Strengthening tendons and ligaments is as important as working on improving muscle strength. Strong and healthy tendons don’t just prevent injuries, but make you more powerful, explosive and resilient.
A recent study published in the journal Frontiers In Immunology, debunks the age-old myth and establishes that the changes taking place in the immune system after a strenuous bout of exercise boost the immune system, rather than leaving it suppressed. The study also suggests that regular exercise delays the process of immunological aging.
A recent study has found that greater the number of daily steps (beyond at least 4000 steps per day), lower was the risk of mortality. The intensity of steps taken, by itself, didn’t make any significant difference to mortality risk.
Even before you start reading this article, let’s do a little exercise. Take a couple of seconds to reflect on how you are feeling at this very moment. Distracted, jumping from one thought to another Dull, slow, and lethargic Frustrated and irritated Have you found out what your predominant emotion at the moment is? NowContinue reading “Just Breathe: Pranayama for Your Metabolic Personality”
If you care about your mind, you must have meditated – at least once in your life. Dig back into that memory and tell us what type of a meditator you are. The fidget: you just can’t sit still! Hasn’t it been ages already? The sleeper: did you just snore? The planner: this sitting idleContinue reading “Get Set, Meditate”
Your immune system is your body’s department of defense. It prevents and deals with foreign invasion (read disease-causing microbes or pathogens) and quashes guerrilla forces (read free radicals) inside. For the first, it utilizes an army of specialized immune cells and for the second, it relies on a special unit of chemicals known as antioxidants.Continue reading “How To Boost Your Immunity”