Padmaja's health challenge is

I want to get in shape, but I keep postponing my workouts
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Padmaja's Program Timeline
Day 21

iHealthU suggests...

Make it an everyday thing

Make it an everyday thing
Still can't make time for exercise? Here is an easy solution. Just walk. Instead of shopping in bulk, make a daily walking trip to the market to shop for the essentials and some NutriChoice products. This will ensure you get some exercise everyday. Have more ideas on how to include exercise in our daily lives?? Make sure you share them with us. Benefit : Get workout benefits from your daily activities.

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Day 20

iHealthU suggests...

Time to play

Time to play
Try a different approach to exercise- Play. Pick up a Frisbee from your neighborhood toy store, gather your friends and family, make teams and get started. It is simple game that never gets old or boring. This doesn't just guarantee some fun exercise and it also means some quality time with your loved ones. Benefit : Bond with friends or Family and get your heart health up.

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Day 19

iHealthU suggests...

Time for a Treat!

Time for a Treat!
Are your feet aching from all the exercise? It's time for a treat. An age-old remedy that never fails is soaking your feet in hot water. Pamper your feet by rubbing in some hot oil. put them in a tub of soothing warm water relax for 10-15 minutes. Massage your toes and ankle when you dry off. Benefit : Exercise Pain Relief and Mind Relaxation. Plus, it's a reward.

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Day 18

iHealthU suggests...

Create a Checklist

Create a Checklist
Spend 10 minutes to make a checklist every week. Jot down your exercise goals. Pin this to your mirror or the fridge and check off the goals one by one as you complete them. Here's a sample one we like -
  • Try Surya Namaskar in the morning
  • Do Pushups when watching TV
  • Walk 10 mins at Lunch Break.
  • Get a Skipping Rope.
  • Run like hell once a week.

Go Make your own and post it here. Benefit : When the goals are in sight, it is difficult to forget or ignore.

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Day 17

iHealthU suggests...

Find a Fitness Friend

Find a Fitness Friend

Exercising alone can get quite boring. Find a fitness friend by inviting your friends to this challenge.

Invite your friends and find a fitness friend from those who join this Program

Sharing your goals and challenges is the best way to make exercise fun and exciting.
Benefit : Company on the track keeps your fitness regime on track

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Day 16

iHealthU suggests...

Try a new exercise

Try a new exercise
Today, we're going to be a kid again! Dig into the nearest toy chest and find a skipping rope. Did you know that this childhood activity is so beneficial that even professional athletes recommend it? It helps you burn calories fast, enhances your stamina and coordination and tones your muscles.
Try this pattern, once you get used to skipping.
  • Warm up by slow jumps.
  • Begin with 20 seconds in your optimum speed.
  • Move to 10 seconds in slow speed.
  • Repeat this 8 times. That’s about just under 5 minutes.
Let us know if you enjoyed this routine.
Benefit : Skip away the Calories in no time

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Day 15

iHealthU suggests...

Start with shopping

Start with shopping
Let's start with something we all enjoy- Shopping. Go for a quick shopping trip on your way back from work and pick up some essentials to start exercise on a happy note.
A few must-haves are:
  • Walking/Running Shoes
  • A Yoga mat
  • Track Pants
  • Skipping Rope

Benefit : Look fabulous to feel fabulous

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Day 14

iHealthU suggests...

Make it an everyday thing

Make it an everyday thing
Still can't make time for exercise? Here is an easy solution. Just walk. Instead of shopping in bulk, make a daily walking trip to the market to shop for the essentials and some NutriChoice products. This will ensure you get some exercise everyday. Have more ideas on how to include exercise in our daily lives?? Make sure you share them with us. Benefit : Get workout benefits from your daily activities.

Oops... I missed it

Day 13

iHealthU suggests...

Time to play

Time to play
Try a different approach to exercise- Play. Pick up a Frisbee from your neighborhood toy store, gather your friends and family, make teams and get started. It is simple game that never gets old or boring. This doesn't just guarantee some fun exercise and it also means some quality time with your loved ones. Benefit : Bond with friends or Family and get your heart health up.

Oops... I missed it

Day 12

iHealthU suggests...

Time for a Treat!

