About Dr Chirag Sethi
A master’s degree holder in sports physiotherapy. He holds certifications from American College of Sports and Medicine(ACSM), National Council on Strength and Fitness(NCSF) and American Council on Exercise(ACE).
The sports coaches believe that by lifting heavier the athlete will bulk up and the increase in muscle mass will make the athlete inflexible. This is completely wrong , what makes you stiff is the avoidance of flexibility workout or what we call as stretching after the workout.
Sleep is an important part of your life cycle. Sleep by definition is a naturally recurring state of mind characterized by altered consciousness, relatively inhibited sensory activity, inhibition of nearly all voluntary muscles, and reduced interactions with surroundings.
Your sleep is divided into 2 stages NREM & REM.
Non-rapid eye movement sleep (NREM):This stage of sleep marks the beginning of a sleep cycle. This stage is further divided into 3 stages
Recently we got a query on hbA1c. Although now its a common test but there is still not much information about this test.
hbA1c refers to as glycated haemoglobin, this develops when a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen joins with the glucose in the blood and becomes glycated.
We all love brands but when it comes to make our own brand we lack behind.
I see it in every gym instead of building their own clients the gyms are more keen on stealing the clients from the next gym. The strategies only follow to get the clients from the other gym to your gym.
Fitness has now become a religion in India, a rage , something that everyone follows but knowledge is limited to only a handful.
Once it was a luxury that only the riches could afford, many of us were still bugged by the pictures we saw of celebrities endorsing their 6 pack abs by the help of their Oh-my-God-expensive personal trainers.
What are balancing workouts? Why are they important( how does it effect muscles and overall health)?
Balancing workouts are quite popular these days. They basically challenge your body in an unsupported environment. As the body is in a unsupported environment , the protective mechanism from the body is put in place i.e the activation of your core muscles to protect your spine.
Eating at the right time is as vital as EATING RIGHT. A large number of people suffer from problems such as indigestion, acidity, flatulence and so many more. The reason, unidentified though, is more often not eating at the right time. The health issues that the people are struggling with today increase manifold with either their lack of discipline towards their meals, or their inability /lack of access to food at the right time due to their busy schedules. Although it is on each individual’s choice to make this change, it is important to understand the need for eating right at the right time.
FITNESS TRENDS are changing in the country. Merely started as a synonym for being thin, FITNESS has reached an altogether different paradigm in the recent years. With more and more people adopting fitness in their lives ,the occupations related to fitness have also seen tremendous growth. The face of the gyms has changed. From having a small number of regulars ,dominated by men, today the gyms have a huge number of visitors, and regular members ,irrespective of gender and age .Setting up a gym is an endeavor that requires proper planning ,and strategy.
Now a days a lot of advertisements and rounds of talks are going on about the weight loss SHAKES ,that can be used as meal replacements.
To begin a little informally “"MEAL REPLACEMENT SHAKE ?
Are you serious ?Something can replace your meal and you can loose weight also. Are you seriously going to believe it. Some liquid crap cannot replace your meal.”
This happens to be a sensitive yet one of the most important topics in the FITNESS INDUSTRY. Monetary issues in the Fitness industry are an issue with people, primarily because it’s a skill based profession, and there is no agency or rules for moderation.
In the last few years, CROSS FIT TRAINING have become immensely popular. Owing to innovation and stress free activities, CROSS FITS attracts many a fitness enthusiasts, other than the regular gym goers. It has a lot of benefits, and is catching up as a trend, that is indeed here to stay!
Vitamin D deficiency is ‘pandemic’, yet it is the most under diagnosed and under treated nutritional deficiency in the world.
In India, widely consumed food items such as dairy products are rarely sufficient for Vitamin D needs and in today’s mode of living it is almost a big NO to sun exposure because of which you negate potential benefits of plentiful sunshine.
Casein is a form of protein found in mammalian milk making 80% of the cow's milk and 20-45% of human milk.
Casein is found in cheese, when cheese is manufactured from milk the casein goes with the cheese and the water that is left is whey.
Casein is found in cheese in higher amounts. casein biological value is 77, PER score 2.86 and a PDCAA'S score of 1.
Being a Personal Trainer is a job of responsibility. A responsibility, of how to positively impact the current health & fitness levels of the society we live in? As personal trainers, to change our society positively we first need to change ourselves which will allow us to grow our Personal Training business too.
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