps.

Is your child overweight? Is dieting the right thing to do?

My child is a bit overweight; should I see if a diet will help my child? He/She needs to lose some weight ASAP!

Do you often find yourself in this situation? Or know someone who does. You might want to give this a read


Let us first understand what we are trying to do: Make the child healthier and fit! Is dieting really required? Definitely not! Well, if not dieting, how do you do it?

Diet and Metabolism

What is Metabolism? - It is the rate at which your body burns calories!

A typical new year starts with most of us resolving to shed those extra pounds. We usually start by starving ourselves, eating tiny portions of food and feeling weak and irritable all the time, and finally giving up in exasperation after the dreaded weighing scales refuse to budge. So what went wrong? Let’s find out. 

Nargisi Koftas

Tired of the same chicken /paneer /soy everyday ? Have a bit of variation in the method and look and the diet food becomes gourmet .

What all you would require 

Ingredients :

  • Chicken mince , paneer , soy granules (according to the food chart )
  • 1tspn ginger garlic paste 
  • Salt to taste
  • Chilli powder
  • Dhopped coriander leaves 
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 egg beaten (optional for pure vegetarians )
  • A dash of husk (isabgol), or just 1 tsp of gram flour (don't worry it won't throw you off the diet).

Filling : Cheese / hung curd / cream cheese 1 tbsp