Feet-related problems can now be a thing of the past. The MBT shoes have an answer to your multiple problems. Designed as orthopedic shoes in Switzerland, they are slowly gaining popularity in Europe. Helping in weight management and elimination of back and neck pain, slouching etc the shoes offers one multiple benefits. The shoes are an output of technology, but in terms of fashion they have the potential to become a major trend.
And if you like trekking long distances then you can do so with ease. The curved bottom of the shoe alleviates any discomfort and at the same time keeps your legs toned and lean. So here you finally have shoes that will make you fall in love with walking, so much so that the feeling equals to walking barefoot in the soft sands.
Does the word ‘yoga‘ conjure up images of saintly people steeped in deathly silence contorting themselves into near impossible forms? Well, it’s time to step out of the stereotype and into the world of ‘neo-yoga’! Who would have thought that one day, iPods, rock, pop, country, hip-hop and jazz would be part of a yoga class? Unbelievable but true – this is exactly what contemporary or ‘new-age’ yoga is all about. After all, the bottom line is to achieve inner peace and relieve stress and for that, what could be better than your favorite song! Due to fast paced and racy lifestyles, most people find silence and stillness rather uncomfortable and identify more with music and movement which more integral to our routine. According to David Romanelli, neo-yoga has a far better reach as opposed to the conventional form, which is exclusive to people with a high level of self-discipline and will power. Neo-yoga may also inspire burger-munching teenagers who elude traditions and conventions like the bubonic plague. The staunch yoga purists may loath at the idea and we do agree that rock and roll sort of adulterates the whole yogic experience, but who cares as long as it works. So, what are you waiting for? Slap on your earphones and jive your way to nirvana! Source link: Health.Yahoo! Image link: Yogaacademyoftexas
Exercise is good for mental health; most of us know this fact but the way exercise works for mental health is still somewhat less known. However, this time researchers have come up solving this riddle with proofs that are more concrete. In this new study, researchers studied the effect of exercise on brain cells of the mice and concluded that exercise helped these mice in growing new brain cells. Interestingly, similar effect was noticed in people too. Throwing more light on the way exercise affects brain researchers Indited: The remarkable similarities between the exercise-induced cerebral blood volume changes in the hippocampal formation of mice and humans suggest that the effect is mediated by similar mechanisms. This finding is quite significant because it affirms the importance of exercise for enjoying a healthy brain, which is too important to accomplish any of our tasks successfully. Moreover, we should not forget that sound mind in a sound body. It is worth mentioning that previous studies have also dubbed exercised good for better mental health find out how:- Boost fitness, boost brain power, study says Exercise protects brain cells affected by Parkinson’s Exercise and the Brain Exercise Saves Brain Cells Light exercise a tonic to keep the brain young Image credit: Lakota Herbs Via: CNN
You might have heard or enjoyed nude beach resorts but now you can also enjoy nude workouts too but only if you like. Actually, a Dutch gym owner has come up with this new idea enabling people to enjoy nude workouts where finding clean work-out clothes won’t be a problem. The inaugural of this restaurant came to the fore amid both negative and positive remarks. However, those who are coming to enjoy nude workouts are very enthusiastic about this somewhat strange but fantastic idea. The following remark of Ron van der Putten, who drove for more than an hour to take part in nude workout reveals his excitedness: There are things that you like to do, and for a nudist, it just feels better to do them with your clothes off. Well, it is a nice opportunity for those who wish to see their every muscle working while doing workouts. Moreover, it would provide such people with ‘no-sweat workout’. Via: The Age