Imagine if I offer you to give up 30 mins of your morning time in exchange for a magic pill…the pill improves your learning capability, reduces your anxiety and stress, improves your mood and generally makes you a better version of yourself for the rest of the day! Will you take my offer?
At a recent gathering, I heard someone make a statement that Ghee is the lubricant that goes straight to our joints… the audience seemed gullible and assumed the joints of our body are like door hinges where we apply some oil when they squeak. Everyone seemed to believe that consuming Ghee is the sole formula to avoid joint pain. As a student of Sports Nutrition and a triathlete myself, I knew that maintaining joint health requires an integrated approach. I am writing this piece to help us all make an informed decision!
Sitting kills: The heart attack rate is greater by 54% in people who sit for long hours and many studies have now essentially declared sitting as the new smoking. Most of us average about 9.3 hours of total sitting in a day and to break the vicious cycle should do the following to reduce the effects of the new smoking on our longevity:
Injury-free ZoneBy Nikhil Kapur, Ironman Triathlete and Founder Director, Atmantan Wellness Centre
In my work, I have not had the need to frequently travel out of my home city and I must admit that I have been not understanding (in fact have been judgmental) of the travel schedules of some of my family members and friends who are practically out for 20 days in a month across time zones.