GETTING FIT UNDER WATER

GETTING FIT UNDER WATER

Swimming pool offers relief from summer heat, and makes for an excellent exercising ground. Picture underwater squats and lunges. Exercising in the pool is a good alternative to unload the body when it fatigues from intense land-based exercises. Aqua-jogging, flutter-kicking, leg-lifts, standing water push-ups and arm-curls are some easy to do water exercises. Many pools and gyms are offering regular batches in water-boxing, aqua-step as well as introducing specialised equipment that can be used for different exercises underwater. Underwater strength training is the newest to join the water workouts bandwagon….

KETTLEBELL WORKOUT

KETTLEBELL  WORKOUT

The kettlebell is a cast-iron or cast steel weight (resembling a cannonball with a handle) used to perform all types of exercises, including but not limited to ballistic exercises that combine cardiovascular, strength and flexibility training. They are also the primary equipment used in the weight lifting sport of kettlebell lifting.   The Russian girya (ги́ря, a loanword from Persian غران girān “heavy”) was a type of metal weight, primarily used to weigh crops, in the 18th century. The use of such weights by circus strongmen is recorded for the 19th century. They began to be used for recreational and competition strength athletics in Russia and Europe in the late 19th century. The birth…

WHY HIGH INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING IS ALL THE RAGE IN FITNESS.

WHY HIGH INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING IS ALL THE RAGE IN FITNESS.

Do you have 7 minutes? You could spend them getting into shape. It may sound like hype, but working your body fast and hard for just a few minutes- interspersed with short periods of rest is an effective means of toning your muscles and improving your heart health. This type of exercise goes by a handful of names, including high intensity interval training, HIIT, and Tabatha, but the basic gist is the same. The science backed program essentially boils down the strength and heart benefits of a sweaty bike ride…

Keep walking

Keep walking

If walking has been a part of your daily regimen, so far, it is time you added that extract zest to your gait and turned it into a more wholesome workout. Make 2018, the year of fitness beyond lip-service. Walk that extra bit to get learner, smarter. While regular walking, helps you lose weight and stimulates various body functions, how you walk and at what speed you walk could make all the difference. Here are four ways you could walk your way to health. Power walk- an intensive and evolved…

Why You Must Cool Down

Why You Must Cool Down

A ritual often overlooked in allure of a quick drink at the bar with friends, a good cool down session is something that can make or break a workout programmer just like a good warm-up. Remember running a half marathon with little preparation and finding it difficult to walk down steps the next day? While the main purpose of warming up is to prepare the body and mind for strenuous activity, cooling down is all about helping the body and sore muscles recover and bounce back to normal. To suddenly…

7 Benefits Of A Solid Daily Routine

7 Benefits Of A Solid Daily Routine

The word “routine” has always sent a shudder down my spine. It makes me think of a strict day with no room for fun, free time, or spontaneity. And yet, as I get older, I’m starting to realize there are so many benefits of a solid daily routine. In fact, life can even be easy breezy (and fun, and carefree) once you get yourself on a good schedule. That might be hard to wrap your head around, especially if you revolt against too much organization like I do. (I want to be…

Cold Weather Ways To Burn Fat Fast!

Cold Weather Ways To Burn Fat Fast!

Winter can be the perfect time to walk off weight—even if you’re not a snow bunny. Sticking with your usual exercise routine is one of the best ways to boost your chances of starting the new year a size smaller. If you’ve gotten used to walking outdoors all summer, switching to a different activity for cold weather in the winter can make your weight loss even more of a struggle, says John Jakicic, PhD, assistant professor in the weight control and diabetes research center at Brown University School of Medicine in Providence, RI. Finding a new activity may mean organizing…

Running and jogging – health benefits

Running and jogging – health benefits

Jogging or running is a popular form of physical activity. About one in five Australians try running (or jogging) at some stage in their life. Running is an appealing exercise because it doesn’t cost a lot to take part and you can run at any time that suits you. Some runners choose to participate in fun runs, athletics races or marathons. If you are interested in competing with other runners, contact your local running club. Health benefits of running and jogging Regular running or jogging offers many health benefits. Running…

Dieting vs. Lifestyle Changes

Dieting vs. Lifestyle Changes

Diets don’t work. Lifestyle changes do, coupled with smart exercising that you enjoy, restful sleep, effective management of stress, good, enjoyable and wholesome food, and belief in the power of your mind. Stress, good, enjoyable and wholesome food, and belief in the power of your mind. That’s our concept. We believe that incorporating meditation into our lives completes the whole equation of meaningful living. People should not use exercise as a punishment for over-eating. We need to find a balance between all the aspects that contribute to a happy and…

Physical therapy- its Importance In Todays Lifestyle

Physical therapy- its Importance In Todays Lifestyle

Physical therapy or physiotherapy (often abbreviated to PT) is a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialty that, by using mechanical force and movements, remediates impairments and promotes mobility, function, and quality of life through examination, diagnosis, prognosis, and physical intervention. It is performed by physical therapists (known as physiotherapists in many countries). In addition to clinical practice, other activities encompassed in the physical therapy profession include research, education, consultation, and administration. Physical therapy services may be provided alongside, or in conjunction with, other medical services.   Overview Physical therapy (or Physiotherapy) attempts to address the illnesses, or injuries that limit a person’s abilities…