Lifestyle plays a huge role in your fitness and health. Often a sedentary lifestyle along with unhealthy eating habits contribute to weight gain or other lifestyle diseases. With discipline and patience, you can work on your lifestyle to reach a fitness level you have always desired. Always remember that whatever changes you implement should not be focused on temporary results, but rather on a long and sustainable lifestyle.
A good fitness level is more important than just fat loss. However, you can lose fat by practising these things:
1. Make Your Diet A Lifestyle:
Most people tend to focus on diet as a destination, rather than a journey. Your nutrition should not be a trend or a plan for short-term results, but rather a lifestyle that you can follow effortlessly. Although easier said than done, implementing a positive lifestyle can have tremendous long-term results. Tweaking your food habits and incorporating essential macro and micronutrients can aid your fat-loss journey. A good way to include the right food components in your diet is through a good diet plan which you must follow with discipline. Eat good food every day. It's as simple as that. Don't divert even if you have to eat the same food every day, you can always innovate your dishes with the help of spices and other preparation methods.
2. Workout Regime To Increase Activity:
Even if you can't do a heavy workout every day, it is essential to include some kind of activity in your lifestyle. Find a physical activity that suits you. Some people despise gyms, but love jogging or playing a sport. Some like strength training and lifting weights. Whatever you choose, follow through without any excuses. Your daily physical activity plays a huge role in your metabolism and fitness level. It's not just about burning calories; it's about setting a pattern for your body to undergo positive stress. When you exercise, your body is already doing half the work required for losing weight and becoming fit.
3. Don't Compromise on Your Sleep and Hydration:
People underrate the importance of a good night's sleep. Your body requires sleep to recover, to balance the cortisol hormone level which is responsible for your binge eating. Sleeping is our body's natural way of balancing the stress level and rectifying any errors in its system. Fix a sleeping time and don't change it no matter what. This is one of the most important changes you must incorporate. The other being hydration water is extremely important for your system. Not only does it help in passing the nutrients throughout your system, but it also helps the body detox and shed the pesky water retention habit. You'll be surprised by the number of times your body confuses thirst for hunger, so always drink adequate water. Set a reminder through a phone app, it can be helpful.
(The author Pranit Shilimkar is a Health and Fitness Entrepreneur, Digital Content Creator and Founder of Fitnesstalks)
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Amaravati, Aug 9 (IANS) Regular physical classes for intermediate second year students in Andhra Pradesh will begin from August 16, said an official on Monday."The physical classes for second year intermediate students for the academic year 2021-22 will be commencing from Monday, August 16," said Board of Intermediate Education (BIE) secretary V. Ramakrishna.He said the board took this decision following an approval from Education Minister Audimulapu Suresh.Prior to physical classes, the current academic year for the senior intermediate students began in virtual format on July 12, nearly a month ago.Meanwhile, the secretary ordered all intermediate college principals to make the necessary arrangements for conducting physical classes from next Monday following the standard operating procedures and Coronavirus protocols.The southern state is still logging up to 2,000 Coronavirus infections on an average per day.Unlike first year students, second year students need not go through the mandatory online admission procedure introduced in the current academic year as they just were admitted last year and get promoted to the second year automatically.Recently, Ramakrishna ordered all the junior colleges which illegally collected fees for unapproved offline admissions for the academic year 2021-22 to return the money to the students.Scores of corporate colleges illegally admitted first year students and even went ahead to conduct online classes without the permission of the board.Not only admitting, they even started demanding more fees from students and threatened some students that they will not be included in the online classes for want of fees."The board is introducing online admissions from the academic year 2021-22. It is known that some of the students have already taken admissions into some colleges and also paid the college fee even before the release of notification for online admission process," he noted.Ramakrishna made it clear that the board is not responsible for the students who have already taken these illegal admissions and paid the college fee.He ordered the RIOs across the state to identify the erring colleges, illegally admitting first year students and warned of necessary action, including disaffiliation.Aiming at wiping out decades-long widespread abuse and indiscriminate commercialisation of intermediate education in the state, the board introduced only online admissions from this academic year.--IANSsth/skp/
Bengaluru, Aug 2 (IANS) Taking serious note of about 400 to 600 Covid cases being reported every day in Bengaluru in Karnataka, the government has made mandatory to take up physical triage of all Covid patients.Triage of patients involves looking for signs of serious illness or injury. It also helps assess the severity of their condition.The direction has been given as per the advice of an expert committee. The Chief Commissioner of BBMP Gaurav Gupta has issued an order in this regard on Sunday evening."It is mandatory to take up a triage of all Covid-19 cases with clinical assessment. The expert committee has opined that early physical triage helps in reducing morbidity and mortality," the order specified.To facilitate early triage, physical triage centres (PTC) would come up at the assembly constituency level and mobile triage units (MTU) will be made available at primary health centres."It has come to the notice of BBMP that few Covid-19 positive patients are denying physical traits service provided at physical triage centres or through mobile triage centres. It is directed to mandatory get early physical triage of all Covid-19 positive cases in Bengaluru," the order stated."No Covid-19 positive patient can deny physical triage either at the centre or at mobile units. If any individual or organisation is found violating the guideline, action will be initiated under the Karnataka Epidemic Diseases Ordinance (KPDO) and Disaster Management Act of 2005," the order said.--IANSmka/skp/
