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5 ways to burn calories while at work

burn calories at work

Many of us are at a job where we spend the better half of the day stuck behind a desk. Even though we promise ourselves everyday that we are going to make it to the gym everyday after work, how many of us can actually say we kept our promises. Desk jobs can lead to …

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Detecting and Overcoming Childhood Obesity

childhood obesity

In a country where 270 million people still live below the poverty line, obesity seems a rather far-off issue. However, with the rise of a sedentary lifestyle and junk food, India is now home to the third largest number of obese people in the world, according to a study published in the premium medical journal – The …

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Exercise can help Lower your Blood Pressure

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Hypertension or High Blood Pressure is a condition, which causes the blood to flow in excess force against your blood vessels when the heart pumps blood and circulates it throughout your body. This in turn causes the damage of blood vessels and leads to health issues like heart diseases like heart attacks or coronary artery disease. …

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Cardiovascular Risks Among Atheletes

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The Olympics have started in Rio and athletes around the world are geared up to give the best performance of their lives. It is important to remember that the journey that these athletes have to take to get to this point is a hard one. Athletes need to have a lot of discipline, as well as, stamina …

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Why is Swimming Best to Lose Weight?

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It is essential to exercise often in order to keep in shape. Exercise, not only keeps you physically fit, but also mentally happy. The water is also relaxing, after the cardio. So why not tone up and get fit by taking on swimming as part of your fitness regime? Learn five reasons why it is the …

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The Role of BMR and BMI in Weight Loss

BMI vs BMR

If you are concerned about fitness, you may be familiar with BMR and BMI. As for those of you that are not sure what these terms mean, read further. What is BMI? BMI is known as your Body Mass Index and is an indirect measure of your body composition. It determines your body fat using a …

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Is Fat-Free Food Always Healthier?

Fat-Free Food

Based on a very feeble scientific substantiation, the conventional low-fat diet has been meticulously disproved. Cut out fat and you won’t get fat, right? Not really! Eating fat doesn’t make you fat! However, if you eat fat with disproportionate carbohydrates from sugars and refined grains it definitely will. Not only are fats an essential nutrient …

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6 Facts About Yoga— International Yoga Day 2016

Yoga has been around for several thousands of years. The father of Yoga was Maharishi Patanjali, the founder of Yoga Philosophy. He believed in Ashtanga Yoga, the eightfold path towards healthy living. Yoga has helped many with their health problems around the world, so find out what it can do for you? Comment below if you …

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Simple Workouts to Beat the Back Pain

Back Pain Workouts

Back pain is on the rise among our population due to the changes in our lifestyle. Nowadays, we spend a lot of time sitting in the office, school, university or at home. At the office, our breaks involve a few minutes of walking, to probably pick up a tea or coffee. With the arrival of well-connected …

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Can Exercise Heal Depression?

Depression exercise

Depression is a serious mood disorder that can affect the patient’s thoughts, day-to-day activities (sleeping, eating) as well as their work. Numerous studies have shown that exercise can help fight depression. Exercise causes the release of feel-good chemical such as neurotransmitters like dopamine and endorphins. Although concrete links have not yet been established, psychological benefits have been noted. Here are …

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