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Abs Diet: Oblique Exercises

Abs Diet: Oblique Exercises
Working your obliques is crucial to having the strong, lean body you want. Try these 6 exercises to strengthen your core and bulletproof your obliques. Oblique V-Up Lie on your side with your body in a straight line. 10 repetitions each side [ Beginner ] Hold a pair of lightweight dumbbells over your head, in line with your shoulders, with your elbows slightly bent. Saxon Side Bend 6–10 repetitions on each side [ Beginner to intermediate ] Stand while holding a dumbbell with both hands in front of your midsection. 10 repetitions each side [ Intermediate ] Two-Handed Wood Chop Stand while holding a dumbbell in both hands next to your right ear. Hold a medicine ball or basketball in front of you. 10 repetitions each side [ Intermediate to advanced ] Raise your torso off the floor, with your left forearm on the floor for balance. Related:  Health & Fitness

#HealthBytes: Top 5 food-items to get rid of belly fat Nuts Swap your french fries with a handful of nuts! If you're going to continue snacking anyway, why not do it the healthier way? Nuts, being high in protein, fiber, and healthy fats, make for a great snack option, much better than the kilos of French fries that have made you fat. Just be sure to mind your intake as too much of nuts is obviously bad for health, given their calorie count. Yogurt Good old yogurt to the rescue One of the healthiest things in your kitchen, Yogurt is not only rich in protein, but also contains probiotics which are good for your gut health. Just make sure you don't end up consuming flavored yogurt, which contains artificial sweeteners, because that's only going to make you fatter. Love India news? Stay updated with the latest happenings. Notify Me Eggs Protein rich, eggs are great for helping shrink belly fat A breakfast that's made out of a lot (or all) of eggs can be a great way to help you stay away from unwanted belly fat. Fruits Boiled potatoes

Sexy Legs Workout | Blog Posted by Cags R under Fitness & Training on 21 November 2012 at 12:00 AM With the holiday season fast approaching, you want to make sure your thighs and calves look hot in the tights for your elf costume - right fellas? That's why this week we're challenging you to this fast and effective bodyweight workout which will strengthen your legs - and as we all know, strong is sexy! Check out how to make the most of this workout for your lower abs, glutes and legs with this guide: how to perform exercises for the sexy legs workout and add the workout to your training now! Get more advice and Challenge ideas by signing up to Tribesports - it's free, fun and most importantly fitness focused!

#HealthBytes: 5 Indian dinner options that help in weight-loss Khichdi Break the stereotype - Khichdi isn't just for the sick It's high time we move beyond the stereotype that 'khichdi' is for the sick. In fact, it should be eaten by anyone who doesn't want to fall ill in the first place. A wholesome, filling, yet light-weight meal, khichdi makes for a great dinner option for everybody. One serving will get you plenty of carbohydrates, proteins, dietary fiber, Vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, and potassium. Dalia Feather-light, and super-healthy, Dalia is your go-to dinner for weight-loss Dalia is another great dinner option for those looking to shed some extra kilos because it's lightweight, easily-digestible, and contains a high amount of fiber that aids in weight-loss. Additionally, it contains several nutrients like protein, magnesium, potassium, and iron. Apart from aiding in weight loss, dalia also offers an array of other health benefits, like improving heart health, preventing constipation, and boosting metabolism. Love India news? Notify Me Soups Dal

#HealthBytes: Top 5 natural remedies to cure sore throat Salt water Salt water gargles can help get rid of sore throat A time-tested treatment to get relief from sore throat is to regularly gargle with salt water. Salt, for one, helps kill harmful microbes in your throat, and reduces swelling by pulling water out of your throat tissue. All you have to do is dissolve one tablespoon of salt in a cupful of warm water. Gargle thoroughly for 30 seconds, every hour, to get relief. Honey Because honey is more than just sweet taste Honey is often used, with other ingredients, to get rid of a sore throat. It is particularly effective in helping fight infection, and providing relief from pain. One can mix it with Apple cider vinegar and water to make an effective and natural sore throat remedy. However, people on a low-sugar or low-carb diet should preferably look for other options. Reap some lemony goodness Lemon water can be a great home-remedy to deal with sore throat. Ginger Tea Ginger's antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects to the rescue

#HealthBytes: Tips to maintain great skin health during winters Tips (1) Use lukewarm water; immediately use moisturizer after washing Lukewarm water: Hot showers and baths sure feel great during the cold weather, but they strip your skin off essential oils, rendering it weak and lifeless. That's why, it is suggested to use lukewarm water for washing the skin, whenever possible. Moisturize: Right after you wash your hands or take a bath, use a natural skin-moisturizer to avoid skin roughness. Tips (2) Cover-up your skin; Use a humidifier Cover-up: Cover the otherwise exposed skin regions like your neck or hands by wearing scarves and gloves, to protect your skin from the chilly winds. Humidifier: Lack of humidity in winters can harm your skin. Love India news? Stay updated with the latest happenings. Notify Me Tips (3) Drink more water: Prepare and use DIY masks Hydration: We generally tend to drink less water during winters, as we turn to hotter drinks like coffee and tea.

