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diet and fitness guide for diabetes

World Diabetes Day: Every year on November 14, different countries observe World Diabetes Day. Started by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 1991 as a reactionary measure against the rise of diabetes around the world,  the day seeks to create awareness about the way diabetes affects people on a global scale. Diabetes is on the rise… It has already affected 350 million people worldwide and is quickly catching up in India, with figures exceeding 6.5 cr (around 5% of general population). Delhi is leading the numbers with a whopping 42% of its population being…

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Most Desirable Women - Srinidhi

Srinidhi Shetty, 24-year-old engineer, has been voted the Times Most Desirable Woman 2016. Many of you might haven’t heard this name before, so read on here to know about this beautiful Indian model and actress who seems to have everything in her favor – beauty, brain and style.   Born in Mangalore, She completed her graduation in Engineering after which she started working as IT professional firm but soon she found her liking for modelling and beauty pageant afterwards. Srinidhi started with Miss South India in 2015 where she was crowned the Miss Karnataka and Miss Beautiful Smile at the event. It was…

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Triathletes devote precious time, energy, and hard earned money on the single goal of reaching the finish line successfully, or faster than the time before. From the lightest, most aerodynamic triathlon bike to the most precise nutrition plan, the odds are ever in our favor, right? You’d hope so. Without proper recovery, however, all our efforts are in vain. The market is flooded with recovery methods, such as massage, ART (active release therapy), dry needling, yoga, ice baths, recovery boots, compression, foam rollers, and recovery fuel. All of these products and services are useful and serve a role, but none…

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top running coaches delhi ncr

“There’s one person apart from you, who can make a huge difference to your fitness. It’s a coach” Coaches are trained and experienced in helping runners figure out exactly how to meet their fitness objectives. Any runner who has a specific goal can benefit from a coach—whether that’s a time goal, qualifying for a marathon, or even losing weight. They all also help you set other goals by telling you what’s realistic, what it will take to meet your goals, and showing you the path to get there. With a running coach, you get feedback to make adjustments. A running coach will focus your…

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tcs 10k run

One of the upcoming events that is dedicated to the fitness of the people is the TCS world 10K. This long distance race is going to take place on May 21, 2017, in Bangalore. With TCS 10K Run on the horizon, Ironman Saurabh Agarwal shares tips for the final weeks of training to make sure you stand on the start line on 21st May in peak fitness. Saurabh is an Ultrarunner and Ironman finisher. We have tried to answer your every possible question here. TCS World 10K Run: Last Week Preparation Since, not much time is left for the event to take place,…

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If you’re a marathoner, you know that running 26.2 miles is not for the weak and undisciplined. But what you may not know is how close you are to becoming an IRONMAN triathlete. Yes, you read that right. If you are a marathon runner who is feeling ready to expand your accumulated fitness, an IRONMAN race may be just the thing. You already have the aerobic base, specific run training, and commitment/mental fortitude required to launch into a solid IRONMAN or IRONMAN 70.3 training plan. After a week or so of recovery, you’ll be in the prime position to target…

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Dr Neha Mishra is a formidable force to reckon with in her workplace, a reputed hospital in Indore, as she runs from one ward to another. As she healed patients and spread smiles, she did not let anyone in on her prolonged struggle with weight. For years she had been trying to lose weight and not without success in that either. However, her happiness would always be temporary as she gained the kilos back with a vengeance. The Fitso app One fine day, as she googled for ways to lose weight, she chanced upon the Fitso App on Youtube. She…

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The decision to take on an IRONMAN race shouldn’t be made lightly. No matter what shape you’re in as an athlete, going after the full deal will require commitment, training, and preparation. While everyone’s starting point differs based on athletic ability and multisport experience, there’s one part of the process we all face equally: the question of whether or not we’re ready to step up to 140.6 miles. There’s no one size fits all way to evaluate a person’s readiness to swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles and run 26.2 miles, but the following signs are good indications that you’re…

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diet soda harms

Any restaurant or an eatery you go, the most common thing we find on the menu is fancy soda drink names. It’s unfortunate to see kids consume these with so much fervour that even water seems repugnant to them. Not to mention my own daughter who is equally fond of these diet soda drinks, that she does not miss a chance to grab a glass of it at social gatherings or birthday parties. She very well knows that it is the only time I allow it, so she devours every sip of it unlike anything I have known. Personally, I…

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Have been following this advice of gulping 8 glasses of water daily thinking that it’s good for us? Not exactly correct according to the research, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in the United States of America. Actual amount of water needed depends person to person. Find what it does to our brain and body after reaching the hydration limit and how dangerous it is to ignore the simple feeling of over-drinking. Drinking excess liquid activates a protective swallowing inhibition within the brain, study found. But forcing yourself to drink more than what your body needs overrides the mechanism…

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Many IRONMAN races are either in the late summer or early fall, which means some intense weeks of training will be smack dab in the middle of the hottest months of the year. The heat puts extra stress on the body in a rested state, let alone when you’re tackling a hill climb. Understandably, heat plus intense exercise can equal a recipe for disaster. Your muscles can begin to breakdown, your heart rate could increase to a dangerous level which makes it difficult for your body to function properly and will set you on a path towards heat illness instead…

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Myths of Swimming

What’s the most dreaded leg for triathletes? Most will say swimming!First lets kick off with swimming myths. The reason might be running or cycling background of a triathlete in India, lack of swimming culture in India or limited access to swimming pools and add to it the swimming myths people spread to make eager ones nervous and make them not take the first step. While the first step – getting into a pool is important, it’s not the end. You need to have good technique to perfect this leg. We have generally a lot of misconception in triathletes. Let’s discuss…

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1- Sandeep Mehta, Beating his own PB “The interactions with coach have been very fruitful. Fitso is a great beginning for me.” “Let me start by saying that I have achieved my personal best of 2.11.16 in the IDBI HM. Credit goes to the Fitso team specifically the coach Abhishek. I have tried to follow the schedules given to me and have met most targets. Overall, I am very satisfied with both offline and online processes. The interactions with coach have been very fruitful. Fitso is a great beginning for me. Hope to gain more over time.”   2- Prerna Ahuja, Aiming…

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Watching action-packed Olympics, everyone always wonders, ‘how do these guys (and girls) work out?’ Well, while Olympic athlete are the pinnacle of athletic perfection, there are several “secrets” of Olympic training that can boost any fitness program, no matter the level. American Council on Exercise spokesperson Todd Durkin offers up 10 tips for training like an Olympic athlete: Diet and Hydration: For Olympic-level performance and off-the-chart energy, you must eat properly including eating a breakfast of complex carbohydrates and lean protein, then eat again every 3-4 hours and within 90 minutes of working out. Consume half your bodyweight in fluid ounces…

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Nutrition continues to be a much-discussed topic amongst marathon runners. Questions about what to eat before, during, and after the race are commonly asked by beginners and even advanced runners. Here is a quick guide to getting your nutrition for your marathon just right. Interestingly, the story does not start in the week before the race, like training it starts many weeks before the event! After a race, it also seems to be one of the main topics, especially for runners who did not achieve their goals or had problems along the way. Training and nutrition are the two of…

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