Am I becoming a pressure parent?

With vacations over and the school reopened with full fervor, the home has become relatively quieter and dull. The kids have got busy with schoolwork. It’s every (Indian) parents dream to see their kids busy with books (at all times!). Our pride in our kids (and on our value system) is directly proportional to the…

Women and Weight Training: Myth Vs Fact

Fitness marketers, gym trainers, and less-enlightened-self-taught fitness enthusiasts have long propagated to strengthen the notion that women are better off with cardio. It suits their body type and energy level. It is not uncommon to see men sneer at women who lift heavy. Women, over time, have found comfort in being assumed as “physically weaker”…

Cardio Vs Weight Training: Which is Better?

In the fat loss and health arena, one of the oldest and most wrongly understood paradigms remains, Cardio or Weight Training, which is better? Both the schools have ardent followers with sufficient evidence backed arguments to support their beliefs. However, most of these arguments are not backed by science. At most they are hearsay. The…