Rains call for more workouts indoors…If you’re new to the gym

  Here’s a beginner’s guide: Remember not to be intimidated by others lifting or pushing heavier than you.. everyone has to start somewhere, they were beginners too! Keep short term goals: Gauge your progress week by week. Determine the frequency: be practical here, speak to your fitness consultants about it so that they can plan…

Preventing urinary tract infections (#UTIs)

Most UTIs are ascending #infections of #bacteria that colonize the vaginal wall and eventually the urethra. From the urethra, the bacteria can travel upwards and infect the bladder (lower tract infection) or continue from the #bladder up the ureters and infect the kidneys themselves (upper tract infection). The effective preventive measures are able to block…

#RecipeOfTheWeek: ZUCCHINI FRITTERS (contains egg)

#Rainy weather calls for a hot cup of ginger tea and something fried! Well, fried does not have to mean fattening. This recipe goes well with a very low carb/ketogenic diet and is a treat to your taste buds as well…   INGREDIENTS- 4 SERVINGS 3 medium zucchinis, grated 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 1/2…

Impact of Social Media Use

Greater social media use is associated with depression among #teenagers due to greater online harassment, poor self-esteem, greater body dissatisfaction and poor sleep quality, with #girls disproportionately affected compared to boys, UK researchers have discovered. This important new research confirms that we need to increase awareness amongst parents, schools and policy makers about the role…

GOLFERS KNOW THE GAME But ……….

Written by – Chaitanya Shah The biomechanics of the game of Golf demands intricate movements in the lower limb. Good foot action is the mark of an accomplished golfer. Make your feet an asset, not a liability, to your golf game. “Lively Feet are critical to a successful golf game” – GOLF LEGEND JACK NICKLAUS.…

Basic tips for surviving vacations!

Taking a long break from your workouts can undo or dampen all your weight loss efforts. Holidays are a good time to explore outdoor activities. If you are planning a trip longer than a week, follow these tips DEPENDING UPON THE TYPE OF PLACE YOU ARE VISITING: Beach: Jog, play volleyball, SWIM. Park: Go cycling.…

#RecipeOfTheWeek: Walnut and zucchini salad

#Summertime is #salad time! Ingredients-1 serve Dressing: • ½ tbsp olive oil • 3 tbsp mayonnaise • ½ tsp lemon juice • ¼ garlic clove • 1⁄8 tsp salt • 1⁄10 tsp chili powder • ¼ tbsp olive oil • salt and pepper Salad: • ½ zucchini • ¼ head of  lettuce • 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh spring onions • 3 tbsp chopped walnuts or pecans Instructions…

#RecipeOfTheWeek

Suitable for fat loss, sugar management and also suits the keto/vegetarian and vegan lifestyle! #RecipeOfTheWeek: Chocolate avocado smoothie Ingredients: 2 servings 1½ cups unsweetened Almond Milk ½ med. avocado pitted and scooped out 2 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder Stevia as per taste Method: Add all ingredients to the blender and blend until smooth. Enjoy chilled!

#Hypothyroidism

#Hypothyroidism is a common disorder of the endocrine system in which the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone. Causes: 1) Iodine deficiency 2) Autoimmune condition called Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. 3) Less common causes include: previous treatment with radioactive iodine, injury to the hypothalamus or the anterior pituitary gland, certain medications, a lack of a…