To prevent muscle soreness, follow these recovery tips

You may feel like you never want to go to the gym again. But exercise-induced muscle damage, and the steps you take to recover, are all part of becoming a better athlete, as long as you know your limits. Knowing the right steps to take for recovery is essential to repair muscle. Taking the right steps will also prevent injury. And the good news is, recovering and preventing injuries are easier than you think

To prevent muscle soreness, follow these recovery tipsSome people call it “good” pain, but the truth is that no one really enjoys getting out of bed the morning after an intense workout. Your body is tense, your muscles feel weak and swollen, and you are ferociously hungry. First things first — stop overtraining: There is a growing amount of evidence that suggests […]

‘No More Tension’: An app to help you lead a stress-free life

Stress affects us all. You may notice symptoms of stress when disciplining your kids, during busy times at work, when managing your finances, or when coping with a challenging relationship. Stress is everywhere and too much stress can wear you down and make you sick, both mentally and physically. Now, a stress management app will help you to reduce your stress

‘No More Tension’: An app to help you lead a stress-free lifeStress is normal part of life that can either help us learn and grow or can cause us significant problems. If we don’t take action, the stress response can create or worsen health problems. Prolonged, uninterrupted, unexpected, and unmanageable stresses are the most damaging. Owing to which, in December 2016, central government launched ‘NO More Tension’, […]

Phobia: What are you afraid of?

Do you fear from travelling by an aeroplane, using a lift, looking down from a tall building, going for a roller coaster ride, taking a plunge in the swimming pool or fear of animals? Well! You might have a phobia

Phobia: What are you afraid of?A phobia is an excessive and irrational fear reaction. If you have a phobia, you may experience a deep sense of dread or panic when you encounter the source of your fear. The fear can be of a certain place, situation, or object. Unlike general anxiety disorders, a phobia is usually connected to something specific, […]

Pump up: 5 healthy heart tips

Lack of exercise, a poor diet and other unhealthy habits can take their toll over the years. Dr Nihar Mehta, consultant cardiologist at Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, gives 5 simple steps to look after your heart

Pump up: 5 healthy heart tipsIndia has rapidly become the capital of metabolic diseases over the globe.This term encompasses a combination of ‘high’ – body weight, blood pressure, blood sugars and blood cholesterol, a disease of excess. These metabolic diseases lead to heart diseases like heart attacks, heart failure and fluctuations in heart rate (arrhythmia), said Dr Nihar Mehta, consultant […]

Five steps to help you sleep better

The amount of sleep you need changes as you age, but generally, adults need between 7 and 9 hours of good quality sleep per day. Sleep plays a significant role in your health and well-being as well as protecting your physical health, mental health, quality of life, and safety

Five steps to help you sleep betterDo you have a hard time getting a good night’s sleep? You are not alone. In actual fact, two thirds of adults in the United States are also unable to clock up the recommended hours. Here are our top tips to help you to sleep well and feel wide awake the next day. Sleep can be […]

Yoga and meditation are beneficial for physical and mental well-being, says research

Yoga and meditation have both become increasingly popular in the Western world, and practitioners praise their psychological and physical benefits. Current research also suggests that meditating and doing yoga can boost overall well-being and resilience to stress factors

Yoga and meditation are beneficial for physical and mental well-being, says researchIncreasingly, yoga practice and meditation have been the focus of research aiming to test their benefits. Recently, Medical News Today have reported on a wealth of studies pointing to many different advantages of yoga and meditation, including countering cognitive decline, acting on genetic factors that predispose individuals to stress, improving lower back pain, and easing depression. A new paper published in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience now shows […]

Headache: Know how to get rid of it

When headache pain has you in its grip, a fast-acting headache remedy is a top priority. Some headache remedies come in the form of medication. But there are also many ways to achieve natural headache relief. Feeling better may require a combination of treatments

Headache: Know how to get rid of itHeadaches can be more complicated than most people realize. Different kinds can have their own set of symptoms, happen for unique reasons, and need different kinds of treatment. Medications: Headache remedies for migraine headaches are usually prescription drugs, such as beta blockers: atenolol (Tenormin); bisoprolol (Zebeta) tricyclics: amitriptyline (Elavil, Endep); doxepin (Adapin, Sinequan) calcium-channel blockers: […]

Why is yoga and meditation beneficial to the human body?

A recent study published in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience reveals that yoga and meditation appear to have a positive effect on the central nervous system as well as the immune system

Why is yoga and meditation beneficial to the human body?Increasingly, yoga practice and meditation have been the focus of research aiming to test their benefits. Recently, Medical News Today have reported on a wealth of studies pointing to many different advantages of yoga and meditation, including countering cognitive decline, acting on genetic factors that predispose individuals to stress, improving lower back pain, and easing […]

Stretch, breathe and meditate: Mumbai gears up for exclusive yoga festival

The three-day exclusive yoga festival will be held from March 24 to 26. It will be inaugurated by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. There will be 40 workshops by 13 schools from across India

Stretch, breathe and meditate: Mumbai gears up for exclusive yoga festivalYoga enthusiasts and practitioners are in for a three-day treat in Mumbai – an exclusive yoga festival – is all set to kick-start from March 24 to 26. The festival will be inaugurated by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. The festival, which is a free event, is an initiative of 90-year-old Kaivalyadhama Yoga Research and Training […]