Guest Article, INFS Health Series

What crash diets do to your body ?

Author: Siddharth Lall, Nutrition consultant at SQUATS,INFS alumni

Abstract Article

Key Points:

    • Any caloric restricted diet leads to metabolic changes that favor conservation of body weight and prevention of further weight loss.
    • Crash dieting is accompanied by alterations in the hormones that regulate appetite, hunger and satiety such as leptin, thyroid, ghrelin, sex hormones etc.
Faculty, INFS Health Series, Wonder Woman

Period Periodisation

Author: Nikita Rungta, INFS visiting faculty

Abstract

Women think that when we talk about menstrual cycles, it includes the 4-5 days of feeling grouchy, cramping and discomfort. However, the story is just not limited to this. A menstrual cycle is approximately a four-week process in which hormones like Estrogen, Testosterone and Progesterone rise and fall in a particular manner.

INFS Health Series, Wonder Woman

Female vs Male muscles

Author: Nikita Rungta, INFS Alumni and Visiting Faculty

 

Keywords: Women, Muscle fiber, Hormones, Training

There are lots of myths and misconceptions regarding weight training for females. The gym is still considered as a “male territory” and whenever a woman enters the weight area, you can clearly hear two types of opinions.