Flat tummy or a flat abdominal area has always been a health parameter says, medical experts. The bigger the gut the more prone you are to diseases. Having a bigger gut is like inviting lifetime medical conditions. A fact that a lot of people are not aware of is that abdominal fat is directly related to fat in other parts of the body.
What about Flat Tummy?
A flat tummy is majorly a result of compound exercises which focuses on abs and other bigger muscles together. The best compound workouts are weighted squats, dead lifts,... Read More
There are all sorts of ways to work your muscles and strengthen your body. Many of them focus on isolated muscle groups in the body – say, the legs. But there’s one type of exercise that not only offers plenty of muscular benefits but mental and emotional boosts also. Yes! we are referring to Yoga.
Much like any other athletic pursuit, there’s not just one type of yoga. There are many variants that are designed to meet diverse sets of goals. Those looking for very strenuous efforts during yoga may want to turn to a practice such... Read More
I’ve been a sports person and fitness freak for as long as I can remember. But things and priorities change when you are in college or in a job. You have so many extra things to do and so less time. You party almost every fortnight with friends or have to take your girlfriend for a movie almost every weekend. I would say that I am a “been there and done that” kind of guy. So after putting those extra (O.K. double extra) pounds during my college days and watching those movies and of course constantly being... Read More
Humans are quite adept at constantly enriching their arsenal of excuses. Excuses for being late, for missing a beat, for delaying everything ‘till Monday, for postponing Monday indefinitely. The problem is that we keep surrounding ourselves with comfort and every sort of instant gratification imaginable. Everything is available at the touch of a button, stored in our fridges, and dotted across the avenues we walk. Today, over one-third of Americans are considered obese, and this disease of affluence is taking no prisoners. Yet, just like its nickname suggests, obesity can easily be prevented. All it takes... Read More
Spices have been a part of Indian and South-east Asian cuisine from a long time. We have a long and exhaustive history with the both the various kinds of spices and herbs available locally. Our lifestyle is such that we have inculcated these spices into our daily life either by consuming through food or making masala chai (spice/ masala tea). Rather, Haldi (turmeric) is a key ingredient in all our dishes whether making sabzi (vegetable) or giving a tadka for the daal (pulses).
I have also written a blog on both spices and herbs before, which consist of many other... Read More
Coconut water is in actuality the juice inside the cavity or endosperm of young, delicate coconut. Its water is one of the nature’s most invigorating beverages, devoured worldwide for its nutritious and wellbeing profiting properties.
The water is acquired by opening a delicate, green, sound, and unscathed coconut. Inside, the transparent liquid is sweet, sterile and made out of special substances, for example, sugars, vitamins, minerals, electrolytes, compounds, amino acids, cytokine, and phytohormones.
Coconut plant is from the palm trees
Scientific Name: Cocos nucifera
For the nutrition facts of coconut... Read More
Here is a guide to all the do’s and dont’s of yoga. With this easy nad simple guide you can perfect the art of practising yoga to maximise its benefits and lead a healthier, fitter and fuller life.
For a beginner, you can also check out these 11 Yoga apps to catch up with for a better experience.
Time for Practicing Yoga
“Early to bed and early to rise makes man healthy, wealthy and wise”
- Early morning, one to two hours before sunrise is... Read More
How do you define a great physique? Is it defined by large bulging biceps? Chiselled abs? Is it by wide and muscular back? Or by Broad shoulders? Like Johnny Bravo? Well, none of the above is the correct. A good physique is defined by symmetry. It is the symmetry of all the body parts and how they flow together that gives the body definition and oomph.
It is necessary to do leg training along with other body parts specific workout. For details, you can refer to the article here.
After all, nobody wants a... Read More
Herbs and spices are used in our daily life. It has ingrained itself into our food such that we do not even realise that we have used a specific herb or spice. So let’s take a tour, a slice from the spice, and find out different herbs and spices and their uses.
Scientific Name: Piper nigrum
Part of Plant Used: Berries (fruit)
Active Ingredients: piperidines, piperazines (Piperine)
Health Benefits: Pepper improves digestion as it... Read More
We all need exercise for legs. Why? Well because they carry the majority of our body weight which means we got to keep them strong. The maximum lower body weight gets accumulated on your lower back, thighs and hips, hence different kinds of legs exercise can help us get rid of those fat pockets.
And just in case if you ever get chased by the dogs on the street you know you won’t be getting bitten anytime soon.
- Wall Sit
Why need a chair to exercise when... Read More