February 2012

Quirk it out!

by Khushboo on February 29, 2012

Some bizarre stories have been popping up online over the last few weeks: Story 1: Seventeen-year-old Stacey Irvine has been following a chicken nugget diet for the last 15 years.  Since her mom brought them home from McDonald’s when she was two, she has been hooked, and has eating nothing but nuggets since.  Unsurprisingly, Stacey […]


HIIT or miss?

by Khushboo on February 27, 2012

After my post last week on Body for Life workouts, I got a comment about whether my workouts are shorter: Overall, I am in the gym more days of the week, but I spend less time in the gym per session.  Before BFL, I used to spend at least 50 minutes in the gym, because […]


The time I got lost in Dubai…

by Khushboo on February 24, 2012

As much as I like living in Mumbai, I’m slowly but surely losing my mind.  I haven’t traveled out of India since August, and definitely need a change of scenery.  Fortunately I just booked a trip to Dubai in a few weeks so hopefully this loonyness will be short-lived. In spirit of my upcoming trip, […]


Life’s important questions

by Khushboo on February 22, 2012

Unsurprisingly computers can perform calculations within seconds, work out logical computations without error and store memory with flawless accuracy.  Yet believe it or not, the human brain’s processing power is superior to that of a computer…yes even yours ;)! However like that Mac Book which you’re probably reading this from, the human brain is (ultimately) […]


Effectiveness of BFL workouts

by Khushboo on February 20, 2012

Happy Monday, All!  I say “happy” because today is/was a public holiday in Mumbai ;)!  As I’ve been discussing Body for Life recently and will continue to do so as I truck along the next 8 weeks, I thought it’d be a good idea to discuss the workouts. For now I am going to cover […]


Eating healthy across borders

by Khushboo on February 17, 2012

I came across an interesting article online about 5 nutritious habits of the planet’s healthiest countries. Chances are you are already aware of these habits but a reminder can never hurt.  In brackets I’ve listed the countries which are known for applying such practices. 1) Eat plenty of produce and whole grains (China & Greece): […]


Not so majestic after all

by Khushboo on February 15, 2012

One of my 2012 resolutions was to read more regularly and I’m already 2 books down…not too shabby!  The first book I read Privileges by Jonathan Dee was not one I would recommend, however the second completely made up for it: Princess by Jean Sasson.  Considering I’m not much of a reader, it’s a huge deal […]


Body For Life: 25% down

by Khushboo on February 13, 2012

As today marked the 1st day of week 4 on Body for Life for me, I am 25% done with the program.  I though now would be a good time to provide more insight about it and how I am getting on with the program. In a nutshell, I absolutely love it.  It has completely […]


Not your typical Egg McMuffins

by Khushboo on February 10, 2012

It’s been ages I’ve posted about any of my “Brown Paper Bag” Lunches, mainly because they have been fairly repetitive.  Lately I seem to rotate between only 1 or 2 lunches daily.  Boring? Yep but it keeps me full, tastes delicious, and is fairly balanced…pretty much all I am looking for in lunch.  This week’s […]