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Exercise Combo Best for Diabetes Control

February 2, 2019 Category :Fitness 0

A combination of aerobic and resistance training exercise may be best for individuals with type 2 diabetes. A new study has confirmed that this exercise combination may help control type 2 diabetes better than doing either exercise alone.

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Coaxing the Couch Potato

January 16, 2019 Category :Fitness 0

Having the luxury of a 21-inch flatscreen television, laptop, game console, and other gadgets and devices all at an arm’s reach is considered heaven for many as the hot and humid Philippine weather foils any intent to move about. Hitch seeps in the instant you start living in the same setup each day; having lesser and lesser movement involved.

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Quick, On Your Feet

December 21, 2018 Category :Fitness 0

Are daily errands running you to the ground, not to mention family commitments and deadlines? Do you want to find a better way to cope? Sometimes a busy schedule in the morning can give you stress and toxicities in your mind. Working continuously on the computer requires you to sit in the same position for a long time and gets you mentally stressed. Want a solution? Take a daily walk, and it will go a long way to keep you fit, healthy, and better able to take on life’s daily challenges.

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Workplace Exercises

November 15, 2018 Category :Fitness| Healthy Advocacy 0

In this day and age, the palpable importance of exercising is, should we say, “common sense.” This new mindset paved the ground for the resurgence of traditional as well as unconventional fitness centers (i.e. tai chi, Pilates, yoga, gym, dance centers) all over the globe in the past decade. » Continue Reading

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Stripped to Fit!

October 27, 2018 Category :Fitness 0

Let’s face it.  Eventually you get bored of your usual fitness routine; trudging a couple of steep roads and completing five laps in the pool just won’t cut it – no, not anymore.  That is why gyms and fitness gurus have been coming up witth novel ways of burning those nasty calories and shaving off those bulging pounds by injecting fun and creativity to spice up every routine.  Among these is cardio-striptease. » Continue Reading

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Basic Yoga Postures

October 6, 2018 Category :Fitness 0

The following yoga postures are recommended for those with diabetes:

Yoga postures to do in the morning:
1. Simplified bellows pose (Utks’epa Mudra’)
2. Action pose (Karma’sana)
3. Navel press (Agnisa’ra Mudra’)
4. Kneeling abdominal lift (Upavis’t’a Ud’d’ayana Mudra’)
5. Single head to knee posture (Ja’nushira’sana)
6. Ideational breathing, navel chakra (A’gneyii Pra’n’a’ya’ma)

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Yoga for Diabetics

October 5, 2018 Category :Fitness| Stress Busters 0

What is yoga? What do you know about it? I was recently asked these questions and it took me a while, actually quite a long while before I managed to answer based on my simple understanding of what yoga is. » Continue Reading

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Water Exercises

August 26, 2018 Category :Fitness 0

Having been blessed with 7,107 islands, we are surrounded by water everywhere. And anytime is the best time to enjoy Nature’s gift of sun and surf. Here are some water sports to try out with family and friends. » Continue Reading

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Fast Food Links To Weight Gain

August 24, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research| Fitness 0

Every time a person opts for fast food instead of home cooked or restaurant meals, he is significantly raising his body mass index (BMI), according to researchers whose study packed enough evidence to prove ties between frequent fast food dining and excess weight.

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Should You Exercise When You Have a Cold?

August 17, 2018 Category :Fitness 0

Committed exercisers dread getting sick because they have to stop exercising. They know it is easy to lose momentum and difficult to start again. So what should they do if they are feeling under the weather? Should they continue exercising? How long should they rest? How soon can they return to exercise? » Continue Reading

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