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Nidhi, thought that being tall helped her look slim, so she didn't pay any attention to the kilos that she kept piling on. But when her weight started taking a toll on her health, she decided it was time to get fit and healthy. Continue Reading »
Skinny Fat is a new term, new to health and fitness jargon, and there are a growing number of people (women in particular, starlets even more in particular) that are affected by this phenomenon. When you are skinny fat, you may look great on the outside, and definitely as skinny as the magazines want you to be, but on the inside your body has high levels of fat instead of healthy lean muscle mass. A skinny fat person (you know who we’re talking about) may look great in a v-neck, but ask her to expose an upper thigh or an upper arm, and layers of fat in the form of cellulite on sagging skin may be hiding there. When muscle and fat is evenly distributed you have far less cellulite. Continue Reading »
Our metabolism is responsible for converting calories into energy from the food we eat. The higher the metabolic rate, the faster the fat burning process will be. Therefore, kick starting your metabolism in the morning and this will ensure that it remains high and burns calories throughout the day. Here are some easy ways to kick start your metabolism in the morning. Continue Reading »
Neha was always on the heavier side as a kid, but sports and school kept her weight under control. However, when she was a teenager, Neha began to suffer from a hormonal imbalance that led to incessant junk food eating and bloating. The 21-year-old engineering student decided to take stock of her life and joined a gym to attain weight loss in a healthy way. Continue Reading »
Apple, pear, round, hour-glass or slim? Body type is a scientifically calculated classification of your body as per shape and other measurements. Categorized by a number of physical traits, whether slim, athletic or voluptuous, it’s a good idea to figure out which body type you belong to. Why? So that you set realistic goals in your endeavours to get fit and slim. It is essential to understand your body type so that you know which part of your body needs special attention. So let’s find out your body type and how you can get the most from your diet, workouts, and clothes! *Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images View Slideshow »
Many diets are scientifically designed to give you nutrition as well as help weight loss and muscle tone. However, they mostly go right over our heads, because the food that we cook at home is so different from the ones prescribed in these diets. So if it's the Atkin's diet you're interested in, then here's a rundown of how you can follow the Atkin's diet with Indian food. *Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images View Slideshow »
Kiranjot was comfortable in her skinny avatar until she began college and started gaining weight. But the 24-year-old didn’t let junk food rule her life for long, Kiranjot hit the gym, kicked started a healthy diet and achieved her desired weight. Continue Reading »
In your fight against weight loss there are temptations that we face daily – easy accessibility of fast food joints, too lazy or tired to exercise, eating out helps you socialize, etc. We know our own weakness but there are other habits we follow daily that makes up pile on more weight. To help you strike a cord we list out top 20 weight loss plan mistakes you could be making. *Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images View Slideshow »
Here are some tips for that sexy body you’ve always wanted. Today we're talking about the all important core muscles or in other words, your abs. Been dreaming of the perfect midriff, those sexy obliques, or that six pack? Well before getting down to doing tons of crunches, let’s start with the basics of achieving great abs – core strength. Strengthening your core by doing yoga and other functional workouts is pivotal to your ultimate aim of achieving that sexy bod. So here are some tips on yoga for core strength, and finally – great abs. Continue Reading »
In order to lose weight, you need to consume low calorie foods with high nutritional value and exercise regularly. So we give you our top 17 vegetables, which promise to aid in weight loss. View Slideshow »
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