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#HealthBytes: 8 food items to keep you warm, this winters Ginger, Turmeric The tried-and-tested spices to the rescue Ginger: Apart from keeping you warm from the inside, ginger, taken even in little quantities regularly, will help strengthen your immunity, aid digestion and fight cold and cough, during winters. So, sip on some ginger-tea, now and then, when the temperature is down. Turmeric: A glassful of hot turmeric-milk, will not just keep you warm, but will also help fight inflammation in the body. Dry fruits, Eggs Easy-to-make, delicious winter favorites: Eggs and Dry fruits Dry fruits: This easy and readily available, winter comfort food is a great way to get that much-needed inner warmth during the winter season. Eggs: The super-food, packed with essential vitamins and protein, will keep you warm and help fight off winter-induced infections. Love India news? Stay updated with the latest happenings. Notify Me Honey, Cinnamon Hot and healthy! Soup, Tea What more could you ask for?

Hung-over? Try these 5 easy and natural home-remedies Water Staying hydrated is more important than you think One of the major reasons for hangovers is alcohol-induced dehydration. That's why it is recommended to take a glass or two of water in between those pints and shots, and also the next morning if you get up with a hangover. However, water alone can't help if it's a particularly bad hangover, so you can always give a try to the following home-remedies. Ginger Ginger works wonders against hangover symptoms like nausea A time-tested cure for seasickness and nausea, ginger is yet another miracle remedy to help you reduce hangover symptoms. In addition, ginger is also good for improving digestion, thus relieving you of stomach-ache and feelings of uneasiness. So, make yourself some ginger tea. Love India news? Stay updated with the latest happenings. Notify Me Honey Honey is packed with potassium and antioxidants The Royal Society of Chemistry labels honey as an ideal way of dealing with hangovers, not for nothing. Coconut water Banana

#HealthBytes: Top 5 hot-and-healthy drinks for winters Drinks (1,2) Hot Ginger Tea and Hot Lemon Water Ginger Tea: Delicious and soothing in its own right, a hot cupful of ginger tea helps in digestion, boosts up immunity, and helps fight cold and cough, during the winter season. Lemon water: Another great way to stay warm and healthy, this winters- hot water-lemon infusion helps flush out the toxins from the liver and kidneys. Drinks (3,4) Hot Turmeric Milk and Apple Cider-Cinnamon Syrup Turmeric Milk: Among other health-boosting benefits, turmeric works wonders against inflammation and joint pain. Apple Cider-Cinnamon syrup: Apple Cider is rich in Vitamin C, iron, and cholesterol-reducing soluble fiber- pectin, and cinnamon helps in digestion and controls blood sugar levels. Herbal coffee to the rescue Try herbal coffee, as it tastes almost the same as your regular coffee, but it comes with the benefit of zero-caffeine, thus eliminating caffeine's side-effects.

इन पाँच आदतों को अपनाकर हर पुरुष पा सकता है मॉडल की तरह चमकदार त्वचा, जानें सनस्क्रीन धूप से बचाव के लिए करें सनस्क्रीन का इस्तेमाल भले ही पुरुषों की त्वचा महिलाओं की त्वचा से टफ होती है, लेकिन धूप से पुरुषों की त्वचा भी जलती है। धूप से निकलने वाली UV किरणें त्वचा को बुरी तरह से प्रभावित करती हैं। इसलिए जब भी बाहर जाएँ तो अपनी त्वचा को धूप से बचाने के लिए किसी अच्छे ब्रांड का सनस्क्रीन इस्तेमाल करें। ज़रूरी नहीं है कि सनस्क्रीन का इस्तेमाल केवल गर्मियों में किया जाए। सफ़ाई चमकदार बनाने के लिए हर रोज़ धोएँ अपना चेहरा साफ-सफ़ाई महिलाओं के लिए ही नहीं बल्कि पुरुषों के लिए भी बहुत ज़रूरी है। इसकी वजह से त्वचा को काफ़ी नुक़सान होता है। इसके लिए आप गुलाब जल का इस्तेमाल कर सकते हैं। निकालें त्वचा की मृत कोशिकाएँ त्वचा की मृत कोशिकाओं को निकालने से न केवल दाग-धब्बे दूर होते हैं, बल्कि रक्त संचार भी सही तरह से होता है। देखभाल होठों को है ख़ास देखभाल की ज़रूरत ज़्यादातर लोग अपने पूरे चेहरे का ख़याल रखते हैं, लेकिन अपने होठों को भूल जाते हैं। अगर आप शीशे के सामने खड़े होकर ध्यान से देखेंगे तो आपको यह दिखाई देगी। त्वचा अपनी त्वचा के हिसाब से चुनें स्किन प्रोडक्ट

