Fitness and Weight Management
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.
Emotional Eating : The Culprit
Emotional eating is eating for reasons other than hunger. Many studies suggest that 75% of overeating is the result of emotional eating.
Basics of Weight Control
In order to lose weight you need to eat healthy foods and include physical activity regularly. It is important to maintain a healthy weight as it plays an important role in maintaining health and wellness. Studies have shown that being overweight or obese increases the risk of health problems like heart diseases, diabetes, cancer, and stroke.
Muscle Strengthening Activities
Muscle strengthening activities are important as they help you to increase the muscle mass in your body. The more muscle mass you have, the more calories you will be able to burn.
The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) defines aerobic exercise as "any activity that uses large muscle groups, can be maintained continuously, and is rhythmic in nature."