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Dance Workout: Fat Burning Dance Workout

By  posted Jul 21st 2014 | IN Diet & Fitness

Want to lose weight, but you're bored with the thought of going to the gym? If you feel this way, fret not, as we have discovered this fun alternate workout, which will not only help you get fit and toned, but will leave you with oodles of energy.  Continue Reading »

Back Pain: Exercise Is the Solution

By  posted Jul 21st 2014 | IN Diet & Fitness

What do you do when your back hurts? Do you stop exercising? Do you sleep on it? Fast becoming a common ailment for the sedentary working classes, back pain must not be taken lightly. If after consulting a doctor or expert, it turns out that your back pain is not bone or joint related, then weak core muscles are usually to blame.  Continue Reading »

Indoor Workout Ideas

By  posted Jul 20th 2014 | IN Diet & Fitness
Indoor Workout Ideas

Indoor workout ideas are a great way to beat the weather blues when they start affecting your workout routine. Take this monsoon for instance – it’s pouring cats and dogs and all you can think of is curling up under the blanket. Who would want to step out for a walk or head to the gym in this weather- no one! But you are worried that all the lazing about and yummy snacks (read fried food and more fried food) will make you pile on weight in no time. Fitness trainer Somesh Kamra puts together some indoor workout ideas so that you are fit come rain, or sunshine.   Continue Reading »

How is HIIT Different from CrossFit?

By  posted Jul 18th 2014 | IN Diet & Fitness

Some of the best workout programs for weight loss and endurance is HIIT and CrossFit. But which fitness program is better than the other. Read on to find out…  Continue Reading »

Bored of Your Workouts? Here's Why

By  posted Jul 17th 2014 | IN Diet & Fitness

Clocking endless hours at the gym isn’t fun when the very thought of lacing up makes you yawn in despair. Even those dance classes you joined in order to shape up the fun way, seem monotonous now. A few sessions into the next fitness fad you fancy will have you wishing for bed and munchies in no time too. Face it. You’re bored. And your workouts aren’t cutting it for you anymore. Here’s why you’ve fallen into this workout rut, and how you can get out of it today.  Continue Reading »

The History and Evolution of Parkour

By  posted Jul 15th 2014 | IN Diet & Fitness

Parkour is the art of getting from Point A to Point B in the fastest and most efficient manner possible. Read up on the history and evolution of the art of displacement.  Continue Reading »

Feed Your Gut: Understanding Probiotics, Prebiotics and Synbiotics

By  posted Jul 15th 2014 | IN Diet & Fitness
Feed Your Gut: Understanding Probiotics, Prebiotics and Synbiotics

With the kind of lifestyle that the 21st century puts us into; gut infection manifested as indigestion, diarrhea, bloating, discomfort, ulceration etc is so common. And then to make that worse, we pop in the antibiotics so easily that our gut health goes for a toss. The need of the hour is feed your gut, don’t pamper your tongue! The expressway to a peaceful gut can be paved well with the milestones of Pre-biotic, Probiotic and Synbiotics. Do we know what exactly are they? How do they benefit? From where do we get them? Disha Jhaveri, Dietician at P.D. Hinduja Hospital, Mahim gets you the answers...   Continue Reading »

Indoor Exercises for the Monsoon

By  posted Jul 15th 2014 | IN Diet & Fitness

If you are used to running outside most of the year, then the monsoons are a dampener, quite literally, on your plans. What about the mornings when you get up at 6am only to find the rains pouring down, making it almost impossible to even make a quick dash to your car without getting soggy and uncomfortable? Therefore, here is our compilation of 5 exercises, which are great indoors and give you a good workout. Get started!  Continue Reading »

10 High Cholesterol Foods to Avoid

By  posted Jul 15th 2014 | IN Diet & Fitness

Cholesterol is a fat found in the blood and is necessary for production of hormones and functioning of membranes. When it comes to good cholesterol, our body makes it with the help of correct diet. But when it comes to high cholesterol, you are at a high risk of heart disease and stroke. We give you a list of high cholesterol foods that you should avoid especially if you care for your health.  View Slideshow »

5 Reasons to Take Up Ballroom Dancing Today

By  posted Jul 14th 2014 | IN Diet & Fitness

It was back in 2009 that I started with this dance form. Having been fascinated by watching Latin dancing in movies, and Spanish culture in general I always wanted to learn this dance form. I was sick of the routine life of working, coming back home spending time on the internet and sleeping, and it was time to change that. Health was taking a toll too due to sedentary life style. I had high blood pressure, high cholesterol. It was time to take charge and do things that I loved. I decided to start with Salsa but soon was fascinated to see Latin ballroom dancing, and decided this is it, this is what I want to learn. 5 years and still learning this dance form has given me a lot and I would...  Continue Reading »

 

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