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) In a significant move for lawyers and litigants, the Bombay High Court will re-start a hybrid system of physical and virtual hearings from August 2 in view of the improved Covid-19 situation in the state, officials said on Thursday.The development follows a meeting of the Bombay HC Administrative Committee presided over by Chief Justice Dipankar Datta where it was decided to conduct three days of physical hearings and one day of virtual court hearings.In a statement, the Bombay Bar Association said that circulation of matters would be via precipice sent by emails for the time being and mentioning on virtual platform would be also permitted.The Centre and Maharashtra government would chalk out the modalities to facilitate train travel by lawyers and other legal staff who are fully vaccinated on a monthly pass basis.However, litigants shall only be allowed inside the courtroom on if their presence is required by the court and the relevant instructions/SOPs for facilitating these new measures shall be issued in a couple of days.The decision is pursuant to the outcome of a meeting this week with the BMC Commissioner I.S. Chahal and state government officials along with Law Department officers and members of various bar associations.It was stated that due to the reducing number of Covid-19 daily positive cases couple with the increase in the numbers of people getting vaccinated, physical hearings could commence.After the outbreak of the second wave of the Covid-19, the Bombay High Court in Mumbai, and its benches at Aurangabad, Nagpur, and Goa have been conducting only virtual hearings since April, and mainly for urgent matters.However, lawyers have been regularly pressing the state government and the court to revert to physical hearings and also permit travel by suburban trains, citing the pending cases before various courts, besides demanding that if malls and restaurants could reopen, then why not the courts.--IANSqn/vd
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Global business activity in many regions continues to be constrained by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, despite the success of the roll-out of vaccines in the advanced economies in cutting deaths, a report by Dun and Bradstreet said.However, the difficulties of accessing sufficient doses and rolling them out in most countries will ensure that world remains vulnerable to new cases and variants, it added. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Food Price Index averaged 127.1 points in May; its highest level since September 2011 and only 7.6 points below its highest-ever level. Inflation is being driven by pent-up demand following the easing of lockdowns, increased input prices, and supply constraints as lockdowns constrain output and shipping charges are boosted by container shortages and port delays, in turn driving the inventory cycle. "The recent surge in inflation outside Europe is driven by short-term demand and supply factors related to the pandemic. The pandemic is still constraining business activity in many regions despite the vaccines' success in cutting death rates. We expect inflation to return towards policy targets by 2022, but input costs will weigh on profits, or raise final prices." said Arun Singh, Global Chief Economist, Dun & Bradstreet. Mapping the biweekly change in Covid-19 cases on ourworldindata.org shows how the pandemic has ricocheted around the world in 2021. In Q1, the intense case numbers growth was in Europe and South America, by April it was in India and the rest of South Asia, May offered a pause with falling case numbers globally except in places such as Vietnam and South Africa; but June saw new leaps in case numbers in Southern Africa, Russia and even in the highly-vaccinated Israel and the UK. Just as policy-makers and corporate plans have shifted to scoping the end of the pandemic, the delta variant is arriving in virgin populations like the Congo, with cases isolated in southern China. Continuing travel and commerce and the high transmissibility of the latest emerging variant means even highly-vaccine rich economies have not escaped, the report added. --IANSsan/in
New York, One night of sleep loss is enough to disrupt your day-to-day mental and physical well-being, according to a new study.
The study, published in the journal ‘Annals of Behavioral Medicine', also indicted that consecutive days of sleep loss can increase these negative impacts, CNN reported.
"Consecutive sleep loss was associated with decrease in positive emotions, increase in negative emotions, and greater frequency of severity of physical symptoms," said lead author of the study, Soomi Lee, from the University of South Florida.
The study examined daily diary data for eight consecutive days from 1,958 adults who took the Midlife in the United States Survey (MIDUS) conducted between 2004 and 2006.
The analysis found that sleep loss for even one night resulted in increased negative well-being and decreased positive well-being, both physically and mentally.
Additionally, with multiple consecutive nights of sleep loss, especially after three nights, these effects were amplified.
"When sleep loss occurs almost every day, which means (it's) chronic, that's when our body and mind cannot tolerate anymore," Lee said.
"The research shows that consecutive sleep loss results in incomplete recovery and stress pile-up and so it degrades our daily well-being," Lee added.
As the number of consecutive days of sleep loss increased, the severity of adverse physical impacts -- including body aches, gastrointestinal issues and respiratory symptoms such as a sore throat and runny nose -- also increased, the study indicated. (IANS)
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