Running injuries and how to avoid

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Rajat Chauhan, Elemention’s running expert columninst, is an ultra marathon runner and a doctor specializing in sports and exercise medicine and musculoskeletal medicine, and founder of Back 2 Fitness. He is also associate editor, British Journal of Sports Medicine, and a Mint columnist. Click this link to watch the video- Dr. Rajat Chauhan

Shoulder support

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Shoulder to rely on Sports injury, frozen shoulder, or simply a weak shoulder? Simple tips to follow to add strength to your shoulder: Rotation: Rotate arms from the shoulder in both directions, one at a time Shrugs: From relaxed standing position, do the shrug movement from the shoulder moving the shoulder towards the ear without […]

Foods to increase metabolism

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Nutritional basics Increase your Metabolism… Metabolism is the amount of energy (calories) your body burns to maintain itself. Whether you are eating, drinking, sleeping, cleaning etc… your body is constantly burning calories to keep you going. These are some metabolism boosting foods: Raw Almonds Green Tea Coffee Cayenne Pepper Hot Peppers Oats Yogurt with Probiotic […]

Soya should

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Soya beans are an excellent source of dietary fibre, complex carbohydrate and plant protein. On the negative side soya beans are relatively high in fat, though most of this is unsaturated fat. For example, 100g dried, raw soya beans contain 35.9g protein, 15.8g carbohydrate, and just 2.3g saturated fat. Cooking naturally increases the water content […]

Steam ahead

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Reduces stress – Heat from the sauna causes the body to release endorphins, or ‘feel good’ chemicals that reduces the feeling of stress on the body.After leaving the sauna, you will feel rejuvenated and content and even have the confidence to tackle more during the day. Clears the skin – Steam clears skin impurities and […]

Benefits of Yoga

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1. It’s a total body workout: Working out has now become synonymous with huffing and puffing away at the gym. But that is not necessarily the only way to workout. Yoga gives you all that a gym can but in a peaceful, safe and more holistic way. It stretches out the muscles in your body, […]

Magic beans

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Bean here, doing that? Beans are a good source of B vitamins including folic acid. Beans also provide the minerals iron, potassium, selenium, magnesium and even some calcium. • Superpowers: lower cholesterol, combat heart disease, stabilize blood sugar, reduce obesity and cancer risk, relieve hypertension • On your plate: at least four ½ cup servings […]

Lettuce live

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Lettuce is exceptionally low in calories and contains over 90% water. However, dark lettuce leaves are rich in folate and contain useful amounts of beta-carotene as well as vitamin C, potassium and certain phyto-chemicals (coumarins, flavonoids and lactucin) that act as a mild sedative, especially when eaten with bread. • Superpowers: lower cholesterol, combat heart […]