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What is Insulin Sensitivity? How to Improve it?

Insulin is a hormone that regulates blood sugar levels. It is produced in your pancreas and aids in the transport of sugar from your blood into the cells for storage. Insulin resistance occurs when cells are unable to utilise insulin properly, resulting in elevated blood sugar levels. When your pancreas detects high blood sugar levels,… Read More What is Insulin Sensitivity? How to Improve it?

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Midlife Fitness

As you grow older and reach midlife, there are noticeable changes in your fitness and energy levels, and this is when you must be mindful. Fitness is important at every stage in our lives, but it becomes particularly important at midlife because we start experiencing fatigue, low motivation, insomnia, anxiety, and depression, to name a… Read More Midlife Fitness

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Interview with Gina Grant – fitness guru and education specialist for Zumba

Gina Grant is a leading fitness guru and education specialist for Zumba, the worlds’ largest branded dance-fitness company. She is a mother of four who took to Zumba after the third child was born. She is also a Zumba Education Specialist (ZES) apart from being a professional dancer and choreographer by training. Meet Portland, Ore.… Read More Interview with Gina Grant – fitness guru and education specialist for Zumba

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Ball exercises

Have a Ball of a Time The fact that exercise balls go beyond just improving stability is hardly known. In fact there are a variety of exercise balls that can help you stay fit. An equipment that is versatile and easy to handle, the exercise ball is a hands down winner. Well for one, this… Read More Ball exercises

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Exercise for Your Age

Exercising to stay fit is a given in today’s times. However have you paused and wondered if the exercises that you are doing are apt for your age? Well if not, we help you with some pointers so that you can exercise right and stay fit and injury free. Have you ever wondered how much… Read More Exercise for Your Age

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Aqua Fitness – Floatfit

Aqua workouts are not new but this one is. Speedo India in association with Aquaphysical is now giving fitness enthusiasts, FloatFit, a new way to stay fit. “You are invited to join the water based fitness revolution FloatFit” said an invite in my mail box. What intrigued me was the picture that accompanied the mail… Read More Aqua Fitness – Floatfit

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Hrithik Roshan’s Fitness Mantras

If there was one actor who could easily claim the title to be being the most fit in Hindi cinema, the hands down winner would have to be Hrithik Roshan. Known for his perfectly chiseled body, there is a lot that goes into what we see on screen. When I catch up with him in… Read More Hrithik Roshan’s Fitness Mantras

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Fitness Resolutions for 2018

As we are all set to welcome the New Year, it is also the time to reset your fitness goals for 2018. A New Year is a great time to take fitness resolutions that will keep you fighting fit through the year. And that is a great way to start the year on a positive… Read More Fitness Resolutions for 2018

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Prop Push to Fitness

Did you know that you can use props to exercise? And yes, these could be a variety of them like bricks, bolsters, ropes and more. Exercising with props can help you perfect your posture, give you balance and also add a fun element to your workout. Prep with Props Exercise equipment is any apparatus or… Read More Prop Push to Fitness

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Trampoline Fitness

A research by NASA has found that 10 minutes bouncing on a trampoline is a more efficient cardiovascular workout than over 30 minutes of running. The report states that “for similar levels of heart rate and oxygen consumption, the magnitude of the bio mechanical stimuli is greater with jumping on a trampoline than with running.”… Read More Trampoline Fitness