Dr. Deepak S. Hiwale

Dr. Deepak S. Hiwale

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Dr. Deepak S. Hiwale, MBBS graduate from B.J. Medical College (Pune), specializes in sports and exercise medicine (MSc, University of Glasgow). Currently he consults at Oasis Obesity and Metabolic Disorders Clinic at Hadapsar, Pune.

Previously, he was briefly associated with the Scottish international cricket team (conducted a study with them too) and other elite sports men and women and reputed personalities from the entertainment industry, both in the UK and India. Currently, in India, he is active in the fields of sports conditioning, sports nutrition, obesity reversal, metabolic disorders management, ageing-well. His clients include first-class cricketers and endurance athletes - runners, cyclists, triathletes and others - competing at the international level.

Through his talks and presentations, he is also instrumental in creating awareness about the grave disease-causing potentiality of overweight and obesity; currently most of his patients are themselves doctors -both general practitioners and reputed consultants.

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  • Abhay

    Hello Dr, I lost good weight and worked hard earlier but since lockdown, I am scared to pile some weight again… please give tips so that I can at least maintain my weight with food?

  • Dr. Deepak S. Hiwale

    Hello, Abhay...

    Well done with the weight loss. Good news is that you don't need to worry too much about not being able to exercise during these days.

    This is so because, weight or fat loss is more a measure of the calories that you eat (nutrition), rather than the calories that you can burn. This is so because despite what people will tell you, there's a ceiling to how many calories you can burn. Nutrition is a bigger driver therefore, of inducing a calorie deficit and therefore causing weight loss, in the first place, or keeping off weight already lost.

    For more details or clarity, have a look at this Instagram post if mine:

    https://www.instagram.com/p/B-QykKZDPCH/?igshid=1rlq5t2211319

    Also, as you can see in the post, it is crucial that you stay active (on your feet) all day to increase the NEAT (non-exercise activity thermogenesis) component of calorie expenditure.

    You can also carry on working out if you are doing any home-based exercises but if you aren't, staying active (walk about a lot) can help.

    Cheers,
    Dr. Deepak

    PS: stay safe

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