This question gets asked a lot. The results from the legendary Framingham study- an intensive medical research project that followed its subjects for over 40 years tells us…
Month: February 2020
Squats are one of the most important compound full-body exercises that work on many muscles together and the best part is that they mimic functional movement patterns. It improves muscle strength, mobility of joints and also strengthens tendons, joints, and ligaments of the lower body. Since your feet make the base for a squat, it is important to understand whether there are certain benefits of doing squats barefoot instead of with shoes.
It has been accounted in numerous magazines and books that all you have to do to buy the right shoe is to look at your footprint i.e. the wet test. Stepping on a paper after dipping your feet in water and then looking at the footprint tells you the kind of arches you have; and then according to the arch, you buy the shoe. This is, however…
The modern man or woman today is more married to their laptop than to their spouse! Jokes apart, people do spend enormous amounts of time with their laptops, and usually in awkward postures. When laptops were invented they were meant to differentiate a portable class of PC from desktops and hence got termed laptops. But the term laptop is really a misnomer! The laptop is not really meant to be used on the lap for a variety of reasons.
Many people suffer from fatigue and low motivation to carry on through the day and may be wondering why. Sometimes it could be due to some medical problems like diabetes, thyroid, blood pressure variations and others but more often than not it is just pure lifestyle! There are simple ways to keep yourself energized through the day- just by keeping your metabolism up. A few simple tricks about how you move and what you eat can completely alter how you feel. So go ahead and try some of these.
Breathing the right way applies to lifting weights at the gym, to walking, running, cycling, to rehab, to climbing a flight of stairs and even to sleeping. It can affect the overall quality of our workouts, our energy levels and also how quickly we burn fat. In extreme cases, it can also mean doing no harm to our internal organs. So it’s important to get it right.