Summary Points:

  • What is metabolic conditioning
  • Metabolic pathways
    *Immediate
    *Intermediate
    *Long term
  • Benefits of metabolic conditioning
  • Differences between Metabolic conditioning and HIIT
  • Exercises for metabolic conditioning
  • Conclusion + Ultrahuman plug

According to Britannica, metabolism is the sum of the chemical reactions that take place within each cell of a living organism and that provide energy for vital processes for synthesizing new organic material. In simple terms, it’s how we break down food for energy.

Metabolic conditioning or MetCon as fitness enthusiasts call it is a type of exercise that focuses on patterns of work and rest periods to produce a…


Summary:-

  • What is Radical Acceptance and how does it work?
  • Why Radical Acceptance offers us a better perspective on life.
  • Steps to practice and inculcate Radical Acceptance.

As you go through life, with all its ups and downs, how far do you get before you come to the realization that life involves hardships and suffering? Pain is a part and parcel of life, there is no denying that. It might seem bleak, but it definitely isn’t. …


Summary points

  • Set a goal, make a nutrition plan and track your progress
  • Educate yourself about the fundamentals of good nutrition including micro and macronutrients.
  • Eat organic fruits and vegetables; avoid lower quality meat when possible.
  • Stay hydrated by drinking 12–16 cups of water each day
  • Everyone is different, adjust your diet based on how your body responds to certain foods.

If trying to eat healthy seems more complicated than ever, you’re not alone. With dozens of diets and nutritional plans claiming significant health benefits, choosing the right one can be overwhelming.

However, it’s important to remember that nutritional needs…


Summary:-

  • What are the Body Positivity movement and the changes it seeks to bring about in society
  • What is Body Neutrality and how it solves the shortcomings of Body Positivity
  • Body Positivity vs Body Neutrality. Which one do we choose and what advantages does it have.

Scrolling through social media and seeing models with seemingly perfect proportions can have many of us questioning our bodies. It can easily make us doubt our self-worth when the beauty standards set by society are maintained this high. …


Summary points:

  • What are calories?
  • Calories in food
  • How to read nutrition labels
  • Calories in vs calories out
  • Exercise for burning calories
  • Workout programs to burn calories most efficiently

Everyone understands that calories are talked about whenever the conversation is about food or exercise. But what are calories?

According to Britannica, the calorie was originally defined as the amount of heat required at a pressure of 1 standard atmosphere to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water to 1° Celsius. When people are talking about calories while referring to food, they are usually talking about the amount of ‘kilocalories’…


Summary:-

  • Why Napping is really good for us.
  • The benefits of napping and its effects on our body.
  • The best time for naps, and why we should implement them in our schedules.

Have you heard of the wild phenomena called “the afternoon naps”? Have you heard tales of people telling you it is the best part of their day? How they await that sweet siesta right after lunch? Then you’re definitely not alone! Napping is a cross-cultural phenomenon, and in our modern world, when life can get exhausting, napping is required more than ever to help us recharge and relax.


When I was little, my parents used to call me “choo-choo”, because I was always at full speed like a train. And I have spent most of my life running, though not in the traditional sense. I’ve been running away: from feeling, from pain, from addressing the trauma that started at too early an age. Running away from feeling anything — even the good that I believed I didn’t deserve. By ten, my vehicle for freedom was alcohol and before I left middle school I had progressed on to harder substances.

And for a time, quite a long time I…


Summary points:

  1. Health Benefits of Working Out

2. Importance of having goals

  • Right Training
  • Organising your time
  • Manifesting your goals

3. Working out casually is like shooting in the dark

4. Establishing S.M.A.R.T Goals

Working out has enormous health benefits . It helps you lose weight, manage blood sugar, improve sleep and your sexual health. It also contributes to your mental health through the reduction of stress and anxiety and the production of dopamine, norepinephrine and serotonin , thereby improving your mood.

Working out itself has so many benefits, so why should I have goals? Why can’t I casually work…


Summary:

  • What is Toxic Positivity? Its impact on our well-being.
  • Signs of Toxic Positivity.
  • Why it’s okay not to be okay, and the importance of the whole range of emotions.

“This too shall pass!” “It will all be fine”, “Don’t worry about it!” Do these phrases sound familiar? We’ve heard them numerous times, from friends and family, whenever we’ve gone through a difficult time. Although they are well-intentioned, this kind of over the top positivity, according to mental health experts, is detrimental to mental health.

What is Toxic Positivity?


Summary points:

  • Introduction to functional fitness
  • Benefits of functional fitness for daily movement
  • Various types of functional exercises
  • Tips to start your functional fitness journey

Ever observed individuals that commonly complain about the pain in their back when they do something as simple as lifting a 10 kg bag of rice? While this could be due to a variety of factors, it’s primarily due to the lack of fitness.

Lifting a bag of rice works not only your arms but also your back, your hamstrings, your lats and most importantly, your core. The action is equivalent to performing a deadlift

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