July 29, 2015These really simple workouts to tone up your calves!
Brinda Sapat takes you through them one by one!
July 28, 2015Do you see floating shapes in your eyes?
Although floaters alone are harmless, the changes they bring inside the eye can be potentially damaging, says Dr Rajeev Jain.
July 26, 20156 tips for you to stay fit
The keys for attaining good health and a fit body are quite simple. All of you have to do is take care of good nutrition, physical activity, sufficient sleep and rest, meditation and conscious breathing.
July 24, 2015'Women are now more open about sex'
Arguably India's most famous sexologist, Dr Mahinder Watsa sheds light on how young (and old) Indians behave between the sheets.
July 23, 2015The healing power of flowers
Can flowers heal you? Take this quiz and find out
July 21, 2015Too much TV or computer shrinks your lifespan!
We live increasingly in a wired world but let's not forget that we need to get a few strides out in the sun.
July 17, 2015A humble request from your heart to you
Please listen to your heart
July 15, 201510 steps to kickstart your day
A few simple and efficient workouts to keep fresh through the day
July 14, 2015The number one fitness trend of 2015. Try it now!
Rucking (carrying weight on your back and walking) is the new workout trend to burn fat and get a stronger body.
Want to have a healthy period? Let's talk taboos!
Team Menstrupedia is inspiring young girls to break taboos and speak about their problems related to menstruation and instilling confidence in them.
July 13, 2015Ouch! This fashion hurts
Did you know that wearing skinny jeans and high heels can damage your body beyond repair?
July 11, 201542 at two
At this pre-school almost 25 per cent of the children are overweight
July 10, 2015How negative emotions can lead to a heart attack
Anger, hostility and cynicism have been observed to harm your heart.
Quiz: Health benefits of everyday herbs
Shameem Akthar, yogacharya trained with the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre, takes you through five questions that explain how and why certain herbs have become effective household remedies.
July 09, 2015Get a fab bod like Wolverine
Guys! Add a mean masculine spin to your workouts, burn fat and build lean muscle with this exercise routine.
July 04, 20157 top strategies to lose belly fat
Let's clear myths and reinstate facts. Lot of junk information regarding abdominal workouts is available. People follow these blindly and avail no benefits.
July 03, 2015Is your upper back healthy?
Take this simple quiz and find out
July 02, 2015Selling salads to promote good health
Meet the Indo-Germans behind Green Tokri -- a unique business venture -- who grow lettuce on their farm outside Pune and make it available at your doorstep so that you can add this nourishing item to your meals each day.
July 01, 2015The incredible lightness of being
Pilates, a fitness system that focuses on stretching to help the muscles find their balance, is becoming popular. The author tries it out.
June 29, 2015The ultimate 16-minute workout
Brinda Sapat takes you through some real super-easy moves that burn fat like nobody's business. Ready?
June 25, 20155 amazing facts about the brain
Shameem Akthar, yogacharya trained in the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre, poses five questions which will unravel this marvellous part of our body, and relate to the idea of its health in a proactive way.
June 22, 2015Eat healthy: Recipes for the yogic diet
Here are some recipes ideas for Sattvic dishes, which contribute to the maintenance of Sattva guna -- the state of being calm and peaceful.
Taking a stand on yoga
Two fitness experts weigh in on what works for them in the ancient Indian practice and what doesn't
Knees hurt? Back hurts? Try these exercises. Now!
Don't let a knee or back pain keep you from getting fit. Brinda Sapat has designed a workout routine to strengthen your joints and control weight gain.
June 20, 2015Yoga for modern lifestyles
From a fitness instructor to a top international fashion model and a danseuse -- a range of people have penned books to make yoga relevant to modern lifestyles and help to cope with everything from trauma to weight loss.
June 19, 2015The 15-minute easy yoga routine
Radhika Vachani, Founder of Yogacara Healing Arts takes you through it.
June 18, 2015Grandma's Secrets: Beauty tips for skin and hair
Chhaya Ranka trusts her grandma's kitchen to sort her out every single time.
Are you eating right?
Take this quiz and find out!
June 15, 20157 things you should never do before a workout
Follow these seven rules which will save you from injury and also ensure a more effective workout session
June 12, 2015Belly button challenge sweeps the internet
This must be the most bizarre challenge that is currently trending over on social media and making people go crazy.
How to master the art of breathing
Simple breathing exercises to help you reduce stress
June 10, 201510 ways Surya Namaskar benefits you...
... no matter where you are from
How to do yoga... according to celebs
Take notes kids!
June 08, 2015Top 10 fittest men of all time
The good folks at Men's Health have very helpfully listed why they believe are the fittest men of all time.
June 07, 2015Get the perfect face!
Extract from Dr Jamuna Pai's book, No One has to know!
Get the perfect face!
Extract from Dr Jamuna Pai's book, No One has to know!
Get the perfect face!
Extract from Dr Jamuna Pai's book, No One has to know!
4 quick tips to protect your hair
A good haircut is the foundation on which you will build your look.
June 06, 20157 tips to beat the heat and stay cool
As the heat wave continues to take its toll in India, we bring you some quick tips to win the battle and stay cool.
June 05, 2015The harmful effects of monosodium glutamate
Recently, many states in India banned Maggi because of high levels of lead and monosodium glutamate found in some samples. But do you know how MSG affects your health?
June 04, 2015The Love Hormone: How much do you know?
5 fascinating facts about the love hormone: Take this quiz and find out
June 03, 2015Notes from a yogi
Yoga is considered a form of exercise by those who follow it and those who want to. But the ancient practice goes beyond just physical well-being
June 02, 2015The ultimate summer workout to get in shape
The easiest time of year to shed the extra kilos is when the temperatures soar. Here's a 10-point guide.
June 01, 2015How to prevent and control high blood pressure
Make these simple lifestyle changes and lead a healthy life.
May 31, 201510 reasons why you should quit smoking right now!
Here's why you should kick the butt right now before one of these smoking-related ailments make you its next victim
May 30, 20159 effective ways to quit smoking
You need to give yourself all the support you can.
May 29, 2015Six exercises for that super strong core
Leandi Van Zyl, a sports scientist at cricketer Zaheer Khan's ProSport Fitness gym, shows you how to work out your core.
May 28, 2015Are you keeping your brain healthy?
Here are 5 questions to help you learn how to keep your mind healthy as you age.
May 26, 2015Bye bye Maggi? Suggest a healthy alternative!
With India's brand of beloved instant noodles facing the threat of a ban, we are inviting you, our dear readers, to suggest alternatives!
May 21, 2015How not to get puffy eyes!
Shameem Akthar, yogacharya trained with the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre, takes you through five questions that will give you the right answers about puffy eyes and how to avoid getting them.
May 20, 2015#10Tips: Don't kill yourself at the gym!
Dave Goldberg died while running on a treadmill in a gym. Sure, accidents can happen anytime but here's what you can do to keep yourself safe while at the gym.
May 19, 2015The secret to a beautiful, glowing skin
Skin glow is always associated with a good and healthy lifestyle, says medical cosmetologist Jamuna Pai.
10 things young working professionals must know about staying fit!
It's a terrible idea to give your work more importance than your health. Here's how you can make the most of your time at work
May 18, 2015#SkincareChat with Dr Jamuna Pai
India's leading medical cosmetologist will take questions from you, our dear readers, at 2pm on Tuesday, May 19.
Stay safe on the treadmill
In Goldberg's case, he would have done well to clip the emergency stop mechanism to his shirt or shorts - a move that could have saved him from dying says Dhruv Munjal.
May 15, 2015Fat to Fit: How I lost 34 kilos in 10 months
Devansh Sharma tells us how he lost those extra pounds.
Your smartphone can detect eye cancer
The camera on your smartphone can detect a type of eye cancer found in children under the age of five, according to experts in the UK.
May 14, 2015Are your clothes making you sick?
Take this simple quiz and find out how the clothes you wear can lead to skin rashes, acidity, urinary tract infection, etc!
May 10, 2015Do your eyes feel dry and itchy?
Dry eyes, also known as the dry eye syndrome, refers to a condition in which a person's eyes are unable to produce a sufficient amount or quality of tears essential to keep them moisturised.
May 08, 2015Belly fat: How much do you know?
Take this interesting quiz and find out...
May 07, 2015Some like it raw
Uncooked, fresh and unprocessed -- that's the diet a number of people are swearing by
May 06, 2015How do you survive the treadmill?
What should you keep in mind while using the treadmill? Tell us!
How to avoid weight gain while on vacation
It is possible to enjoy holiday goodies without putting on a single pound. Here's how...
May 04, 2015World's sexually satisfied countries: Where does India rank?
According to a global Durex survey, achieving orgasm is a key driver of sexual satisfaction.
April 27, 201510 most common workout mistakes you're probably making
Fitness entrepreneur Nawaz Modi Singhania and founder of Body Art Fitness Studio lists them out. Read and learn!
April 24, 2015How to stop snoring and sleep better
The best way to treat this problem is by making lifestyle modification like exercising regularly and having a healthy diet.
April 23, 2015Get sexy arms this summer!
Brinda Sapat tells you just how!
April 22, 201510 apps to help you through pregnancy
Track your daily sleep patterns, count calories, research treatment options and even monitor your heart rate.
