Most women want to avoid vaginal tear that happens during labor. A tear occurs when the perineum does not stretch enough to let the baby out. However, there are a few ways to minimize the risk of a tear. 1. Eat Healthy Improving skin and muscle health is vital when[.....]
Who doesn’t want a flat, toned stomach? Well, fret not, we have a few ideas up our sleeves. While spot reduction of the belly alone isn't really possible, eating a healthy diet and exercising can help you get there. Then there are those magic foods that target your belly fat! So if you’re looking to lose a spare tire or two, a bowl of oatmeal with berries for breakfast and a healthy dose of yoga can be just the right thing.
Perform 10 min cardio, 2 circuits of each workout, and end with stretches. Day 1: 15 bridges, 15 side leg lifts, 30 sec plank. Day 2: 15 side kicks, 15 chair push ups, 15 kettlebell deadlifts. Day 3: 15 chest openers, 15 inner thigh leg lifts, 15 kettlebell deadlifts. Day 5: 20 bridges, 20 side leg lifts, 45 sec plank. Day 6: 20 side kicks, 20 chair push ups, 20 kettlebell deadlifts. Take a deserved rest on days 4 and 7.
Replace fizzy drinks with water. Have 5 small meals a day, equal time gaps and smaller amounts. Don't skip breakfast. Replace coffee with green tea. Include supplements to stay energetic. Find a workout buddy. Keep a food diary, note down calorie intake. Don't panic or stress out. Don't obsess over your weight. Cook your own food and keep rotating your exercises.
Hands-to-wall pose: Stretch your hands out at shoulder height, point fingers towards each other almost touching, press into your palms, bend your elbows and lean your body toward the wall in front of you, hold for 15 secs and slowly push away from wall. Plank: Get down in a standard plank position but remember to keep knees and back straight.
Get flawless skin with these 6 steps: Cleanse your face with a mild cleanser once a day. Make it a point to re-apply sunscreen every 2-3 hrs for maximum protection. Applying retinoids before bedtime will provide collagen boost and give your skin that dewy, supple look. Consume omega 3 fatty acids and antioxidants. Do not compromise on exercise and sleep.
Tongue Press: Sit with back straight, tilt neck towards ceiling, press tongue to the roof of your mouth, now lower your chin to your chest without rounding the upper back. Return to staring position and do 20 reps. Chin Rotations: Sit with back straight and shoulders down, rotate neck with chin touching chest and shoulders in a circular motion. 10 reps either side.
Excess estrogen along with lack of exercise and dehydration is what causes cellulite (skin texture similar to outside of an orange). To cure this replace processed food with lean meat. Drink plenty of water and eat organic fruits. Exercise muscles surrounding affected area. Get massages regularly, this will help improve circulation and expel stored body fat.
Surya Namaskar: Worshiping The Sun Sun salutation is a complete physical and spiritual practice in itself. It includes asana, pranayama, mantra and meditation. All the 12 postures involved in a round of Surya Namaskar are performed in a steady, rhythmic sequence, synchronizing with the breath and mental awareness. This is[.....]
Protein is the building block of yourself. It’s the building block of your muscles and also is present in the foods that are going to boost your metabolism and fat-burning potential. Here are 5 symptoms your body will show you. Pay attention. It means you are starving your body of[.....]
Thirst is a natural urge that should be fulfilled naturally. Hydrate when your thirsty. A glass when you wake up and with your meals will do you good, too.
Minimize joint inflammation to enable free movement of bones. Keep off foods containing harmful lectins (specific to blood types): wheat, corn, and white potatoes for type O; red meat, cow’s milk, and kidney beans for type A; chicken, peanuts, and buckwheat for type B; chicken, bell peppers, sesame oils and seeds for type AB. Aerobics and strength training build lean muscle while reducing joint swelling.
Fat cells must release fat. This process is lipolysis. Exercise is the main precursor for this. Subcutaneous fat is the most difficult fat to remove. These are outermost areas of the body which has the least blood flow.High intensity, short duration exercise is the best option to create blood flow to these areas. Getting your meal timing right is also important for fat loss.
Warm up your body and stretch your muscles so that you don’t injure yourself. Follow it up with these workouts in 3 sets: Burpees/Squat Thrust (10 reps), Judo Push-up (12 reps), and 15 reps of Alternating Knee-ins, Crunches, Inchworm, Jump Squat, Lying Leg Raise, Windshield Wipers and 30 reps of Leg Pull-In Knee-up Side Plank.
The word Ayurveda can be very intimidating for the first time. But the truth is that Ayurvedic wisdom can be understood, embraced, and enjoyed by everyone. Just by adding a few daily rituals into your routine, you can start preventing multiple diseases right now and stay healthy. Here’s are 10 simple[.....]
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