Fitness icon Mandira Bedi’s workout and diet plan

Mandira Bedi grabbed the eyeballs with TV shows like ‘Shanti’, ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’, for playing Preeti in 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge' and for proving that women can host cricket matches too. She has tried everything from acting to anchoring and even fashion designing and aced it all. In the recent years, we’ve also come to remember and admire her for being a fitness icon. Here, the 45-year-old yummy mummy, who is committed to her fitness routine, reveals what keeps her looking super svelte and fit!

Fitness icon Mandira Bedi’s workout and diet planKnown for her fit frame and vivacious personality and having won a stunt show on television, Mandira Bedi is considered an epitome of fitness. Mandira who has the most captivating and fit body is very much disciplined about her workout and her diet plan. “I work out for five days a week. Along with cardio, I […]

Five of the best exercises that you can do daily

Just having to walk by treadmills, stationary bikes, and weight machines can be enough to make you head straight back home to the couch. Yet some of the best physical activities for your body don’t require the gym or ask you to get fit enough to run a marathon. These workouts can do wonders for your health

Five of the best exercises that you can do dailyIf you’re not an athlete or serious exerciser – and you just want to work out for your health or to fit in your clothes better – the gym scene can be intimidating and overwhelming. What are the best exercises for me? How will I find the time? They’ll help keep your weight under control, […]

Regular exercise can help prevent depression and heart disease

A new study, published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, shows the many ways in which depression negatively affects health and highlights the benefits of exercise for relieving depression and keeping the heart healthy

Regular exercise can help prevent depression and heart diseaseDepression raises the risk of heart disease in people who haven’t had a history of cardiovascular problems. For those who have already been diagnosed with heart disease, depression raises their mortality risk. In fact, some studies have revealed that people with depression are at high risk of arrhythmia. Others, meanwhile, have pointed out that people […]

Moderate muscle strength tied to lower risk of diabetes

Maintaining a moderate amount of muscle strength may help adults lower their risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a U.S. study suggests

Moderate muscle strength tied to lower risk of diabetesResearchers asked 4,681 people without diabetes, whose average age was 43, to do leg and bench presses to measure their muscle strength, and to perform treadmill tests to assess their cardiorespiratory fitness. During an average follow-up period of more than eight years, 229 participants, or almost 5 per cent, developed diabetes. Compared to people who […]

Here’s why boxing is a great workout for your body

If you are looking to make your daily workouts a bit more interesting, how about adding boxing to your regimen?

Here’s why boxing is a great workout for your bodyThere is no denying that many people have taken an interest in the activity in recent years. Here are some reasons why throwing a few punches could provide you with a perfect combination of fun and fitness. It makes you use every part of your body Grab the gloves if you want to challenge several […]

4 ways to keep moving with joint pain

If you suffer from joint pain, exercise may seem like the last thing you want to do, or need to do. But the right exercises performed properly can be a long-lasting way to subdue ankle, knee, hip, or shoulder pain. For some people, the right exercise routine can even help delay or sidestep surgery

4 ways to keep moving with joint painWhile exercise is great medicine, it only works if you carve out time to do it regularly. And sometimes the hardest part of a workout is getting started. Here are four ways to help you get your dose of physical activity: Carve out the time. Skip several half-hour TV shows a week or work out […]

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 […]

Running on treadmill vs. running outdoors. Does it make a difference?

If you have decided to take running more seriously as a part of your new year resolutions, you may have wondered if you should opt for the treadmill instead of the outdoors. So how do the two compare? Let’s try and answer that question

Running on treadmill vs. running outdoors. Does it make a difference?According to Greatist, the former has a lower impact on your joints. People running on a treadmill “tend to have lower stride lengths and higher stride rates” compared to those who are running outside. So using a treadmill may be better for those who are recovering from an injury. However, treadmills involve a moving surface […]

This is the reason why stretching is vital for your body

Stretching can act as a stress reliever by eliminating tension from various parts of the body. This simple form of exercise can be performed on a daily basis to ensure that your muscles are in a healthy condition

This is the reason why stretching is vital for your bodyStretching is best known as a part of the warm-up session preceding a workout. Experts note that you should not start with stretches first as your muscles are not warm enough, increasing the risk of injury. Instead, perform a small bout of physical activity such as a light jog or moving up and down the […]

8 no-equipment exercise you can do in 30 seconds

These eight compound moves use zero equipment and will fry and firm the flab – fast

8 no-equipment exercise you can do in 30 secondsThis is about as uncomplicated as it gets: These eight compound moves use zero equipment and will fry and firm the flab — fast. “Use the body you have to create the body you want,” says trainer Adam Rosante, a fitness ambassador for C9 by Champion and the author of The 30-Second Body. “You can […]
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