Articles in Category: Fitness for wellness

Back Pain Can Be Managed - Learn How

on Monday, 10 September 2012. Posted in Fitness for wellness, Exercise and Fitness Written By: Dr. Vindhya Asthana

Suffering From Back Pain? Learn Ways To Deal With It

Back Pain Can Be Managed - Learn How

Many of us experience back pain from time to time. Backache not only creates an unwanted discomfort in the body but also restricts the individual from performing daily chores and simple activities like walking, lying down, sitting for long hours etc. To treat your back pain effectively, it is important to identify your symptoms first and then the most possible reasons which might have caused the pain. 

Common Foot Problems You Must Know About

on Thursday, 01 March 2012. Posted in Fitness for wellness, Exercise and Fitness Written By: Dr. Vindhya Asthana

Common Foot Problems You Must Know About

Often foot aches, pains or discomforts, experienced on a daily basis are actually the manifestations of an underlying foot problem. These problems although cause us great discomfort might still get ignored in the daily rut of life. It is therefore, important that we must be aware of some common foot problems, their symptoms and cures available.

Metabolism Facts You Must Know

on Thursday, 23 February 2012. Posted in Fitness for wellness, Exercise and Fitness Written By: Shruti Gaddam

Metabolism Facts You Must Know

Whenever there is talk of fitness and diet, one often hears the word metabolism. While we do know an increased metabolism helps one loose calories and be as fit as possible; there is a lot more to the term than just that. So, before one gets into the weight loss gear; it is important to get your basics right and understand some fundamental facts about metabolism and its significance in maintaining a fitter and healthier you.

Simple Yet Effective Endurance Exercises For Strength

on Friday, 03 February 2012. Posted in Fitness for wellness, Exercise and Fitness Written By: superadmin

Simple Yet Effective Endurance Exercises For Strength

Endurance exercises are necessary in order to increase lean muscle mass, muscular resistance and general physical strength.

Endurance exercises help in developing overall strength of the body. These are specific exercises that are meant for specific parts of the body for developing endurance. Beginning with the wrist and arms, you can go on to exercise your trunk, core abdominal muscles, chest, shoulders, back and legs. However, you need to take care not to exercise the same body part on consecutive days because your body needs time to recover from the stress of the workout. Endurance exercises are usually low intensity exercises and often, you need to use weights. For best results, begin with small weights and increase as you get comfortable.

Top Four Tips To Loose Your Love Handles

on Monday, 30 January 2012. Posted in Fitness for wellness, Exercise and Fitness Written By: superadmin

Top Four Tips To Loose Your Love Handles

Are your love handles weighing on your mind? Do you think love handles are very difficult to get rid of? Well, read on to find the top four tips to help you shed those kilos from your waist and don that toned look you so desire.

Love handles can be very frustrating simply because they are not easy to get rid of. However, they cease to be so frustrating if you know which strings to pull and which threads to tweak. The fastest way to lose love handles is to adopt a combination of effective exercise regime and diet, none of which is difficult to follow.
 

Exercising For A Healthy Heart

on Wednesday, 23 November 2011. Posted in Fitness for wellness, Exercise and Fitness Written By: Archana Mahendra

Exercising For A Healthy Heart

The heart is a muscular organ that pumps blood into your body. Like the other muscles, the heart too needs exercise to stay strong and healthy. Regular exercise is important in preventing any heart disease; and this is one advice which you must take to heart!

Heart disease affects women just as much as it affects men. Yet regular exercise, a good diet and healthy lifestyle choices can help prevent heart diseases.

How exercises benefit the heart

Regular exercise, especially ***aerobics*** improves blood flow, lowers your ***blood pressure*** and ***blood cholesterol*** and helps prevent heart disease and ***stroke*** by strengthening the heart muscle. Stronger heart muscles can pump more blood through the body with every beat and can work at maximum level, if needed, with less strain.

Everyday Neck Strengthening Exercises

on Sunday, 20 November 2011. Posted in Fitness for wellness, Exercise and Fitness Written By: Archana Mahendra

Everyday Neck Strengthening Exercises

With today's hectic lifestyle almost everyone is bound to be suffering from pain, soreness or stiffness in the neck. But you really don't need to get into extensive medical treatments to cure such neck ailments. A regular neck workout is all you require to address most of these symptoms.

Chronic neck pain if untreated can make even your simplest daily activities painful. It could further lead to shoulder blade pain, back pain and headaches. Regular neck exercises not only help cure neck stiffness and pain; but also help one attain a better neck posture, increase neck flexibility and even help reduce sagging of skin in the neck area.

Neck workout can be done anywhere and anytime. However, it must be done with utmost care and one must remember to use smooth controlled motions at all times.

Here is a set of neck exercises meant especially to build strong and flexible neck muscles, providing relief from stress and stiffness in neck. Five to ten repetitions of each of these exercises, two to three times a day; work very well.