Mandira Bedi

#FitIndiaMovement: Fitness icon Mandira Bedi’s workout and diet plan

Known 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 […]

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Regular exercise can help prevent depression and heart disease

Depression 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 […]

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Moderate muscle strength tied to lower risk of diabetes

Researchers 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 […]

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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 […]

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When it comes to weight loss, diet is more important than exercise

Every January, one of the top New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight. And if you’re looking to be successful, there’s something you should know: Diet is far more important than exercise – by a long shot. An investigator for the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases says the average person burns […]

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