Once popular in the West, Yogalates is becoming popular in India too. Jonathan Urla is credited with creating this fitness routine in 1997. Yogalates helps develop one’s core strength and build flexibility. Fitness and Wellness Coach, Aparna Pathak, tells us more about this new fitness routine.
Strength and flexibility
Both yoga and Pilates are great for improving strength and flexibility. Both will tone your body and improve your posture. However, while improving the flexibility of your body and joints through stretching and holding poses is important in yoga, it is not a key focus area for … Read More
Yoga is different from most of the exercises you do or know about. In other exercises there is a lot of body movement and so it is obvious that you are going to lose fat when you do them. Just running a few kilometers in the morning is enough to … Read More
Summer break is the time when you are free to follow your desired fitness regime, and it usually includes running. However, running wrong can cause back aches. Here are a few tips to help you run right and make the most of this exercise.
Focus on your posture when … Read More
Behind most fit celeb bodies, there is always a good trainer. If you look up to Bollywood divas like Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif and Alia Bhatt as your fitness icons, here’s what we have for you. Fitness expert Yasmin Karachiwala who has trained them, shares a few fitness tips and … Read More
There are many importance of yoga especially in today’s hectic life. You can achieve weight management, beautiful skin and good health. All these things are essential for life. The benefits of yoga are for body, mind and breath. You can start recognizing the beauty around you. Here is the detailed … Read More
Next time you go to a yoga class take a moment to check out your instructor. Chances are he or she has a high, tight butt and slim thighs. If you’re looking to slim down and shape up this summer, yoga may quickly become your best friend. The lean, yet … Read More
Chewing food properly is one of the first steps to weight loss. Disorienting food to molecules and exposing it to sufficient saliva can boost digestion and aid absorption. The food goes from the oral cavity to the gut and moves along the intestine were water is absorbed along the way. … Read More
Looking to shed pounds with the soothing movements of kapalbhati yoga? If you are trying to lose weight using this breathing technique — well, do not hold your breath. Kapalbhati does not include any poses but instead involves controlling your body as you inhale and exhale. Performed in a kneeling … Read More
If you’re doing regular crunches, you’re probably neglecting some important abdominal muscles, especially those in your lower back. (Yes, your lower back is key for strong abs.) These poses strengthen those hard-to-reach spots while helping you bust your belly fat. We’d call that a win win.
Move #1: Forearm Side … Read More