Fitness for your sake, not social media

The predictions have started pouring in with regards to the trends that may rule the roost in the wellness sector this year. From swapping retinol with bakuchiol, carbs with cauliflower, and saying no to certain fitness practises just for the sake of social media posts, here are how things will seemingly get better, health-wise. Bakuchiol Retinol (vitamin A1) was one of the biggest trends last year. However, some of its side effects such as irritation, dryness and increased skin sensitivity, led to the search for safer alternatives. And towards the…

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Women power in yoga

It is heartening to see how yoga is spreading widely in the country of its birth and among people of all ages and backgrounds. This mind-body discipline from India which is both an art and science is also much respected and practised in the West. Last Thursday, we witnessed an interesting yoga programme by women at Saptaparni Cultural Centre in Hyderabad. The event was about much more than yoga. It was also about some music, storytelling, past-life therapy, the power of positive thinking, the healing power of letting-go of unhappy…

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Why All Runners Should Consider Adding Yoga to Their Routines

“Down Dog,” the teacher says. It’s the last one of class; by now my body is dripping in sweat and my muscles are particularly loose. With 10 minutes until beloved Savasana, I know which pose is coming next. “Lift your right leg to the sky and pull it through for Sleeping Pigeon. Keep your right thigh parallel to the mat, and make sure your foot stays flexed.” I glide my foot forward just as she says, anticipating what I’m about to feel. Sleeping Pigeon, a deep hip opener, is one of…

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Yoga poses you should do to get fit

Image Credit: Supplied There is no better way to begin 2019 than by doing something good for your body, like yoga. This can be as simple as practicing at home for 10 minutes each day combined with meditation. Here are some moves that will make you a stronger, happier and healthier person in the New Year: 1. Get your spine moving with Cat and Cow pose Cat Pose (top) and Cow Pose (bottom)Image Credit: Supplied Starting in table top position, with the knees below the hips and hands below the…

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Shilpa Shetty Kundra Surely Knows How To Burn Extra Calories; Watch The Full Video Here

The famous Bollywood actress and an entrepreneur, Shilpa Shetty Kundra is well known for her super-fit body. Her super fit and toned body, slim waistline and constant glow on her face is all because of the healthy eating and regular physical exercise. Apart from the several other workouts, the stunning actress always includes yoga in her fitness regime. The best part about the actress is she never follows any fad diet or resort to dieting in order to lose weight. Her Instagram account is a proof that the actress eats…

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Lenovo ThinkPad L390 and ThinkPad L390 Yoga With Upgraded Intel ‘Whiskey Lake’ CPUs Announced

Lenovo has refreshed some of its business-minded ThinkPad laptops and ThinkPad Yoga 2-in-1s with Intel’s refreshed 8th Gen ‘Whiskey Lake’ mobile processors. The models receiving the updates fall into the affordable mainstream ThinkPad L-series, aimed at price-sensitive business users who aren’t looking for the slimmest or lightest machines, but who value the reliability and security features of classic ThinkPads. Lenovo says these machines are aimed at new-age workers who need mobility and the flexibility to be creative anywhere. The new ThinkPad L390 and ThinkPad L390 Yoga both feature 13.3-inch anti-glare…

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Rajasthan Moves To Strike Out BJP Influence On School Syllabus

  The new government in Rajasthan had its first cabinet meeting today where revision of certain textbooks and syllabus was discussed among other issues. The government will try to undo what the “saffronisation of education”, the education minister said. Education Minister Govind Singh Dotasara told NDTV, “A committee of historians and educationists will review changes in the syllabus created by the BJP where references to several prominent personalities were done away with in textbooks for Rajasthan.” In 2016, when Jawaharlal Nehru’s name was dropped from state board’s Class 8 textbooks,…

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Wishing Bipasha Basu A Very Happy Birthday! The Ultimate Fitness Tips From This Gorgeous 40-Year Old

Wishing the gorgeous actress and fitness enthusiast, Bipasha Basu Singh Grover a very happy birthday! The actress turns 40 today and is surely a fitness lover. This can be well proven by her YouTube videos and several Instagram posts. The actress never shies away from sharing her workout videos where she is seen doing numerous workouts passionately. This goes without saying that her disciplined life is the secret to her fit, toned, glamorous physique and slim body. In one of her Instagram posts, the actress shares an inspiring quote which…

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