April 16, 2015Divorce could increase heart attack risk: Study
Women who go through multiple divorces are nearly twice as likely to have a heart attack than their counterparts who stay married, a new study has
April 15, 2015Man tears tendon after playing Candy Crush non-stop
The 29-year-old man in the US ruptured a tendon in his thumb after playing Candy Crush on his smartphone non-stop for over a month.
April 13, 2015Health Quiz: Are you eating pretty?
Here's a fun way to find out how healthy is your skin
How do you make your child eat a healthy meal?
How do you get your child to eat right? Our Kid Eats Everything by Neelanjana Singh tells you just that! And we bring this excerpt from the book for you:
April 11, 2015Biking: Why these exercises help
Sometimes, the difference between winning or losing a bike race depends on how fit you are.
April 10, 2015Burn 200 calories in 2.5 minutes!
No matter how ludicrous it sounds, it is possible!
April 09, 2015Unhappy marriage? Your blood pressure may show it
Husbands with stressed wives are more likely to have increased blood pressure, a new study suggests.
April 08, 2015Are you fit enough to exercise with Dhoni?
M S Dhoni is promoting a new fitness regime, though he has very little to do with its execution
Busted! 10 myths about diet you believed with your eyes closed
Fitness entrepreneur Nawaz Modi Singhania and founder of Bodyart Gym does the honours! :-)
April 07, 2015Are you in the pinkest of health?
On World Health Day, here's something to quiz yourself on! Answer the questions and find out.
April 06, 20157 tips for a healthier, happier YOU
Small daily changes can go a long way!
April 05, 2015Dating: How long do women wait before sleeping with a guy
A new study has revealed that women wait three weeks and until the fifth date before sleeping with a new man.
April 03, 2015Dos and don'ts to stay fit this summer
The dreaded summer's here and it's time to take precautions and stay healthy. Dr Rajkumar Chaudhary, Honourary Secretary, Association of Hospitals, has these tips for you
April 02, 2015Applying eyeliner may cause vision problems
Women who apply eyeliner on the inner eyelid run the risk of contaminating the eye and causing vision trouble, a new study has warned.
Night owls more likely to develop diabetes
People who stay awake late are more likely to develop diabetes and metabolic syndrome than early risers, even when they get the same amount of sleep, according to a new study.
April 01, 201515 practical tips to be mindful and beat stress
These can help you be more productive and have a stress-free life
March 31, 2015Busted!The myth about apples and doctors
An apple a day may not keep the doctor away, according to a new research which found that daily apple eaters had just as many doctor visits as those who did not regularly eat the fruit.
March 29, 2015The four-minute guide to fitness
Bid farewell to all those extra calories with the Tabata workshop.
March 26, 2015Humans conditioned to breakup and move on
Humans are hardwired to fall out of love and move on to new romantic relationships, according to a new study.
Snacking the healthy way
Start-ups in the information technology domain are quite common these days. But three young entrepreneurs have ventured into a comparatively lesser known area of food: snacks. Arul Murugan, co-founder, Chloroplast Foods, tells Shobha Warrier/Rediff.com, how he is bootstrapping his start-up.
March 16, 201515 health benefits of musk melon
This summer replace that extra mango with a musk melon and see the healthy magic it creates.
March 15, 2015Who's the third person in a relationship?
The third person is a crazy, raging monster that is popularly known as premenstrual syndrome.
7 things Zaheer Khan wants you to know
Cricketer and fitness enthusiast Zaheer Khan shares his fitness mantras.
March 14, 2015Taxercise: Ensuring your financial health
If you plan it out, instead of rushing it in the last moment, you will realise how much you have saved and the difference it makes to your personal wealth.
March 12, 2015How to get that sexy butt!
Want that tight, shapely rear end? Read on for the tricks to getting one!
March 09, 2015Is cholesterol really bad for your health?
Cholesterol has long been associated with poor eating choices. But new US guidelines say that dietary cholesterol has very little impact on one's health.
March 05, 2015Women's Day workout special!
Enough with the unisex exercises! Let's go back to the exercises we adored and tap into our feminine side completely!
March 04, 2015Her dream is to make India fit and healthy
Health, fitness and healing are the key elements of this entrepreneur's life.
February 27, 2015Are you a salt junkie?
Find out by answering (honestly) if you are eating more salt than you should
February 26, 20155 healthiest low calorie snacks
The right food choices make you lose those unnecessary calories. They also make your body fitter. Check out the list of the god-sent yummy snacks which will keep your calorie count in check and ward that hunger off.
February 23, 2015The dark side of processed food
World over, consumers are moving away from processed food -- meat in particular. Want to know why?
February 21, 2015The many benefits of breastfeeding for the mother and child
Breastfeeding lowers chances of being a victim to cancer and circulatory diseases. Among children, it prevents diarrhoea and pneumonia.
February 19, 2015How to burn calories after eating your fave foods
We have put together a list of most popular snacks and how much every indulgence sets you back. Let's get started to shed the flab
February 17, 2015World Cup workout tips for couch potatoes
This World Cup say bye to the beer belly and hello to the sport, pun intended!
February 12, 2015V-Day fun! Sweat it out with your partner
Working out together can be fun, romantic and get you in shape. Whether you exercise in the gym or at home, partner it up and strengthen your bond.
February 09, 20155 reasons why yoga is a must for all entrepreneurs
Yoga improves the flow of oxygen to the brain and thus keeps depression at bay.
February 07, 2015Get moving: The many benefits of working out!
A few simple ways to ensure you stay active and healthy.
February 05, 2015The 7 am-11 pm plan to lose weight
Here is what you can do every hour to stay healthy and lose weight
February 04, 2015All you can eat: Diet tips for cancer patients
On World Cancer Day, Dr J B Sharma, Senior Consultant, Medical Oncology, Delhi based Action Cancer Hospital, lists out some diet dos and don'ts for those undergoing treatment for cancer
February 03, 2015Hospital Horror: 'IVF hospitals have a very low success rate'
'IVF hospitals have very low success rates and provide very expensive treatment without having any knowledge of the real problem (it would seem)' says Rediff.com reader Tapasya Karthickeyan
February 02, 20155 simple steps to look younger
Follow these steps and see the changes in your life.
How to get rid of that beer belly
Growing a beer belly? Blaming it on beer is fine but how long will you sit and do nothing about it.
January 31, 2015This one's for the groom!
Why should brides have all the fun? Dr Sirisha Singh of The Skin Center reveals skin-care tips for the groom.
January 30, 2015Ignore that pain in the neck at your own risk!
Did you know that lower back problem could lead to kidney ailment? Or that leg pain and swelling feet could lead to heart problem? Or that hand pain and neck distress is related to your spine? Shameem Akthar finds out more about such tell-tale symptoms.
January 29, 2015Don't let your stilettos kill you
Fitness expert Brinda Sapat recommends exercises that will support you when you wear your stilettos and offer pain relief for your tired feet.
Hospital Horror: The you-need-tests racket
We were billed for silly things like cotton, toothbrush, toothpaste, moisturiser, hand sanitiser, etc. They did some HIV tests worth Rs 6,000 which were neither relevant nor required. Monali Pradeep Gaikwad shares her Hospital Horror Story
January 28, 2015Magic workouts? Not quite
In a world where people do not have the time to go to the gym, home exercise equipment is becoming popular. But do they work?
January 27, 20155 tips to stay fit on a busy day!
Here are five tips to help you get more active without spending too much time or money.
January 23, 2015Are you a passive victim of these bad habits?
Shameem Akthar discusses four such habits that can cause serious damage to your health
January 22, 2015Woman-on-top? Most dangerous!
New study claims that the woman-on-top is the most dangerous sex position! Ouch!
January 21, 2015Is depression a well-guarded secret in the start-up world?
Depression is not just stress, nor is it only sadness. Depression is an illness.
January 20, 20155 tips to stay fit at work
Eat healthy food, do regular physical exercises, strike a balance between career, family and relationships.
January 19, 2015Do you have a Hospital Horror Story?
Did you or your family undergo surgery and face a life-threatening situation because of a hospital's negligence?
January 16, 2015How exercise helps you manage diabetes
It's fine to start slow and work up. As long as you're totalling 30 minutes of exercise each day, you are fine, says Dhruv Gupta
January 15, 2015There's one more reason to not work long hours!
Long work hours can increase risk of alcohol abuse, a study has revealed.
January 14, 20157 benefits of high intensity training
These short, intense workouts provide improved athletic capacity and condition, improved glucose metabolism, and better fat burning.
January 13, 2015Laid off? 8 things to do for your mental and physical well-being!
Dhruv Gupta, Fitness Expert and Founder of weight loss programme, FitHo.com tells you just how!
January 11, 2015Blueberries may reduce blood pressure
Just one cup of blueberries daily could be the key to reducing blood pressure and arterial stiffness, both of which are associated with cardiovascular disease, a new study claims.
January 10, 2015Good night's sleep = better math performance
Parents, take note! Schoolchildren who get a good night's sleep perform better in math and languages, a new study has found.
January 09, 2015How to shield your heart from workplace stress
Eat right and sleep well, use breathing techniques, walk for 40 minutes a day, to bust your stress, says Dr Ramakanta Panda, Vice-chairman and MD, Asian Heart Institute, Mumbai.
