Weight-lifting brings tangible results and is hugely satisfying. Gradually, general consensus is shifting though, with more and more women trying resistance training - be that with weights or just their own bodies - and never looking back. “When it comes to fat loss, the single most important factor is making sure you burn off more calories than you consume on a day-to-day basis,” Mans explained to The Independent.
Alice dropped her weight from over 200 pounds to about 163 with this lifestyle change! Like many of us, Alice Fields struggled with the number on her scale despite dedicating her gym time to the treadmill.
The Prime Minister attracted over 50, 000 of young and old Indians, in the early hours of Wednesday to inhale some fresh air, stretch a little, bend some more and celebrate International Yoga Day at Lucknow’s Ramabai Ambedkar ground. Yoga, a heritage handed over to us by our ancestors, with its multitude of benefits is woven integrally into the fabric of Indian culture since the inception of Bharat. Unlike many cultures, we don’t get all worked up in the name of “Cultural Appropriation”.
This is for everyone who has been thinking about starting to run, but have been too busy or too lazy to make the effort. For starters, running is one of the best and most cost-friendly way to get fit, build your stamina and just feel better about yourself and your body.
FitBits and other wrist-worn fitness trackers are a popular way of counting steps walked, calories burned and measuring heart rate but new research has cast doubt on their accuracy. Researchers at Stanford University in California analysed 60 participants who wore a variety of wrist-worn activity-measuring devices while they were sitting, walking, running and cycling. The study said that overall the wrist-worn devises “adequately” measure heart rate but “poorly estimates” the amount of energy used, which in many devises is measured in calories (kcals).
Aqua Zumba is perfect if you are looking to make a splash by adding a low-impact, high-energy aquatic exercise to your fitness routine. Aqua Zumba blends the zumba philosophy with water resistance, for one pool party. There is less impact on your joints during an aqua zumba session, so you can really let loose.
The first and easiest way to do so is to take the stairs, no matter where you are. Climbing stairs is one of the best exercises for burning fat, building bone strength, toning your leg muscles, and strengthening your core. Climbing stairs is an intense exercise that increases your heart rate quickly, which means it’s good for your heart and therefore makes for a great cardio exercise.
With the world cluing in to its health benefits, the ancient art form of yoga has been gaining popularity like never before. From aerial yoga and nude yoga to yoga with your pet, we take a look at some of the latest yoga trends– weird, hilarious, fun or extremely therapeutic. Goat Yoga: Having goats come up to you and muzzle you is quite therapeutic as it is, but imagine cuddling a goat while performing yoga asanas.
Many fitness bloggers, in fact, have used the traditional Instagram side-by-side photo to show that an "ideal" body really can just be a trick of an angle or a well-constructed pose. Fitness blogger Amanda Bucci posted a side-by-side photo comparison of herself on Instagram on Saturday, differentiating between her "bad angle" and her "good angle." And now, she's apologizing for it.
The Powerless star appeared on Late Night with James Corden last night and shared a particularly embarrassing anecdote. Hudgens, a SoulCycle devotee, was in a spin class recently when she felt the birth of an upchuck. "I was like, 'I think I'm gonna be sick,'" Hudgens, 28, recounted.
“Let Wellness be the Religion No. 1,” says celebrity health guru Mickey Mehta. This Women’s Day, Yahoo India will host a live chat with Mickey on the best practices for good health and fitness for women. Mickey encourages natural healing concepts and methodologies to achieve holistic health. He has been a mentor to India’s top industrialists, senior politicians, media barons, Bollywood celebrities, and senior officers of the Indian Police Force too.
Skipping for 10 minutes a day gives you the same benefits as playing two sets of tennis (singles) or 30 minutes of jogging! Jumping rope is a great cardio exercise as it increases your heart rate, like jogging or running does, but with less damage to the knees. Pretty much a full-body exercise, jumping rope also targets your quadriceps, hamstrings, lower back and hip muscles.
They are actresses alright but their fitness levels will put any other sportsperson to shame. Here are the names rolling out, check them out.
The dresses are beautiful, but even more jaw dropping are the gorgeous curves in them. In preparation for this year's Academy Awards, we've rounded up how your favorite celebrities and Oscar nominees get red carpet-ready. From Dr. Oz The Good Lif