How To Treat Bunions
March 29, 2013 – 12:00 am | No Comment
A bunion is a deformity that is mainly made up of a lateral deviation of the great toe which enlarges due to a tissue or a bone. It is a serious foot problem. These are formed within the foot and not on the surface of the foot. An arthritic condition and  a result of bone degeneration it is found as  a lump on the outside portion of the big toe. Bunions are seen near the joint of the toe and sometimes  [...]

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Join the Zumba Fitness Party
August 20, 2010 – 12:20 am | One Comment
Though working out can be satisfying, and healthy here is one program that could be the ultimate elating experience. The Zumba program is an hour-lasting complete body workout which is a classic fusion of Latin beats and easily followed moves for proffering an exceptional fitness program that can easily become addictive. The myriad moves and music are borrowed from an array of well-liked dance form like belly-dancing, Salsa, Hip-Hop and Flamenco. One could do the Zumba sans a partner and simply mimic the gyrations of the trainer. Assertions that the Zumba class could melt a thousand calories/ hour was lately reviewed as disingenuous by ASA, however it assures whipping up loads of sweat. Zumba followers have been able to attain long-standing health gains when experiencing an utter blast of a time in the hour-long calorie-melting, body-revitalizing and amazing moves devised for engaging and captivating you. The Zumba routines featuring interval-training sessions have quick and  [...]


Check out the Secret to Getting Rippling Muscles & A Buffed Body
August 15, 2010 – 9:44 pm | No Comment
Check out the Secret to Getting Rippling Muscles & A Buffed Body
All those hitting the gyms and are enthused about developing a striking build might often feel the temptation to clutch on to the weightiest of dumbbells and start lifting. However a research has shown that such people might actually be going through pointless affliction. Study investigators at the McMaster Univ. observed that when lighter weights are lifted for lengthier times the results are analogously effectual at sculpting the body and getting bulging muscles. The secret is pumping weights till the body has reached muscular exhaustion. Speaking in detail about the study, researcher Prof. Stuart Phillips pointed out that for people who needlessly grunt and strain their bodies for lifting the heaviest of weights could as an effective alternative clutch a comparatively light weight and then continue weight-lifting till the time one’s body is not able to do that task any further. Prof. Stuart expounds that their study team is certain that muscle growth essentially translates  [...]


Commuter’s Guide to De-stressing Yoga
May 6, 2010 – 12:26 am | One Comment
Commuter’s Guide to De-stressing Yoga
From the information furnished by the United States census data, on an average, a person in the U.S. spends over a hundred hours yearly to commute to their jobs, with the classical rush hour journey that could last for nearly thirty minutes. For several people commuting would often translate to twenty-five to even fifty minutes per day of being tensed and stressed out. In case driving time has left one feeling overwrought, it would also likely leave the spine, neck and back feeling similar to a trio-vehicle pile-up. As it appears, traveling has become the most nerve-racking part of the day for several people. Having to halt at red lights would make many discomforted, anxious and elicit bodily stiffness. Excess traveling time often could meddle with the body from top to toe. Hence, rather than spending time fretting about being stuck in a jam, one could easily decompress body cramps by employing yoga and other stretching moves thus making optimal use of that time. Deep Oceanic Breaths (Ujjayi  [...]


Flab-busting Exercises for losing Weight
April 22, 2010 – 3:30 am | No Comment
Flab-busting Exercises for losing Weight
These easy-to-do and effective exercises for losing weight are devised for preventing fat and combating gravity irrespective of what age one is. Twists A basic big bathing or beach-use towel would be needed to start off on these exercises for losing weight. This exercise when done correctly would target areas of the arm, leg and core muscles. Standing in a position by placing feet close to one another and right foot to be placed on a towel and the two ends to be held in each of the hands. Now pulling on the towel and straightening the right foot ahead of oneself. Grabbing the tips of the towel using the left hand and then twisting trunk towards one’s right, extend right arm outwards to the side at shoulder height. Holding this pose for ten seconds and then lowering, switching sides and then repeating. Doing five such repetitions on both sides. Half-Lunar Moves One starts off by standing in position such that the feet are a couple of feet away from one another,  [...]


