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Control Food Habits At Office For Fitness

Control Food Habits At Office For Fitness       Office is one place where a person easily gets influenced by fellow colleagues. Although you have a strict diet plan, it slowly fades away with their obligations and wishes. It is important to maintain a strict protocol for your food habits at office. You initially begin indulging into junk food thinking that it is just for one time. However, this repeats on a constant basis with time. Here are some very crucial rules that you need to follow in order to maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle.       1. Always Carry Your Lunch. Healthy and nutritious home food always need to be your first choice.  2. Avoid biscuits at work place. Biscuits are the regular munching snack at most of the work places. You do end up eating many without your knowledge, especially if it is with a cup of tea or coffee.    3. There will be a lot of loving colleagues who will force you to eat unhealthy junk some times. It is not their fault but you stay conscious about what you are eating. Be ready and brave to say NO to your colleagues' love when it comes to food.  4. When it is an office with a lot of employees, then there would be a birthday or an anniversary that happens at least once in a week. So during such occasions, do not barge into the cake and finish it. Instead, make it a habit to only taste a bite.  5. When it is a weekend, your colleagues are sure going to force you for a lunch or dinner outside. In such situations, you are prone to lose on your appetite. So try and avoid such outings as much as you can.     

Tips For a Healthy Family

Tips For a Healthy Family   A healthy family is a Wealthy Family. A man or woman has one common goal in general and that is family and it’s welfare. Health issues in one person can disturb the peace of the entire family and it is important to inculcate a healthy lifestyle in all the members of a clan. Here are some important tips that will help you stay hale and healthy. 1. Make sure not to store junk food at home. People at home eat what is available and you make it a point only to store healthy food like, sprouts, fat-free dairy items, fresh vegetable and fruits, whole grain breads and so on. This will help your family in the consumption of healthy food. 2. Kids are the crucial part of a family they are the ones inclines in junk food. Try and make food items that are healthy and tasty for them. For example, items like wheat pizza with excess vegetables and fat-free cheese, sweet-potato fries, tacos filled with boiled and spiced turkey and grilled chicken fingers are a good choice for children.   3. Create a consistent meal and snack schedule for all members of your family. Eating on time is very important for a healthy lifestyle. Make sure your kids are not too involved in snacking as it will reduce their appetite for lunch and dinner. In other words, their intake of quality food will reduce. 4. Do not allow eating while watching TV. It is a proven fact that people eat a lot of junk while watching TV. 5. Involve your family members in daily exercises and yoga. All your family members should wake up early and go back to bed on time. Cycling, running, jogging, skipping, yoga, swimming and so on will help your entire family to maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle.

Fitness Mantra Of Bollywood Stars

Fitness Mantra Of Bollywood Stars   Many Bollywood heroines are known for their flawless figure and a fit physique. Most of them believe in regular work outs, Yoga and sports activities. There are a number of fitness freaks in the B-Town and their looks play a major role in their survival and sustainability in the industry for a longer run. Here is a list of some of the famous Bollywood actresses and their fitness mantra for all of you !!!     Deepika Padukone : Deepika has one of the best figures in the film industry. Her fitness mantra is badminton, swimming and dancing.     Kareena Kapoor :   If zero size is a trend among women, then all the credit goes to Kareena Kapoor. Yoga and a complete vegetarian diet is the fitness mantra of Kareena.        Katrina Kaif : Katrina has a body that can make any woman feel envious. Katrina is trained in mixed martial arts, parkour, and other fighting techniques. She believes in regular exercises and eating nutritious and healthy food at periodic intervals for a maintaining a fit figure.      Priyanka Chopra : Priyanka Chopra is growing younger with age. She is born with great genes that makes her look trim and slender all the time. However, Priyanka's trainer Samir Jaura is making sure that she looks suitable and apt for any given role. Priyanka also works out really hard when required.     Kangana Ranaut : Kangana Ranaut is an ectomorph which means that she doesn't put on weight easily. However, Kangana eats healthy and does power yoga, kick-boxing and goes to the gym to stay toned. That's her fitness mantra.      Sonam Kapoor : The gorgeous Sonam Kapoor's fitness secret includes a mix of Pilates, heavy weight training, intense cardio sessions and a balanced diet.

