‘A healthy body has a healthy mind’ is an age old cliché that holds good even today. Health, and fitness are serious matter and world over people are awakening to this fact. The internet is filled with articles, Ebooks and websites giving advice to stay fit and lead a healthy life. Gyms and fitness centers are mushrooming all around the world and fitness today is a billion dollar business. Awesome, isn’t it?Read More →
Stress or nutritional deficiencies can both cause an imbalance in the body. This might be experienced as mental or physical fatigue, which can severely affect all parts of your health. It’s more important to eat a healthy diet than ever when learning to bring balance back to the body. In Ayurveda, many types of foods and herbs are used to bring this crucial balance back, depending on how your body needs it the most. Though each of our bodies are different, there are some foods that work well for us all.
These balancing foods nourish us physically, providing vitamins, minerals and some provide amino acids to give us energy and nourish our cells. Others help calm the mind to bring balance mentally. Eating too many of the same foods, processed foods, or a simple lack of variety in the diet can all lead to dietary imbalance. Stimulating foods like sugar, caffeine, and animal foods also can lead to this imbalance. Overall, be sure you avoid nutritional deficiencies and mental or physical fatigue so you can keep the body balanced and ultimately, feeling your best.
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Today obesity is indeed a serious issue and world over one in three kids are obese and overweight. American society is indeed a worried lot as more and more kids are becoming obese. Doctors are of the opinion that obesity is related to lifestyle and eating habits. Kids spend hours in front of TV and end up as couch potatoes. What better way to spend a weekend other than munching fried snacks, drinking soda and lazing around the house? This is the reason for overweight.
The only answer to over weight is exercise combined with strict diet. Any form of exercise is good. Be it swimming or jogging or walking or running; all are good for weight loss. After jogging for 4 kilometers daily if you can take a diet of fruits and fresh vegetables with low carb diet then it is ideal for weight reduction. A balanced diet can help in keeping body weight in check. Nutritious diet helps in maintaining the metabolism of the body and helps to maintain a sick free life. Instead of eating three square meals break it up into six small meals. That will help to keep the stomach from becoming acidic. Drink plenty of fluids like water.Read More →
Follow this workout plan if your goal is to lose weight and get a more sculpted, leaner body.
Any successful fat loss program is going to take you out of your comfort zone, both in the gym and in the kitchen. Effective fat loss workouts are generally energy depleting and physically and mentally taxing and best paired with a nutritional plan of attack that’s filled with healthy, real foods (no processed, fast food crap), which leaves you in a slight calorie deficit.
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If you are trying hard to lose weight then the best way to start is by drinking lots of water. Water helps you get rid of harmful toxins in the body. Six glasses of water daily helps keep the body hydrated and the essential organs in best of health. Here are few detox water drinks you can make at home for weight loss.Read More →
Yoga is a known stress buster, but it’s also one of the most effective workouts for fighting stubborn fat stores, especially the ones that crop up after age 40. Yes, you can use yoga for weight loss. The reason: Studies show that yoga lowers levels of stress hormones and increases insulin sensitivity—a signal to your body to burn food as fuel rather than store it as fat. The following yoga poses for weight loss will do just that while firming up your arms, legs, butt, and abs. Start now to see weight loss results in as little as 3 weeks.Read More →
Obesity is a serious issue all over the world. Every third person especially kids are obese/ overweight and suffer from various illnesses connected to obesity. Our ‘standard American diet’ is no longer restricted only to our country. World over youngsters are taking a fancy to eating fast foods and ready to eat food stuff. As we are always in a hurry to rush to work or get back home in the rush hour traffic there is no energy left in us to cook a decent meal for ourselves. We look for easier option of buying and heating pre cooked meals that are high in fat and preservatives. This makes us put on weight and before we realize, we are overweight. Arthritis, joint pain, depression, sleep apnea, high blood pressure, diabetes are some of the illnesses caused due to excess weight. Thyroid is another health problem that can cause over weight. Regular exercise regimen combined with strict diet plan along with a stress free lifestyle can automatically make you lose weight. Taking medications for thyroid is a must.
Heart attacks- People are busy climbing the corporate ladder that leads to high stress levels. Due to which they often end up putting on weight due to irregular eating habits. Beer also is a cause for weight gain leading to heart attack and hyper tension.
Obesity can be genetic- Indeed for many, obesity is genetic. Such people needn’t worry. Today there is total solution to obesity. Surgery should be the last option.
It is here that you need to exercise as well as diet to lose weight. There are weight loss pills available in the market. There are also many diets that’ll starve you for a few weeks to lose weight. Once you stop taking those diets, you gain weight again.Read More →
Festivals are around the corner and there could be no time better than this to start that much thought about diet plan. And it is actually possible within a week. Wondering how to lose weight in 7 days? Give this diet plan a try and see the difference on your own. After all, being a women you want to fit in that lehenga of yours and show off that much dreamt of flat belly.
So pull up your socks for getting that flat stomach really fast, by following these simple food rules:
1. Chuck that C.R.A.P. out of your body
Wondering what C.R.A.P. is? Well, it is a group of food that does no good to your body. C for caffeine, R for refined sugar, A for alcohol and P for processed food. If you remove these four food groups from your life, you can live your dream of a flat belly. One of the biggest enemies of a flat stomach, these groups cling to your bodies and make it difficult for you to lose fat.Read More →
The right training plan is important if you want to lose weight, but you shouldn’t forget about your post-workout meal. If you treat yourself to a pizza after every workout, you’re never going to shed those extra kilos or pounds ?
After your workout, make sure to eat a good mix of macronutrients: Carbohydrates provide you with energy while protein is essential for strong and firm muscles. And don’t forget about high-quality fats!Read More →
The most important thing when looking to lose weight is achieving a negative energy balance. If you burn more calories than you consume, you lose weight. Therefore, it’s ideal when your training consists of workouts that torch a lot of calories without spending hours working out. Slow runs at a comfortable pace are good for boosting your metabolism, but they are not very effective at blasting fat. Intense workouts that produce a high training stimulus are better at burning calories. Plus, your muscles require a lot of energy post-workout for the recovery process. Through this “afterburn effect” your body continues to burn calories after your workout.Read More →