Budget-affable 10-Minute Jump Rope Workout Program
March 22, 2010 – 3:18 am | One Comment
Budget-affable 10-Minute Jump Rope Workout Program
In times of recession, costly gym gears are way beyond reach for many of us. But, a mere ten-minute, fat-blasting, over 150-calorie-burning workout program could reap analogous rich dividends but in an economical manner. All that is needed to get started on this fantastic workout program is a jump rope (like the one from Reebok costing just twelve dollars). Circuit is to be repeated thrice. Foot-Firing Combos One starts off by straightening the jump rope on the ground, straddling the rope with feet placed apart from each other. Bending the elbows by shank and forearm placed out on one’s sides in parallel to the ground and hands to face forwards. Moving the feet upwards and downwards as quickly as doable (soccer drill-types) to be done for twenty seconds. Squat Jacking Standing with feet placed close to one another, hold each of the handles in either hand. The areas of the arm, abdominals, buttocks and leg are targeted in this exercise. Jump Rope Interchanging  [...]


Top Gadgetry and Websites to Perk Up Mundane Sprinting
January 11, 2010 – 12:35 am | No Comment
Top Gadgetry and Websites to Perk Up Mundane Sprinting
Things could get quite arduous and somewhat ho-hum when one trains for a marathon, particularly when one is not those who are habitually running or training on a daily basis. To add the zest back into the 5 or 10K or for those marathon trainers, here’s a lowdown of the light and tech-savvy sophisticated gadgetry that is bound to make sprinting less monotonous. Although not being among those thingamabob hogging ones, test running one of them would be all the rekindling one would require to set sprinting into top gear. Try the New Trainers Sneaker manufacturers (Nike Free 5.0, New Balance, Newton Running) have come up with sprinting shoes that have such an innate feel to them that it feels that one is not having any shoes on, with no compromise on the steadiness of robust yet bendable soles. The deep-set furrows alongside the base, the ultra lightness felt on wearing these shoes not just facilitates free movement but also the sole moulds itself in accordance to one’s innate  [...]


Sting, Madonna And The Power Plate Workout
August 29, 2009 – 11:30 am | 11 Comments
Sting, Madonna And The Power Plate Workout
Vouched by none other than Sting and the Police, the Power Plate is their companion even during tours, as they believe it aids in maintaining top physical form to endure gruelling performances and travelling. The faddish health gadget is also among the key reasons for the aging Madonna’s fabulous curves. With just ten minute spared for three times in a week on the vibrating platform of the Power Plate will aid in toning, weight loss and raise stamina. The gadget benefits the body by including vibration to the workout by contracting the muscles 25-50 times more every second that tremendously enhances the efficacy of the workout with negligible impact on joints and ligaments. By just standing on the power plate with knees bent will accelerate the burnout of calories. A proper warming up and cooling down session is of utmost importance in any workout. The vibrations of the power plate can be used to massage the quads and hamstrings while resting the remaining part of the body on  [...]


Ingenious Ways To Melting Pounds Away
August 18, 2009 – 9:40 pm | 12 Comments
Sticking to the below said nifty techniques one would be able to burn calories to the hilt. Pole Walking: As simplistic as inculcating a pair of sticks, preferably a set of Nordic poles to your daily walking ritual will not only bolster upper body strength and fortitude, really engaging the core muscles, decreases the stress on the knees and makes the workout effectual by burning 20-45% more calories than the regular walking routine alone undertaken at similar speed. The lighter weight, grip-able, cushioned rubber-tipped Nordic poles are the idyllic and potent additives to your daily walking ritual. This can be done by firstly holding the poles attempting not to grip the handles too tightly, keeping vision straight ahead, head up with neck relaxed, one need to lean forwards very slightly from the ankles and not the hip area. The front foot should land heel-first while pushing off the toes of one’s back foot. Now swinging one arm forwards from one’s shoulder, not the elbow  [...]