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Kilter 2017

Kilter 2017

On health, nutrition and fitness

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Steven Deobald

Ancient Systems, Modern Applications

The older nations of Earth form a rich tapestry of varied approaches to health. Newer nations often struggle with weight management and mental health problems. Fad solutions to these problems have become their own industries. more
  • 7 comments
  • Cancelled
  • 13 Feb 2017
Section: Full Talk Technical level: Beginner

Kristen McQuillin

Journaling your Journey

Create a journal to track progress to body hacking goals, no matter what they are. Participants will use a mix of scientific-style lab notes and art journal techniques to create their own personalised book. more
  • 0 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 14 Feb 2017
Section: Workshops Technical level: Beginner

Kristen McQuillin

Circus Fitness

Working out can be ridiculously fun. Circus Fitness is a creative workout combining circus skills like hula hoop and acrobatics with conditioning for flexibility, balance, and strength. more
  • 0 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 14 Feb 2017
Section: Workshops Technical level: Beginner

Chitra Balachandran

TwitterGetsFitter - How community can boost your fitness journey

In November 2016, I tweeted to my followers, looking for workout buddies to keep me motivated. Within hours, I had dozens. Today, over a hundred. What started as a rather selfish quest for fitness motivation has turned into India’s first online workout buddy system. During the course of my talk, I hope to highlight the importance of fitness itself, as well as the power of community. Another impor… more
  • 5 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 16 Feb 2017
Section: Crisp Talk Technical level: Beginner

Chitra Balachandran

Raq That Body - A Belly Dance Workout

Besides being an incredibly beautiful art form, the ancient art of belly dance is also a brilliant full-body workout. Come enjoy shimmies, shakes, and sweat with one of India’s first belly dance instructors. more
  • 12 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 16 Feb 2017
Section: Workshops Technical level: Intermediate

Arvind Bhateja

My journey in fitness and nutrition

From a 90 kg overweight healthcare professional to a cyclist who races actively (domestic and international) my journey in understanding fitness, nutrition and physiology in spite of being a busy medical practitioner is something I would like to share. more
  • 2 comments
  • Confirmed
  • 17 Feb 2017
Section: Crisp Talk Technical level: Intermediate

Lochan Baratakke

Slack Attack

Looks like a Tightrope, but it’s a Slackline. Looking for balance in life? How about you see how well you can stand on a flat piece of rope 1-2 inches wide and walk across? Oh, you can walk it? Why don’t you try sitting on it. Oh that’s easy too? How about you bounce on it? Well, there’s so much to explore on the slackline - balance, spatial ability, focus, breathing, posture, a whole bunch of tr… more
  • 0 comments
  • Confirmed
  • 18 Feb 2017
Section: Workshops Technical level: Beginner

Ella Allred

Microbiome, gut function and immunity

The microbiome is considered one of the most important aspects to health. Research suggests that it plays a deeper role than genetics with regards to switching genes on and off, the way your immune system will react to the environment and your own body tissues, and how the diet controls microbiome, and microbiome controls diet. more
  • 12 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 18 Feb 2017
Section: Full Talk Technical level: Intermediate

Thejesh GN

Optimizing for Happiness

Life is about optimizing for happiness? How do we bring science into this? This talk is my journey where I tried to build habbits based data (collected in various ways from DNA analysis, CGM to Apps) optimized for happiness. more
  • 3 comments
  • Cancelled
  • 20 Feb 2017
Section: Full Talk Technical level: Intermediate

Shabari Rao

Body as illusion

This performacne will examine the tension between the ‘quantified self’ and the ‘subjective/felt self’ and explore both as illusiion. At a time when we have more and more ways of translating bodlily experience into numbers, how do we exprience our felt sense of self? Which is more ‘true’ or ‘accurate’? Is there one that is more accurate? Or is that a false dychotomy? As a performace the body will… more
  • 2 comments
  • Cancelled
  • 20 Feb 2017
Section: Performance Technical level: Intermediate

Angelynn Rozario

STRONG by Zumba

STRONG is an intense functional training workout, boosted by powerful music. It is also called HITT (High Intensity Tempo Training). We use the help of rhythms and tempos to take us through a 60min workout of burpees, push ups, planks, squats and the works! A puddle of sweat around you is guaranteed! more
  • 2 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 21 Feb 2017
Section: Workshops Technical level: Intermediate

Harsh Batra

2 strategies to 2x your mental and physical performance immediately

Google is the go to source for everything today. At the click of a button you can get your questions answered on everything from weight loss to muscle gain, sickness, sports and everything in between. But how do you know who to believe? Medical science and its associated fields are probably the biggest field of inquiry. According to Arif E. JINHA research from the University of Ottawa the approxi… more
  • 7 comments
  • Submitted
  • 22 Feb 2017
Section: Full Talk Technical level: Beginner

