During the 9th month of the Islamic lunar calendar, most of those who follow the religion fast and abstain from consuming food and drinks from dawn to dusk for a month. This act of fasting is to remind them of less-fortunate people and encourages practice gratitude.
Approaching weight loss can come with its own set of challenges and misconceptions. A large number of diets provide instant solutions promising quick weight loss. Diet pills, slimming shakes, sauna belts, herbal teas –the list is endless. But what is the best way to approach healthy weight loss, especially as a working woman?
While obesity is a serious public health issue, being underweight is also a challenge that many people deal with. Since weight loss is an issue in the limelight, we may not be aware that there are those who also struggle to gain weight.
We often hear complaints about how seemingly ‘difficult’ or ‘hard’ it is to lose weight. Sometimes the numbers on the scale don’t budge despite eating a relatively ‘healthy’ diet and exercising regularly.
Step out of the gym or exercise class and an hour later you feel famished! Driving home you may gorge on chaat or you get a take out from your favourite fast-food restaurant. After enjoying your treat, you lean back wondering – what just happened? All those calories I burnt, I just put back on!!
Weight loss can be a challenging and tricky game. Many weight loss and slimming centres love to flaunt their clients’ success by proudly displaying before and after pictures. The captions read- lost 5 kgs, lost 10 kgs and 4 inches…..the list goes on.
But no one shows us the after, after story.
It can get very tricky to stay active throughout the day. In today’s world, given that most of us have desk jobs, it is even more challenging. it is very important to plan your schedule, so you are moving more and sitting less through the day
Some of us might not be big fans of exercising regularly. But irrespective of age and gender, exercise provides certain health benefits. This article can help you understand why is it so important to be regular with exercise.
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