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T-Raises: Stand with feet hip width apart, holding a dumbbell in each hand. Bend at your knees, lean forward, keep back straight. Hold weights in front of you and move to sides forming a T. Mountain Climbers: Get into plank position. Bring left knee to chest and pull it back. Bring right knee to chest and replicate a climbing motion. Repeat for about 8 to 10 reps.
There is evidence to suggest that running may have been instrumental in making us quintessentially human. It relieves anxiety caused by phobias, reduces the risk of death, improves mood, manages chronic stress, promotes better sleep, and even prevents osteoporosis. Running is is also cost-effective and can be done anywhere.
Exercise is an effective non-surgical way of managing rotator cuff pain and preventing further episodes. Incorporate stretches like pendulum, passive internal, and external rotation to improve flexibility. Perform range of motion and strengthening exercises like elbow flexion, extension, and rotations with elastic bands to strengthen the shoulder’s supporting muscles.
Some of us might look at the humble plank like it is the easiest exercise to do. But it's a killer form of exercise. From strengthening...
Fennel is a traditional remedy that can tackle gastrointestinal and respiratory problems. It also relieves menstrual pain, improves breastmilk production, and helps treats hirsutism. It is good for your heart, protects your liver, improves memory, and keeps your skin young. Fennel also has an anti-stress effect and can ease anxiety.
Bone health involves a lot of factors including strength, the ability to regulate nutrients, and a consistent balance when it comes to replacing old bone tissue with new ones. A diet rich in calcium as well as vitamins and minerals, a healthy exercise schedule, and staying away from excessive drinking are the easiest ways to keep your bones in good health even after you reach old age.
Many people underestimate the importance of physical activity in the well being of a child. According to studies, students who get regular physical activity perform better academically. The benefits of exercising often include better attention, memory retention, performance on standardized academic tests, problem-solving skills, enhanced reaction time, creative thinking, and much more. And this applies to college students as well.
Push-ups can be as challenging or easy as you need them to be. Use the aid of a chair, wall, stability ball, or bench to vary the intensity. Start with classic push-ups and inclined push-ups and build up to more challenging versions like the diamond push-ups, one arm push-ups, or the explosive clap push-ups.
Diastasis recti is a separation of abdominal muscles that affects many women after pregnancy. Core and transverse abdominal muscle strengthening exercises like pelvic tilt, pelvic squeeze, and tummy tuck can help. So can deep belly breathing and the upward or upright plank. Avoid crunches, sit-ups, and other flexion exercises that can worsen the condition.
Stretching your psoas muscle and easing tightness in the region doesn’t take a lot of time or equipment. Just grab a mat and try the supine and kneeling hip flexor stretches and yoga asanas like the virabhadrasana I and anjaneyasana, or try the standing pendulum swing and you should feel the difference!
Injury or inflammation to muscles and tendons in your rotator cuff can cause shoulder pain. Apply an ice pack and rest your shoulder, taking care to not injure it further in sleep. Treat the pain and inflammation from within by having healing pineapple juice or turmeric milk. Physical therapy, acupuncture, and extracorporeal shock wave therapy can also help.
To build muscle, you need to follow a diligent resistance or strength training routine, including exercises with and without weights. Try exercises like the dumbbell bench press, deadlifts, and kettlebell swing. Add in squats, lunges, push-ups, or the bicycle maneuver. Follow a regular routine and that muscular well-toned body will soon be yours.
A curvy body with well-toned but bigger hips takes some all-around work. A combo of exercises that work your glutes, thigh muscles, back, and core can get you there. Try quadruped hip extensions, glute bridges, bicycle crunches, step-ups, supermans, and evergreen favorites like lunges and squats for best results.
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Runner's knee or patellofemoral pain syndrome is a condition that causes pain under your kneecaps. Resting your knees by avoiding activities such as squatting or kneeling can help you ease the pain. You can also apply ice or drink ginger tea for pain relief. Physical therapy, the use of knee braces, and using supportive shoe inserts (orthosis) may also help.