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 – ...

Hatha yoga is the overarching umbrella of yoga that encompasses most of the traditional styles, including Vinyasa and Ashtanga. Directly translated to “willful” or “forceful” in Sanskrit, Hatha yoga is the fundamental system of yoga that focuses on the pairing of poses or “asanas” with breathing techniques or “pranayama.” Hatha yoga uses the practice of the poses to rinse out ...

Whey protein is one of the most appreciated food supplements, particularly among bodybuilders, wrestlers, growing men and health enthusiasts. Whey is not just suggested amongst friends, family and colleagues, but is also recommended by many health experts and dietitians. Similar content Is it Good to Drink Whey Protein on Empty Stomach? Demystifying Protein Powder for Women in 2021 Why Whey ...

The creamy-white liquid obtained as a by-product during cheese making is called whey. It is essentially known to contain all water-soluble nutrients from milk. Usually, we discard this liquid and care for the cheese, ignoring the nutritional value and benefits of whey. Even if we use whey, it might not be possible to consume it every day due to its ...