7 Insanely Simple Arm-Strengthening Exercises

Whether you pull through cruxes, paddle against tides, or hike with trekking poles, arm strength is essential for forward movement. Even for leggy sports like running, hiking, and biking, a strong upper body provides balance, efficiency, and resilience against injury. If you’re hoping to build upper-body strength, incorporate these seven exercises into your workout routine. The […]

Morning exercise, short breaks from sitting lower high blood pressure: study

Combining 30 minutes of morning exercise with short walking breaks throughout the day may help control blood pressure, an Australian study suggests. Adding three-minute walking breaks to disrupt prolonged periods of sitting benefited older, overweight or obese women in particular, the study authors report in the journal Hypertension. “Prolonged sitting is a common behavior in […]

Best weight loss tips, stop making these exercise and diet mistakes to lose weight faster

Conventional weight loss wisdom will have you believe that regular exercise and a healthy diet is the key to losing weight. But did you know that simple lifestyle mistakes could derail your best plans? And no matter how expensive are the health foods you buy, or the superfoods you gorge on, you won’t achieve your […]

Exercise with your partner and share fitness goals to lose weight faster

If you’re involving your partner in your weight loss journey, it’s time to pause and rethink it. It could boost the number of kilos you lose, or it could lead put your relationship in jeopardy. A study conducted by the Taylor & Francis Group revealed that there are various kinds of ‘relational environments’ which determines […]

Can’t lose weight no matter what you do? Don’t make these 19 mistakes

There’s your lean friend who always seems to be attacking dessert. There’s the pencil-thin colleague who lunches on burgers the size of her head. And then there’s you. Day after day, you toss a salad for lunch, nibble on ‘baked chips’ for snacks, refuse desserts and climb six flights of stairs four times without stopping […]

5 fat-burning exercises you can do under 20 minutes, anywhere, anytime

Human bodies have been designed to move and in order to move better one needs to be physically fit. But before we talk about the importance of physical fitness, let’s understand what is fitness. It is the ability of the body to perform functional movements without any hindrances; it’s the work capacity of the human […]

8 exercises that burn most calories, lose weight fast with kick-boxing, jumping rope, swimming

Kickboxing helps tone body parts that don’t usually get a workout when you run, walk or cycle. (Shutterstock) If you’re trying to burn lots of calories with your workouts, looking to maximize your calorie burn or switch up your high-intensity workouts, there are plenty of options to consider. It’s important to note that there are […]

Exercise, diet not helping you lose weight? You could be making these 4 simple mistakes

Are you working out and following a diet, but not seeing results? The reason for this may be your unhealthy lifestyle. Or you may be going overboard with exercise, which is also harmful. We spoke to experts to find out four factors that can play spoilsport with your weight loss plans: When you are sleep-deprived, […]

Kareena Kapoor’s killer post-baby body secrets revealed by her gym trainer

We love Kareena Kapoor Khan for inspiring others with her pregnancy weight-loss success — the actor not only lost the baby weight after giving birth to son Taimur Ali Khan back in December 2016, she is in killer shape. Instead of resorting to dangerous crash dieting, Kareena lost weight the sensible way: Through good old-fashioned […]