Supersets? What are they and how to use them.

A superset is a training technique in which you perform any two exercises consecutively without resting in between. Supersets can be more effective when the two exercises performed either involve antagonistic muscle groups or unrelated muscle groups. For example, performing shoulder presses and squats one after another (Unrelated muscle groups) or getting in a set […]

As newbies to workouts, this is the question on everyone’s mind… How much weight should I be lifting? Are more reps beneficial? Let’s break it down for people who are beginning their journey with strength training.  All valid questions! Especially when you see big guys in the gyms squatting with the world on their shoulders, […]

Caffeine – The (legal) wonder drug

Can’t get out of bed? Coffee. Low on energy? Coffee Need a pre-workout? Coffee. Want to lose weight? Coffee. According to the literature, caffeine/coffee provides us with a myriad of benefits, heath and otherwise, and has, hence, become a staple in our lifestyle. But is caffeine really worth all the hype it actually gets? In […]

Cholesterol : The giver of heart attacks!

For the last decade or so, cholesterol has gathered quite a reputation for being responsible for life threatening diseases like heart attack, brain stroke and atherosclerosis. So how about we learn something more about the “hows” and “whys” behind it? What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a type of lipid just like fats. They have a […]

Exercising three times a week cuts depression

A new study has demonstrated that people who are physically active three times a week are less likely to go under depression. The study conducted at University College London (UCL) showed that people who increased their weekly activity reported fewer depressive symptoms but those with more depressive symptoms were less active, particularly at younger ages. […]

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