Karan Manral

Hack the food system, grow your own organic salads

Most health systems or diets will suggest that you incorporate salads into your meals. But what happens when most of the salad ingredients you buy are of dubious quality? more
  • 8 comments
  • Submitted
  • 23 Feb 2017
Section: Full Talk Technical level: Beginner

Karan Manral

Designing diets for diabetics, that they'll actually like and follow

I come from a family with several diabetics, but only began taking it seriously when my mom, a long time diabetic, started also developing symptoms of gout. more
  • 4 comments
  • Shortlisted
  • 23 Feb 2017
Section: Crisp Talk Technical level: Beginner

Dr Anushree Vartak

Keto and Cancer: Fact check

People in desperation or in the state of blissful ignorance believe everything that Internet says. One can find enough evidence to say that anything can prevent and cause cancer. Even doctors can be fooled by statistics if they are not trained in the critique of clinical trials or in determining quality of evidence, let alone a lay person. more
  • 9 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 26 Feb 2017
Section: Full Talk Technical level: Beginner

Ganesh Bagler

Leveraging food for better health through data-driven approaches

Have you ever wondered why do we combine ingredients in our recipes the way we do? Or for that matter, could we find scientific ways for altering diet to improve health? Our data-driven investigations aimed at probing patterns in traditional Indian recipes, in response to the first question, have led us to the discovery of a novel food pairing phenomenon in Indian cuisine. Our studies have reveal… more
  • 21 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 27 Feb 2017
Section: Full Talk Technical level: Beginner

Ashwin Hariharan

Using catalysts to stay consistent

The talk would be about how I started with my fitness journey. Will discuss about everyday struggles we face in staying committed and taking care of our health, and how you could overcome them with simple yet tried tested methods. By making small changes to your environment and creating a system, you can create life changing habits that ensure you stick to your goals. more
  • 6 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 28 Feb 2017
Section: Crisp Talk Technical level: Beginner

medhamsh

Transformation secrets -- My own experience 97kgs to 60kgs with visible abs.

The talk focusses on how to loose fat(not weight) and gain muscle and be consistent with the results. Focussing on my own journey of being obese to getting a pack of six abs! It totally took two years for me and trying various eating patterns, cardiovascular activity and resistance training on combination and different points of time. This whole two years, I was just running a lab in my body and … more
  • 5 comments
  • Submitted
  • 28 Feb 2017
Section: Full Talk Technical level: Beginner

Dr.Deyananda Chakravarthy

Low Carb blood work up :Essential or Extravaganza

In this era of increasing awareness on Nutrition and Fitness that’s undoudtedly growing leaps and bounds everyday, the vogue is ‘back to the basics’. The ketogenic diet ( Very low carb diet ) has been fascinating fitness enthusiasts and serial dieters for quite a while now. But all the hype pouring in from most blogs, websites, physical trainers and social media focus mainly on bragging about bei… more
  • 5 comments
  • Shortlisted
  • 28 Feb 2017
Section: Full Talk Technical level: Intermediate

Savitr Sastri

Neurobiology of addiction

The brain works in rather straightforward way. Most behaviour is guided by a specific reward pathway that ultimately makes us happy. Continuously triggering the reward and pleasure pathways leads to addiction. But can behaviour alteration change what we are addicted to? Can we get running to give us the same high as chocolate or stop ourselves from smoking or eating through a tub of icecream even… more
  • 1 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 01 Mar 2017
Section: Full Talk Technical level: Intermediate

Huda Masood

Deciphering labels -ingredients, nutrition and loopholes

I would like to educate the consumer on deciphering the label better. How to understand the significance of the order ingredients are listed in, common loopholes used by companies and direct consumers to online resources to learn more. Deciphering nutrition labels to have better control over your diet. more
  • 7 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 04 Mar 2017
Section: Crisp Talk Technical level: Intermediate

Gauri Rokkam

Nutrients, the Macro and the Micro

Food is more than just fuel. Right food can help us be healthy, fit & energetic at any age and at all times. What we eat can greatly affect our health and well-being. Scientific studies have shown time and again that choosing healthy foods can not only reduce the risk of diseases and prevent them but also reverse many diseases and disorders. Choosing the right food is the first step towards healt… more
  • 8 comments
  • Submitted
  • 09 Mar 2017
Section: Crisp Talk Technical level: Beginner

Santhosh Padmanabhan

Running as a way of life

Taking on any physical activity, leave alone running can be daunting for many who are starting out. Here are a few aspects to look out for and focus on so that your new endeavor becomes a part of your life in a sustainable manner. more
  • 3 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 09 Mar 2017
Section: Full Talk Technical level: Beginner

