Demand for health and wellness is higher than ever, and growing fast. The Global Wellness Institute, a research firm that focuses on areas like healthy eating, fitness, and anti-aging efforts, notes that wellness is a $3.4 trillion market. That makes it nearly three times larger than the $1 trillion worldwide pharmaceutical industry.
Gym memberships are always tempting. But they can also be intimidating. And there are a lot of boutique fitness studio cropping up, catering to specific forms of exercise and encouraging you to ditch your gym membership in favor of signing up for classes. For many people, a boutique fitness studio may be a better way to help you reach your fitness goals.
Learn the difference between physical activity and exercise, and how each can contribute to physical fitness.
Physical activity is defined as movement that involves contraction of your muscles. Any of the activities we do throughout the day that involve movement — housework, gardening, walking, climbing stairs — are examples of physical activity.
“Acupressure is a therapy developed over 5,000 years ago as an important aspect of Asian, especially Chinese, medicine. It uses precise finger placement and pressure over specific points along the body. These points follow specific channels, known as meridians – the same channels used in acupuncture.” Acupressure is both an energy tonic and a massage therapy. It is used to treat various illnesses.
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New York: When we see an attractive person, it activates an internal craving or urge for sex known as "spontaneous desire" which should not be called sex desire at all, new research by a Massachusetts-based leading psychologist and author has revealed.
Giving vitamin C with tuberculosis drugs could reduce the unusually long time it takes these medicines to eradicate the deadly pathogen, a study suggests.
Puckering up to your partner doesn’t just feel good — it also has some good-for-you benefits. Discover how locking lips can help keep you healthy.
Almonds have been prized since ancient times as one of humankind’s most beloved nuts. They were popular in the diets of ancient Egyptians and Indian populations. Ancient Indian Ayurvedic practitioners even believed that almonds were capable of increasing brain capacity, intellectual ability and longevity.
Power yoga, a dynamic fitness based derivative of yoga, is modeled on Ashtanga yoga. With new power yoga centers cropping up in every Indian metro today, it is no longer restricted within the realm of the rich and famous. Power yoga is fast becoming an increasingly budget-friendly and viable fitness option for all of us. If you’ve been wondering about whether power yoga is the right choice for you, or not, look no further.