With the potential to burn over 1,000 calories per hour, running is one of the most demanding forms of cardiovascular exercise. It can help burn more fat, lower blood pressure, build stronger bones, and ensure internal organs perform as they should.  The following list of practical running tips aims to: ensure you get the most out of your run; reduce ...

Exercise is vital to our physical and emotional health and well-being. Many busy adults, especially working professionals or parents with young children, find it very difficult to find time daily or even weekly to exercise. Save time and energy by exercising at home instead of at a health club. Since exercise is essential in the fight against heart disease, obesity, ...

Once you have decided that you want to start a weight training program, the next step is to choose whether you want to train at home or at a gym. Home gyms are growing in popularity. In 2021 over US$2,152m is expected to be spent on fitness equipment in India as per Statista report. Choosing one or the other will ...

Cardiovascular exercise has multiple benefits for both our physical and mental health. The physical health benefits include weight loss, increased endurance, improved energy level, increased muscular strength, improved posture, increased bone density, better sleep, and improved cardiovascular and respiratory functioning.  The mental health benefits include reduced stress, relief of depression and anxiety symptoms, elevated mood, healthy release of anger and ...

A pull-up bar is basically a bar that is mounted on something to give you the ability to do a “pull up.” A pull up is when you grab hold of something with your arms and make a pulling gesture until you lift your body off the ground. This exercise emphasizes your back, chest and bicep muscles and is extremely ...

Dieting is a big part of today’s culture. With obesity running rampant, many are turning to the diet as a way to lose weight. However, many diets simply do not work, or if they do, any weight lost will quickly be regained when the diet is over.  A big part of this due to the lack of exercise. People figure ...

I think I’m not alone with my opinion if I say that cardio workouts can be very dull. And there is nothing worse than giving up your training because of boredom and not tiredness. If you feel the same, then the solution is boxing (for both women and men). No, I’m not talking about going to a club and let ...

Why do we need sleep? People who can get by on four hours of sleep sometimes brag about their strength and endurance. But recent scientific studies show that a lack of sleep causes many significant changes in the body and increases your risk for serious health concerns such as obesity, disease, and even early goodbye. Sleep is an essential function ...

Anuloma Viloma is also called the Alternate Nostril Breathing Technique. In this Breathing Technique, you inhale through one nostril, retain the breath, and exhale through the other nostril in a ratio of 2:8:4. The left nostril is the path of the Nadi called Ida, and the right nostril is the path of the Nadi called Pingala. If you are healthy, ...

Yoga is a 5000-year old practise which is done by a lot of people. It continues to evolve through the years to meet the needs of every individual. Nowadays, there are different forms of Yoga. Though most styles have common roots, each has its unique features. In this section, get familiar with the different styles of Yoga: Yoga Styles – ...