Sedentary Lifestyle: A Quick Guide To Maintain Good Posture All Day

A sedentary lifestyle can adversely affect your muscles and have a bad impact on your overall posture. For a lot of us, sitting at office desks all day is something that we can’t help. It’s not really an option. So, do we have to accept the fact that our posture will suffer because we’re sitting all day? Absolutely NOT.

Whether you’re sitting at your desk or are cocooned in the comfort of your home, you can always make small changes in your routine to ensure you have a good posture. Here is a quick guide that will help you know everything you need to know about posture.

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Sedentary Lifestyle: How Sitting At A Desk All Day Is Affecting Your Muscles

A lot of my friends have a corporate 9-5 job. Most of them spend close to nine hours a day glued to their desks. It’s an extremely sedentary lifestyle. We haven’t even taken into consideration the fact that we are all lying down for 8-9 hours every day.

Let’s do some quick math. That’s 16-17 hours out of 24 without any physical activity for your body. Even when we’re at home, we spend at least another hour or two watching our favorite shows on TV or maybe reading a book. If that is similar to your daily routine, your body is inactive for 75% of the day!

I know it’s comfortable, but we gotta face it — it’s a life of laziness. All your muscles are at rest, but that’s not what our bodies were designed for. Sitting down for long periods of time can actually harm various organs of your body.

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Eating Right: What Are The Best Post Workout Snacks & Meal

While you’re working out, you are making muscles work really hard. You are stretching them to make sure you are reaching your fitness goals. Whether you’re up for strength and endurance training or cardio exercises,your body does use up all its energy during a workout. So, it’s important to nourish it with the right nutrition after a good workout.

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Eating Right: Pre-Workout Meals

If you’ve been sweating it out in the gym for months but still can’t see the desired results, poor eating habits could be the culprit. Good nutrition is necessary to give your body the required fuel it needs to last through a rigorous exercise session.

So, what exactly should you be eating before a workout? Why exactly is it important to eat right before a workout? I get a lot of questions about this topic, and in this blog post, I am going to answer all of them so that you can make a whole pre-workout nutrition plan for yourself. Eating right is as important as exercising if you want to achieve your desired fitness goals.

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Eating Right: How To Eliminate Emotional Eating

A lot of us turn to food for comfort when we’ve hit a rough patch emotionally or are feeling particularly low. These food cravings, which are triggered by your emotions, often lead us to load up on calories sweets and fatty foods. Emotional eating makes you eat mindlessly and makes you feel as if you have no control over yourself. But here is the good news — you can take control of your eating habits if you understand how the process works. Continue reading “Eating Right: How To Eliminate Emotional Eating”

How Can Music Benefit Children?

Music can be an extremely powerful tool for our overall well-being. I’ve already talked about the power of music and how it can be uplifting in our lives, but I also want to emphasize how well it works for children. There is a lot more to music than just rocking babies to sleep with sweet lullabies.

Whether your kid or toddler is learning a new skill or just playing around, exposing them to different kinds of music play an important role in child development. Continue reading “How Can Music Benefit Children?”

Tuning In To The Power Of Music

Keeping yourself on track to stay focused on your fitness goals can be hard. There are a lot of things to do, too many distractions around and too little time to finish it all. Sounds familiar? Let’s face it, we’ve all been there.  But all you need is get yourself up and running requires determination and self discipline. Motivational speeches and talks work for some, but they may seem a little too clichéd for some. Personally, I really think music can do wonders in terms of pumping you up, if you manage to find the right track.

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Music And Children: What Type Of Melodies Can Help Your Child’s Development?

It’s a delight to watch a child’s eyes light up when their favorite song is played. We know they’re loving the beat and swaying to the rhythm, but in the background, it’s also helping with their overall development. We’ve already talked about how music can help children in the previous article, but I want to dig deeper into the subject.

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Five Tips to Stay Motivated in Your Fitness Journey

As I have emphasised in my earlier posts, fitness is not a goal but a journey, which one must undertake with focus and discipline. The fifth month of the new year is over and at times the determination that we started with also reduces and so does the frequency to go to the fitness centre. This is also the time of the year, when new year resolutions, which seemed so strong, now seems to waver. Here are five tips which helped me, and would probably help you stay on track :

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Aqua Workouts: Best Way To Sit Fit And Cool In Summer

Tired of sweating it out in the gym in this sweltering heat? Well, I understand. Summer has been harsh, but you can’t use that as an excuse to slow down on your fitness routine. Just tweak it a little. Opt for Aqua Zumba, Aqua Aerobics, Aqua Pilates, Aqua Yoga and other such water workouts to stay cool. The best part is that you don’t even need to know swimming for any of them. Continue reading “Aqua Workouts: Best Way To Sit Fit And Cool In Summer”