Articles about Fitness and Health

#HealthBytes: What is ballistic stretching and how to do it?

18 Jul 2021

#HealthBytes: What is ballistic stretching and how to do it?

Active and static stretches are the go-to warm-up exercises for most activities but of late, ballistic stretches have been taking the fitness world by storm.

Boxing exercises that can easily be incorporated into your routine

08 Jul 2021

Boxing exercises that can easily be incorporated into your routine

Boxing workouts involve different muscles of your body and have a range of movements that help build strength and condition the body.

Hate squats? Try these lower body exercises instead

06 Jul 2021

Hate squats? Try these lower body exercises instead

Squats are not always our go-to workouts, owing to the sheer pain every time we do them.

#HealthBytes: Benefits, uses, and side-effects of exercise training masks

04 Jul 2021

#HealthBytes: Benefits, uses, and side-effects of exercise training masks

Exercise training masks, which are also called altitude masks or elevation training masks, are used to add resistance to the workouts by simulating conditions at higher altitudes.

#HealthBytes: All that you should know about Animal Flow workout

04 Jul 2021

#HealthBytes: All that you should know about Animal Flow workout

Animal Flow has taken the fitness world by storm, and is gaining popularity for seemingly being better than the favorite High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT).

#HealthBytes: Some effective kettlebell exercises for those who are beginners

27 Jun 2021

#HealthBytes: Some effective kettlebell exercises for those who are beginners

Kettlebells are a great tool for strength training and help with endurance and muscle building. They are compact and versatile, making them efficient for home workouts too.

#HealthBytes: Pilates exercises that are therapeutic for the lower back

20 Jun 2021

#HealthBytes: Pilates exercises that are therapeutic for the lower back

Daily habits like poor posture, slouching at your desk, and carrying a heavy shoulder bag are the most common reasons for backaches.

#HealthBytes: Everything you need to know about carb cycling

20 Jun 2021

#HealthBytes: Everything you need to know about carb cycling

Carb cycling is a diet generally followed by athletes and bodybuilders and is becoming popular with people who want to kick-start weight loss.

#HealthBytes: Everything you should know about cardio yoga

18 Jun 2021

#HealthBytes: Everything you should know about cardio yoga

Cardio yoga combines cardio exercises with yoga asanas and is enjoyed by those who want to experience the meditative effects of yoga but with more intensity.

#HealthBytes: Try these yoga asanas for a quick weight loss

17 Jun 2021

#HealthBytes: Try these yoga asanas for a quick weight loss

Crash diets and extreme forms of exercise are not a lasting solution to keep those extra pounds at bay.

Tips to keep in mind while exercising in summer heat

13 Jun 2021

Tips to keep in mind while exercising in summer heat

Summer is a great time to work out and burn extra calories, but the soaring heat also brings with it the risk of heat strokes and dehydration.

#HealthBytes: Simple exercises for sculpted shoulders in women

13 Jun 2021

#HealthBytes: Simple exercises for sculpted shoulders in women

Shoulder exercises are of paramount importance when it comes to toning and sculpting your upper body. Shoulder strength and endurance are also important from a functionality perspective as it lessens the likelihood of an injury from daily activities.

#HealthBytes: Few easy stretches to relieve typing-induced wrist pain

19 May 2021

#HealthBytes: Few easy stretches to relieve typing-induced wrist pain

Working throughout the day on your computer means that your hands and wrists are in continuous motion.

#HealthBytes: Here's how exercising impacts your mental well being

16 May 2021

#HealthBytes: Here's how exercising impacts your mental well being

Ideally, we should all exercise regularly, but do our hectic daily schedules leave us with the time and energy to take it up?

Don't slouch! Easy tips to take control of your posture

16 May 2021

Don't slouch! Easy tips to take control of your posture

A good posture is not just about how you carry yourself but is also the right way to make sure that the muscles and joints have lesser strain.

#HealthBytes: Five stretches that can improve your sleep quality

29 Apr 2021

#HealthBytes: Five stretches that can improve your sleep quality

Stretching before bedtime helps shift the focus from the day's stress to your breath and body.

#HealthBytes: Yoga asanas that will help fight skin problems

21 Apr 2021

#HealthBytes: Yoga asanas that will help fight skin problems

It can get confusing when you have skin issues and there are a thousand remedies to choose from.

#HealthBytes: Few reasons you should regularly go for morning walks

20 Apr 2021

#HealthBytes: Few reasons you should regularly go for morning walks

Walking is the easiest workout that can be done by anyone, irrespective of age.

#HealthBytes: What is active stretching? Benefits, how to do it

18 Apr 2021

#HealthBytes: What is active stretching? Benefits, how to do it

Active stretching is one of the many types of stretching that athletes and health-conscious individuals rely on.