Dr Naveen Halappa

Prevention and management of psychiatric disorders with Yoga and Naturopathic medicine

Psychiatric disorders are the major source of disability, which has a prevalence rate of 10.6% in the Indian population according to the National mental health survey report 2015-16. According to this report the prevalence rate of mood disorders, neurotic or stress related disorders, schizophrenia and other psychosis account for 2-3 times more in urban metros. Despite the best Pharmacological and… more
  • 3 comments
  • Submitted
  • 09 Mar 2017
Section: Full Talk Technical level: Intermediate

Amit Mehta

The Magical Vitamin D3 & It's Value to Human Health

The benefits of Vitamin D3 - beyond bone health. If there is one product that you must consume, it’s Vitamin D3, it could just turn around your life! more
  • 4 comments
  • Submitted
  • 10 Mar 2017
Section: Crisp Talk Technical level: Intermediate

shiva kumar bharathi

Gamifying your eating habits

What is it? There is lot of information out there when it comes to what to eat. It is confusing for people to follow a system plus there are very few people in the health industry who are committed to transferring that knowledge into a habit or a behavior more
  • 1 comments
  • Submitted
  • 10 Mar 2017
Section: Full Talk Technical level: Intermediate

Dwiji Guru

gHas Geek : Whats so special about millets

gHas (घास) is the hindi word for grass. Of the many edible grains two (paddy and wheat) have been selected and promoted by the industrial food systems prevalent today. Millets are a set of such edible grains that are staging a come back given their amazing nutritional import and their use in better managing many lifestyle diseases such as obesity and diabetes. Understanding the nutritional distrib… more
  • 6 comments
  • Shortlisted
  • 11 Mar 2017
Section: Full Talk Technical level: Beginner

Sharoon Sunny

LIFT HEAVY AND EAT CLEAN

The intended audience for this talk will primarily be women of all ages interested in understanding body mechanics and nutrition. It will cover strength training and nutrition. Women shy away from exploring the full gamut of fitness and nutrition for various reasons. A lot of women are either ill informed or not fully aware of the routines and diets they take on. This leads to a tremendous amount… more
  • 6 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 12 Mar 2017
Section: Full Talk Technical level: Beginner

srinivasvivek

What is scientific wellness?

Scientific wellness is the coming consumer centric revolution of using wearables, advanced diagnostics, machine intelligence and digitized protocols to drive holistic health outcomes. It will be deeply rooted in science and a data driven approach. Hyper personalized recommendations are possible now with the integration of multimodal data from genetics, microbiome, biochemistry, behaviour and life… more
  • 2 comments
  • Submitted
  • 14 Mar 2017
Section: Full Talk Technical level: Intermediate

Dheeraj Subramanian

Mind, the missing link in wellness

The body and mind are inextricably linked. Scientific studies continue to throw up evidences of how these two realms are always influencing and affecting each other. The intent of this talk is to impress upon the audience the vital importance of looking at health holistically, not from the viewpoint of only physical fitness or nutrition, but in its entirety - including the mind, encompassing the … more
  • 3 comments
  • Submitted
  • 15 Mar 2017
Section: Full Talk Technical level: Beginner

Nupur Paul

Fun. Fit. Fab. - An enduring step into the world of fitness.

With increasing desk jobs, unhealthy food habits and sedentry lifestyles, following fitness in some or the other form is becoming necessity of the day. Everyone realises this, but most fail to regularise fitness into their every day life. Resistances, be the psychological or physiological ones, eventually kill the spirit through most forms of fitness pursuits. Lack of interesting workout options … more
  • 7 comments
  • Submitted
  • 15 Mar 2017
Section: Full Talk Technical level: Intermediate

Gowri Kulkarni

Woman's Health

Discussion regarding woman’s health with emphasis on preventive health. Touching on common issues such as Vitamin deficiencies, Thyroid issues, PCOS, Osteoporosis, Cancer screening, stress and depression, post partum blues etc more
  • 0 comments
  • Submitted
  • 16 Mar 2017
Section: Full Talk Technical level: Advanced

Arthi Venkataraman Proposing

Fitness and Pregnancy

Talk covers about the positive impact of fitness and sports both during and after pregnancy. It also talks upon the concepts of recovery from injuries and Active rest. How it can be achieved. What kind of habits and nutritions can help in this process. This is from the life experiences of the speaker who was a leading tennis player , Ekalavya awardee, former India number 1 and internationally ran… more
  • 0 comments
  • Submitted
  • 17 Mar 2017
Section: Full Talk Technical level: Intermediate
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