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Want to exercise while pregnant? Let’s bust the myths
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Want to exercise while pregnant? Let’s bust the myths

One of my favourite memories of Kelsey Brown, a friend who comes to my gym, is of her doing almost all the exercises I was doing while pregnant. She was in her second trimester and had been cleared for workouts by her doctor. While she remained in the gym for the same amount and did the same exercises, I remember her modifying each of them to suit her needs. Squat depth was reduced, less jumping exercises and more dumbbell workouts than barbells.“Labor and delivery are like an athletic event. You train for it! If you were a swimmer showing up to a swim meet, you wouldn’t show up on race day and get in the pool for the first time. The muscles needed to help you deliver y...
Fitness tips after 60: How to maintain healthy weight | Health
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Fitness tips after 60: How to maintain healthy weight | Health

As the ageing process speeds up post 60, factors like maintaining a healthy weight apart from keeping muscle mass and focussing on bone health become important for optimum fitness. It is no longer about hours of intense gymming or trying fad diets, but a slow and steady attempt to supply your body with essential micronutrients, boost your immunity and strengthen yourself to age gracefully. (Also read: Fitness tips for older adults: 6 easy exercises for agility, balance in seniors) {{^userSubscribed}} {{/userSubscribed}} {{^userSubscribed}} {{/userSubscribed}} Nutrition needs for elderly are different from those of young and one needs to eliminate certain foods like sugary items and processed foods completely. Also, if one finds it hard to chew certain foods due to decaying te...
Fitness lessons to learn from Hrithik Roshan; Know how to get that shredded body like him
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Fitness lessons to learn from Hrithik Roshan; Know how to get that shredded body like him

if you are looking to be as fit as Hrithik follow few exercising rules that include balancing workouts with nutritionNew Delhi: Fitness freaks please take note. Hrithik Roshan at the age of 48 looks smashing, not just with his killer looks, but with an equally attractive body for which is works very hard. The star, preparing for his next action flick "Vikram Vedha” keeps giving a glimpse of his workout routine, which is simple, yet achieved with a lot of hard work. So, if you are looking to be as fit as Hrithik, you need to know a few secrets that help him achieve that unmatched physique. Always combine exercise with nutrition: Hrithik time and again posts his exercising schedule on Instagram repeating the fact that results from exercising cannot be achieved till there's proper, balance...