It is a well-known fact that indulging in aerobic sports activity like badminton gives multiple health benefits and promotes longevity.
In fact it has been found that playing badminton till you get an increase in heart rate or mild breathlessness regularly in middle age lowers the risk of death by about 23% in the subsequent 20 years and improves longevity by at least 2 years. The optimal health benefits are achieved by playing badminton for at … full story
Diabetes or diabetes mellitus is a disorder that is characterized by elevation of glucose levels in blood. The carbohydrates that we consume get converted in to glucose, and hormone insulin secreted by pancreas breaks down the glucose, makes it enter body cells and release energy for day to day activities. Faulty metabolism occurs when glucose imbalance occurs in blood. The glucose imbalance occurs either when inadequate insulin is produced by pancreas, … full story
I’ve learned a lot of great tips that have improved how I train, eat, and recover. But the best tip I received recently came from Todd Durkin, owner of Fitness Quest 10. Durkin specializes in training professional athletes, so he knows a little bit about optimum performance. And during a recent trip to San Diego, he spotted a flaw in my current routine. It had nothing to do with reps, sets, or overall load. My problem was in my recovery. Too much … full story
Burn flab faster than ever with this super-simple routine.
A couple of months ago, I asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.,—one of the world’s top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for Men’s Health. And, of course, he obliged. But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan featured just two exercises.
When asked to create a super-effective, calorie-torching routine, Cosgrove gave us a workout that had readers … full story
What it is: High blood sugar, technically known as hyperglycemia, can occur when a person's blood sugar stays too high -- typically over 180 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL) -- for too long. High blood sugar is an indication that his body doesn't have enough insulin. It can happen if he skips doses of his diabetes medications, eats too much, or doesn't get enough exercise. Sometimes the medications he takes for other ailments cause high blood glucose. … full story
The premise of an alkaline diet is that the nutrients found in supplements, alkalizing foods, and water can bring the body back to balance. These vitamins, minerals, and herbs infuse the body with new energy, vitality, and better health.
Alkaline foods and water must be consumed in order to provide nutrients the body needs to neutralize acids and toxins in the blood, lymph, tissues, and cells.
When pH balance inside the body is ‘out of balance’ … full story
Banana (Musa paradisiaca L.) came from Southeast Asia, India, and Brazil. The original habitat of this plant is in tropical forest, but it can grow well in lowlands or even in highlands. We can only harvest a banana plant once because it dies after cropping.
Banana which has a good taste and soft texture contains much energy and other useful nutritious matters like carbohydrates, protein, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin C, and … full story
Cardiovascular training or cardio as we know it, is an aerobic solution that allows for more oxygen to be pumped through your body and hence burn more energy, muscle or fat. Latest research suggests that if you want six pack abdominals and a physique like a 100 meter sprinter, then less is actually more. So whats the best cardio for a six pack.
H.I.T.T. - High Intensity Interval Training.
What is it? Well it basically makes you work slightly harder … full story
The immune systems are defending our body many diseases are responsible for prevent entry into our body undesirable and dangerous individuals (viruses, batteries, allergens ...). When one of those diseases get into our body, immune come on alert and prepare defense strategies where they see 2 situations:
1 - Meet the villain because he had entered before, our defense system has stored all the information sheet on who is, where it tends to attack, … full story
Building and maintaining human muscle tissue is the desire of every bodybuilder. Our muscles are responsible for all movement within the human body and they are constantly helping us to breathe, to pump blood around our bodies and even to digest our food. So it is quite obvious that a human being is absolutely nothing without muscles. The muscles that cover our bodies are also aesthetically pleasing and we tend to associate strong muscular frames … full story
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