Simple Anti-Cancer Diet

Simple Anti-Cancer Diet           Cancer is a dreadful disease which no one would imagine encountering. The simple diet format that we are going to share is very important and effective not only to fight the disease but also for normal people to create good resistance power in their bodies. Cancer may occur due to hereditary  factor, pollution, smoking and various other reasons. But one can definitely fight out the disease at it's early stages with proper medicines and a very strict and healthy diet. Our diet includes a lot of plant based food. All Veggies carry medicinal values and the diet patter is as follows !!! Breakfast : Preferably Oatmeal with fruits and nuts. Most importantly, it should be a whole grain breakfast.  Lunch : A big plate of veggie salad along with beans and peas makes a healthy lunch. A small quantity of rice or roti with a moderately fried and fat-free curry should be added along with the salad. A piece of boiled fish is also a healthy choice. Evening Snack : 1. Fruit Salad 2. Freshly cut vegetables topped with pasta sauce 3. Mixture of nuts, dry fruits and corn flakes 4. Green Tea or Tulsi Tea Dinner : Moderate quantity of rice cooked along with vegetables or Rotis with Steamed vegetable curry. A glass of carrot or beetroot juice after dinner is advisable. Try and avoid heavy food for dinner, especially non-veg. Dessert : A single square of dark chocolate is the best dessert item on the diet list. Replace pastries and sweets with a single fruit. 

Bebo’s Fitness Routine

Bebo’s Fitness Routine   Kareena Kapoor Fitness Secret:Kareena Kapoor aka Bebo was in town for the promotion of her film Singham 2 and was looking fit and fabulous as ever . A firm believer in eating the right amount at the right time she has revealed that the secret behind her ever fresh and glowing skin is her vegetarian diet. Though she experimented with the size zero size in the movie Tashan which she says was not due to any crash diet but because of her nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar’s diet program , she got back to her curvy self and post her marriage to the Pataudi Nawab Sail Ali Khan she has managed to stay in perfect shape and health. She also advises her fans to eat healthy, at regular intervals and not have large meals and exercise well. As per Bebo's diet plan she eats every two to three hours which includes a lot of fresh green vegetables, nuts  and fruits. For breakfast: It usually comprises of upma or paranthas (without oil), muesli and idlis. She snacks on a brown bread sandwich with veggies in between. For lunch: It is generally the usual roti, dal and vegetables. She emphasizes on taking in the right and balanced amounts of carbs and proteins. For dinner: At night she usually has dal, vegetables, and curd with roti or brown rice. She supplements her diet with lots of salads and fresh fruit juices. She makes sure to drink at least 6-8 glasses of boiled water every day. Exercise:Bebo has switched to Yoga completely and loves to practice power yoga with Surya Namaskars being her favourite. She does the Ashtanga form of Yoga  and power yoga for an hour every day and also combines Pilates workouts with her yoga routine. And the best part she has included hubby Saif Ali Khan in this routine also... That’s Bebo’s diet plan decoded for you !

Yoga for Facial Fitness

Yoga for Facial Fitness We have seen enough of products and procedures invading the market to make you look young and youthful. But there is always a healthier alternative in getting youthful and healthy skin –YOGA. The Yoga mantra which has spread from our country to other continents has the answers to all our queries when it comes to overall health and that includes the facial muscles. Briefly stating the benefits would be reduction on fine wrinkles, droopy lids, skin tightening, reduces crow’s feet and over all facial toning. All you have to do is  follow these 3 Simple exercises for facial toning and you don’t have to bother about their complicated names ! Exercise 1.Puff your Cheeks Exercise 1.Puff your Cheeks:Take a deep breath then close your mouth and puff out the cheeks like a balloon. Repeat this for 5 times.  The action tones cheek muscles preventing them from looking hollow. Exercise 2. Open your eyes wide and big Exercise 2.  Open your eyes wide and big :Open your eyes wide and as big as you can to lift the eyebrows hold for 5-7 seconds. Repeat 5 times.  Over time gravity affects the elasticity of muscles on the upper forehead and brows causing them to droop, making you look tired. Exercising these muscles softens forehead lines and around the eyes. Exercise 3.  Pucker your lips Exercise 3.  Pucker your lips: Suck in your cheeks to pucker up. Hold tight and try to smile.  This helps in reducing lines round the mouth and nose and keeps the lips full. A bit tough to smile buts it’s worth the effort. Keep smiling - the best exercise for a beautiful face!

