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Anuloma Viloma - Simple Breathing Can Change Your Life

Anuloma Viloma – Simple Breathing Can Change Your Life

Yoga is a form of meditation and exercise which has been widely practiced since ancient times, especially in the civilizations of the east. It comes in very many forms, one of which is called Anuloma Viloma. This system is meant to calm the mind and the nerves by breathing through each nostril alternatively. Science has […]

50-Year-Old More Active Than Someone Half Their Age, Study Says

50-Year-Old More Active Than Someone Half Their Age, Study Says

According to a new study, average 50-year-old leads a fitter and healthier life than someone half their age. The study says that people in their 50s are determined to get most out of life, by turning their backs on the car and the sofa to keep fit. The average 25 year old takes 2,300 calories […]

Lots Of Exercise Available With Gardening

Lots Of Exercise Available With Gardening

A great way of saving money and eating more healthily is to grow your own vegetables. You will be amazed at how much tastier, freshly picked produce straight form your own backyard actually is. As well as the satisfaction of producing something for the pot, gardening in general is great exercise. All that digging, planting, […]

More Strength And Better Physical Function Could Reduce Hospitalization Risk In Older Adults

More Strength And Better Physical Function Could Reduce Hospitalization Risk In Older Adults

According to the finding of a new study in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society, elderly people with less strength, poor physical function and low muscle density are at more risk of being hospitalized than people with more strength and better physical function. Study found that rather than muscle mass or size, muscle density […]

Thigh Slimming Exercises: What Is The Best Way To Slim Down My Thighs?

Thigh Slimming Exercises: What Is The Best Way To Slim Down My Thighs?

Many people, particularly women, complain about their thighs being too big. Are exercises for thighs help to slim and trim your thighs? If you lead a fairly sedentary lifestyle – work at desk all day and don’t get much exercise – then one of the best exercises for thighs you can start with is walking. […]

Wrist Strengthening Exercises Can Relieve Tennis Elbow Pain

Wrist Strengthening Exercises Can Relieve Tennis Elbow Pain

According to a new study, strengthening the arm muscles can help ease tennis elbow pain. Researchers have found that wrist strengthening exercises can lower the symptoms of tennis elbow; the more the workout, the better the results. The tennis elbow condition is caused by the muscle contraction repeatedly when a player hits the ball, leading […]

Making Your Fitness Fit In With Your Real Life

Making Your Fitness Fit In With Your Real Life

Everyone is uniquely different and nowhere is this fact important than the area of exercise. Only you know your body and how far to push its limits. Exercise regimes should never be based on what others are doing as their strengths will be very different from your own. Setting out a clear plan of what […]

What Are The Best Exercises To Lose Belly Fat?

What Are The Best Exercises To Lose Belly Fat?

Why is it always so hard to get rid of belly fat? What are the best exercises to lose belly fat? Is there another way to get a flatter belly? Read on and we will answer these questions. Why is belly fat hard to lose? The belly is the first place where excess fat is […]

Teen Workouts: Get Your Teenager Active And Healthy

Teen Workouts: Get Your Teenager Active And Healthy

The age of ipods, video games, computers and the internet is depriving many young people of healthy activity and exercise. Obesity among teens is on the increase in western countries, and the key to controlling this alarming statistics is encouraging teen workouts and showing teenagers that exercise can be fun. Teen workouts don’t have to […]

Improving Your Golf With Exercise

Improving Your Golf With Exercise

Improving your game of golf does not just mean hours of putting practice and evenings spent at the golfing range. There are plenty of exercises that will not only increase your level of fitness but also enhance muscles that will make a difference to your handicap. The humble dumbbell can be used in many different […]