Maintaining healthy lifestyle through regular physical exercise
The President, Ansar-Ud-Deen High School Old Student Association (AHOSA), Mr. Rafiu Williams has tasked old students of the school, and particularly Nigerians, with the need to maintain
Adequate sleep, physical exercise improve productivity — experts
Stress has become synonymous with modern day living. What with the harsh economic realities, enormous workload, deadlines, traffic and other pressures...
I’ve reached my goal weight, now what?
Exercising plays a big role in maintaining your weight. It may help you burn off some extra calories and increase your metabolism, which are two factors needed to achieve energy balance.
Tracking your heart rate
Calculate your resting heart rate by counting your heart beats per minute when you are at rest, such as first thing in the morning. It’s usually somewhere between 60 and 100 beats per minute for the average adult.
Physical exercise, healthy eating good for heart
As the World Heart Day is marked globally on September 29, Nigerians have been urged to engage in physical exercise and eat right foods, as these would help their hearts function optimally. In turn, this would go a long way in reducing the risk of having high blood pressure, diabetes and heart attack.
Chemicals released after intense exercise slow breast cancer growth
According to researchers from Denmark, physical activity that's intense enough to cause breathlessness creates a chemical release in the body.
Avoiding weight gain while on vacation
On vacation, make water your best friend; drink lots of water. Water helps flush toxins, prevents dehydration and helps to keep you feeling full between meals. Throw a water bottle in your bag and hydrate consistently throughout the day.
Hurry up to slow down!
When you practice yoga, you pay attention not only to how your pose looks but also how it feels. Stop what you’re doing, close your eyes and take one deep breath in and out of your nose.
You are not too fat to start exercising
When you’re already overweight, a lot of the activities that other people just pick up without trying are either impossible or feel like death. High Intensity Interval Training? Hot yoga? Insanity?