KNOW YOUR FATS: Types of dietary fats & why your body needs them

Whether you’re a conscious eater, one with a regular palette or a complete foodie, you would have checked the ‘fat’ percentage on your food labels at least once. The four most celebrated ingredients of any dish are Carbohydrates, Protein, Sugar and Fat. Yet, very little is known about the truth on Fats and their positive health benefits.

Yes, you read that right. Fats ARE good for you! And you don’t really have to eliminate fats completely from your healthy diet. Today, let’s burst the myths surrounding fats – know which are the healthy fats and, why your body needs them. So before you pick up or discard that one food item, based on the label, from your shopping cart, know the truth –

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Eating Right: What Are The Best Post Workout Snacks & Meal

While you’re working out, you are making muscles work really hard. You are stretching them to make sure you are reaching your fitness goals. Whether you’re up for strength and endurance training or cardio exercises,your body does use up all its energy during a workout. So, it’s important to nourish it with the right nutrition after a good workout.

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Aqua Workouts: Best Way To Sit Fit And Cool In Summer

Tired of sweating it out in the gym in this sweltering heat? Well, I understand. Summer has been harsh, but you can’t use that as an excuse to slow down on your fitness routine. Just tweak it a little. Opt for Aqua Zumba, Aqua Aerobics, Aqua Pilates, Aqua Yoga and other such water workouts to stay cool. The best part is that you don’t even need to know swimming for any of them. Continue reading “Aqua Workouts: Best Way To Sit Fit And Cool In Summer”

Proteins:Busting Myths & Ticking Facts

I’ve always stressed on the fact that keeping a close watch on your diet is equally important as making sure you are doing your crunches and lifting those weights. Getting enough of protein is especially important because it gives you the required energy that you need to function in your everyday lives. Continue reading “Proteins:Busting Myths & Ticking Facts”

Strength Training vs Cardio: What’s better?

When it comes to fitness, there’s always confusion regarding what is better – Strength Training or Cardio. Read on to know what’s your calling!

It’s your first day at the gym, you are prepared to sweat it out, but where do you start? The age old dilemma hits newcomers the first — what’s better: cardio or strength training exercises? Well, the answer is both.

There have been a lot of debates and discussions regarding this, but the important thing to keep in mind is how each one works on your body. If you ask me, I’d say maintaining balance between the two is the most important thing to keep in mind.
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How to lose Weight?

Journey from a trainee to a trainer

In the earlier article, two key lessons from Shivani :

  • Setting your goals – What is your mission? “If you don’t know where you are going, you will never know how to get there!” Setting your goals and knowing your motivation helps you in achieving your goals sooner.
  • How can you achieve these goals to fruition? Once you have set your goals, I am going to walk you through how you can go about having your vision come to life. (From my experience through working with people in helping them achieve their fitness goals I find that this is where most people fail. But don’t worry, keep reading and I will shed more light on how to bring your goals to life.Which brings us to the third point :

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It’s not a race, it’s a journey

Shivani Patel, is a founder of Sculptasse Studio, and has been a personal fitness instructor for 5 years now. She trains around 600 fitness enthusiasts every month.

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