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The concept of interval training may be scary, particularly if you’re thinking about the latest version of it. After all, HIIT is the acronym for “high-intensity interval training,” and the high-intensity bit sounds like it could be tough. Interval training comes in as many diverse forms as there are exercises themselves, and many people may benefit from it. Precisely, interval training is when you switch between periods of high-intensity exercise and recovery periods of lower intensity exercise. You can turn nearly any activity into an interval session: a gym workout with free weights and other equipment, bike riding—outdoors or stationary, walking and/or jogging outdoors or on a treadmill, or at home with just your body weight. The Benefits of Interval Training If you’re still uncertain, consider this: Interval training may be a powerful and convenient way to support you get fit compared with constant moderate exercise without rest periods. Because…

Be it due to age or genes, women tend to store fat in the lower body. Although it is nothing to be embarrassed about, if it is making you felt, we can benefit. Here are 15 no-equipment lower body exercises that you can do at home, at your convenience. 15 Leg And Hip Home Workouts For Women 1. High Knees Targets – Quads, hamstrings, calves, and glutes How To Do Stand straight with your feet close. Extend your hands in front of you, with the palms facing down. Start jogging on the spot, only, raise your knees higher. Try to tap your palms with your knees. Sets And Reps – 3 sets of 20 reps 2. Squats Targets –Glutes, quads, hamstrings, and calves How To Do Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, back straight, and shoulders rolled back. Keep your core engaged. Push your hips out and lower yourself by…

Do you know it is best to work out in the morning? The best thing you can add to your workout regime is a morning workout. The busy, minute-by-minute lives we lead now have just messed up our complete natural system. Workouts have always been meant for the mornings. Why Should We Work Out In Mornings? It keeps our body healthy. It helps to discharge toxins from the body that have built up and assembled overnight. It restores and revives our body, gearing it up for best performance. Studies show that people who exercise in the morning burn up a higher percentage of fat. Exercising in the morning increases our core temperature for the rest of the day. That means that you not only burn fat during your workout but also throughout the day. 10 Effective Morning Exercises for Weight Loss 1. Go for a Run or Walk Though you…

Black Coffee has always been a favorite beverage for all. But the surprising fact is that it also acts as a catalyst in weight loss? Black coffee is rich in caffeine and has various health benefits like prevention of cancer, headache, and mild depression. A majority of the world’s population drinks coffee every day in various amounts. But very few know the connection between weight loss and black coffee. How Black Coffee Benefits for Weight Loss? Black coffee contains a compound called chlorogenic acid which plays an important role in weight loss. When you drink black coffee after a meal, the chlorogenic acid present in it slows down the production of glucose in the body. At the same time, the production of new fat cells is reduced. Along with chlorogenic acid, black coffee also contains anti-oxidants which also play an important role in weight loss. The caffeine in black coffee…

Whether you are looking to lose weight, gain weight or maintain your current weight, we are all ”on a diet.” The word ”diet” just means the foods and drinks you consume on a regular basis. Depending on how you choose to eat, your diet will either support or contribute to one of these. I believe we all need to create our own personal diet plans. Your diet plan needs to be the one with which you can live in your real world for a long way. It needs to fit your particular tastes, food preferences, and lifestyle, and it has to agree with your body. Different styles of eating, work for different people–and that’s perfectly fine! The act of going on a diet usually has many implications and beliefs attached. In our society, this term ”diet” generally means a plan with a beginning and an end. For some, it is…

Are you amongst the one who curses people for going to the gym every day, when you cannot even make up your mind, heart, and body to get up from the comfy couch? Do you just digest the fact that you are superb in your skin, and that whoever tells you otherwise is not doing it for good, instead is body-shaming you? Have you just compromised with your shape because you don’t wish to try? Or are you among those who have tried their best but still could not get a good result? Probably the devil of laziness has overpowered you to an extent where you do not want to come out of your comfortable latitudes and longitudes. So much so that, now you have adjusted and bargained with the situation thinking how it would make any difference. Possibly you have also told yourselves the lie of “oh god, I…

Diwali came and went, and we didn’t even realize the impact it had on your body. Besides the extra pounds that you put on during Diwali festivities, the body also finds it difficult to digest the festive diet that is loaded with fats, sugar, and carbohydrates. This is that time of the year when there is a lot of pressure on the system to digest complex foods such as these as they also lead to indigestion and heaviness. Going on a disturbing guilt trip after indulging in over-eating is pointless. There are some ways to detox your body post-Diwali and following those simple food and drink, options can be very helpful. 1. Kickstart Your Day With Lemon Water After Diwali is over, make sure to start your day with lemon water. Lemon is the best detoxifying agent that is present. It acts like a magic potion that aids not only…

Do you have a range of jeans, pants, and dresses that are undoubtedly your best of the best but you just can’t wear them anymore because you have gained a few pounds! And they are standing still in your wardrobe waiting for you to try them all over again, teasing the world with your edgy curves! Then consider this as a knock on your door, for it is high time that you leave the comfort zone of your latitude and longitude to get in the dazzling shape you were ones in.If I ask you how important it is to exercise or get in shape, I am pretty sure to get some fabulous answers but then I am also convinced that those will be some hollow words of wisdom, for in this hectic life we put our body at stake. In the busy schedule of the routine, we tend to lose…

Our heart functions very much like the earth, we tend to forget about its presence until it does something unusual. We are totally ignorant about what our heart is doing, and when it comes to ‘heart rate’ it can be paralleled with the speed of a car. It must not be too slow, or too high; it should be just right. The same is with the heart rate, it must not be erratic, fast or slow; the heart rhythm must be maintained for the good of your health. How Your Heart Rate Affects Your Health? If you are still wondering as to why is maintaining heart rate important, in that case, let us unveil to you the fact that, the heart is central to every action taking place in the body. The function of the heart, that is, cardiac output, is directly proportional to the stroke volume, in simpler language;…

“Being Healthy and Fit isn’t a Fad or a Trend, instead it’s a Lifestyle” One major practice what most people do is “Go on diets when it is sometime close to an occasion or a competition”, and get back to their daily routine once it is done. Most people expect to find miracles happening with their weight in a matter of one or 2 months and give up and lose hope of not finding any major change. This attitude is something that should be worked on. The aspect here to be understood is that fitness is not something that can be achieved in a month or two. You might see minor changes in the body initially, but you must remember that your body is expecting to see the same effort from your side from then on. When we talk about fitness it is usually understood that it’s about attaining that…