Suraj Dhanjani

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suraj.dhanjani@ucla.edu

Suraj Dhanjani is a 2nd year Physiological Science major at UCLA. He really enjoys playing basketball as well as skateboarding. In addition, he also loves exercising and likes learning new ways to stay fit.

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When exercising, it is important to continuously hydrate yourself to prevent dangerous conditions that can be caused by dehydration, such as low blood pressure and muscle cramps. A common question you might have is how much water should be consumed as part of a healthy exercise regimen. However, you will most likely overlook another important factor in … Read More

Have you fallen into a rut with your exercise routine? Do you lack the motivation or desire to exercise when you once used to enjoy it? As it turns out, this feeling is something that many people experience at some point in their lives. This “exercise boredom” can lead to obesity as well as an … Read More

Have you found that despite disciplined diet control and good exercise habits, it is still hard to lose fat? The answer may not lie in what you are doing wrong, but rather in something that is not usually linked to fat loss: the hormone insulin, and your body’s sensitivity to it, which may affect your … Read More

One of the most common supplements for weightlifters is protein powder. Protein powder is extremely popular and touted for its ability to help muscles recover from the stress of a hard workout. Unfortunately, many people who buy protein powder do not reap its full benefits because they do not know how to properly take this … Read More

Do you eat when you are stressed, angry, or upset? Often times, eating like this can leave you feeling both emotionally and physically worse than before, with the guilt of overeating added onto whichever negative emotion you were already experiencing. Believe it or not, this is a problem many people experience, commonly known as “emotional eating.” … Read More

“Want to burn fat?” Whenever people hear those words, they think of long periods of cardiovascular exercise (cardio). However, for many people, they dread this style of exercise because it is very time-consuming and can get boring because of the repetitive motions often associated with cardio. If you are looking to burn fat while minimizing your … Read More

We have all heard the cliché: no pain, no gain. While this is true to a certain extent, it turns out that you can actually train more than is good for you when working out. This condition is referred to as overtraining syndrome (OTS). While many people know that working hard in the gym is important … Read More

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