January 08, 2015Eating healthy: 4 ways to cook millet
How would you like to have it? S Saraswathi helps us with a few recipes.
January 06, 20155 ways to not lose weight in 2015
We know your secret New Year's Resolution! And these are five ways you should not go about fulfilling it!
January 05, 2015Do you really need that test?
With attractive health check-up packages and a growing trend of over-investigation, one needs to be cautious while going for such diagnostic tests.
January 04, 20156 Indian foods that are good for weight loss
Here are six foods you must include in your diet that are healthy and will help you manage your weight better
January 03, 2015In 2015, get back on the saddle!
Aarushi Agarwal makes a (very, very) strong case for you to go back to the two-wheeler!
January 02, 2015This year don't run
If you, like several others, have been bitten by the marathon bug, we strongly recommend you read this!
January 01, 2015New Year Resolutions: Don't go to the gym!
It's time to look beyond the stereotypical resolutions says Harnoor Channi Tiwari.
20 easy weight-loss tips for the New Year
These will not only help you lose weight but stay healthy as well.
December 30, 2014Don't binge on junk food this New Year's Eve
Here is a list of all the risks that your body gets exposed to if you are a junk food addict and eat out often...
December 29, 2014So, how are you feeling today?
Shameem Akthar, yogacharya trained with the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, takes you through five diseases that are directly related with your state of mind.
December 28, 20145 smart fitness tips for working professionals
Thirty minutes of physical activity a day, five times a week is an easy goal to remember. Don't you think so?
December 25, 2014How much should you exercise to lose weight?
How often and how much should you exercise are most basic questions people ask? here are the answers!
December 23, 2014How to get more flexible: Quick tips for men
A few exercises and stretches that won't take more than 10 minutes at the end of your workout session!
December 19, 2014How to stay fit this party season
Follow these tips and you can have a ball without missing out on fun.
December 16, 20145 yoga poses to control your metabolism
These yoga practices will help you manage your metabolism in peak condition.
December 15, 20147 habits of highly fit people
Don't try to adopt them all in one shot. Pick one; make it a part of your life. Once it's a habit, pick the next.
December 14, 2014Go Green: It is healing!
Here are four health benefits of green colour: it heals, boosts memory, lowers anger and makes you lose more fat
December 12, 2014Fit and proper: Losing weight through surgery
Is it safe? Bariatric surgery is very safe if performed at a proper centre by a competent surgeon.
December 11, 2014Natural ways to control blood pressure
Make these simple lifestyle changes to win your fight against the silent killer
December 10, 2014How to prepare for a marathon
A four-week plan for you to run like a champ.
December 09, 20143 best ab exercises you're probably not doing
Where hot water and lemon has failed these best ab exercises have worked wonders for getting rid of the belly fat in less than two weeks!
December 07, 2014Healthy eating: How to make Vegetable Stir Fry
For those looking to follow a healthy diet, a combination of stir fried crunchy veggies makes for a delicious option.
December 06, 20145 really simple ways to get ready for a fitter 2015
Prepare yourself to hit the ground running on January 1.
December 04, 2014How fat-free food is making you fat
Don't fall for the 'fat-free' fad. Eat healthy, manage portion control, stick to natural foods and exercise. This the only way you can lose weight and keep it off!
December 03, 2014Your 'healthy' smoothie may actually be BAD for you
Avoid these common mistakes and make a healthy smoothie.
December 02, 2014The 15-minute belly blasting workout
Get sexy abs with this six-move routine by fitness trainer of Centre of Obesity and Digestive Surgery
November 28, 20143 moves to blast your muffin top
Muffin-top is that overhanging fat, which spills over the waistline of pants or skirts. lists out ways to get rid of that ugly extra flab!
November 27, 2014Big butt, big problems!
Cosmetologist lists out five butt problems and their solutions
November 26, 2014Struggling with your weight loss?
Blame it all on the Weight Loss Plateau! Here's what it is and how to overcome it.
November 24, 2014Seven workouts for sexy legs
Always envied Lisa Haydon for her endless legs? Celebrity fitness trainer lists out these toning exercises.
Recipe: How to make Brown Rice Kheer
Food blogger and Rediff reader sent us this yummy dessert recipe.
November 23, 2014What's the difference between a heart attack and a sudden cardiac arrest?
, Senior Consultant -- Cardiology, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals explains the difference between a heart attack and cardiac arrest and how to tackle both the situations.
November 20, 2014How healthy is our humble chapati?
It depends: on what it's made with and how it's made, says of Fitho
Healthy recipe: How to make Oats Ladoo
Mangalore-based Rediff reader sent us this healthy dessert recipe.
November 19, 2014The secret to beautiful hair is in your kitchen!
Your humble kitchen is not just a treasure trove for great skincare remedies but also the 'Room of Requirement' for long beautiful hair! Read on!
Healthy recipe: How to make Spicy Tofu Salad
US-based Rediff reader and food blogger sent us this recipe.
November 18, 2014Healthy recipe: How to make Couscous Salad
Tokyo based Rediff reader sent us this recipe.
Dear bosses, here's why you shouldn't ignore diabetes
explains how, as more and more young people fall prey to diabetes, organisaions get affected and how companies can contain the losses due to drop in productivity.
November 17, 2014Healthy recipe: How to make Cracked Wheat Rava Idli
Chennai-based food blogger shares an interesting recipe with us.
10 diet and nutrition myths busted
Dhruv Gupta, Fitness Expert and Founder of weight loss program, FitHo and author of Losing it: Making Weight loss simple, lists out the most popular health myths.
November 15, 2014Healthy eating: How to make Lentil Dosa
Food blogger shares a step-by-step process.
November 14, 2014Healthy recipe: How to make Oats ice cream
Rediff reader sent us this interesting recipe.
Diabetes Diet: What is it all about?
There is no such thing as a perfect Diabetes Diet. The important thing is to follow a meal plan that is tailored to personal preferences and lifestyle and helps manage normal blood glucose, cholesterol and triglycerides levels, blood pressure, and weight management.
November 13, 2014It's possible! Reversing diabetes before it takes hold!
Just by making a few simple changes in your diet and lifestyle you can reverse diabetes and avoid the many problems that come with being diabetic.
November 12, 2014Healthy eating: How to make Russian Salad
Rediff reader sent us this recipe.
Take this quiz and win books autographed by Ranbir Kapoor!
Get your facts right and you could win a copy of Skin Talks, autographed by Ranbir Kapoor.
5 foods that calm anxiety
Want to fight anxiety without popping those pills and tranquilisers? , yogacharya trained with the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, offers five humble food items that be more efficacious than tranquiliser pills.
November 11, 2014Workouts for workaholics
If you, like so many of us, are a workaholic, you better start working out super quick. Fitness expert has these suggestions.
November 10, 2014Can exercising be a bad thing? Yes!
Okay so this may not be the couch potato's dream come true but exercising can sometimes be a bad thing says fitness trainer .
November 09, 2014Stop snacking between meals! Here's how!
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The ultimate skincare treasure trove: your kitchen!
Everything you need to keep your skin soft and glowing all year round is just one room away.
November 08, 2014Overeating at e-v-e-r-y meal? Here's how to control it!
The biggest step towards overcoming the habit of overeating is recognising that it exists
November 07, 2014Working out but not losing weight? Here's why
Fitness expert tells you where you're going wrong and how to break the weight loss plateau.
November 06, 20145 steps to control your blood sugar
Here are some simple and important ways to control your blood sugar and live healthier.
5 emotions that will ruin your health
, yogacharya trained with the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre, maps out our emotions that are just downright unhealthy.
November 05, 2014Eating healthy: How to make Chicken Stew
Jayati Saha shares this easy-to-make recipe of chicken stew. Do you have a healthy recipe to share? Email it to us!
We dare you to take this skincare quiz!
How aware are you of skincare facts and myths? Here's your chance to find out!
November 04, 2014Bad breath? Tooth decay? Here's what you're doing wrong!
Dr Prema Vivekanandan, dentist and consultant orthodontist in Chennai, lists the common dental health problems and tells you how with a few minutes of care every day, you can avoid most of these problems.
5 dangers of artificial sweeteners
Get your facts right on how artificial sweeteners do more harm than good to your health
November 03, 2014What do models eat?
Beauty pageants involve diets and long rigorous workouts. Here are 4 recipes that were part of the diet that models participating in the Miss Diva Universe 2014 contest were following.
November 02, 2014Feeling depressed? This will lift your mood
Depression is not a sickness, it's a disease.
October 31, 2014Working hard? 7 fitness tips for working professionals
It is easy to sacrifice fitness for the sake of work. But we all know how it ends up for us, don't we? So here's a quick guide to get you started on being fit.
October 30, 2014Healthy eating: How to make Oats Paniyaram
Rediff reader and food blogger shares this healthy 'Appos' recipe. You can share yours too!
Busted: 11 myths about acne you thought were true!
There are several myths abound about acne cures. Some of these so-called solutions can actually make the problem worse. So beware
10 exercises to build killer abs
Here are 10 abs exercises -- simple to killer -- that will keep your daily core workouts interesting!
October 29, 2014Healthy recipe: Soy Nuggets in Garlic Sauce. Share yours!
Do you have a healthy recipe to share? Email it to us!
