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Exercise is a sure shot way to a healthy heart. According to doctors, exercising reduces the chances of heart diseases drastically.

Do whatever form of exercise that interests you-  walk, swim, skip, dance or do yoga. No matter what form of exercise you choose, it’s sure to get your heart healthy and healing.

Being active is not just essential for overall well-being (physical and mental) but it also improves your lifestyle.

Even if you’re not the type of person who likes exercising, once you start, you will instantly feel the benefits and even ask your loved ones to start exercising. On this website, you will find multiple ways to get moving, so keep checking for updates. However, if you have a history of heart disease, consult your doctor before you start on your exercise regime.

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December 1, 2016

There is no dearth of people who complain of dry, itchy and irritating skin in winters. The lack of heat and abundance of cloth layers on the skin make it dry, leaving no moisture. To have a healthy winter skin this season, follow these tips and see for yourself! Moisturize Even though we can’t feel Read more…

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December 1, 2016

Winters are not only a hard time for skin and hair, but also health. Unlike summers, you cannot spend hours outside soaking the sun or playing with your kids. In fact, our diet and eating habits also change with the season. Hence, it is important to take some extra care. Especially, the senior citizens or Read more…

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November 14, 2016

The best thing you can do for your kid’s playtime is actually for yourself. Join them. Show them how you used to be the badminton school champ and let them thrash you easily. Or create a treasure hunt. Or go for a morning jog together. If a child sees a parent playing, or even being Read more…

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November 3, 2016

A lot of parents complain about the lack of time to spend with their kids. This affects both the child’s health and well-being as well as the bonding with parents. However, playing small indoor games with your kids can do the trick. You don’t need long hours for this, all you need is to be Read more…

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October 12, 2016

Just because you have a cardiovascular situation doesn’t mean that you should avoid travelling altogether. However, it does affect your situation and there are some things that you need to take care of. Also consult your doctor for any specific things he might want you to take care of. Here are a few heart smart Read more…

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October 12, 2016

Everyone says laughter is the best medicine. You might have also heard a lot of times that stress is bad for your health, especially heart health. Here are 6 facts to prove why they are believed to be so: Not all laughter or stress related after effects are direct. Sometimes, your lifestyle impacts your health Read more…

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September 22, 2016

High blood pressure can severely damage your arteries and blood vessels. It makes artery walls thicker, and over time this increases blood pressure further, leading to a sudden heart attack. How do we maintain safe blood pressure levels?

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September 2, 2016

Whether you’re a homemaker or a working woman handling both work and home, you usually have to work round the clock leaving no time for yourself. It is also seen that when it comes to health, women tend to be more ignorant than men. Therefore, it is extremely important for you women to not only Read more…

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August 16, 2016

30 minutes of exercise a day. That’s all it takes to lower cholesterol, blood pressure and your risk of heart disease. And it’s easier than you think. Plan it into your day. Make it a part of your routine. Read our tips on how.

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July 18, 2016

If you watch what you eat, you’re doing everything you need to stay heart-healthy, right? Well, that’s only half of it. Even if you watch your diet and avoid high-fat, empty-calorie foods, you’re still at risk for heart disease if you don’t exercise. And then, exercise offers a host of other benefits. If you’re still Read more…

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July 18, 2016

Exercise strengthens the heart muscle and helps keep weight, cholesterol, and blood pressure at healthy levels. It can also reduce arterial inflammation, decreasing the risk of heart-attack and slowing the progression of heart disease. Exercise advice differs depending on your goal. Pick the category below that seems right for you: To get started It doesn’t Read more…

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July 18, 2016

Worried about heart diseases? Just resort to these simple, fun cardiovascular exercises to unlock the solution for your heart problems. The cardiovascular exercises get your heart pumping, balance blood flow and also improves your air intake. Jogging, cycling, brisk walking or aerobics can be the starting point. Aerobic Aerobic exercises to curb heart diseases. Aerobic Read more…

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July 12, 2016

Level I: 6 sets Level II: 8 sets Level III: 10 sets Up to 2 minutes rest between each set

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July 12, 2016

In this digital age, information is at our fingertips. However, much of this information could be incorrect. Here are some common myths you need to know about.

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July 12, 2016

For those who have had previous issues concerning their heart health, we would recommend you speak to your doctor first. After which, we would recommend some of the following exercises.

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July 12, 2016

Everyone can benefit from exercise-young children, teenagers, adults and the elderly. Find out how much activity is most suitable for your age group.

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July 4, 2016

Those who play tennis regularly tend to lose excessive amount of body fat making them lean, strong and fit. It also keeps their lipid profile in check, never allowing cholesterol to cross the limit. This greatly decreases the chances of severe and fatal disease like myocardial infarction, commonly known as heart attack and other severe Read more…

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April 29, 2016

Teenage is the time to have fun, but also to build the foundation of your health for a long life. Here are a few things you need to understand in this age: You control While we’re busy blaming restaurants and take out joints for the junk that goes in us, we should understand that we Read more…

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March 29, 2016

20s is the time to enjoy life, 30s to work and earn and 40s is the age to pay attention to your health before it’s too late! Here are a few tips to help you take care of your body and health in your 40s! Jump start your metabolism Start strength training to give a Read more…

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March 5, 2016

Women go through many changes in life. Becoming a teenager, pregnancies, menopause and all the ups and downs in between. These four must-do yoga poses, will ensure that you remain fit and flexible all your life. Make sure you incorporate them in your daily routine.

