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Improve Cycling

Along with the right to cycle come responsibilities towards other people and towards your own body. Here, 6 tips that on how to improve cycling and to help you cycle better without any negative impact on your body: 1. If you’re buying a new cycle, make sure your cycle fits your frame and your purpose. For an instance if you’re buying a mountain bike, double-check the ground clearance. Moreover, your handles should be at least one inch lower than your seat. 2. Pick a right seat that is neither too hard nor too narrow. Particularly women can have a hard time…

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Aerobic vs Weight Lifting

All exercises do not create equal results. Depending upon your body type and your goals, there are some approaches, some different kind of exercises that may yield better results than others. So if your goal is to lose weight, what is the best exercise to lose fat quick as possible? Aerobic vs Weight Lifting: What burns more fat? Well, the answer is not that straight and simple but before you go ahead with anything, it is important to at least shed some light on the difference between aerobic training and weight training exercises to find out how to approach your workouts.…

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Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric Surgery is the process of reducing the size of stomach so that less food is absorbed, which gradually results into weight loss. With its relative success, the use of bariatric surgery in the last few years has increased. More and more people are thinking to shrink the size of their stomach so that their body weight remains controlled. Sure obesity is not just an appearance issue, but it can lead to many fatal health and psychological problems, if not treated at an early stage. It’s seen that obese individuals generally lack motivation and confidence. Where some people who are…

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How To Lose Waist

How To Lose Waist by simple methods? The answer is Cat Vomit Exercise. Cats vomit… Sounds strange,right? But it isn’t that weird or difficult to do. After knowing all the benefits of this easy exercise, I’m sure you will definitely incorporate it in your workout routine. Even if you don’t work out you can do it with little energy. Cat Vomit Technique: Step 1: Get down on all fours with your palms and knees on the floor and the back straightened out, forming a table top. Keep your knees right below the hips. Straighten your arms, so that the wrists, elbows…

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How often should you run? It’s one question which puzzles everyone. But the volume of your training should be directly proportional to the event. The answer to how often you should run depends on what you want to achieve and how much your body can take without getting injured. For a Half Marathon, it makes sense if you do a 16-20 km long run, during the weeks preceding the race – which however, is highly insufficient while training for a marathon. As the body just doesn’t feel ready during the race to face the wall your body hits at 36 km.…

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Reasons to start running

Those who love to run, running is something that nourishes their body and the soul. Here are 7 reasons – benefits of running to convince you why you must start running today:   1. Because where other workouts might need you to invest some money before you can start, getting outside and run doesn’t cost you anything.   2. Given that running burns good amount of Calories, it helps in regulating your body weight and moreover in relieving mental stress.   3. It is one of the best and the easiest way to explore places around you. Given that your senses are…

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lose weight by walking

Walking it off!! So can you really lose weight by walking? The answer is yes! Exercise burns calories. In the case of walking the calories you burn depend much more on the distance you cover and your body weight than on your speed. This table shows calories burned per mile of walking for people of varying weights: Your Weight Approximate calories per mile (1.6 Km) 54 kg= 85 calories 63 kg= 95 calories 72 kg= 105 calories 82 kg= 115 calories 90 kg= 125 calories How you lose weight by walking: People who walk gain significantly less weight than those who don’t, the…

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Race Recovery TIps

You Came. You Ran. You Conquered. And then?If you did push to your limits, you hobble [:P]. No Worries, here are some Race Recovery tips which will help you with your muscle soreness, tiredness and will refresh you to run again 😉 Running to your personal best and the mere euphoria of the new PB dilutes the pain for while. But the real talking point is in the evening and the day after, when you end up walking like John Wayne and it becomes quite a conversation piece. However, even though that walk is a nice way of telling people you…

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Why Gym is not working

Have you been hitting the gym daily? Wondering why gym is not working? Wondering why working out for more than one hour everyday is not creating even a 100 gm weight loss? Let’s try to figure out the answer for ‘Why gym is not working?’ by checking out the reasons below: You are not Eating Enough: We have a strong myth “less food more weight loss” but it is a scientifically proven fact that if we eat too little, our body will try to protect itself by slowing down its metabolism, our body tries to conserve if we eat less. Starvation…

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lose weight naturally

Obesity is a major problem in today’s era and the diseases such as diabetes and heart diseases have become more common.  It is necessary to change the lifestyle as to reduce the risk of developing diseases and losing weight in order to become fit. 1. Don’t Skip Breakfast: Research shows that eating breakfast helps you control your weight. Some people skip breakfast as they think it will help them lose weight but missing meals doesn’t help us lose weight and is definitely not good for us because we can miss out on essential nutrients. It could also encourage us to snack…

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Blueberries: Natural Fat Burner

Blueberries are natural fat burner that can really help you if you are willing to lose some weight. Some known advantages of Blueberries. 1. Are number 1 in antioxidants 2. Excellent source of fiber 3. Lowers blood sugar 4. Preserves bone health 5. Three servings per week can help fight heart disease 6. Relieve indigestion 7. Reduces belly fat 8. Improves vision 9. Excellent for brain 10. Calms nerves 11. Enhances mood 12. Prevents cancer 13. Prevent urinary tract infections 14. Treats rheumatism 15. Relief from migraine 16. Helps lower cholesterol level Hence we cannot ignore the benefits of Blueberries…

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Cellulite Treatment

Cellulite is something that affects women leading to accumulation of fat. But Cellulite treatment is indeed possible by simple Do-At-home methods. We have often heard women complaining of skin like an orange peel, dimpled skin, all these are just synonyms of the word cellulite. Mostly women are affected by cellulite and this can happen at any stage after puberty starts settling in. So what exactly is cellulite? Is it the same as fat or different from it? Cellulite is a kind of fat tissue in the sub-cutaneous layer of the skin. When our body system works effectively, all the waste material…

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lose weight without exercise

Want to lose weight without exercise? Well there’s a way. Just follow these few tips and you will lose weight in no time, will be fitter than ever! Never Skip Breakfast We are so busy in our fast paced lifestyle that we don’t realize the benefits of breakfast. Here, some key facts about breakfast that one needs to know. This would definitely help you give your day a kick-start. – Breakfast eaters are able to lose weight faster than others, as eating regularly each morning boosts your body’s metabolism. – A regular meal every morning ensures that you will not…

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anyone get fit

If you have been wondering, “Can old people Run?” than the answer is yes. How old? Well, there’s no age. We have encountered many people in their late 60s and 70s who run daily, and are fitter than we are in our 20s and 30s. Meet this 60+ man from Dwarka, New Delhi, whom Team Fitso met while conducting a workshop on Running by the name “School of Running”, earlier in October this year. He talked about how people of his age have made their condition worse by not doing any physical workout. According to him, he runs every day…

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overcome muscle soreness after marathon

Never mind the physical damage a challenging Marathon does to you – the psychic pain you feel from an injury is actually something that takes a heavy toll on you. The moment you realize that you’ve started losing your edge – way faster than it took you to build it – you go berserk. In this article, I’ll tell you how to overcome muscle soreness after Marathon race. To get through such a predicament with a smile can sometimes be a hard task to do and that is exactly why you must know what to do to have a strong…

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