Is that Stress or Stroke?
On the occasion of World Stroke Day, , Senior Consultant -- Neurology, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, explains how to identify a stroke and offers tips to prevent one.
October 28, 2014Time for healthy meals. Share your recipes now!
Diwali is over and it's time for a detox diet before the festive season gluttony begins again! Share with us your healthy food recipes!
The health benefits of chocolate
The rich content of cocoa in chocolates is actually the real ingredient that makes you healthy.
October 27, 20149 processed foods you should never eat
Eat clean and chemical free for a happy and healthy heart, mind, body and soul, says .
10 foods you must include in your diet
Oncologist Hospital tells us why these foods could help you lead a healthy lifestyle.
October 26, 2014Do fitter people have better sex lives?
We don't know if it's better and if it's more, but sex for sure is better for people who are fitter.
October 22, 2014Kaju masala: Munch on this healthy Diwali snack
Sonal Gupta shares with us this spicy, yet healthy, recipe for this Diwali
You too can get six pack abs like Shah Rukh Khan :-)
The truth about six pack abs is this: You have them too; they've just been shy, under the layer of fat. Remove that belly fat with this simple exercise and diet routine and start flaunting your six packs.
October 21, 2014Baked Chakli Puris: Guilt-free, healthy Diwali snack
shares this totally gluten free recipe made from brown rice flour and urad dal flour.
The diva workout in five simple steps
Fitness trainer of Centre of Obesity and Diabetic Support offers a sneak peek into the workout sessions of the models participating in the Miss Diva Universe 2014 contest.
October 20, 20148 tips to stay fit this festive season
It is easy to be indulgent during this time of the year. Here are some secrets to help you enjoy the festivities and stay fit!
October 16, 20148 bad hair habits you need to stop today
Thinning and falling hair can give anyone nightmares. It's much easier to prevent rather than treat it. A lot of your habits can cause damage and harm to your hair.
October 14, 2014The many health benefits of dahi
We've all heard about calcium in milk and yogurt and how it makes our bones stronger, but a new study has found that consuming yogurt 4 to 5 times a week may help you lower the risk for developing Type-2 diabetes as well.
October 13, 20146 habits that will help you get fit and lose weight
Holistic health guru shares 6 easy-to-do fitness tips. Follow these and stay healthy :)
October 12, 2014Here's how you can look great in the gym!
Exciting gym wear is a big exercise booster.
October 10, 2014Pamper me! Simple workouts for moms to be
Don't let pregnancy throw you out of shape? Fitness trainer Brinda Sapat has these basic workouts for you!
October 08, 2014Diet tips for a healthy heart
Celebrity nutritionists Niti Desai will be available to provide diet tips for a healthy heart Wednesday October 8, 2014, between 3 pm and 4 pm.
October 07, 2014Dear boss, here's how you can help me stay healthy!
This is how employers can help their workers stay fit and productive
September 29, 2014Healthy eating lessons from our ancestors
Modern science, has taken decades and decades to prove what has been clearly documented almost 3500 years ago in our ancient texts like the Ashtanga Hridaya, says V R Ananthoo, a strong advocate of age-old healthy eating practices and one of the coordinators of Safe Food Alliance.
September 27, 2014Red wine may be harmful for pregnant women
A round up of all the health news from around the world.
September 26, 2014Keep track of your financial health this festive season
Gifts for loved ones, spending on yourself on impulse buying on EMIs and credit cards can leave your financial health completely stressed by the end of the year, says , Senior Vice President -- Consumer Relations, CIBIL
September 24, 20145 great foods for counting sheep
Struggling with sleep? , yogacharya trained with International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre, lists out five foods that can disturb your sleep severely.
September 23, 20144 reasons why you are losing your hair
Shameem Akthar outlines four lifestyle errors that lead to hair fall and suggests remedies.
September 22, 2014QUIZ: Do you have the right trainer?
Here's a quiz to find out!
September 19, 2014Coming soon, world's thinnest ever condoms to enhance sexual pleasure
Bill Gates has revealed that the development of "next-generation" ultra-thin condoms to enhance sexual pleasure is in progress.
September 16, 2014Drinking milk may keep your heart healthy
Drinking milk and dairy consumption may lower your risk of high blood pressure, scientists say.
September 15, 20145 yoga poses to rid you of depression
Five sure-fire healing practices from yoga that will rid you of the curse of depression by Shameem Akthar, yogacharya trained with Sivananda Yoga.
September 12, 2014Go to bed or your brain will shrink
A new study has revealed that shortage of sleep can rapidly reduce the size of people's brains.
September 11, 2014Revealed: Best sex position for men with a bad back
In a new study, researchers have suggested that men with back pain should replace spooning style sex with doggy-style sex.
September 10, 201410 health benefits of sex
Here's how sex may help you live a longer, happier life.
September 09, 2014Top foods to help fight depression
Your choice of food could be a better option than popping anti-depressants.
September 08, 2014Couch to marathon: How to train in 12 weeks
With the marathon season around the corner, even couch potatoes can train for shorter runs at the Delhi Half Marathon in November
September 03, 2014Fit on the go: Tips to stay in shape while travelling
Here's a quick hotel room workout to maintain your fitness routine while travelling.
September 01, 2014Get fit without going to the gym: 5 alternatives to get in shape
While the advantages of working out with machines are many, lists five reasons why you should look elsewhere for pure and real health.
August 27, 2014Is depression curable? Of course it is!
With increasingly stressful lifestyles, depression needs to be understood as a treatable disease and should not be ignored as a mood swing.
August 19, 2014Revealed: The secret to a healthy, glowing skin
Aesthetic cosmetologist Dr Rashmi Shetty tells you how you can keep skin problems like acne, pimples and at bay.
August 18, 2014Beware: These popular workouts can actually hurt you
Watch out for injuries when using these machines/workouts.
August 14, 2014How to get a body like the Wolverine
Fitness expert shows how to build a strong, muscular body like Hugh Jackman's in Wolverine.
Parineeti Chopra... PERIOD!
Three women achievers -- actress Parineeti Chopra, surfer Ishita Malaviya and mountaineer Nungshi Malik -- smash social and cultural taboos associated with menstruation.
August 12, 2014Are you making these post-workout mistakes?
These mistakes can actually prevent weight loss.
August 10, 2014Acid attack! Soft drinks can wreck teeth within 30 seconds
For the first time, researchers have been able to demonstrate that lifelong damage is caused by acidity to the teeth within the first 30 seconds of acid attack.
August 07, 20148 ways to de-stress in no time at all!
It isn't awfully difficult to get rid off all that stress says .
August 06, 201410 convincing reasons you should start working out. Like now!
Of course there's that thing about looking great and losing weight too but here's how exercising helps you! Read on!
August 01, 2014The weight loss quiz: Are you doing it right?
There are multiple diets and fitness programmes to make you lose weight, but are you on the right one or is something amiss? Take this quiz and find out!
July 31, 2014Get fit: 3 things every workout plan should have
You may be new to exercise or may already be on the latest workout regime, but are you getting everything from it?
July 30, 2014Pimple breakout? Itchy skin? Here's what to do
In the book 'Age Erase, leading cosmetologist Dr Rashmi Shetty offers quick solutions to all your skin problems.
How your body clock affects your health
Reset your daily life pattern and lead a more controlled and fulfilling life.
July 28, 2014The secret behind Jessica Alba's fab post-baby body
Meet Ramona Braganza, the trainer who helped Hollywood actors Jessica Alba and Halle Berry get in shape.
July 26, 2014Controlling your blood pressure is so easy!
A round up of all the important health news that matters to you!
Can exercise induce orgasms in women?
Yes! A study says so.
July 25, 2014Work night shifts? Beware diabetes
Shift work can raise the odds of developing type 2 diabetes, with the risk seemingly greatest among men and those working rotating shift patterns, a new study has warned.
July 23, 2014Burn fat fast: 3 workouts that will kick your butt
These are raw, no frill workouts focussed on getting you the results. This is not for the faint hearted!
July 21, 2014Want to feel 10 years younger? Own a dog!
Pets not only keep you active they can also make you feel and act younger, a new study has found.
What NOT to eat this monsoon
Don't let the monsoon showers affect your hygiene. Follow these precautions to stay healthy.
July 20, 2014Changing times: Being overweight may be better for your heart
A round up of all the health news that matters to you.
July 17, 2014Smoking may contribute to suicide risk
Nicotine in cigarettes may trigger psychiatric disorders, raising a smoker's risk of committing suicide, a new study has warned.
July 16, 201410 really cheap ways to stay fit!
It really doesn't cost you an awful lot to stay in shape. Here are 10 simple ways!
July 15, 2014Are you guilty of these pre-workout mistakes?
There is a lot of enthusiasm for 'working out' and 'building tone', but there is an equal lack of awareness of the mistakes that can sabotage one's efforts, says yogacharya .
July 14, 2014Sweat it out! 10 workouts to stay fit this monsoon
Don't let the monsoon come between you and your fitness regime. Sagar A Pednekar, a fitness expert at Gold's Gym tells us just how to stay in shape in the comfort of your home.
July 12, 2014How to train your body for everyday tasks
Working out your muscles for everyday tasks is crucial. This is where Functional Training comes in. tells us more!