Time for a Treat!
Are your feet aching from all the exercise? It's time for a treat. An age-old remedy that never fails is soaking your feet in hot water. Pamper your feet by rubbing in some hot oil. put them in a tub of soothing warm water relax for 10-15 minutes. Massage your toes and ankle when you dry off. Benefit : Exercise Pain Relief and Mind Relaxation. Plus, it's a reward.

Oops... I missed it

Day 11

iHealthU suggests...

Create a Checklist

Create a Checklist
Spend 10 minutes to make a checklist every week. Jot down your exercise goals. Pin this to your mirror or the fridge and check off the goals one by one as you complete them. Here's a sample one we like -
  • Try Surya Namaskar in the morning
  • Do Pushups when watching TV
  • Walk 10 mins at Lunch Break.
  • Get a Skipping Rope.
  • Run like hell once a week.

Go Make your own and post it here. Benefit : When the goals are in sight, it is difficult to forget or ignore.

Oops... I missed it

Day 10

iHealthU suggests...

Find a Fitness Friend

Find a Fitness Friend

Exercising alone can get quite boring. Find a fitness friend by inviting your friends to this challenge.

Invite your friends and find a fitness friend from those who join this Program

Sharing your goals and challenges is the best way to make exercise fun and exciting.
Benefit : Company on the track keeps your fitness regime on track

Oops... I missed it

Day 09

iHealthU suggests...

Try a new exercise

Try a new exercise
Today, we're going to be a kid again! Dig into the nearest toy chest and find a skipping rope. Did you know that this childhood activity is so beneficial that even professional athletes recommend it? It helps you burn calories fast, enhances your stamina and coordination and tones your muscles.
Try this pattern, once you get used to skipping.
  • Warm up by slow jumps.
  • Begin with 20 seconds in your optimum speed.
  • Move to 10 seconds in slow speed.
  • Repeat this 8 times. That’s about just under 5 minutes.
Let us know if you enjoyed this routine.
Benefit : Skip away the Calories in no time

Oops... I missed it

Day 08

iHealthU suggests...

Start with shopping

Start with shopping
Let's start with something we all enjoy- Shopping. Go for a quick shopping trip on your way back from work and pick up some essentials to start exercise on a happy note.
A few must-haves are:
  • Walking/Running Shoes
  • A Yoga mat
  • Track Pants
  • Skipping Rope

Benefit : Look fabulous to feel fabulous

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Day 07

iHealthU suggests...

Make it an everyday thing

Last Salad Standing
A few onions, tomatoes, cucumbers and coriander leaves with some chaat masala sprinkled on top - if that forms your staple definition of salads, entice your taste buds with the Paneer Pepper Salad or the easy-to-make Stuffed Egg Salad Benefit : A healthy snacking option in-between meals enriched with proteins and micronutrients.

Yes, I did it the iHealthU way.

Day 06

iHealthU suggests...

Time to play

Soup for the Healthy Soul
Tried all the recipes to make your soups interesting and failed miserably? Add a spicy twist to your favorite appetizer by trying our hot Ginger Chicken Soup or go the veggie way with our exciting Pea Soup. Benefit : Tasty snacking option that instantly rejuvenates you.

Yes, I did it the iHealthU way.

Day 05

iHealthU suggests...

Time for a Treat!

dal oats
i boiled the oats and strained it with a soup strainer. then i put some mom made dal in a pan and added the oats. i added a few of fav masala and garnished with onions and corainder leaves. i was so good. i strained because i thought the dal will go all white. i will try without straining it one day.

Day 04

iHealthU suggests...

Create a Checklist

my version of oats tikki
instead of the dal i used my 5 grain atta

Day 03

iHealthU suggests...

Find a Fitness Friend

lentil soup
instead of the normal lunch , i made a lentil soup with 4 types of lentils.

Day 02

iHealthU suggests...

Try a new exercise

Toast To Health
Substitute that grilled cheese sandwich from your local sandwich wala bhaiya, with a Veg. Paneer Sandwich or a yummy Egg sandwich made with brown/whole-wheat bread. A power-packed lip-smacking meal for sure! Benefit : A yummy alternative low on your pocket and high on nutrition

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Day 01

iHealthU suggests...

Start with shopping

my version of radga pattice
well i did the pattice as it was in the recipe. as i am a student i don't have much time to spend in the kitchen. instead of the ragda i managed it with my mom made dal.