Physical exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness. It is performed for various reasons including strengthening muscles and the cardiovascular system, honing athletic skills, weight loss or maintenance, as well as for the purpose of enjoyment. Frequent and regular physical exercise boosts the immune system, and helps prevent the "diseases of affluence" such as heart disease, cardiovascular disease, Type 2 diabetes and obesity. It also improves mental health, helps prevent depression, helps to promote or maintain positive self esteem, and can even augment an individual's sex appeal or body image, which is also found to be linked with higher levels of self esteem. Childhood obesity is a growing global concern and physical exercise may help decrease some of the effects of childhood and adult obesity. Health care providers often call exercise the "miracle" or "wonder" drug—alluding to the wide variety of proven benefits...
I still remember when ‘Size Zero’ mania took over and all young girls went crazy shedding those extra pounds to get that hour glass figure. Cutting down on food take, going on crash diets, working out rigorously and doing all possible things under the sun to help them look ‘picture perfect’. Alas! They didn’t realize that in the end, it only ended up making them look HORRENDOUS and at times, even ugly! The cheek bones looking over defined, the jaw line looking uglier like never before, more »
Before you say water is the best thirst quencher, I want to know what else can I have, specially in summers, I don't have have soft drinks and squashes that pile up calories. Can you suggest any natural drinks please or any other foods that more »
Pushti Joshi updated the Blog
on Oct 14, 2013 , 01:02 pm
Reasons why we avoid Yoga!
Yoga might be the most ancient form of exercise but if you see today, not many people are opting for it. While there are several reasons why yoga is becoming less popular and other modern ways of weight loss and well being are taking over, I have listed some of the most common ones that you’d come across from people who avoid yoga.1. Unlike gym and rigorous workout that show quick results, yoga isn’t as fast and gradually shows up on your body. Yoga is too slow a form of exercise for those w more »