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…

Activities After Knee Replacement

Activities After Knee Replacement

Medical  alert card to show to the After having a knee replacement, you may expect your lifestyle to be a lot like it was before surgery— but without the pain. In many ways, you are right, but returning to your everyday activities takes time. Being an active participant in the healing process can help you get there sooner and ensure a more successful outcome. Even though you will be able to resume most activities, you may have to avoid doing things that place excessive stress on your “new” knee, such…

Corelation Between Exercise And Health

Corelation Between Exercise And Health

Exercise is bodily activity that can have positive effects on both physical and mental well-being. Physical exercise is any activity that enhances or maintains physical fitnessand mental function. Exercise can come in many forms but usually falls into one of three types: flexibility (affects joint mobility), aerobic(affects cardiovascular function), and anaerobic (affects muscle strength). The benefits 0f exercise for the body include weight maintenance, injury and disease prevention, and improved functioning. The benefits from exercise for the mind include higher levels of endorphins, which elevate the body to a state of euphoria, and mastery, which promotes self-esteemand…

10 Benefits of Physical Activity For Human Health

10 Benefits of Physical Activity For Human Health

Keeping in shape can help your child throughout her life. When many people decide to “get fit,” they assume it involves rigorous activity. But you don’t have to spend hours in a gym to be physically active. People can get in shape by performing everyday activities in the home. Every time you and your child throw a softball, swim a lap, climb a flight of stairs, walk to the store, or carry packages, your health and fitness levels are improving. When someone is physically fit, she feels and looks better,…

Health Benefits of Ayurveda In Doing Exercise

Health Benefits of Ayurveda In Doing Exercise

Researchers are catching On to Yoga’s Benefits As it happens, Western science is starting to provide some concrete clues as to how yoga works to improve health, heal aches and pains, and keep sickness at bay. Once you understand them, you’ll have even more motivation to step onto your mat, and you probably won’t feel so tongue-tied the next time someone wants Western proof. First-Hand Experience With the Benefits of Yoga I myself have experienced yoga’s healing power in a very real way. Weeks before a trip to India in 2002 to investigate yoga…