WRONG ASSUMPTION

“I don’t want to get big or bulky, that’s why I don’t lift heavy weights” is what I hear from so many women at the gym. They have pictures of female bodybuilders who resemble men in their mind and are absolutely terrified of adding some kilos to the weight stack. So they pick up a 2 kilo dumbbell and do endless reps or run for hours on …

ALL IN ONE EXERCISE

Let’s be frank, there are some exercises which simply look cool. Especially if a girl does it. Deadlift is one of them. Squat is the other. But let’s concentrate on this most ancient, fundamental alpha lift here. I cannot imagine a leg day without deadlifts because it’s an addiction and every time I do it, I get so much stronger. What’s more, against most girls’ …

ARE YOU EATING ENOUGH?

If you are one of these people who don’t eat anything and maybe even exercise but cannot lose a single pound, you are most probably not eating enough; your body may actually have gone into starvation mode. Let me tell you what happens: This amazing machine called your body is coming up with a rescue plan to survive the starvation period you put him through. It …

MY NUTRITION SECRETS

Everyone you know is always on a diet – friends, celebrities, possibly you. I have never been on a prescribed menu plan for weight loss reasons ever. But then, when you look at the foods and drinks I regularly consume, my whole life has been a “diet” from other people’s point of view. To me it never felt like this because I just keep eating …

MY AFTER BABY BODY

Heidi Klum hit the Victoria’s Secret runway five weeks after she had given birth. If she can do it, I will do it too, I thought being pregnant myself. I didn’t do any research about how she or any other celebrity had managed to get back in shape in no time. I just figured if I continued working out continuously and if I wouldn’t give …