The Ketogenic Diet: Fact or Fad?

PhoebeMD: Medicine + Poetry By Phoebe Chi, MD, MPH Recently, there has been a lot of talk about the ketogenic diet. Is it safe? Would I recommend it? Despite the recent trend, a “ketogenic diet” is actually not new at all. In the 1970’s, Dr. Atkins popularized his low-carbohydrate diet for weight loss that beganContinue reading “The Ketogenic Diet: Fact or Fad?”

Fitness is something you celebrate, it is not a way to punish yourself!

I have been fortunate enough to be very close to a lot of like minded people who work out without fail, everyday! I also know a lot of people who are not fit at all, but claim to be wanting to get fit. They do want, but they have plenty of excuses for them notContinue reading “Fitness is something you celebrate, it is not a way to punish yourself!”

Sport: PLAY, have FUN, ENJOY the GAME. A weekend of football in Imphal

Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game. -Michael Jordan In the words of Heywood Broun, Sports don’t build characters, they reveal it. After graduating from high school, for the first time I along with my friends from school planned a ‘football reunion’ of Mayo alumni. This match was between Mayo-X Imphal and Mayo-X Kolkata. AsContinue reading “Sport: PLAY, have FUN, ENJOY the GAME. A weekend of football in Imphal”

Trekking: 3-D Fitness! A must try once in a lifetime! You might just get devoted!

  I took the one less travelled by, and that has made all the difference -Robert frost   While I was in Imphal amongst Mayo college Alumni, we had a couple of days between matches. So there was a decision to trek to Dzukou valley. There were 12 of us who decided to trek andContinue reading “Trekking: 3-D Fitness! A must try once in a lifetime! You might just get devoted!”

Why is it so important to exercise?

It is very important to workout or exercise everyday. I prefer mornings and I think it is the best time to finish your workout but if you are not an early riser, exercising any time of the day is acceptable. Just DO IT! Here are few benefits of putting an exercise routine in your schedule:Continue reading “Why is it so important to exercise?”

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