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January 20, 2016

Gifts related to health and physical fitness are not only helpful for people who love to exercise but also for those who hate it! Sometimes you can gift something to your loved ones that will inspire them to be fit. A basketball or badminton kit Lack of sports equipment is the best excuse that people Read more…

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January 20, 2016

Do you also find yourself breaking your New Year Resolution only after a week? The problem may lie with your resolution itself! Here are a few ways to make sure you make the right kind of resolution for your heart health and are able to keep it! Set Specific goals Know clearly what it is Read more…

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January 20, 2016

In the hustle bustle of daily existence, we often tend to overlook the needs of our heart and do things that may damage our heart in the long run. Here are a few things that you might be doing too! Watching TV As easy as it may sound, research has proven that sitting for long Read more…

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November 28, 2015

Cardiovascular-related incidents increase in winter for a number of reasons, including drops in temperature that constrict blood vessels, irregular workout routines, poor stress management and changing eating habits. The combination of poor diet and other stressors can cause chunks of fatty deposits lining arteries to enter the bloodstream, potentially leading to greater risk of heart Read more…

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November 28, 2015

In winter, you need to increase the amount of time you spend on warm up exercises. This is due to the reduced temperatures and the fact that the muscles are tighter in the winter, so injuries are more common. Here are a few warm up exercises you can choose from.

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November 19, 2015

If your child is that shy kid in the neighborhood who hasn’t ever come home with a complaint about his friends, you need to become his friend and make sure he has enough fun! There are a lot of games and activities you can do with your children, to let them know that you care Read more…

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October 31, 2015

Muscle Memory refers to that little blueprint that gets embedded in our psychology once we’ve learnt a new movement.

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September 16, 2015

Exercises that are good for your heart health are nothing difficult. You just need to have the inclination to make an effort and give your heart the care it deserves! Here is a list of a few simple heart friendly exercises! Brisk walking You can’t avoid walking completely. So when you do have to walk, Read more…

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September 9, 2015

Well it’s simple and doesn’t require much of an effort to take care of your heart. Here’s why that walk in the garden is the best help for your heart! 1. Strengthens your heart – If you can take good care of your heart with a simple walk in the park or your back garden, Read more…

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June 18, 2015

At the outset, the bottom line is – Yoga is the mantra behind good health. A positive approach that leads to a positive outlook in life. Therefore, Yoga becomes an essential part of one’s existence and one should adopt this practice for a heart healthy life. Going down the memory lane, Yoga is a form Read more…

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April 7, 2015

The positive benefits of a healthy life can be attained very quickly within a few days. A healthy life completes with little modifications and positive thinking, which includes a healthy body and sound mental health. A healthy lifestyle is a great challenge in today’s busy hours, the influence of packed foods and fewer activities, are Read more…

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December 29, 2014

There is no doubt that  it can be difficult  to follow one’s exercise routine when winter hits. The cold weather and strong urge to stay in your nice warm blanket can work against you as you try to stick with your exercise program.Therefore, keeping oneself motivated to workout during the winter season becomes an extremely Read more…

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December 10, 2014

There’s no doubt that office life can wear you down physically. Sitting all day long coupled with an unrestricted sugar intake increases your risk for  heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity. Therefore, it is important to revive yourself occasionally with a few stretches and basic exercises.  Here are the few exercises that can Read more…

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November 29, 2014

According to a recent research, taking small yet frequent walks  can help reduce the harm caused by sitting for long hours at work. Sitting all day long  in the pursuit of one’s  target at work  increases the risk of a heart disease, in addition to contributing to other health problems.   According to a research study Read more…

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June 20, 2014

A hobby has many benefits, not just for your mental wellbeing but also for your physical fitness. Exercise is the obvious #1 health benefit of any hobby. Second is a hobby’s social benefit. There are clearly psychological benefits of interactions in social groups, so hobbies will get extra credit if they lead to interpersonal meaningful Read more…

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May 28, 2014

Working out can be a pretty tedious and mundane activity at times. You can do a variety of things to break up the tedium like reading or watching something, but one of the most beneficial things to do while working out is listening to music. Music affects our mood so it can make us more Read more…

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May 28, 2014

In a land of ghee, laddoo, and “Aur khao beta” attitude, obesity is a lost cause. Yet! We should never give up on a quest to lose weight as it has many more consequences than just reducing spaces around you. Think of it this way, you can live longer to eat more, fit into some Read more…

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May 28, 2014

Doing regular physical activity reduces the risk of developing heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, some cancers, type 2- diabetes and osteoporosis. However, doctors and fitness experts recommend that you choose an exercise plan according to your age bracket, as well as your health history. This is especially relevant for those who have suffered from Read more…

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May 28, 2014

The increasing urbanization and mechanization of the world has reduced our levels of physical activity. The World Health Organization believes that more than 60% of the global population is not sufficiently active. If you are physically active you will increase your life span, regardless of any adverse inherited factors. Physical activity, at any age, protects Read more…

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May 28, 2014

Insufficient physical activity can be defined as less than five times 30 minutes of moderate activity per week, or less than three times 20 minutes of vigorous activity per week, or equivalent. Insufficient physical activity is the fourth leading risk factor for mortality. Approximately 3.2 million deaths and 32.1 million DALYs – representing about 2.1 Read more…

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