Fitness

13 reasons to eat walnuts every day!

Walnuts are one of the most nutritious food that you can add to your diet. It contains healthy fats, fiber, vitamins and minerals. Rich in antioxidants, it is also a rich source...

Some Canadian gyms quick to drop CrossFit brand after controversial comments by former CEO

Darren Thornton is in the process of researching new names to rebrand CrossFit Defy, the gym he co-owns with his wife Michelle in Toronto’s Leaside neighbourhood. He estimates their 32-foot storefront sign alone will cost...

Best yoga asanas to deal with thyroid disorders

Thyroid disorders are quite common today. This is a medical condition that affects the function of the thyroid gland. It happens when your thyroid gland either produces too much of the thyroxine...

Working out at home? Here’s how to avoid an injury

Many Canadians have turned their homes into offices, classrooms and gyms during the COVID-19 pandemic. With more fitness studios leading virtual classes, working out at home has arguably never been easier. But it doesn’t mean...

Do gym closures mean muscle loss? How to hit your strength goals at home

Weeks deep into stay-at-home measures, many of us are missing our regular gym sessions and workout classes.Gyms, which were ordered to close to help curb the spread of COVID-19, are full of professional equipment...

World Hypertension Day 2020: How walking and other home workouts can reduce high blood...

Walking is the best form of exercise. This is something which we have been hearing since our childhood. It offers various health benefits such as weight loss, maintains your body coordination, helps...

UK’s 7,000 gyms prepare for post-lockdown health warning

Every day during the coronavirus lockdown, the government has hammered home the need for the public to take daily exercise. The irony is that the UK’s more than 7,000 gyms and leisure centres are...

COVID-19 can cause respiratory tract infection: Breathing exercises to keep your lungs healthy

The lungs are the primary organs of the respiratory system that helps transfer life-giving oxygen into the bloodstream. The novel coronavirus can damage your lungs, leading to severe respiratory issues. In critical...

Mother’s Day 2020: Take a pledge to boost your health

Today is Mother’s Day. This day is celebrated across the world on the 2nd Sunday of May. It is dedicated to all the mothers and mother figures of the world. Moms give...

Mother’s Day 2020: Best exercises for new moms

Pregnancy brings with it many changes. But the major changes happen in your body. When you get pregnant, your body adapts itself for your baby. As the baby grows, the muscles in...