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Malaika Arora's latest picture gives major fitness goals; here's how you too can perfect side planks

As one of exercises for strengthening the oblique abdominal muscles, which don't get worked upon during ab exercises such as crunches, side planks help in stabilising the core muscles.

Post workout muscle soreness: How to deal with it in 5 easy and simple steps

Many feel muscle soreness is a sign of a great workout, but it canlead to a burning sensation in the body and make you feel exhausted for the rest of the day. Here are five tips to eliminate the pain.


Consume right amount of fluid while working out

Fluid intake is very important for a runner. Hydrate yourself before, during and after the run or else it can lead to dehydration, fatigue and can hamper performance at a marathon, say experts.

VIDEO: Want a toned body like Malaika Arora's? Try Pilates!

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.

Walk Hard. Walk Easy. Repeat.

Those who have considered high-intensity interval training but have been apprehensive about its demands should go for a walk.

Face Off: Workouts,ramblings and philosophising on Facebook

We all have some real and not-so-real social network friends. And the ones that don’t make it to your top 20 list in reality tend to stay in your virtual life only.


A moment on the lips,'a lifetime on the hips'

It's better that you avoid junk food in the first place rather than resorting to workouts later.

Eat chocolate to boost your workouts

Dark chocolate in tiny amounts has also been shown to lower blood pressure.

Time out

Nine pm would mean unwinding after a hard day's work. Certainly not an hour to indulge into any kind of arduous activity.

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This is how the Bosu ball can help you work out effectively

Want to make the easy exercises more challenging? A Bosu ball trainer is just what you need for a full-body workout. See how.