That wonderful time of year when your electricity bills are higher than your monthly EMI…
"It wasn't about the money, it was about the principle."
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The structure didn't quite work out well with the municipal body.
Gymming, affluence and image go hand in hand. But unlike most parts of the world where these are societal norms, in India it is a lifestyle many are striving for. So muddled in the image of bodybuilding and six-pack abs are Indian habits of countless cups of chai and cigarette after cigarette.
This Facebook video of a rookie gym-going aunty working the cross trainer in her own unique way has broken the Internet. Shared on Tuesday, the video has quickly gone viral, generating 2,235,841 views...
I used to work out without a fan or an AC. It was a time when I thought working out must be hard or it didn't count. So, I took steps to make it as uncomfortable and as difficult as possible. I told myself that I was weak and a sissy for wanting to be comfortable and for craving the easier path. Motivational videos, posters in the gym and movies like Bhaag Milkha Bhaagand Rocky, reaffirmed my faith that I was a weakling.
Lifting weights has taught me to ditch obsessing over the numbers and focus on how strong and healthy I feel. As much as I have gained strength on the inside, weight lifting has done me loads of good, on the outside:
Every year, new forms of fitness become a rage. These are incorporated after a lot of research and they are not a fad. They add a new dimension of challenge to our existing workout.