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Is our daily routine exertion equivalent to workout?

Is our daily routine exertion equivalent to workout?

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The answer is Definitely NOT. Well, for each of us, our Daily Routine Exertions are Different. Depends upon our Lifestyle, Depends upon our Work, Depends upon how Fit we are to begin with. However, no amount of Strenuous Daily Routines are a Replacement for Working out. Let me Clarify. If you are doing the Same Routines every day, your body is already Adjusted/Adapted to them. So, if you are in a labor job that needs you to lift 50 bags of cement every day…granted this is Strenuous. Still your body gets Adapted to this…so you do get Fit and Strong to a Certain Extent…and Remain that way. This is because, your body does Not Have a Reason to get Fitter/Stronger, than you already are. This is where the Advantages of…
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Brief discussion on supplement’s

Brief discussion on supplement’s

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You might not like my answer, but here it is: Supplements are just that… They are there to SUPPLEMENT your Regular Food Intake… They are NOT a REPLACEMENT. So, my question to you is…have you maxed out on Protein Intake with your Regular Food? Good Quality Protein from you Daily Regular Food Intake is Cheaper and has No Side Effects. My Recommendations to you are: 1. Eat a good amount of Quality Protein with EVERY MEAL 2. Do NOT SKIP ANY MEAL 3. Do NOT SKIP BREAKFAST (I know…) 4. Dietary Fat will NOT make you Fat… Avoid the Trans Fat variety 5. You also need a reason for your body to get Stronger / Grow Muscle. A well structured Strength Training program, which has Progressive Overload and Linear Progression…
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Tips to increase the sprinting speed

Tips to increase the sprinting speed

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1. Sprinting is ENTIRELY different from Long Distance Running.  You’ll, therefore, need to get stronger as this will definitely develop your muscles to aid you in increasing your sprint speeds. 2. Strength Exercises such as the Squat, the Deadlift, the (Overhead) Press, the Benchpress and Chinups should help you get Stronger. 3. Do NOT look at this separately as those Exercises that Develop specific parts of the body. You need to look for Compound Exercises (mentioned above), that work your Entire Body. 4. As obvious as this sounds, you need to discuss with a Qualified Sprint Coach to work out a proper Sprint Training Program, that will help you Increase your Sprinting Speeds, and will need to diligently follow the program, while Continually working with your Spring Coach. There are…
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Tips to lose 20 kgs in 2 months

Tips to lose 20 kgs in 2 months

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Let us understand the situation and underline a couple of things here: Nutrition: 1. Avoid Junk Food/Fast Food/Soft Drinks of ALL kinds 2. Reduce Intake of Simple Carbohydrates, such as White Bread, White Rice, Flour… 3. Get your Carbohydrate Requirements from Complex Carbohydrates 4. Eat a LOT of Vegetables…they are a VERY GOOD SOURCE of Carbohydrates and other Essential Nutrients. 5. Eat Fruits. 6. Ensure that you have a Good Amount of Quality Protein with ALL YOUR MEALS. 7. Do NOT SKIP any Meals 8. Do NOT SKIP BREAKFAST 9. Dietary Fat is good for you and will NOT make you fat. Avoid the Trans Fat type. Workout: You need to give your body a reason to get Stronger and grow Muscle, rather than shunt Calories Consumed towards Fat Storage.…
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Most Effective Natural Fat Burners with Energy

Most Effective Natural Fat Burners with Energy

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Well, as far as Natural Fat Burners are concerned, let’s look at it from the point of view of 1) Food 2) Eating Habits 3) Active Lifestyle ——————— 1) Food… a) Go easy (eat in less quantities) Carbohydrates, especially simple carbohydrates. White Rice, Wheat, Flours etc are all simple carbohydrates… Meaning, they get digested very quickly…leading to Spurts in Blood Sugar Levels. This IMMEDIATELY, therefore, causes the Pancreas to produce INSULIN, whose function is to REMOVE the excess Blood Sugar from the blood and Place it into cells which store sugar and use them for energy requirements. The issue with INSULIN (from a body weight perspective) is that, it is a FAT STORAGE hormone. So, the more INSULIN…the more you store as FAT. b) If on the other hand, you…
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The Importance of Strength & Conditioning for ALL Sports…and, the Importance of a “QUALIFIED” Strength & Conditioning Coach

The Importance of Strength & Conditioning for ALL Sports…and, the Importance of a “QUALIFIED” Strength & Conditioning Coach

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Now here’s a perfect example of “going backwards” instead of progressing forwards. The Minnesota Vikings (NFL Football, USA) has replaced a Strength & Conditioning (S&C) Coach, whose Free Weights program, supposedly injured 5 players in the gym. They replaced him with a Strength & Conditioning Coach, who replaces all Free Weight Based Training!!! (See URL below for details)… Note that last year, the Vikings had won their division while on the Free Weight program, in spite of their injuries, supposedly got from the weight room. Of course, the new coach has a degree in Exercise Physiology and also holds a CSCS Certification, (certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association). That’s all well and good, except that the Vikings now, have lost their starting QB (Quarter…
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We are a Black Iron Gym

We are a Black Iron Gym

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Ladies and Gentlemen, we have always been proud of the fact that we are a Black Iron Gym. Now then…what’s a Black Iron Gym? Let me put it this way… Your gym is NOT a Black Iron Gym, if… 1. Machines Exclusively…no Free Weights Well, if your gym contains exercise machines exclusively…with very little(or no) free weights,and perhaps, limited to a small corner area, which is hardly seen or used by anyone. 2. Mirrors all around There are Mirrors all around, with people constantly checking how they look in the mirror, particularly their arms (biceps and triceps). 3. Gloves – Everyone is Wearing Gloves Everyone (women and men) is wearing Gloves, as they don’t want to get their palms calloused or roughened. 4. Equipment, All Look NEW…ALL THE TIME Squeaky…
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Dietary Intervention is far more important than Exercise Intervention, to lose excess body fat.

Dietary Intervention is far more important than Exercise Intervention, to lose excess body fat.

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Folks, no amount of exercising can help you lose excess body fat, if you do not take care of your eating habits.   The way you handle your diet affects your goals for losing body fat and to keep it off, much more than the way you train at the gym. However, what you shouldn’t do is to obsess about your food or about your body weight. Neither yields good results. Just eat mindfully. That is, eat only when you are hungry and then, stop eating when you feel satiated. Think about all the other reasons, when/why/what food you put into your mouth. Emotional binging is one of the many eating disorders, characterized by compulsive overeating. People consume huge amounts of food whenever they feel out of control and moreover feel…
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