Are you a Mom that’s struggling to keep fit? Here’s how you can do it.

You are a mom and the world seems topsy-turvy.  You have to nourish, parent and help little human beings grow. In addition, you have to take care of yourself and replenish to fill vitality into the whole family. Here are a few ways that you can do that. Yourself first This may sound a little selfish, but it is not. It is the most unselfish act that you will ever do. If you do not put your health and wellbeing before all others, you will not be able to bring…

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Ten reasons why your need to see a Chiropractor

A Chiropractor uses an alternative kind of medicine which is muscular and skeletal adjustments which include emphasis on spinal adjustment and soft- tissue manipulation to prevent and cure a range of diseases. It is tried and tested part of the medicine field and has proven to be very helpful to a lot of people. Here are some reasons why you must visit one regularly even though your back troubles aren’t severe. Misalignment of the vertebra This is usually caused due to poor posture which a result of our sedentary lifestyle.…

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Calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI)

Body mass index (BMI) can help you identify your weight to height ratio. The index is a measure for whether you’re over or under normal weight limits for your height. It however does not measure body fat percentage. There are other tools and measure to calculate body fat. This index differs with age and gender. For example, women are more likely to have a higher percent of body fat than men with the same BMI. BMI alone is not diagnostic. It is just one of the many factors that can…

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5 tips to keep your body hydrated all day

Water is essential for the body and staying hydrated all day prevents a number of ailments caused by dehydration. With the summer on the way, it is imperative to keep your body well hydrated and fit. Proper hydration has a bunch of health benefits including better skin, improved concentration, better energy levels, controlled body odor to name a few. Here are some quick and easy tips to stay hydrated. Keep your bottle at hand A sipper or a bottle at your desk will always remind you to drink water. Carry…

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Take charge of your health – the health benefits of Yoga

Buried deep within the Indian culture are not just snake- charmers and people chanting mantras, but the art of Yoga. Are you looking for a reason to try out Yoga? From good sleep to an improved posture and better concentration, this form of exercise has all the right benefits to keep you healthy and fit. Form of exercise The ‘asanas’ or the different forms of yoga are great for stretching. The stretching helps open out your muscles and reduces cramps and other muscle related ailments. These asanas form a complete…

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7 places in the world for solo travelers to visit

If you’ve caught the wanderlust bug, but also love your own company the most, you belong to the growing breed of solo travelers. While there are many niche exotic locations you can travel to, we have put together a list of the top 7 places in the world that you can visit on any budget. If you’re planning a trip in the autumn, be sure to go through our check-list on preventing and dealing with allergies. France Enjoy the best of France from the Eiffel tower to the churches and…

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Top 10 songs for the most intense workout ever

Every iron pumping buff knows the importance of good music to their workout. Whether you like going for long runs, or pumping iron in the gym or even just some yoga and meditation to refresh your mind, a playlist with the right music goes a long way in making your workout fun. We have put together a list of the top 10 songs that we believe will make your weight training workout epic. They’re in no particular order, you can shuffle as you like. But make sure to keep the…

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What should you eat, based on your Zodiac Sign

Every Zodiac sign has specific personality traits. These traits also influence your food and drink habits. Right from the way you prefer a particular food to be prepared, to the quantity consumed and the frequency of consumption, most food habits are a product of your personality quirks. Below is a list of the various food items and preparations that a person belonging to a particular zodiac sign should have. All of the choices are based on various specific characteristics that each zodiac sign is known to have. Let us know…

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Quinoa: The latest Super-food on the block

Move past kale and green tea, the latest food making its entry into the coveted Super-food list is a small grain-like seed, called Quinoa. While technically a seed, it can be prepared like rice, barley or other whole wheat grains. That isn’t all, it cools faster than your current breakfast super-food staple – oatmeal. There are 3 types of Quinoa, red, white and black. It is available in most supermarkets and grocery stores. Always ensure that the packaging is not damaged, as moisture can affect it like any other grain. Also…

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Here’s why you should travel alone when you’re young

1. You can travel cheap – Only when you’re young can you manage living out of a backpack in a dorm room of a traveler’s hostel and not complain about it. Or skip a meal and get through the entire day without much inconvenience. Or pitch your own tent on the go to spend a night under the stars with your new found buddies. 2. Give yourself a chance to grow – Trapped in the endless rut of everyday life, rarely do you ever get a chance to do something…

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