Exercise can prevent Cancer too

Exercise can prevent Cancer too Working out has many benefits which not just include weight loss and fitness levels. The undermining truth is that we actually need regular, if not daily, exercise to live our best lives. But it’s not all too easy to  get into the fitness routine especially when we lead a hectic lifestyle when it comes to rushing from home to work and a maintain a sedentary lifestyle, especially when it comes to your office and sitting for hours in front of the computer or workstation. The justifications we do is that we get up early in the morning and we are in tearing rush to get the kids ready, pack theirs and your lunch boxes, get to work. The next 7 to 8 hours are spent using only your brain and not your physical body which is sitting in that blessed chair. So then what happens to your body if this is the kind of lifestyle you lead? Statistics from The World Cancer Research Fund show that an active lifestyle is crucial in reducing the risk of certain cancers, particularly uterine, breast, and bowel. The study suggests that women diagnosed with these types of cancer in 2012, 12 percent of bowel and breast cancers and one in 10 cases of uterine cancers could have been prevented if the women had been regular exercisers. We are not just talking about fitness and weight loss but prevention of certain types of cancers when it comes to exercising. So take those baby steps to kick start your exercise sessions, start with a half an hour walk, join your local gym or your friends Yoga group or make use of your office gym and stay fit and healthy…

Secrets of Lakshmi Manchus Fitness

Secrets of Lakshmi Manchu's Fitness Lakshmi Manchu’s Fitness: Actress, TV host, producer, brand ambassador for various charitable events, model, and now Mother to  a beautiful baby girl Vidya Nirvana -Lakshmi Manchu Anand has come a long way from just being another star’s daughter and has earned a place in the Telugu Film Industry and the first actress in Tollywood to embrace surrogacy. Standing tall at almost 5 feet 9 inches Lakshmi Manchu has a fabulous figure which she maintains diligently as evident in all her red carpet and other events that she is seen in and not to forget her own shows. We discovered these interesting tit bits about her health and fitness secrets and compiled them for you. ->She drinks lots of water throughout the day ->Does Pranayama for 5 minutes every day. ->Has done the Vipasana course once and recommends that everyone should do it once in a life time as it clears all the negative blocks and changes ones perspective about life. ->Practices Yoga: It clears all the conflicts and drive away the negative energies. I am happy whenever I do yoga. ->Working out regularly at the gym for a fit and toned body ->Drinking green tea throughout the day, which is great fat buster. ->In one of her recent tweets she says, “When was the last time u danced? Look back.. It is one of the most freeing experiences. Move your body. Get up. Shake it up. Love u all.”  Well, dance is definitely a relaxing act both for body and mind. It could be for fun and entertainment. So loosen up people !!! Turn your music system ON and shake your legs for a peppy number !!! So that’s it guys, stay fit always….like Manchu Lakshmi. Lakshmi also  says, “When we can spend so much of time and energy on taking care of one’s car, then taking care of the body should rank higher; after all the body is one’s temple.

Are your Wrists and Fingers Stretching

Are your Wrists and Fingers Stretching?     Excercises for the hands:Just as the body needs its exercise our fingers and wrists which we subject to hard work and for some ladies incessant tapping on the key board, need their due care and our attention. As and when you find time do these simple exercises to keep at bay these work related disorders like carpal tunnel syndrome and other ergonomically related   disorders. Finger & Wrist Stretch 1: Starting with the right hand gently extend the fingers back one by one. Step 2: Then take them all back at the same time. This helps to stretch open your palm. Repeat for 5 times. Step 3: Take your thumb back towards your wrist. Then bring it forwards, stretching gently and firmly without forcing it. Step 4:Finish by making a fist and slowly opening it, stretching your fingers and thumb out as far as you. Step 5: Put your palms together, fingers pointing upwards, as if you were praying. Stretch your fingers and press palms together strongly. Keep the base of your palms pressing together, as you gradually lower your hands until your lower arms are horizontal. Step 6: Then take your hands down still further, fingers and upper palms together. You should feel the stretch on the insides of your fingers and wrists. Hold for a few seconds  and repeat for 5 times. These simple exercises loosen stiff fingers, hands and wrists and when done daily for a few weeks, help in making the wrist and fingers more flexible.