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Post Diwali – Burn away your Weight Management Blues with L-Carnitine

October 26, 2009

Diwali: the season of bursting crackers, meeting friends/family and gorging on sweets. It is also the season where you pile on calories to the hilt. And, post Diwali, you will notice that your weight has increased and how? Now that Diwali Dhamakas are behind us, time has come to burn those extra calories and get […]

FIGHT OR FLIGHT HORMONE CAUSES STRESS, HOW TO FIGHT IT???

October 1, 2009

You and me every one experience stress in one or the other time in the life. The word stress is derived from the Latin Word “Stringi”, which means “to be drawn tight”. Your body tries to adjust to different circumstances or continuously changing environment around you. In this process the body is put to extra […]

Use Creatine during Off Season Only

September 14, 2009

Your body naturally produces Creatine in the liver, pancreas and kidney which is transported to muscles where it is converted to Creatine Phosphate (C-P System). This high-powered metabolite is used to regenerate the muscles’ ultimate energy source, ATP (adenosine triphosphate). It is an important bodybuilding supplement as it helps in protein synthesis. Creatine has been […]

Sports Nutrition for Cricketers

September 5, 2009

Here is a presentation on the need for Next Generation Sports Nutrition for Cricketers

Nutrition Series 1 : know your Apple

August 31, 2009

The old saying “An Apple a day keeps the Doctor away” has been justified by its many health-rich properties. Apple contains certain substances that help to maintain healthy bodies. NUTRIENTS IN APPLE AND ITS ROLE IN HUMAN BODY : Apples are rich sources of fibres of which most of it is present in skin. These […]

Study on VO2 Max

August 17, 2009

Recently, researchers from Birmingham University’s Human Performance Laboratory attempted to pinpoint the exercise intensities at which fat metabolism is maximized in a study of 18 male endurance cyclists with a training background of at least three years. The average age of the participants was 28, and their mean VO2max was 58.4 ml.min-1.kg-1. All the subjects […]

Low Intensity Exercises more Beneficial for Fat Loss Program

July 27, 2009

Recent Studies has shown that Low Intensity Exercises which delivers VO2 max at 50% is more beneficial for fat loss program than High Intensity exercises which deliver VO2 Max at 80%-120%. Low Intensity Excersies include walking, aerobics, weight training with more reps. High Intensity Excerises include  running and cycling . The Reason: Increased Vo2 max […]

The Importance of Magnesium for Athletes in Sports Performance

July 22, 2009

  Magnesium ranks 4th in over all abundance in the body. In our body 65% of the magnesium is present in bones and 25% in the muscles and 1% in blood. Magnesium present in the muscles is used up for daily activities. Magnesium is present in bones is used only at the times of dietary […]

Planning a New Website and we would love to have your ideas

May 22, 2009

Things are heating up in our office over unveiling of a brand new website for BODYFUELZ. If things go according to plan we will have a beta version up and running by the first week of June. The idea behind having a new website is that we see a lot of interest and doubts and […]

Meeting Satyam Cinemas CTO for Diet and Nutrition Counselling

May 16, 2009

There are two things you will notice about Ranjit Melarkode , CTO of Satyam Cinemas,when you meet him the first time. One, that he is really tall. And two, he is incredibly smart. He walked into our office today (16.05.09) morning around 11am casually dressed, very chilled and  knew what he wanted from us . […]