Category Archive: Fitness & Exercise

Belly Fat Is Bad, Even at a Normal Weight

Can belly fat be a problem even for people who aren’t overweight? New research says yes, excess weight around the middle boosts the risk of premature death even for people considered normal weight.… Continue reading

Your Get-Back-in-Shape Plan

Have you ever wondered if you’ll ever get in shape again? Setbacks happen, whether it’s an injury, a crunch time at work, or a hectic time with your family. Whatever it was, you’ve… Continue reading

Exercise Before Pregnancy Reduces Risk Of Pelvic Girdle Pain

Pelvic girdle pain is common in pregnant women and is associated with disability, depression, reduced quality of life and higher prevalence of sick leave – both during and after pregnancy. New research suggests… Continue reading

12 Basic Yoga Poses

Poses to Know No matter the style of yoga you choose — hatha, vinyasa, or hot yoga — nearly all of them include a few key moves. To stay safe, your best bet… Continue reading

Ways To Stay Fit Without Gym

Gym is the ultimate destination for all those who want to be healthy and fit. Apart from the professional advice and directions, using professional equipment will give you a perfect feel. Usually work… Continue reading

I’m a Big Girl. I Run. So What?

I don’t know when it happened. I woke up one day, and I said, “I’m going to try to run.” At that point, I should have curled back into bed and forgiven myself… Continue reading

Why I Love To Exercise Even Though I’m Not Losing Weight

I started exercising somewhere in November 2014 after I was diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). It was after my diagnosis that I learnt that PCOS is a common endocrine disorder affecting women… Continue reading

Making Progress In The Weight-Loss Department?

I decided to share with you quick and easy ways to know if you are making progress in the weight loss department. One way  to  know is by estimating the percentage of fat on… Continue reading

Psychological Benefits Of Exercise With Depression

Improved self-esteem is a key psychological benefit of regular physical activity. When you exercise, your body releases chemicals called endorphins. These endorphins interact with the receptors in your brain that reduce your perception of… Continue reading

Tae Bo’s 8 minute work-out

Although this is advanced, you can work-out with it even if you are a beginner. It’s just a matter of pacing yourself and not setting unrealistic goals. Honestly, I haven’t lost much inches… Continue reading