GETTING FIT UNDER WATER

Swimming pool offers relief from summer heat, and makes for an excellent exercising ground. Picture underwater squats and lunges. Exercising in the pool is a good alternative to unload the body when it fatigues from intense land-based exercises. Aqua-jogging, flutter-kicking, leg-lifts, standing water push-ups and arm-curls are some easy to do water exercises. Many pools and gyms are offering regular batches in water-boxing, aqua-step as well as introducing specialised equipment that can be used for different exercises underwater. Underwater strength training is the newest to join the water workouts bandwagon.…

6 Ways To Stay Fit, While Travelling.

It happens to the best of us. We diligently follow our diets when we are at home but let ourselves loose while travelling. While food is a part of any vacation experience, it’s a bad idea to just eat your way through a holiday. Here are a few health tips to keep in mind while travelling. Think- the journey to weight loss often starts with the way you think about it. Something as simple as making a decision not to gain weight could help you see your vacation eating in…

Running and jogging – health benefits

Jogging or running is a popular form of physical activity. About one in five Australians try running (or jogging) at some stage in their life. Running is an appealing exercise because it doesn’t cost a lot to take part and you can run at any time that suits you. Some runners choose to participate in fun runs, athletics races or marathons. If you are interested in competing with other runners, contact your local running club. Health benefits of running and jogging Regular running or jogging offers many health benefits. Running…

High Intensity Exercise

Exercise is known to benefit people with diabetes. Researchers are now studying the effect of high intensity exercise, which involves short bursts of high intensity workouts. A recent study presented to the American Diabetes Association showed that short sessions of exercise may provide more health benefits for people with type-2 diabetes than longer bouts of less intense activity. The research included 76 adults recently diagnosed with type-2 diabetes. Their average age was 67. They were randomly assigned to do either one 30-minute exercise session five days a week at 65%…