Fitness Mantras

Do Split Squats twice a week for strong legs. Split squats enable you to absolutely hammer the thigh muscles without the low back giving up first (a common problem with back squats). You will also get a great range of motion, as split squats are not inhibited by mobility limitations.…
I want to live long, healthy and active. And maintaining a good aerobic fitness is key to this happening. Steady State Cardio is key to achieving this. Work for an extended duration at moderate intensity (Upper Side of Zone 2) this is sweet spot for aerobic health benefits. Majority of…
A great learning during lockdown has been about Breathing Right. Here is a tip I learned which has worked wonderful for me Incorporate Nasal Only breathing between your sets during strength Training. By closing your mouth and breathing entirely through the nose, your muscles will receive approx. 20% more oxygen.…
Running, cycling and other forms of cardio are good exercises but for holistic health and life-long fitness, you need to incorporate some form of strength training in your routine. Right in my late twenties, I invested all my energy in one thing only, my work. My Company, LNM Auto became…
Caloric Needs The cornerstone of any good fitness plan is getting your diet right, and to do that, the first thing you need is, to determine what your daily Caloric Needs are. A crude way to find out your daily Caloric Needs is to multiply your target weight (not your present weight) in pounds…
Let me ask you a few questions: Do you breathe through your mouth sometimes while going through your daily routine?Do you breathe through your mouth while sleeping? Waking up with a dry mouth is a sign.Do you snore?Observe your breathing right now – are you breathing from the chest or…
I became a new person. From one with a negative past, to one with a fresh mind eager to fill new positive experiences in itself 10th April 2010, Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan I was on my first wildlife trip. It had been five months since my surgery and I was recouping…
We all have read or listened to many fairy tales in our childhood. All these fairy tales carried some message. They had some symbolism. Remember Snow White, Sleeping Beauty and The Princess and the Pea? Sleep plays an important role in all these stories. It has restorative properties. In both…
Mobility is a combination of flexibility , strength training and body control. A simple routine this morning. 5 reps each workout.

Mobility Selfcare

September 1, 2020

A freak accident in New York got me to rethink my priorities and over the years I learnt to change my lifestyle to be holistically fit – physically, spiritually and mentally New York Sunday, 24th May 2009. It was a beautiful morning in New York. Summer had started but there was…
Imagine yourself in your old age – twenty, thirty or forty years from now. What do you see? You may not be very happy with what you visualize. A weaker you. An older you with grey hair, using a stick and perhaps finding it difficult to get up from a chair…
Sit or lie down in a relaxed manner. Allow your full body to relax. Place one hand on your chest and one just above your naval. Take a deep breath in through your nose, and let your belly push your hand out. Your chest should not move.Breathe in with your…

Breathing Exercises

August 15, 2020

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