If anyone were to ask you about the one thing that plagues most of us these days, I’m sure your reply will definitely include one of the following – back pain, fatigue and stiffness in the joints. The root cause of all these problems being our sedentary lifestyle, most often brought about by long hours… Read More

We all know the importance of a wholesome breakfast, how it fuels us up and prepares us for the day ahead. It indeed is the most important meal of the day. Yet, many of my friends and family think 2 slices of bread or biscuits, coupled with a cup of tea is a perfectly fine… Read More

We have heard a lot about the Paleo and the Raw food diets. Paleo diet, also called the caveman diet, is based on the premise that the key to good health and longevity lies in eating the way our hunter-gatherer ancestors did.  Typically, a Paleo diet is made up of grass based meat, fruits, non-starchy… Read More

As running becomes more popular with the average American, inevitably the marathon becomes a goal for a number of those runners. From local marathons to International marathons endless options abound as you make the choice for your first, next, or (hopefully not) last marathon. I’ve put together a list of the Top 10 Marathons in the US.… Read More

After today you’ll stop being intimidated of running 3.1 miles and ready to conquer your first 5k with the training schedule that I’ll outline for you. I used to hate running and pretty much thought it was the devil. “Why would anyone want to suffer through 20 straight minutes of running?” I would think. From that… Read More

Back pain has become so common these days that its unusual to find someone who has never suffered from this condition. Most of us do get affected by back pain at some point in our lives, and for a lot of people out there, it becomes a chronic condition – something that they have to… Read More

  Early morning hours are a wonderful time. It is the time when our bodies and mind usually tend to be clear of all the clutter, stress and anxiety. Mornings are meant to be quiet, a time when you can hear the birds chirping and see the golden light of the sun slowly lighten up your windows… Read More

How Often Should I run?

A number of runners who are just starting out have asked me, “How often should you run each week?” What a great question, with an endless number of answers. In order to accurately determine how often you should run, you must address the following four questions first.… Read More

how to do surya namaskar

Starting your day with about 12 sets of Surya Namaskar means making your body do a total of 288 important yoga asanas. This is how powerful surya namaskar is! And doing all this wont even take more than 15-20 minutes of your time. No wonder then, that Surya Namaskar or Sun Salutations – a set… Read More

  The above words are so true! Most of us tend to blame the people and circumstances around us for measuring our happiness quotient. If only we could come to realize and accept that we alone are responsible for how we feel on any particular day. The people around us are not going to change… Read More