Before signing up for a seemingly life-changing series of Pilates sessions, or twisting into a pretzel posture at a yoga class, learn more about the two disciplines and whether they are suitable for you.
SINGAPORE: They might not be as trendy as aqua spinning (stationary … Read More
There are many ways to lose weight without having to go overboard and making things more difficult for you.
When you’re gaining weight quickly, it stresses you out. This is the moment when you can fall prey to wrong advices and mess your body even … Read More
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.
Controlled and mindful: In … Read More
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
Ten tips for a figure-flattering year.
Although you had the best intentions on New Year’s day, it’s far too easy to become de-motivated by the time your Valentine shows up at your door carrying a mouthwatering box of dark chocolates. The weather is bleak, swimsuit season is months away and … Read More
With the U.S. Open in full swing (pun intended), I had a chance to sit down with world-ranked tennis pro Ana Ivanovic. (The 28-year-old star suffered a disappointing loss to Denisa Allertova earlier this week.) We talked about everything from her fitness routine to the burger she enjoys after a … 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
If you’re reading this article, you’ve likely been feeling sluggish and having a difficult time losing weight. If your shirts don’t fit like they used to, don’t panic just yet. You’ll be out of those baggy workout clothes in no time. There are plenty of things you can do to … Read More
Don’t let the upcoming monsoon season deter you from staying fit. Follow these tips and stay healthy…
Dance like nobody is watching
Monsoon can be enjoyed from indoors with music and dance. As you watch it pour, put on some music and dance your heart out. This makes your body … Read More
Our faces have approximately 52 muscles and these are no different from those in the rest of our bodies. Facial muscles too become weak and flabby if you don’t exercise them. Here are five exercises you need for a slimmer and younger face.
1. Chin lifts
Throw back your head … Read More