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Month: May 2017

Weight lifting for people who prefer cardio

I remember my first time getting laser hair removal. I didn’t know what to expect in terms of the pain level, and Google results weren’t exactly comforting. But I was determined to get the most out of my Groupon. I sat in the reclined chair and the attentive technician handed me a stress ball. “This […] Read more…

How to change your body and feel like a bad ass

When I first started working out, I was all about the treadmill and elliptical–40 minutes a day, 5 days a week. I just wanted to be skinny. My attempts to “tone” were basically doing the triceps push-down machine and the hip abductor machine. Maybe some leg extensions too. I remember noticing that the fittest people […] Read more…

Get high and eat a lot: A casual take on calorie cycling

Croquettas. Papri Chat (chickpeas, sauce, and veggies on a bed of crispy wafers). Octopus Salad. Mumbai fish curry (the fish was fried, btw). This was my dinner from a few nights ago. Despite the click-baity title of this post, I was not in fact stoned, but there was a fair amount of alcohol in my […] Read more…