Month: January 2013

Day105: “You need to learn how to select your thoughts just the same way you select your clothes every day. This is a power you can cultivate. If you want to control things in your life so bad, work on the mind. That’s the only thing you should be trying to control.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

Thursday, 31 Jan 2013; 10:40pmElectronic City, Bangalore I feel so tired after long office hours. Retiring to bed ….. 🙂 Before that, sharing this inspirational video, hope you would like it: Quick update on M-70: Today (M4W15D42) – Weight: 76.5 Kg; 20 min of Cardios (Treadmill, Elliptical Machine), 20 min of abs and Weights (Biceps and Triceps). Good Night All of you!! Narendra...

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Day104: The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly. —Jim Rohn

Wed/Thu, 30/31 Jan 2013; 12:01am Electronic City, Bangalore This morning I was listening to the audio book  ‘The Leader who had no title’ by Mr. Robin Sharma. It says, you need no title, you need not be in a leadership position to become a LEADER. I was moved listening to the housekeeping lady, one of the characters in the book, who says that her work (Cleaning the floor, other house keeping stuff) is the best work in the world, she adores her work and feels like singing, dancing, she is so happy while doing her work. Even the CEO and the bigger stars look for her and wants to be in her company. She is a true inspiration to the people who keep on complaining about their work. Before doing my Masters (MS in Management), I used to tell my friends, let me become a Manager, then I will lead with zero motivation in the work I was doing. My Fake and utterly False Statements. Lots of lessons for you Narendra! Its time to change mindset, ‘The Leader who had no Title’, a truly inspirational saga, I would highly recommend this book to each one of you, will come up with the summary of the book sometimes in February. In the meanwhile, slow and steady progress in M70 continues. It was the 41st day at Gym today (M4W15D41). I...

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Day102: The one way to get thin is to re-establish a purpose in life. ~Cyril Connolly, The Unquiet Grave

Monday, 28  Jan 2013; 11:50pm Electronic City, BangaloreAfter a small break and slowdown last week, I resumed my workouts today (M70: M4W15D40) starting with Cardios followed by few muscle building exercises including abs. Yes, I have started taking protein supplements after workouts, paying more attention to the timing of my meals now. Of course, Books, Internet has helped me gather lot of information to remain on track in achieving my Goal of maintaining a fitter, toned physique. Here’s are few links that you might like: Interested-losing-weight?? Hope you loved reading these articles on weight management and importantly implementing them in your lives.See you! Narendra Gupta...

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Day101: Let there be work, bread, WATER and salt for all. Nelson Mandela

Sunday, 27 Jan 2013; 11:10pm Electronic City, Bangalore Today, I was reading the Chapter on ‘Nutrients’ in Rujuta’s Book. Prior to reading ‘Don’t Lose Your Mind, LOSE YOUR WEIGHT’, I had a vague knowledge on different nutrients, their sources, and the importance they keep in maintaining our fitness level. The ‘chapter’ for carbs, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals, fibres was of least importance and a closed one for me after reading them in my Biology book in Std 6-7 (during childhood days). I was (until this moment) most ignorant person on earth about the paramount importance these nutrients keep in our body. I will pen my insights from the book in my Book summary, next weekend. For now, I wish to discuss briefly on one nutrient, the most important one without which it is difficult to think even of survival. Yes, you guessed it right. WATER! ” Water is the most important nutrient in our body for survival. It is the primary transporter of nutrients in the body without which we cannot even use the nutrients that come from carbs, proteins and fats. About 70% of human body is water. We can survive up to 5 weeks without food but less than 5 days without water. How much water should we drink? Drink enough water so that our urine is always crystal clear, not light yellow, dark yellow or reddish....

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