Tips For Beginners

Yoga Asanas For Beginners: Poses To Try If You Are New To Yoga

If you’re a beginner, take some time planning a yoga regimen that's good for you. Build a routine that includes asanas like the child’s pose, tree pose, warrior II, mountain pose, strengthening poses like the cobra pose, flows like the cat/cow pose, inversions like the downward facing dog, and restorative poses like the corpse pose. If you have any health issues, have had surgery, or are pregnant, do check with your instructor that none are contraindicated for your condition.

10 Effective Arm Exercises For Beginners

If you are a beginner looking to tone your arms, equipment-free tricep and bicep stretches and resistance training with dumbbell curls and kickbacks are a good place to start. If a gym with a cable machine or barbells is available, you could also try pushdowns or pressdowns or the seated high back row. Here’s a roundup of the 10 best exercises for your arms!

11 Best Running Tips For Beginners

Running can be a wonderful way to get fit but only if it doesn’t end in injury for you. Getting the right gear, warming up, stretching after a run, and maintaining the right running posture are important steps. Gear up for your run by staying fueled with the right food and drink. Don't push yourself too hard in the beginning; instead, work steadily toward your running goals.

How To Start Jogging: A Beginner’s Guide

Jogging is a great way to lose weight and get fit. Knowing how to build up to a full-fledged jogging routine from a walk-jog combination is just as important as having the right shoes to cushion your landing. Do not skip your warm up or cool down, keep your posture right, pick up a good pace, do not over do it, and you will be able to avoid injury.

A Beginner's Guide To The Seven Chakras

Chakras are the energy centers in our body located along the spinal cord through which energy flows. Chakra means wheel in Sanskrit. So, a chakra is similar to a whirling, vortex-like, powerhouse of energy. There are seven major chakras in our body and many more minor ones. The seven chakras[.....]

8 Essential Yoga Books For Beginners

So have you decided to take up yoga? Naturally, you want some books that will help you understand this rich and ancient art form, but where to begin? As the popularity of yoga continues to skyrocket, hundreds of new titles are published each year. Talking Yoga has curated eight essential[.....]

The Ketogenic Diet 101: A Detailed Beginner's Guide

Low in carbs, high in fat, and loaded with many health benefits, the ketogenic diet is helping thousands of people lose weight efficiently, and it will help you too. All that you needed to know about ketogenic diet is right here. What Is Ketogenic Diet? Often referred to as keto,[.....]

The First 5 Essential Oils You Must Buy

Peppermint- can be used as a diffuser and helps in concentration. Oregano-fights off cold, flu and is a spot treatment for acne. Tea tree oil- soothes skin and provides relief from razor burns. Lemon-calms nerves, curbs anxiety. Lavender- helps relieve sore throat and earaches. Pregnant, nursing women, children under six should avoid essential oils.

A Beginner’s Guide To Crystals and How To Buy Crystals

Crystals are naturally occurring minerals that are found inside the earth. They vary widely in their appearance and size which depends on its natural characteristics and to the conditions it’s exposed. They occur in three-dimensional repeating patterns which enables them to have memories. These memories are stored in the form[.....]

4 Breathing Exercises For Beginners: Air Out Your Stress

Correct breathing helps beat stress. So start by inhaling and exhaling equally (sama vritti) to calm the mind. Then try slow, deep breathing through alternate nostrils (nadi shodhana) or through both nostrils (sohum meditation), focusing on your breath. These can relax the mind and help you focus before any stressful event. Try a faster deep breathing (anuloma viloma) when you've mastered these.