July 10, 2014Is your desk job killing you?
lists five pit-falls of a desk-bound job, and some advice on how to break the vicious cycle.
July 08, 2014Watch out! You too could break your back like Neymar
Spinal cord injuries are often the result of unpredictable accidents and/or violent events. of Qi Spine lists five incidents that can put you in Neymar's place and advises on basic steps to follow if ever such a situation visits anybody before expert medical help arrives.
July 03, 2014Diet myths that are making you gain weight
Fitness expert debunks the most common diet and weight loss misconceptions.
July 02, 2014This is what you get after 450 crunches a day
The television star opens up to Rajul Hegde about eating right and staying fit.
July 01, 2014Sexting teens more likely to be sexually active
Just in case you needed a research to prove that, you now have it!
June 30, 2014Zzzzz! 5 remedies to sleep better
, yogacharya trained with the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre, lists five quick-fix alternative therapies to help you deal with insomnia.
June 26, 2014Home remedies to ease constipation
Five quick-fixes alternative therapies for this common problem.
June 24, 2014TV actor Mohit Mallik shares his fitness secrets
He admires Akshay Kumar for his fitness regimen. But is that enough to get a drool-worthy body? The actor shares his fitness mantras with
June 23, 2014Get gorgeous: Simple hair and skin care tips
Home remedies to keep bad hair and skin days at bay.
June 19, 20147 common diet and weight loss myths busted
Vegetarian diets do not contain enough protein! Late night snacking makes you fat! Are these facts or just silly myths handed down to us?
He is helping young Americans eat healthy
In the eleventh part of a series on Presidential Scholars, profiles Karthik W Rohatgi who is helping low-income children to eat more fruits and vegetables AND promoting small-scale farmers.
June 18, 20145 health risks of chronic constipation
It can be the cause of vicious health problems, including colon cancer. Find out how!
June 17, 201410 celebs in incredibly hot yoga poses
If these incredible images of celebs doing yoga do not inspire you to sign up for that yoga class, we really don't know what will.
June 15, 2014What your job says about your sex life
A round of all the sex news from around the world.
June 13, 201410 reasons why you should quit smoking right now!
Here's why you should kick the butt right now before one of these smoking-related ailments make you it's next victim
June 11, 2014How a filmmaker is trying to change India's healthcare system
Filmmaker Pavitra Chalam tells how her documentary on a poor girl suffering from a birth defect can help people partner with grassroots organisations to deliver better healthcare to India's poor.
June 10, 2014Don't let your boss read this!
If you thought holidays, weddings and parties de-stress you, think again!
June 04, 2014Healing outdoors: How nature helps you calm down
Yogacharya suggests five nature cures that have been tested by time and choice.
June 01, 201422 home-remedies for cough and throat infections
Your kitchen is a storehouse of spices that can cure a bundle of infections.
May 31, 201425 minutes are all you need to stay healthy
A research has revealed something all of us know but choose to ignore -- it doesn't take a lot to stay fit and fine.
May 29, 20147 ways to trick your brain to exercise regularly
Look forward to the exercise activity as an outcome of something that you love doing
May 28, 2014Summer workouts: How to lose weight fast
Let your body's natural instinct kick in and then assist it to get you into ship shape!
May 27, 20147 really silly myths about sex and contraception
General practitioner Dr Suruchi Mohite, Aryyan Clinic, Mumbai, talks about the silly myths concerning pregnancy and use of contraception.
May 24, 2014How to prevent hypertension
A round up of all the health news that matters to you
May 23, 2014Beat the heat with yoga. 5 mudras to cool down
Yogacharya shows you five mudras that will keep you cool this summer.
May 21, 201410 reasons why smoking is not cool at all
Before you light up the next cigarette, we say you read this!
May 19, 2014Get a killer cleavage with just a pair of dumbbells!
Check out this exercise routine to build your chest muscles and shape your bustline!
May 17, 2014Binge drinking? Even one episode is bad for health
A single episode of binge drinking can have significant negative health effects, a new study has warned.
May 14, 2014Test your fitness quotient. Take this quiz
How fitness conscious are you? Here's your chance to find out!
'We need to get back to eating like our ancestors ate'
Sugar is poisoning diets the world over, says Dr Robert H Lustig, a paediatric endocrinologist, and author of Fat Chance: Beating the Odds against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease.
May 13, 20145 body cooling foods for the summer
These natural coolants should be on your shopping list this summer.
May 11, 2014Fruits, vegetables could cut stroke risk
All the health buzz from around the world that matters to you
May 10, 2014Motherhood advice: How to get your child to eat healthy
Readers share the best motherhood advice they received! Share yours too!
May 09, 2014Pet therapy: How animals help us heal
Caring for the animal and being able to communicate otherwise intangible feelings such as trust, love, and faith through the animal, seems to facilitate healing in a powerful way.
May 08, 2014Revealed: How well you really sleep!
We recently asked you to take this survey on sleeping habits and here are the results.
Rise and shine: 5 ways to wake up feeling fresh each day
Rise and shine with these simple tips.
May 06, 2014Losing your sense of balance? Here's why
Balance problems can be caused by certain health conditions. Read on to learn more.
May 05, 2014Health Quiz: What is normal BP?
Do you know your health numbers? Take this quiz to find out!
May 04, 2014How cheese and milk benefit the obese!
A round up of all the health news that could benefit you.
May 01, 2014Smartphones can help you lose weight better
Want to shed those extra pounds? Turn to your smartphone!
How to fight bad body odour
When excessive sweating becomes embarrassing
Need motivation to workout? Read this!
Hit the road; hit the gym; hit the pool... just don't sit staring at your screen
April 30, 2014Common stretching mistakes and how to fix them
Fitness expert tells you how to correct the most common stretching mistakes.
How well are you sleeping? Find out!
Are you sleeping as well as you should? These 10 questions will tell you just that.
April 29, 2014How to Lose Weight: The Rujuta Diwekar Way
Celebrity fitness expert Rujuta Diwekar took questions from you, our dear readers, on how to stay fit.
April 28, 20145 workouts to get ripped!
Who doesn't want a body like Hrithik Roshan? tells you just how to get it!
Rujuta Diwekar tells you the best ways to lose weight
Celebrtiy dietician and fitness trainer Rujuta Diwekar took questions from you, our readers!
April 24, 20145 reasons you should get rid of belly fat
A flat tummy is more than an aesthetic requirement. It has huge implications for one's health and well-being, says .
April 22, 2014Thigh gap, bikini bridge: Young India's health's at risk
Dangerous body fads are driving many young girls to starvation.
April 21, 2014Your most common health questions answered
Noted obstetrician-gynaecologist and trained fitness and lifestyle consultant Dr Sheela Nambiar offers tips to maintain a healthy lifestyle despite time constraints and striking a better work-life balance.
April 19, 2014It's official! 48 per cent people lie while sexting!
Get the latest health and relationship news from around the world.
April 18, 2014Why rice is good for your health
A round up of all the health news that matters to you
April 17, 2014Get killer legs with yoga! Here's how!
Here are five basic leg raises to tone your legs.
April 16, 2014Chat@3: How to control your sugar intake and lose weight
Nutritionist and health expert Naini Setalvad will answer your queries between 3 and 4 pm.
April 15, 2014Turn your home into a gym! Get the body you want
Beginner-friendly exercises to get that gorgeous body you envy but don't have.
April 12, 2014Soaps, shampoos, toothpastes could be deadly for your nose
A round-up of all the health news that affects you
April 09, 2014How old you are may affect your daughter's cancer risk
New study makes shocking revelations; links health of the girl child to the age of the father.
April 03, 2014Get bikini ready: Workouts for a sexy back
Try these simple exercises to sculpt your back and get you upright.
April 01, 2014How to make exercise a habit
And get that sexy beach body you always wanted
March 27, 201410-minute fix: Calm yourself down in a jiffy!
Five simple tricks to de-stress yourself quickly.
March 24, 2014Want to lose weight? Try yoga!
You can maximise fat loss through yoga says . Here's how!
March 20, 2014Rujuta Diwekar busts popular fitness myths
Celebrity fitness trainer in her latest book Don't Lose Out, Work Out! lists cardio fads that make no difference to your fitness levels.
March 19, 2014Top 5: The silliest health myths you must not fall for
A fresh insight into the five things that have been for long viewed as total no-no for our health and well-being.
March 18, 2014Quiz: What's the ideal workout for you?
Do you like to sweat it out at the gym or you prefer an outdoor boot camp with music and new friends?
March 12, 2014How often should you workout?
How often, how long, how intense should your workouts be? Fitness expert offers her take.
March 10, 201410 things you need to let go of to be happy
How can you be Happy? 's 10 easy ways to discover that elusive thing called Happiness.
March 07, 2014Career women, beware of these health traps
Iron, vitamin and protein deficiency along with stress can lead to serious health concerns for career women. But there is a way out!
March 06, 2014How much does your waist measure? Tell us!
Can you tell us what your waist measures without actually checking it?
March 04, 2014How yoga benefits breast cancer patients
Yoga regulates stress and fights fatigue in women undergoing treatment for breast cancer.
March 03, 2014Super-effective workouts to get a celebrity body!
Fitness expert tells you how to get that celeb body you've always wanted.
