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Surya Namaskar or sun salutation is one of the most highly spoken of forms of exercise today because this ancient yogic ritual can do wonders for your body, mind and soul that no other exercise, spiritual course or meditation can. No wonder it's so highly endorsed by all the leading celebrities. Continue reading >>

Without a doubt, we all agree on how important cardio is for our heart and body. The flow of blood through our system has more significance than we can imagine. It delivers oxygen and nutrients to each cell in the body, thus keeping you energetic and fit. The best form of cardio where one uses his maximum potential is running. Continue reading >>

Fitness in literal terms means improving 5 essential components of the body i.e. flexibility, cardio respiratory endurance, muscular endurance, muscular strength and body composition. Most of the physical activities and training programs are designed to work on one or all of these components. Continue reading >>

Many people complain that normal forms of exercise do not interest them; they find walking and weight-lifting extremely boring, while swimming and cycling depends on the availability. So in such situations what's the best option? Continue reading >>

Let's agree we all have days when we slip up with our 'perfect diet' and give in to that piece of cake or samosa. Call it social pressure, a friend's birthday party or just a usual comfort food spree, the reasons to sin are many with an equal number of excuses to avoid exercise. Continue reading >>

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