Fitness and Weight Management
7 power exercises to do at your desk
Lose those extra kilos gained during the festival with these simple exercises.
7 tips to stay on the health wagon
With Diwali around the corner, it is time to be well prepared for the onslaught of calories ! Use these smart tips to stay slim before and after the festival.
Body Mass Index (BMI)
Body Mass Index (BMI) helps you to determine if your weight is in the normal range, or if you are underweight or overweight.
Why Women Need Exercise
Working women can hardly find the time or inclination to do what is necessary to stay fit. Weight issues are not uncommon with having to work at odd hours and nature of work being desk job these days. Not only does regular exercise aid in weight loss, it reduces your risk for several chronic diseases and conditions. Finding activities that you enjoy and which become part of your daily routine is the key to a long and healthy life.
Walking : The Beginner's Schedule
Walking for 7 hours a week is associated with a decreased risk of type II diabetes and breast cancer. Walking for 30 minutes day or 3 hours per week is associated with a decreased risk of heart diseases. It is recommended that you walk an hour a day on most days of the week.
Boost the benefits of your walk
Walking is the safest, easiest, cheapest form of an exercise. Walking provides many health benefits as it helps to prevent weight gain, reduces the risk of blood pressure, heart diseases, diabetes.
Walking : Stay Motivated
Walking is one of the easiest and convenient ways to be active, to get fit, to lose weight and to be healthier. Studies have shown that walking reduces the risk of heart diseases, diabetes and some cancers.
Walk Your Way to Health
All of us are aware of the benefits of physical activity to remain fit. However the physical activity need not be anything strenuous or complicated, something as simple as a regular brisk walk has huge health benefits.
Emotional Eating: What makes you overeat?
Emotional eating is eating large quantities of food which are usually ‘comfort’ or ‘junk’ foods. Instead of responding to the appetites, people eat in response to their emotions.
Understanding Binge Eating
Binge eating is an eating disorder where a person overeats on a regular basis. It includes periods of excessive eating.