March 01, 2014Guess what? Dark chocolate is good for your heart!
It improves your heart vessels and make arteries flexible!
February 26, 2014The new India story: Delayed pregnancies, lower fertility
Why it isn't a good idea!
February 24, 2014Sitting with your legs crossed can increase heart risk
A round-up of the latest findings across an array of pressing health issues.
February 21, 2014Revealed! The secret to staying young and looking great
February 18, 2014Nisarg Patel's start-up aims at a healthier world
He's created soluble protein biosensors to detect bacteria in water!
February 17, 2014My job was to turn Hrithik into a superhero in 10 weeks
Trainer Kris Gethin reveals his secrets.
Foods that will ruin your sex life
Stay away from these foods!
February 11, 2014Is raw food diet good for your health?
Or is it just a fad?
February 10, 2014QUIZ: How FIT are you!
Find out now
Top 10: Aphrodisiacs to rev up your sex drive!
Excerpt from 's The Love Diet
February 07, 2014The ultimate workout to look irresistible and feel great!
tells you how.
February 05, 201410 things you should do if you want to lose weight
Here are some awesome fat-busting, shape-yielding solutions guaranteed to speed up your weight loss process.
February 03, 2014Growing a thut? Here's how you can get rid of it
Follow this quick and easy workout that will lift, tone and add definition to your thigh and butt!
February 01, 2014A healthy diet for your gadgets
Six quick tips to whip your devices back into shape
January 29, 20145 things you must do to keep your bones healthy
Faulty lifestyles and improper care of calcium and vitamin D intake cause loss of mineral density and can cause fractures very easily, says .
How to build strong bones
Dr Dr Rajeev K Sharma, senior consultant orthopaedic & joint replacement surgeon answered queries on how to build strong bones.
January 27, 2014The 15-minute office workout
Stuck at a desk job? Squeeze in this 15-minute workout to stay fit.
January 24, 2014Why skipping breakfast is BAD for your heart
A breakfast can save more than your day... it could save your life, says .
The best (and the worst) foods to have after sex
Hunger pangs hitting you after that midnight romp? Before you reach out for that leftover pizza, read this!
January 23, 2014Diabetes: Why you need to be worried
Dr A Ramachandran, president of the India Diabetes Research Foundation explains why Indians are so vulnerable to diabetes, and recommends some lifestyle modifications to fight diabetes.
January 22, 2014Quiz: Do you have cankles or a bikini bridge?
You've heard of love handles and you've known of cellulite. But what on earth is a thut? And oh, ever heard of the thigh gap? Take this quiz and find out!
January 21, 2014Burn the fat: How to get motivated and stay that way
Want to lose weight? lists out simple but effective strategies that will help you shed all those kilos!
January 18, 2014Wish you a speedy recovery!
The days after having run the marathon are crucial for your body. Here is how you can help it recover.
January 17, 2014No dancing at my wedding says Bipasha Basu
The Bollywood actress has released her third fitness DVD. reports from the Mumbai launch.
Never too old to run a Marathon!
Three women over 45, who will run the Mumbai Marathon this Sunday, talk about what keeps them going.
Kitchen clinic: Home remedies for everyday ailments
, yogacharya trained with the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre, sheds light on the benefits of five easily available kitchen ingredients.
Winter skincare tips for radiant skin
Dr Aparna Santhanam, a well-known cosmetologist and hair and wellness expert offered tips on keeping your skin healthy this winter in an online chat, January 17.
January 15, 2014Do you want to be the most beautiful bride in the world?
Everyone wants to look their best on their wedding day right? has this workout for the soon-to-be brides.
How to keep your heart healthy
Dr Vanita Arora, Senior Consultant Cardiac Electrophysiologist & Intervention Cardiologist answered queries related to heart health in an online chat with readers on January 15.
January 13, 2014Why every marathoner is a survivor!
It all boils down to this last week. As the date for the Mumbai Marathon draws closer, Rediff staffer and first-time marathoner braces herself for the event of her life.
January 09, 201414 commandments for a healthy lifestyle
These resolutions will make a lasting difference to your life.
Marathon diary: My leg and core strengthening regime
Strengthening your leg and core muscles is crucial to run a marathon successfully says Rediff.com staffer who is training to run her first full marathon on January 19.
January 07, 2014Super foods for gorgeous skin
Did you know that barley fights inflammation, the terrible scourge that causes redness, puffiness and sagging skin and that olive oil can make your skin look younger?
January 06, 2014Marathon Diary: The blisters, the cold, the agony, the ecstasy
Rediff staffer is training to run her first full marathon on January 19. She shares with us her running diary.
January 02, 2014Marathon Diary: Rediscovering the simple joy of running
Rediff staffer is training to run her first full marathon on January 19, 2014. She shares her thoughts on the rigorous run and what motivates her to get out of the bed early in the morning after a strenuous night shift at work.
December 26, 2013How to look a million bucks this winter
Tired of dry and flaky skin in winter? Simple tips to keep your skin healthy and glowing through those nippy days.
Balding? Greying? 14 hair questions you always wanted to ask
Excerpts from celebrity hairstylist 's book Hair Yoga
December 24, 2013Expert tips for healthy pregnancy
In an online chat with readers, gynaecologist Dr Kiran Coelho discussed tips on diet, exercises and more for pregnant women.
December 20, 2013Find the best exercise for your personality
Customised workout options for YOU!
December 18, 2013The dangers of a high protein diet
, yogacharya trained with the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, presents the other side to this much-hyped diet, and advises caution.
December 17, 2013Get in shape for the party season
Fitness expert 's workout regimen to make you feel trimmer and slimmer and give you a wonderful glow!
December 12, 2013When too much fibre is bad for your body
Intake of excessive fibre can lead to electrolytic imbalance, fatigue, excessive gas, inflammation of the intestinal tract indigestion and acid reflux.
December 04, 2013Why you should NOT drink too much water
talks about instances when you have to watch out against drinking too much water.
November 29, 2013Lung cancer warning: Don't ignore persistent coughs
Here's a round-up of the latest findings across an array of pressing health issues.
Skincare tips during pregnancy
Dr Rashmi Shetty answered readers' queries on skincare during pregnancy in an online chat with Get Ahead readers on November 29.
November 27, 20135 benefits of stretching after exercise
Yogacharya Shameem Akthar offers a case for stretching
November 25, 2013The four-week fitness programme: Whip yourself into shape!
Fitness expert makes losing weight fun, taking you through a fitness regime one week at a time.
November 22, 20133 BIG benefits of strength training
Incorporating regular strength training sessions is the key to delay and reduce losses of bone and muscle strength.
November 20, 2013Young, obese? Here's what kids, parents can do
Obesity is one of India's greatest health problems. In a country where 50 per cent of its population is under 25 years of age, this can have serious repercussions.
November 19, 2013How to control acid reflux
Making simple lifestyle changes can help you contain the problem.
November 14, 2013World Diabetes Day: How to control the killer disease
It's common sense really... stuff you most certainly should know. But every once in a while it's good to remind oneself of what one must do to stay healthy and keep diabetes at bay.
November 13, 2013How to deal with diabetes at workplace
9 tips to help you manage the silent killer at work
November 12, 201310 reasons why you should lift weights
Fitness trainer explains the health benefits of pumping iron
November 11, 2013The four-week fitness programme: Get set for Week Two!
Brinda Sapat's special training sessions to make you look good and feel great.
November 10, 2013Dos and don'ts for pregnant women during festivals revealed
Instead of letting pregnancy act as a spoilsport during festivals, here are a few tips to engage in fun and frolic.
November 08, 2013Yoga and Muay Thai workshops in Mumbai
Yogacharya Shameem Akthar and Muay Thai expert Biki Bora are conducting yoga and Muay Thai classes in Mumbai.
November 07, 2013Here's how to blast that ugly flab!
Here's dietician Namita Jain's food advice.
November 06, 2013Chat@2: How to prevent and control diabetes
Remember, it can happen to you too!
11 muscle-building rules for skinny guys
Nutrition rules that can help skinny folks gain mass.
November 04, 2013Four weeks to a fitter you! Can you meet this challenge?
If you want to get into shape, jump onto the four-week bandwagon! We bring you 's workout programe, one week at a time!
November 01, 2013Revealed: What really turns women on
A round up of all the sex and relationship news that matters to you.
October 31, 2013Working long hours? 6 ailments you'll most likely suffer from
Your office is the cause of your ill health says fitness expert Namita Jain in her new book.
October 30, 2013How your lifestyle is giving you headache
discusses lifestyle changes that may help control frequent headaches.
October 29, 2013Is your office making you FAT? Here's how to lose those kilos
Excerpt from fitness guru Namita Jain's new book 9 to 5 Fit.
Smokers most likely to think about quitting on Mondays
A round up of the latest health news that affects you.
October 28, 2013Here's how you can get 6-pack abs!
Fitness trainer Jivesh Shetty offers simple tips to get that enviable body.
October 23, 2013Beat stress, blood pressure and diabetes. Here's how!
A round up of all the health news that matters to you.
October 22, 2013Gym injuries: Make your workouts safe AND effective
Keep these pointers in mind and you will drastically lower the risk of injury. Your workouts will be safe and effectively produce the results you want!
October 18, 2013IN PICS: 5 yoga poses for a great start to your morning!
