Bikram yoga a yoga style performed in a room heated to 40 degrees Celsius may be just as effective at improving health as the same yoga postures practised at room temperature, a new study has claimed.
Alia Bhatt has no ordinary fitness regime. From racing up the staircase to sweating it out in the gym, the actor leaves no stone unturned to keep her body enviably toned. Check out the video of her workout here.
Malaika Arora incorporated some really challenging moves in her strenuous fitness regime and we can't take our eyes off her. The actor was spotted doing a challenging workout on gymnastic rings.
The regimen includes exercising four to five times a week, generally in 30-minute sessions, plus warmup and cool-down. Sedentary ageing can lead to a stiffening of the muscle in the heart's left ventricle, the chamber that pumps oxygen-rich blood back out to the body.
The human body has an internal clock, and many aspects of metabolism is at their optimal functioning in the morning. Therefore, eating in alignment with the body's circadian clock by eating earlier in the day may positively influence health.
The fest, curated by Yasmin Karachiwala will bring together Pilates trainers like Portia Paige, Ann Toran, Errol Toran, Valentin and Bijay Anand. During the course of four days, the instructors will share their knowledge and insights gained over the years. They will also introduce new forms of Pilates.
From pilates to circuit training, Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt, Katrina Kaif, and Malaika Arora gave us major fitness goals in 2017.
Malaika Arora gives us some workout inspiration with this Pilates video. The 44-year-old brings the same discipline and grace to her workout regime that she does in her dance moves. Check it out here.
While Janhvi Kapoor and her personal trainer are seen cracking up, she shows us how to get six-pack abs like her trainer with four simple exercises - and an additional dose of laughs.
In the study, even with only moderate weight loss, the Mediterranean diet was found to be significantly superior to a low-fat diet in decreasing some of the fat storage pools. Time to change your diet, maybe?
As Baahubali star Rana Daggubati celebrates his 33rd birthday on December 14, here is a flashback of how he has proved his mettle as a fitness enthusiast.
Malaika Arora gives us some fitness goals with her latest video, where she is doing planks. Check out the secret of Arora's great body posture and the benefits of doing planks here.
Urvashi, who represented India at Miss Universe 2015, was part of the eighth edition of "Skechers Performance Goa River Marathon", organised by Vasco Sports Club here.
The mother of one, who is a part of the Reebok Fashionably Fit Family, was present at the brand's FitToFight Awards 2.0 in Mumbai. The night witnessed the brand felicitating women nominees from across the country for their spirit and courage.
As Vidyut Jammwal turns 37, here are five times the actor inspired us to stay fit and follow a healthy diet. It's time to get motivated and learn a trick of two from the fitness freak on his birthday.
According to the results of a study, women are less likely to accumulate molecules linked with muscle fatigue, effort perception and poor athletic performance as compared to men.
It is amazing to see how hard celebrities work to make sure that they stay fit and healthy. This video of Malaika Arora has given us some serious fitness goals. Watch it and feel inspired.
About her workout regime, Kriti Sanon said, "I am someone who tends to get bored of one kind of workout regime, so I do a mix of gym workout, dancing, Pilates and that's about it."
Sushmita Sen recently shared a picture of herself, revealing a toned midriff, and stated that post all the travelling she is working to "meet the body I want as my 42nd birthday month begins". If the picture is anything to go by then we are both inspired and envious.
Recently, Shilpa Shetty posted a video where she was performing Sirsasana, the head stand pose that is often considered as one of the most important inverted asanas. The actress added that though she has been practising yoga for 15 years she had always been "scared" to attempt Sirsasana.
The communal benefits of coming together with friends and colleagues, and doing something difficult, while encouraging one another, pays dividends beyond exercising alone says study.
So when Katrina Kaif posted a video of rigorously training Alia Bhatt as she was in the middle of a squatting exercise, it is bound to be nothing but absolute #fitnessgoals!
We are living in a very rich time for health and fitness, not only in terms of knowledge and a wide array of choices it presents but also self-awareness about what works for us.
"It is not only about physical transformation. The workout actually makes you smile", says fitness enthusiast Bipasha Basu.
Body fat and other factors linked to diabetes also have a negative influence on life expectancy along with cigarette smoking and traits associated with lung cancer.
Burning fat is a more effective long-term fuel but is more complex to process and isn't as readily accessible for quick bursts of muscle activity as is a fuel like glucose.
Tai Chi is characterised by slow, rhythmic and meditative movements, which enables the performer to find peace and calm within the mind and heart.
Fitness buffs in Myanmar are taking the latest body-bending trend to whole new heights, pulling off yoga poses on a climbing wall. Poses that would make the couch potatoes of the world wince at just the thought.
Kareena Kapoor Khan, who is currently shooting for her upcoming film Veere Di Wedding has been exercising for 10 hours a day! Here are some videos from her training sessions.
Certain asanas of yoga involve direct bending of the spine in seated or long-standing position without bending of knees. This, in turn, puts a direct load on the spine and creating tension on ligaments leading to severe disc prolapses and hip joint disorders.
A fitness boot camp is a type of group physical training programme conducted by gyms and personal trainers designed to build strength and fitness through a variety of intense group intervals over one-hour period of time.
Smartphone apps are an effective treatment option for depression, a finding which may pave the way for safe and accessible interventions for the millions of people with the mental disorder, researchers have confirmed.
Fasting, if done for all nine days can detoxify the body, provided that good amount of fruits, vegetables, milk products and unsweetened beverages are included. It can also improve cardiovascular function, blood composition, and blood pressure, say, experts.
WHO recommends that adults aged 18-64 do at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity through the week, as well as muscle strengthening exercises at least twice a week.
Are you tired of being on the diet and see no result? Apparently, a study proves that continuous dieting does not help in shedding off weight. However, a two-week break from fasting may help says, researchers.
Yasmin Karachiwala, who has A-list celebs like Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt, and Katrina Kaif working out under her expert guidance has an extensive fitness regime for herself. Pilates, jack rabbit, pike and shoulder flexion are part of her everyday routine.