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Detoxification is a process or period of time in which one abstains from or rids the body of toxic or unhealthy substances. When there are too many toxics in your body, they eventually begin to harm your health. This is how you can detox your body: – Have low-fat milk and milk products. Chach with Bhuna Jeera , Dhaniya should be good – Consume low-fat Paneer, all fruits and some salads like Cucumber. To make it little spicy, add a dash of lemon and Salt. You can also have a handful of nuts. – Fresh fruit juice with fiber, like…

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how to start cycling

If you are about to enter the world of Cycling, then you should know a thing or two about cycling. This is a beginner’s guide on how to start cycling. You can ride a bicycle almost anywhere, at any time of the year and without spending a fortune. There are different types of cycles to choose from, like mountain bikes, road bikes, track bikes and hybrid bikes. My suggestion is MTB or Hybrid. Unless you want to do hard-core racing or high-speed rides then go for road bikes. Many people are put off from doing certain sports because of the high…

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benefits of pranayama

Many Doctors who are familiar with benefits of Pranayama recommends their patients to do Pranayama daily, in order to stay fit and avoid falling sick. As a person with sedentary lifestyle reaches middle age, his lung-tissues tend to grow less which results into reduction of their capacity. Moreover, with age, accumulation of Uric Acid in the blood stream starts, which often leads to frequent joint pains and other discomforts like backache, headaches, rheumatism and stiffening of muscles. Proper circulation of blood gets impeded by a sluggish diaphragm or hardening arteries. Pranayama in its simple definition is a cure from all…

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how to detox your body

Looking for how to Detox your body? These are the simplest ways to do that: Have low fat milk and milk products. Chach with Bhuna Jeera , Dhaniya should be good   Consume low fat Paneer, all fruits and some salads like Cucumber. To make it little spicy, add a dash of lemon and Salt. You can also have a handful of nuts.   Fresh fruit juice with fiber, like Pineapple, Apple with Beetroot & Carrot which could be filling & satisfying. One should take more of low fat milk & milk products along with fruits. One should drink a…

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stretch after run

Every Runner should stretch after run. Running is an activity that requires moving your body in a specific pattern for a prolonged period of time. This continuous stretching and flexing in a repetitive way to propel you forward strains many body muscles – which ultimately results into stiffness, dehydration of all soft tissues (muscles, fascia, tendons, and ligaments). To reduce this uneasiness and fasten the recovery process, you need to re-hydrate yourself as soon as you finish your runs. It’s even better to have an electrolyte solution post-run to drive water quickly into dehydrated tissues/cells. Once you had some hydration you…

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benefits of tulsi seeds

Tulsi, also known as Holy Basil, has an antibacterial, antifungal properties which help in purifying the blood and keep skin and hair healthy and glowing. The holy basil is packed with antioxidants as well as immune-enhancing qualities, the phytochemicals present in Tulsi protect the body from damages caused by free radicals thus, delaying the ageing process. Let’s have a look on other benefits of Tulsi seeds. Tulsi helps in increasing the metabolism which aids in weight loss when coupled with increased physical activity & a healthy diet. It also increases sensitivity to insulin, lowering one’s blood sugar & treating diabetes.…

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Run Without Getting Injured

There are some running myths that we believe to be true. These are the facts that are often misunderstood by runners and beginners spend their most life believing them. No flab, no run. “Run often, run long, but never outrun your joy of running” Julie Isphoarding. This simple habit could benefit not only your health but could also play a pivotal role in your mental health. It is said that a regular early morning run releases serotonin a chemical found in the human body which is a natural mood lifter. If you struggle with stress, lethargy, depression this is a great way…

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Runners Need A Training Plan

We don’t fail because of injury, weather excuses or other circumstances. We fail because of under preparation and more importantly, for not having a proper training plan. Let me explain, why runners need a training plan. If your target is performance oriented and you want to achieve certain timing goal then it demands a training schedule which has to be followed in a disciplined manner. Results will surely come if you don’t deviate from your routine. But before you start, keep in mind that you may have to do a few adjustments and compromises at home, office or in lifestyle…

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diet control during weight loss

Losing weight in a healthy way is not at all an easy process but rather a progression where one must follow a proper diet plan. Hence, here are a few tips on diet control during weight loss. Many of us assume that, starving for longer period of time can help them in losing weight. But it is high time to know that a sudden and drastic reduction in the amount of calories in your regular diet can make your body suffer – whereas extra consumption could lead to storage in the form of fat. Apart from this, starving also affects…

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fitness trends in delhi

Over the last couple of years, Delhi has come far ahead on its way to become the fitness capital of India. But it wasn’t always the same. Earlier, fitness was seen as leisure rather than a necessity. Even if someone was motivated and spared some time to be fit, after some days the motivation went down as he/she was probably going out alone. The fact that not many people were aware or care about fitness was always a de-motivation for many. But things have changed now. Let’s see how fitness trends in Delhi have evolved. With significant amount of running/cycling clubs spawning in…

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Cycling Events in India

There are many rides and events happening across India, some are private and some are done under the guidance of cycling associations. Every cyclist should know about these cycling events in India so that they do not end up losing opportunity to participate and take their passion to next level! Mumbai-Pune is a historical race organized by Maharashtra Cycling Association. Cycling Federation of India (CFI) and various district associations affiliated to state associations keeps organizing races all throughout year. Just in case you don’t know who to contact for your cycling district/state association you might can get details on CFI…

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Benefits of Quinoa

It contains all nine essential amino acids making it a complete-protein source. Quinoa is therefore an excellent choice for vegans who may struggle to get enough protein in their daily portion of diet. Quinoa is also a very good source of Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium and Manganese. It possesses good levels of several B Vitamins, Vitamin E and dietary fiber with low Glycemic index. Let’s look at other benefits of quinoa. Nutrition Stats: Do you know that quinoa is not a Cereal like Wheat, Barley and Oats? It is actually a seed, but is mostly eaten as a cereal because of…

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Meditation Benefits

Meditation Benefits to Physical Health: With meditation, the physiology undergoes a change and every cell in the body is filled with more Prana (or energy). This result in joy, peace, enthusiasm as the level of Prana in the body increases. On physical level, meditation benefits include: Lowers high blood pressure. Lowers the levels of blood lactate, reducing anxiety attacks. Decreases any tension-related pain, such as, tension headaches, ulcers, insomnia, muscle and joint problems. Increases serotonin production that improves mood and behaviour. Improves the immune system. Increases the energy level, as you gain an inner source of energy. Meditation Benefits to…

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Perfect your hill running

When it comes to hill running, a lot many runners don’t run with proper form. Understanding the idea of a “good” hill running form is fairly easy if you review a few basic truths about running uphill and downhill. – Before straining yourself with hill run try to first train yourself on plains for at-least 3-4 months as we generally see more running injuries in the beginning, given runners push themselves too hard in the beginning. – A good cardio vascular base aided with muscle strengthening – particularly of your lower body and flexibility program should be followed religiously for…

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Learning from Marathon

Most amateur runners, like me, take-up running to be healthy, but by the time one gets into the regular routine of running better health becomes just one of the benefits. Pure pleasure and passion far exceed smaller milestones like health, weight loss etc. I can speak from my experience that running and preparing for major running events has a profound impact on both the personal and professional self. As we get closer to another running season with major events like the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon (ADHM) and the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon (SCMM) scheduled in the next few weeks, I…

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