These five poses will bring the chirp back into your mornings
October 15, 2013How Karisma Kapoor lost ALL her pregnancy weight!
In her book, My Yummy Mummy Guide, Karisma Kapoor talks about the joys of being pregnant and her struggle to lose the 24 kg she'd put on.
October 11, 2013Really simple ways to make your heart strong!
It's the weekend and it is as good a time as any other to start your favourite workout right away, says .
October 08, 2013Cut calories: Lose weight without dieting
Weight-loss or diet management is this simple!
October 03, 2013Tips for acne-free skin
Get rid of your teenage trauma: You don't need to live with acne scars.
LIVE Chat: How to stay fit and feel great!
Nutritionist Niti Desai on simple but effective diet tips that'll make you look and feel healthy at 2pm today.
October 01, 2013Wearing a tight belt can give you throat cancer
Wearing a belt which is too tight can increase the risk of developing throat cancer, especially in overweight people, a new study has warned.
8 healthy habits to help you live longer
These habits assure a healthier life and being.
September 29, 20138 simple ways to keep your heart fit
On the occasion of World Heart Day, , head of department, cardiology, of Delhi-based Sri Balaji Action Medical Institute, lists out a simple yet heart-healthy regimen.
September 28, 2013How to keep your heart healthy
Sunday, September 29 is World Heart Day. , consultant, cardiologist, Columbia Asia Hospital, Pune, talks about warning signs to be watched out for, rules the young must follow for a healthy heart, common heart health mistakes and ways to control cholestrol.
September 26, 2013Chat@2: How to prevent a heart attack
Dr Anil Bansal, Chief Cardiologist at Columbia Asia Hospital will take questions at 2pm on Friday.
September 24, 2013Obama quit smoking for wife. What did YOU give up?
Obama quit smoking for Michelle. What did YOU give up?
Muscle pain? Five really easy yoga poses will cure it!
Get rid of that niggling pain with yoga. Shameem Akthar takes you through some simple asanas.
September 23, 201313 really silly gym mistakes
Eager to start the workout you've been promising yourself for months. Be careful before you hurt yourself says fitness trainer .
September 20, 2013The high intensity workout: Get real results real QUICK!
Are you ready for High Intensity Interval Training? takes you through the steps.
September 19, 2013Top 12: Excuses to NOT exercise today!
Surely you're tired of hearing about why you must hit the gym. We bring you reasons you must not!
September 18, 2013ANSWERED! How to lose weight, gain stamina and more!
Fitness expert Brinda Sapat addresses readers' weight and exercise-related questions.
September 15, 2013Why mornings are deadliest for heart attack deaths
Here's a round-up of the latest findings across an array of pressing health issues.
September 12, 2013Happy belly: 4 ways to a healthy tummy
looks at unconventional ways to heal the digestive tract.
September 11, 2013Diabetics: Cinnamon may lower your blood sugar
People with type 2 diabetes who took cinnamon supplements had lower fasting plasma glucose levels compared with people who didn't take them new research has found.
September 10, 2013WHAT?!? Porn helps out teens with 'sex education'!
A roundup of recently published news from sex and health surveys from around the world.
Rujuta Diwekar: The weirdest excuses for NOT exercising!
As part of a special series, the celebrity dietician lists out simple things you can do to stay fit.
September 09, 2013Skipping breakfast may lead to weight GAIN
A recent survey highlights how an astonishingly high number of Indians don't consider breakfast an essential meal.
September 07, 2013Lack of sleep does make you look sad and old
Here's a round-up of the latest findings across an array of pressing health issues.
September 06, 2013Rujuta Diwekar's diet advice for the young and restless
As part of a special series, the celebrity dietician lists out simple things you can do to stay fit.
September 04, 201310 most effective cardio exercises to lose weight
The right one for you is the exercise you enjoy most and where you will put in your hardest work. Take your pick!
September 03, 2013These foods are BAD for your heart!
An extract from celebrity dietician 'Souza's book Kitchen Clinic
September 02, 2013Lose that paunch! 10 belly-flattening foods
The best thing about a diet for a flat tummy is that a lot of the foods that help you shed lard around the belly are actually fun, like dark chocolate.
August 29, 2013Get fit fast: 6 easy 15-minute exercises
These daily exercise can spruce up your fitness level without taking a step out of your home.
August 27, 2013Drinking coffee may lower your prostate cancer risk
Men who drink four or more cups of coffee daily are at a lower risk of prostate cancer progression and recurrence, a new study has found.
August 26, 2013How Karisma Kapoor lost 24 kilos
The Bollywood actress and mother-of-two has launched her first book, a primer on motherhood and losing weight.
August 20, 2013The Rujuta Diwekar Chat on ZaraBol
The celebrity dietician will take questions from you, our readers, on the best way to lose weight on Wednesday August 21 at 1pm.
August 14, 2013Exercises to give you the body type and tone YOU want
Are you an apple or a pear? Fitness expert outlines a workout regime based on your body type.
August 06, 2013Yoga poses to fight low blood pressure
Simple tips to fight stress and treat low blood pressure naturally.
August 05, 2013How to get a body like John Abraham
Fitness guru Vinod Channa, who has helped several Bollywood stars get fabulous physiques, offers some tips on how to sculpt a body like John Abraham's.
August 02, 2013Health insurance: 9 most commonly asked questions
With all those intricate terms and jargons, health insurance is anything but simple. Here are answers to the nine most frequently asked questions.
July 31, 2013How Rithvik Dhanjani dropped from 113 to 77 kilos
Television actor Rithvik Dhanjani, who was once massively overweight, shares his fitness mantras.
July 30, 2013How yoga can help you fight hairfall
, yogacharya trained with the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, Kerala, reveals the poses that can keep your mane healthy.
July 29, 2013Eat early to lose weight and sleep better
From sound sleep to fighting obesity, early dinners have a list of advantages.
July 27, 2013The case for organic food
The argument supporting organic food is simple. Organic agriculture uses techniques that focus on land and soil health and thus towards a balanced eco-system.
July 24, 2013Want to look younger? Get some sleep!
Sleep-deprived people show signs of premature skin ageing and a decrease in their skin's ability to recover after exposure to sun.
Are energy drinks effective?
Most energy drinks can provide a temporary energy boost but that may be because of its caffeine and high sugar content.
July 23, 2013Skipping breakfast can increase your heart attack risk
Men who regularly skip breakfast may be at a 27 per cent higher risk of heart attack than those who take their morning meal, a new study has warned.
How to be a star in the sack and more sex news
Everything you wanted to know about in-between the sheets.
July 22, 2013How to get flawless skin
Excerpt from an exclusive chat with eminent skin asethetician .
July 20, 2013Break a sweat and reduce your stroke risk
People who exercise enough to break a sweat may reduce their risk of stroke compared to those who are physically inactive, a first-of-its-kind study has found.
July 18, 2013Top 12 birth control methods
Different methods suit different people. Weigh the pros and cons and choose the best one for you.
July 16, 2013DON'T MISS: How your favourite stars de-stress
From shopping to gymming and watching television, TV actors make the most of their precious time off from work.
Chat@3: How to get FLAWLESS skin!
Eminent skin asethetician Dr Dinyar Workingboxwalla will take questions on how to get flawless skin at 3pm on Thursday July 18.
July 11, 2013Smoking bans, taxes can SAVE 9 million INDIANS
India could prevent over nine million deaths due to cardiovascular disease over the next decade if it implements smoking bans and levy higher tobacco
July 04, 20139 health insurance mistakes to avoid
If you can manage to avoid them, you are sure to end up with a right health plan that ensures a fast, hassle-free claim settlement while minimising out of pocket expenses.
July 03, 2013To keep diabetes away, go take a walk
Two minutes every half hour is all it takes to ward off diabetes
June 27, 2013Fatigue fighters: 10 foods that boost energy
A hectic lifestyle getting you down? Try out these superfoods that will boost your energy level and banish fatigue.
June 22, 2013Health news: Amount of exercise matters, not frequency
Here's a round-up of the latest findings across an array of pressing health issues.
June 21, 2013Laughter can improve your sex life
There is nothing sexier than someone who can make you laugh. Why do you think Russell Brand has ladies queuing up to become his next conquest?
June 17, 2013Who needs Lance Armstrong when we have so many heroes?
There are many Heroes amongst us - just ordinary people with extraordinary courage, says .
June 12, 2013Fat to fit: Four weeks to a fabulous you
chalks out a detailed four-week workout plan for all the couch potatoes! Can you meet the challenge?
June 10, 2013DON'T MISS: Workouts for a flat belly and sexy thighs
Here's how you can get that tummy back inside and tone up your pins.
June 09, 201310 most common post-pregnancy health problems
Watch out for these issues that may plague you after giving birth.
June 08, 2013Spices and herbs for better health
Your everyday spices have more health benefits than you can imagine discovers Aditi Bose.
June 07, 2013DON'T MISS: Running tips from Gul Panag
The Bollywood actress and marathoner talks about her running mantra, the gear she uses and the importance of having 'proper' running shoes.
June 05, 2013What's your yoga? Vinyasa, Hot or Hatha
The traditional practice of yoga has seen numerous variations. Know the difference says of Business Standard.
June 02, 2013SMOKING: Are bidis safer than cigarettes?
