Fitness and Weight Management
The importance of knowing your body composition
The weighing scale can be a friend to some and not so friendly to others! When we weigh ourselves, we may either be thrilled or not so happy with what we see. We sometimes tend to become obsessed with the numbers on the scale. But does that one solitary figure tell you the whole story about what is going on in your body?
80% Effort 20% Fun: The 80/20 eating pattern explained for weight loss
There are many ways of approaching weight loss, some are healthy while others- are not-so-. Healthy weight loss stays away from crash/fad or extremely low-calorie patterns. It includes all food groups in balanced amounts and stresses the importance of hydration and exercise as well. Following such a pattern makes weight loss consistent. Granted, this method takes time, but you do not tend to regain weight easily and it does not involve crazy meal patterns/ meal replacement options, etc.
Guidelines for healthy fasting during Ramadan
During the 9th month of the Islamic lunar calendar, most of those who follow the religion fast and abstain from consuming food and drinks from dawn to dusk for a month. This act of fasting is to remind them of less-fortunate people and encourages practice gratitude.
Top 10 Weight Loss Tips for Working Women
Approaching weight loss can come with its own set of challenges and misconceptions. A large number of diets provide instant solutions promising quick weight loss. Diet pills, slimming shakes, sauna belts, herbal teas –the list is endless. But what is the best way to approach healthy weight loss, especially as a working woman?
Health Challenges of being Underweight
While obesity is a serious public health issue, being underweight is also a challenge that many people deal with. Since weight loss is an issue in the limelight, we may not be aware that there are those who also struggle to gain weight.
Using both diet and exercise for weight loss advantage
We often hear complaints about how seemingly ‘difficult’ or ‘hard’ it is to lose weight. Sometimes the numbers on the scale don’t budge despite eating a relatively ‘healthy’ diet and exercising regularly.
Why is exercise making me hungry?
Step out of the gym or exercise class and an hour later you feel famished! Driving home you may gorge on chaat or you get a take out from your favourite fast-food restaurant. After enjoying your treat, you lean back wondering – what just happened? All those calories I burnt, I just put back on!!
Regaining Lost Weight?
Weight loss can be a challenging and tricky game. Many weight loss and slimming centres love to flaunt their clients’ success by proudly displaying before and after pictures. The captions read- lost 5 kgs, lost 10 kgs and 4 inches…..the list goes on.
But no one shows us the after, after story.
Stay fit, plan intentional short breaks to move more during the day
It can get very tricky to stay active throughout the day. In today’s world, given that most of us have desk jobs, it is even more challenging. it is very important to plan your schedule, so you are moving more and sitting less through the day
Have you been exercising regularly? Know its benefits!
Some of us might not be big fans of exercising regularly. But irrespective of age and gender, exercise provides certain health benefits. This article can help you understand why is it so important to be regular with exercise.