#HealthBytes: Five stretches to do after 10 minutes of warm-up

18 Apr 2021

#HealthBytes: Five stretches to do after 10 minutes of warm-up

Before exercising to build strength and endurance, stretching our body is imperative.

#HealthBytes: Physical and mental impact of swimming, a whole-body workout

04 Apr 2021

#HealthBytes: Physical and mental impact of swimming, a whole-body workout

Swimming is a fun aerobic activity that works the entire body, including the crucial cardiovascular system.

#HealthBytes: Five exercises for seniors to maintain balance and endurance

04 Apr 2021

#HealthBytes: Five exercises for seniors to maintain balance and endurance

As we age, our senses tend to slow down and we eventually lose our balance.

#HealthBytes: Step-wise guide to effectively get rid of underbelly fat

28 Mar 2021

#HealthBytes: Step-wise guide to effectively get rid of underbelly fat

The fat stored in the lower belly is one of the hardest to get rid of.

#HealthBytes: Here's all that you need to know about probiotics

22 Mar 2021

#HealthBytes: Here's all that you need to know about probiotics

Probiotics are good bacteria that are naturally present in your body.

#HealthBytes: Few easy stretches to reduce stiffness in upper body

21 Mar 2021

#HealthBytes: Few easy stretches to reduce stiffness in upper body

Stretching is an important part of fitness routines and doing it regularly gives a person more flexibility and better movements.

#HealthBytes: Here's how hot yoga is different from regular yoga

21 Mar 2021

#HealthBytes: Here's how hot yoga is different from regular yoga

In hot yoga, the room is heated above normal temperature and is usually set between 27°C and 38°C.

Bored of classic plank? It's time to up your game

14 Mar 2021

Bored of classic plank? It's time to up your game

Planks are one of the simplest body-weight exercises and are extremely effective to increase core strength and tone the abs.

#HealthBytes: Repetitive stress injury - Symptoms, causes, and prevention

14 Mar 2021

#HealthBytes: Repetitive stress injury - Symptoms, causes, and prevention

There are several health risks that are associated with our sedentary lifestyle, and one such type that is on the rise is repetitive strain injury (RSI).

#HealthBytes: Reasons to start your day with lemon water

14 Mar 2021

#HealthBytes: Reasons to start your day with lemon water

Starting your day with some lemon water is one of the easiest, yet healthy modifications to your morning routine.

#HealthBytes: The many health benefits of tai chi workouts

07 Mar 2021

#HealthBytes: The many health benefits of tai chi workouts

Tai chi, also known as "meditation in motion," is a traditional Chinese martial arts form and is popular worldwide due to its physical and emotional benefits.

#HealthBytes: Starting on yoga? Begin with these five easy asanas

07 Mar 2021

#HealthBytes: Starting on yoga? Begin with these five easy asanas

Yoga is for everyone and there's probably no right time to start practicing it.

#HealthBytes: A beginner's guide to working out at home

28 Feb 2021

#HealthBytes: A beginner's guide to working out at home

Working out the muscles of your body is important to keep it healthy, and in today's world where most of us lead a sedentary lifestyle, it is all the more necessary to make a conscious effort to move your body.

Five types of protein powders that you should know about

28 Feb 2021

Five types of protein powders that you should know about

Proteins are a vital nutrient for our day-to-day functioning.

#HealthBytes: Changes that happen when you stop working out

28 Feb 2021

#HealthBytes: Changes that happen when you stop working out

A day's break from working out could get stretched and before we realize it, we can be left feeling like a newbie at the gym.

Five effective ways to combat the appearance of cellulite

21 Feb 2021

Five effective ways to combat the appearance of cellulite

Cellulite occurs when fat cells beneath the skin push up against the connective tissue, giving the skin a dimpled appearance.

#HealthBytes: Here's all you need to know about barre workouts

14 Feb 2021

#HealthBytes: Here's all you need to know about barre workouts

Barre is a term that's commonly found on social media timelines, but what exactly is this workout and how does it benefit your body?

#HealthBytes: Subtle warning signs your body is alarming you about

14 Feb 2021

#HealthBytes: Subtle warning signs your body is alarming you about

It is often easier to identify the signals from a faulty gadget than warning signs that our body is giving us.

#CES2021 fitness tech round-up: Workout from home

13 Jan 2021

#CES2021 fitness tech round-up: Workout from home

CES 2021 saw the release of many products for the health conscious people out there, from brands such as Amazfit and Myx Fitness.

#HealthBytes: Tips for treating your post-workout muscle pain and soreness

20 Dec 2020

#HealthBytes: Tips for treating your post-workout muscle pain and soreness

When you start working out or increase the intensity, frequency, or length of your daily workout, you may feel immense pain in your muscles.

Five healthy and delicious snacks for Diwali and Bhai Dooj

12 Nov 2020

Five healthy and delicious snacks for Diwali and Bhai Dooj

The festive season is at its peak.