Author Archives: Nabaneeta Dangwal

Cycling benefits and disadvantages

You owe your mind and body a fitness schedule. However, taking time out to the gym is a difficult task for most of us. What if I tell you there is an equally effective alternative to lose weight – aerobic exercises at home. Why go for Aerobic exercise? Aerobic exercise is a cardiovascular exercise and is extremely effective for weight loss. This workout uses fat over carbohydrate as a fuel to keep you moving during the workout. Some key benefits of the exercise include: Drop in body fat percentage Protection from heart and vascular diseases Reduction in mental health problems…

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Wonder Woman Diet and Workout

Gal Gadot donned many avatars – from a real life beauty pageant contestant representing her home country of Israel to Gisele Yashar in the Fast and Furious movies series to her latest and perhaps the most striking role as Wonder Woman. For those who may find it hard to believe – she is 32 years old and a mother of two daughters. A true Wonder Woman isn’t she? So what is the secret of Gal Gadot Wonder Woman Diet and Workout? Read on.   The Gal Gadot Diet For her iconic role, Gal Gadot had to build muscle, and not…

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Ramdev baba yoga for weight loss

“A country can only be healthy if its people are healthy”- Baba Ramdev Swami Ramdev, also known as Baba Ramdev, is a living inspiration to millions of people all over the world. He claims that he suffered from paralysis of the left side of his body before taking up the yoga. He has spent several years in the caves of Himalaya to practice self-discipline and meditation. Today, through his yoga camps Baba Ramdev has been able to rid people of many diseases such as Heart disease, Thyroid Problems, Diabetes, Hypertension, Blood pressure, Arthritis, Stomach diseases and several cancer types without the use of any…

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running with your dog

Dogs love to run. Throw them a stick and watch them go for it at full throttle. Inspiring isn’t it? So why not make your furry best friend your running partner? A great exercise for you, and super fun too for your little friend who seems always ready for a walk every time you turn the door knob. Here are some of the benefits of running with your dog. A Furry Motivator Running alone can be boring and at one point of time, every runner has had the feeling of not wanting to go for a run. Your furry friend…

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Switch to a healthier heart friendly oil. Go low on oil. Opt for boiled or baked foods. Yes, you have heard them all but did you know that simple changes in cooking habits can help you lose weight? Here are some slim tips to help you lose those excess kilos by just modifying your kitchen style. 1. Wash Well This is perhaps the first and most important thing to remember. The veggies and fruits are contaminated as some such as potatoes,radish,carrots etc grow underground and are in direct contact with the soil bacteria while some are sprayed with pesticides when they lay…

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How often does a girl from a remote village in Nepal win the title of National Geographic Adventurer of the Year? Not very often, but that is already changing, thanks to Mira Rai. The Trail Blazer Rai Trail running has emerged as the new favourite sport which entails running on mountain trails. In the US alone, the number of trail runners has doubled to around 6 million in the last decade. Trail running marathons are held across the globe and span across picturesque scenic terrains and trails of 50 km or more. Mira Rai chanced upon one such trail running marathon…

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Navratris have begun and so has your Navratri diet. Celebrated with fasting for nine days, the Navratris herald in a new beginning. As per the Hindu Shastras, fasting is a way to purge and prepare the body to open more avenues for knowledge and get closer to the spiritual truth. The Navratri fasting is a celebration in India. As we are already preparing ourselves to break away from mundane patterns of our daily lives and waiting for a ritual fast that lasts nine long days, we remind ourselves of being a part of something bigger than our regular lives. The Navratri fast is…

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anti-aging diet

We all want to stay young forever – only that does not happen. But if you spot that first wrinkle around your eyes, don’t just panic yet. There are ways to slow down the ageing process so you feel and look younger than your years. Before you start buying anti-aging creams, go for a change in your diet and incorporate foods that are high in antioxidants. Here is your complete guide to staying young with a healthy anti-aging diet. Guard Against Muscle Loss The first thing you need to know about ageing is the loss of muscle mass that we…

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probiotic foods

The first thought that the term bacteria evokes is about illness. However, certain bacteria a good for the health and are necessary for staying healthy. Foods that contain the good bacteria are known as probiotics – bacteria that are pro life. Don’t reach for that carton of probiotics drinks from the market shelf just yet – here are some probiotics food sources that you consume on and off. Surprised? Read on to know more about probiotics benefits, probiotics sources. Probiotic Foods Sources: Multiple food sources such as yoghurts are found to be rich in good bacteria – the bifidobacteria and…

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You are what you eat – as the old adage goes – is perhaps the greatest truth in today’s world. As we exercise our free will to dive into that bag of delicious potato chips, we hardly ever give thought to what it can do or does to our health. Indian buyers are spoiled for choice as the markets seem to burst with new products every other day. Supermarkets were a rare idea in the country less than a decade ago. Today, we have supermarket chains across cities and even your neighbourhood grocery store has revamped itself to the model…

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Motilal Dhamya

If you are looking for real life heroes, you really don’t have to go too far. And for the city of Indore in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, there is Motilal Dayma. A constable in the Indore Police Force, Motilal Dayma wears many crowns apart from his uniform. What crowns, you ask? Well, not the kind that kings wear but no less either. Motilal Dayma is a champion bodybuilder and winner of Mr Indore title for the last several years. His aim – Gold Medal for India in the World Championships and put the country in the map for…

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lisa rinna diet

We loved her in Days Of Our Lives and we love her in The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Yes, she is none other than the gorgeous Lisa Rinna. So what if she is in her 50’s? She can give anyone a run for their money at any time of the day. It does not bother her one bit that the press attributes her body to eating disorders as she dismisses all such reports with a wave of her slender hands. No diets please for her, she says as she tends to eat more if she goes on a diet.…

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Running has a long list of benefits and if you are doing it right, you are helping yourself life longer and healthier. However, there are certain mistakes that most of us tend to ignore. While running is one of the best workouts, things could quickly go south if you are not paying attention to details such as posture or technique. Here are a few common and very avoidable running pitfalls that people are prone to while running. 1.  Straight Posture If you don’t have the correct posture while running, you are not doing your body any good. Instead, you probably…

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healthy eating habits

We admire successful people not only for their achievements and work but also in the way they appear and carry themselves. Most successful people are very conscious of their fitness and lead a very disciplined life when it comes to food. Emulating the eating habits of the highly successful and fit can prove to be good. 1. They Don’t Skip Meals Unlike what most people might like to believe, successful and fit people do not skip meals and especially, they make it a point to have a nutritious breakfast. So wake up early and make yourself time for a good…

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high intensity interval training

You workout regularly and you think that is just fine. Well, it is but did you know that you can get more from your regular workouts with HIIT? What is HIIT, you ask. A High Intensity Interval Training consists of a workout or training technique where full-on bursts of exercise are alternated with short recovery periods. Studies show that HIIT helps to keep the heartbeat up and burns more fat from the body while gaining muscle. Typically HIIT is a training technique used to build muscle mass and highly popular with athletes, bodybuilders and actors. If you are keen to start with HIIT…

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