4 Great Core Exercises To Help Flatten Your Abs Everyone wants flatter abs, and a lot of people try to “spot reduce” by doing ab exercises to try to get them. The problem is, you aren’t going to lose fat from your midsection by doing 1,000 crunches. It’s just not going to happen. What I like to do instead is Core Exercises. You see, you need to achieve overall fat loss before you will see the results you want around your abs. In order to do this, you need more complete workouts. 7 Reasons Core Exercises are good for your personal training routine: Core exercises improve your balance and stabilityCore exercises don’t require specialized bulky equipmentCore exercises can help tone your absStronger core muscles make it easier to do almost all other physical activitiesCore exercises can be done at your own paceCore exercises can be done from the comfort of your own homeCore exercises can help you reach plenty of your other fitness goals Now it’s time for the workout. Breathe freely and deeply during each exercise. Like this: Like Loading...

इस उम्र में भी इतने फिट हैं अक्षय कुमार, जानें उनकी डाइट और फिटनेस का राज दिनचर्या ऐसे शुरू होता है अक्षय कुमार का दिन अक्षय अपनी फिटनेस को लेकर ज़्यादा समर्पित हैं। यही वजह है कि वह हर रोज़ सुबह 4-5 बजे उठ जाते हैं और रात में नौ बजे तक सो जाते हैं। अक्षय रात के समय काम करने से बचते हैं। समय मिलने पर अक्षय बेटे के साथ स्वीमिंग करना पसंद करते हैं। जिम जाना पसंद नहीं करते अक्षय कुमार आपकी जानकारी के लिए बता दें कि अक्षय को जिम जाना पसंद नहीं है। डाइट अक्षय कुमार नाश्ते से डिनर में लेते हैं यह सुबह के नाश्ते में अक्षय पराठा, एक गिलास दूध, जूस या मिल्क शेक और अंडे लेते हैं। अक्षय का लंच बहुत संतुलित होता है। डिनर में अक्षय सूप, हरी सब्ज़ियाँ और सलाद खाते हैं। लाइफस्टाइल शराब और सिगरेट से कोसों दूर रहते हैं अक्षय कुमार शराब और सिगरेट के बारे में सभी लोग जानते हैं कि ये शरीर को नुकसान पहुँचाने का काम करते हैं। अक्षय का भी मानना है कि ये सेहत को ख़राब कर देते हैं। अक्षय को चाय और कॉफ़ी पीना भी पसंद नहीं है। लंबे समय के लिए नुकसानदायक होता है प्रोटीन शेक अक्षय प्रोटीन शेक नहीं लेते हैं।

#HealthBytes: What is Dry shampoo, and how to use it What is Dry shampoo? Asked 1 minute ago by Vivaan Lobo Answered by NewsBytes Dry shampoo is a powder or spray-based hair-care product that helps cleanse your hair without water. What are the benefits of using dry shampoos? Asked 1 minute ago by Arjun Chavan 1) Dry shampoos are quick and thus, help save much time. 2) These are quite handy and easy to carry anywhere. 3) These promote less frequent shampooing. 4) These give a refreshing fragrance to your hair. How to use dry shampoos? Asked 1 minute ago by Vivaan Mehta Dry shampoos are quite easy to use. What are some tips to use dry shampoos correctly? Asked 1 minute ago by Shreyas Jain Tips to apply dry shampoo: 1) Keep a fair distance between the container and the hair while applying. 2) Don't overdo it- too much of dry shampoo might make your hair look dull. 3) Apply dry shampoo only to dry hair. 4) Don't rub immediately after spraying.

#HealthBytes: 6 home remedies to get rid of dark circles The skin around the eyes is relatively thin and delicate, and dark circles around eyes render your face dull and lifeless. They basically occur when blood vessels under your eyes become dilated/pressurized. The condition might get triggered by certain pollutants, excessive salt intake, poor skin flexibility, genetics, and sleep issues. Here are 6 home remedies to help you get rid of dark circles. Cucumber Packed with strong antioxidants such as vitexin, orientin, and cucurbitacins, cucumbers have great skin-lightening and astringent properties. All you have to do is cut a fresh cucumber into thick slices, and let them chill for 30 minutes. Once chilled, place a cucumber slice well over each eye, for 10 minutes. Wash off thoroughly with water. Do this twice a day, regularly, to see results. Love India news? Stay updated with the latest happenings. Yes, notify Me Aloe vera gel The moisturizing powers of Aloe vera gel can help lighten your dark circles. Tomato Finally, rinse off with cool water. Lemon