...and get back into shape, post the New Year parties and celebrations.
New year parties and celebrations have come to a joyful conclusion. You remember the wonderful moments spent amongst loved ones but also cringe over the loads of mithai and sumptuous meals that were gulped down gleefully. While some may feel guilty about the over indulgence of the past few days, it is now time to leave behind those feelings while setting things right and getting back into fitness mode, says fitness expert Yasmin Karachiwalla. She shows you how to bounce back on the road of fitness, post the parties...
You don’t have to block 45-60 minutes to work out. The workout sessions can be broken up into 1015 minutes sessions. You can walk around the street while awaiting your turn at the doctor’s appointment. Similarly, a housewife can do push ups while cooking. If you are dining out during your lunch hour, walking to the restaurant is a healthier option than driving. While watching TV, ditch the remote and walk up to the TV to change channels. During regular walks, add a quick one-minute sprint and see the difference after a few weeks. Lower the intake of sugar, salt, spicy, processed and fast foods. Consume home-made cooked/ raw foods. Drink lots of water and fresh juices. Avoid tobacco, alcohol, sodas and other carbonated beverages.