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Combatting The Sedentary Lifestyle: How To Add Exercise To Your Workday

According to a 2014 study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, not only is sitting for long periods of time uncomfortable, but it can take years off your life. Researchers have found that those who live sedentary lifestyles are more likely to develop certain cancers as well as heart disease, obesity, type 2 diabetes, and depression.   However, the truth behind these stories isn’t that sitting at

Yoga Doesn’t Burn Many Calories But This Is Why You Lose Weight

  “You can’t lose weight doing yoga!” “You can’t be burning many calories, it’s just a bit of stretching.” “Yoga is so easy, it can’t be doing anything useful.” Have you heard one or more of these statements before? Whoever said them quite clearly hasn’t tried advanced Bakasana[1] before! These comments are often made by well-meaning friends, addicted to the gym, the whirl of spin bikes or the thud of

Why You Need to Take a Break from Work and Meditate

Stress is one of the most powerful contributors to deteriorating health. When we’re stressed, we tend to bypass lots of healthy habits, such as getting a good night’s sleep, eating well and exercising. So, finding ways to de-stress is essential for achieving and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Unfortunately, the way in which many of us live our lives does not lend itself to a stress-free existence. Our work, whether we

7 Easy Exercises Before Work

Do you make an exercise before going to work? Do you think exercise before working is hard to do? Change the attitude now. We must make some simple exercise that taking not more than 15-30 minutes before going to work. Try this 7 easy exercise as your routine before moving to your office. 1. Stretching – Stretching is an easy exercise to do. It can improve circulation and flexibility of

New study finds yoga beneficial in lowering blood pressure

Researches at the Sir Gangaram Hospital in Delhi, India, studied the impact of yoga on blood pressure in 60 patients with prehypertension but otherwise healthy. Prehypertension is defined as a slightly elevated blood pressure of between 120/80mmHg and 139/89mmHg, according to reference values from the World Health Organization. Patients with prehypertension can reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease, including strokes, by taking regular exercise. The researchers split participants into two

Yoga no help for asthma

Do you practice Yoga and suffer with asthma ? Although yoga is often suggested to asthma sufferers to help alleviate symptoms but the new study from American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) found that there’s little evidence that yoga practice will improve asthma. The report has been published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology journal examined 14 previously published studies to determine the effectiveness of yoga in