Find out just what effects smoking a cigarette has on your body.
May 31, 2013Do you think smoking within limits is harmless? Tell us!
Half of the smoking population in the country thinks smoking 'within limits' is harmless, a survey by a private general insurance firm has found.
Your brain, lungs, sex life: How smoking RUINS your health
Since it's No Tobacco Day today, here's some added incentive to help you kick the butt.
May 29, 2013Top 10 benefits of meditation
Meditation can be more helpful to you than you know. Read on for its benefits.
May 28, 2013Natural remedies to LOWER high blood pressure
While medication can lower blood pressure, it may cause side effects such as leg cramps, dizziness, and insomnia. Here's how to bring down your BP naturally.
May 27, 2013Breast cancer: Has Angelina triggered an anxiety wave?
A doctor weighs in the fear of cancer triggered by the Hollywood star's mastectomy confession.
May 26, 2013PICS: Best foods for bodybuilding
So you're an aspiring bodybuilder? Here are some foods you must get started on right away.
May 25, 2013Learn to educate your baby inside your womb
It is believed that child learns about outer world even when in mother's womb. Let it learn the right things.
May 24, 2013Why EVERYONE needs to worry about breast cancer
Myths, facts, risk factors and how you can prevent it.
May 23, 2013We continue to ignore yoga's importance: Narendra Modi
The chief minister stressed on the global importance of yoga while inaugurating the Lakulish Yoga University.
Tips to get a flatter tummy
Getting rid of belly fat is simpler than you might have thought.
May 22, 20137 simple ways to soothe away stress
Simple ways to help your mind and body reach equilibrium at the end of a hectic day.
May 20, 2013TOP 10: Snacks to fight your food cravings
Today we bring you the ten snacks that can help you keep those pounds away!
May 19, 2013TOP 11: Super foods for weight loss
Trying hard to lose weight. Try out these super foods!
May 16, 2013Quick fix: Get rid of oily skin, pimples and more
Are your armpits stinking or is your hair a big mess? Fear not, help is here.
May 14, 2013Breast cancer: Why Angelina Jolie had double mastectomy
You can fight breast cancer too
May 06, 2013TOP TIPS: Get fit this summer
on simple dos and don'ts to lose weight and get into shape in the months to come
May 04, 2013REVEALED: The secret superpower of grapes
The humble fruit can help reduce the risk of heart failure in those suffering from hypertension.
Unplanned pregnancy? Here's how to cope with it
Why abortion isn't always the easiest thing to do.
May 03, 2013Why most weight loss diets FAIL
Most people are able to lose weight while dieting but once the diet is over, the pounds come back.
April 30, 2013Asanas to control migrane attacks
Yoga tips to deal with the problem.
April 25, 2013Ten ways to perk up your morning
Simple tricks to up your mood in a jiffy
April 23, 2013Yoga poses to relieve neck pain
Get rid of neck peck with these easy-to-do asanas.
April 20, 2013Eat well to beat summer fatigue
Increase energy levels by choosing a healthy diet
April 16, 201312 tips for pregnant working women
Carry mini meals, take your boss into confidence, never let the guilt sink in...here are several things working women need to keep in mind for a smooth pregnancy.
April 15, 2013Here's how to lose weight FAST!
Small lifestyle changes can help you lose weight naturally.
April 05, 2013Job burnout: 10 signs to watch out for
Feeling tired all the time? Lacking motivation at work? Two of the 10 reasons why you feel burntout at work.
The 8 best pre-workout foods
Want a great workout? Try out these foods before you hit the gym.
April 03, 2013Planning a pregnancy? Prepare better with these tips
Having a baby is one of the greatest life-altering decisions you will make. Once you decide to go the family way, follow these tips.
April 02, 2013Can't sleep? 6 tips to beat insomnia
You can take charge of your sleep by eliminating some of the bad habits that may be keeping you awake and restless.
April 01, 2013Must Read: 5 myths about stress
Stress is apparently everywhere and we deal with it at almost every area of our life, but too much of it can be hazardous to our health, according to experts. However, some ideas about stress and its risks are not correct. Read on to learn more.
March 29, 2013Are you suffering from Burn out Stress Syndrome?
If you are working late nights and skipping meals, it is likely that you are suffering from Burn Out Stress Syndrome. Find out how you can avert the situation.
March 28, 2013Rise and shine: Morning stretches to do in bed
We bring you an exclusive excerpt from wellness expert Vesna P Jacob's book Work it Out Without a Workout.
March 20, 201312 pregnancy foods you must have
Here is the list of pregnancy foods packed with plenty of nutrients for mommy-to-be and baby.
March 19, 201310 morning rituals for men to look better
A healthy start every day may help you become a better man, according to a men's online magazine.
March 18, 2013Preity Zinta's FITNESS tips
Preity Zinta recently opened up about her fitness secrets and addressed different health issues with her fans on Twitter.
March 15, 2013Tips to CONTROL your DIABETES naturally
ways that will help you in taking care of your blood sugar levels in a natural way
March 13, 2013Unravelling Cervical Cancer Myths
Discarding these myths can help in prevention, early detection and cure of Cervical cancer
March 12, 201310 things to do before getting pregnant
If you have decided to step into motherhood zone, here is the list of things you must do before getting pregnant.
March 11, 2013Get fit: Traditional Indian games to tone up
It's time to put those cricket bats and footballs away and make room for sports that will push you to your physical and mental limits. We bring you to five sports from India that will both tone your body and fire your imagination.
March 05, 2013Top 12: Pregnancy MYTHS in India
They are usually fictitious and have no relevance with the actual facts. Here is a list of common pregnancy myths in India.
March 03, 2013Are you suffering from insomnia?
Insomnia is the body's way of saying that something isn't right. Things that may cause insomnia include stress, too much caffeine, depression, changes in work shifts, and pain from medical problems, such as arthritis.
February 28, 2013Simple yoga poses for beginners
Basic poses to ease your entry into the practice of yoga.
February 25, 2013Five Big NOs During Pregnancy
Pregnant and looking for what's good and not good for you at this stage. Here are the Five Big NOs during pregnancy...
February 21, 201310 myths and facts about stress
Learn how stress can affect your health and everyday life.
February 16, 2013Weight loss: 'I lost 44 kgs in 10 months'
Mihir Trivedi who weighed 120 kilos tells us how he shed those extra kilos and got back in shape.
February 14, 2013Valentine's Day: Learn to love, the Yoga way
Five different methods that can help you connect with your loved one.
February 08, 2013HOT workouts to get in shape by V-day!
Try out these simple exercises to get fit and get hot this Valentine's with this workout regimen. Illustrations: Uttam Ghosh
February 03, 20133 things you must know about health insurance
A lowdown on some salient points that you must keep in mind when opting for a health insurance.
Why the first time is important and more sex news
Welcome to the sex and health news round up where we bring you the latest from in-between the sheets.
February 02, 2013Best diet and exercise apps to keep you fit
5 apps that help you keep fit by controlling your diet and recommending simple exercises.
February 01, 2013Living with diabetes? Keep your feet healthy
Interventional diabetologist Dr Suresh Purohit from Mumbai tells us why diabetics must take extra care to protect their feet, specially in cold weather.
January 30, 2013The ultimate workout for ripped arms, chiselled chest
on what it takes for rippling biceps and bulging pecs with well cut definition.
January 28, 2013Yogalates: The HOTTEST new workout to lose weight
Business Standard's Priyanka Sharma attends a session of yogalates, a strenuous mix of yoga and pilates, and finds that the fitness trend offers a key to a stronger body and a stress-free mind.
January 27, 2013Weight loss: Why skipping food, dieting will not help
Obesity consultant and cosmetic physician Dr Manjiri Patankar who is also the founder of Instasculpt clinics in India, Dubai and Kuwait reveals that weight loss and obesity are less to do with unhealthy eating habits and more to do with human behaviour.
January 17, 2013Are you eating a healthy diet?
Healthy foods are high in fibre content, vitamins, minerals and low in calories. Here's what your diet must include to strengthen your immune system and keep your energy levels up all day.
January 15, 2013How to lose a kilo a week!
is a dietician who has been practicing in for over 30 years in New Delhi. In her book on dieting, she talks about the need to relearn how one eats
January 11, 2013Yoga: Learn how to do a headstand
We bring you an excerpt from 'Yoga for You, Tips & Techniques for Everyone' by Prahlada Reddy, and Shameem Akhtar.
January 09, 2013Find your way to a healthy mind and body with yoga
Here are five good reasons why yoga should be one of your resolutions this year.
January 08, 2013What alcohol does to your sex life
Experts have analysed what a cocktail or glass of wine, which can help us relax and even feel a little sexier, actually does to our sex life.
Potato talk: From health benefits to recipes!
Here's all you need to know about this humble tuber that is a staple and integral part of our diet.
January 06, 2013How to get good sleep in 2013
Shameem Akthar, yogacharya, trained with the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, Kerala on how you can beat insomnia.
January 05, 2013How to bust stress with exercise
Fitness expert gives you some advice that will have you feeling fresh and energetic instead of stressed out and anxious.
January 01, 2013TOP 5: Yoga poses for strong sexy arms
, yogaacharya trained with the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, takes you through five exciting arm-upper body toning poses.
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