MY FASHIONMONITOR INTERVIEW: “WELLNESS TODAY” – Fitness Article

I recently had the opportunity to share some thoughts with FashionMonitor.com for an interview ahead of a panel at the Festival of Marketing, on which I sat to discuss trends in the fitness industry. The interview caused me to think quite alot about several of the challenging topics posed to me. FashionMonitor presented a gently precised version of the interview HERE, but for those looking to explore the more complete answers I scribed, click MORE below to get my full thoughts…

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Benefits of Wearing Training Bras for Women – Fitness Article

With time, children grow up, and hardship for parents start, to make the kids accept the mental and physical changes appearing in their body when they enter into adolescence phase. Especially in case of girls, a mother needs to be very attentive, as her little princess is entering into the new phase of life which brings changes in her body, mainly in the breast. You need to make her aware of every fact about these changes. At this stage, the…

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5 WAYS TO SQUEEZE EVERY BIT OUT OF YOUR MORNING – Fitness Article

Despite having woken at some ungodly hour for countless years as a Personal Trainer, I am not, nor have I ever been, a morning person – but I have my tricks! If you too are a regular human being and struggle with your daily breakup from that cozy sanctuary known as ‘bed’, I might be able to help you turn those dreaded early mornings from snooze mode to cruise mode! This post contains my favourite 5 universal methods to unlock…

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Varicose veins Problems? When to see a doctor and get rid of it Permanently? – Fitness Article

Varicose veins Problems? When to see a doctor and get rid of it Permanently? Renu complained that she felt heaviness and pain in her legs after exercising. She thought that it was due to excessive stretching in the gym. The pain continued as well as the heaviness throughout the day. She didn’t go to the gym for the next couple of days. This helped her get some relief and the heaviness eventually wore off.After two days, when she suddenly stood…

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5 Signs you need a break – Fitness Article

5 Signs you need a break Mundane routine, Nano-Manager, Bad Annual review, Promotions not happening; while these are also strong reasons for you to take a break, they are not pivotal to the thought.Work, Social Media, Errands, Traffic. Repeat. Did I miss something in your life?Its monsoon season, while the world is smiling with the showers, you have a helpless poker face.You are stretched to limit like an elastic band. Anyone who comes in close vicinity is either going to…

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Diet Plan for A Safe Monsoon – Fitness Article

Diet Plan for A Safe Monsoon Did someone say Monsoon? Let’s have some Chai and Pakoras.Monsoon has finally arrived in northern India and thanks lord; scorching summer heat has finally come to an end. Like every other season, Monsoon needs a little bit of dietary tweaking to match the surrounding environment and keep the body healthy. Unfortunately, Monsoon being a damp season brings along with it a lot of infections. Here are some foods to avoid during the monsoon season.It…

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JUST LIKE RIDING A BIKE! – Fitness Article

JUST LIKE RIDING A BIKE! Road biking through undulating vineyard topography, and during the more stationary moments, unwinding at the glorious Château St. Pierre de Serjac; as far as active press trips go, this was set up to be highly compelling! In the event, it was *so* compelling that I scribed a piece for Women’s Health on the affair (which should go live very shortly, so do keep your eyes open). The experience was extremely well balanced; road biking is unexpectedly…

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Finding the Perfect Workout Plan – Fitness Article

Finding the Perfect Workout Plan Anytime Fitness, Chisel, Cult, MMA, Karv Maga (that’s what I do currently), Yoga(Yoga day is right next), Weight Training, Tai Chi; Fitness world in India is expanding. If you are a Millennial and on Social Media, you might be seeing Fitness commercials more across the day than probably your Boss’s face. Facebook, YouTube, Radio Stations, Google Native; every fitness hub is trying hard to find the next customer.Let’s look at the basics you should access…

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Glorifying the Hustle, Ignoring Well-being – Fitness Article

Glorifying the Hustle, Ignoring Well-being Fulfilling the dream of so-called glorious life, many of you like me are up and on our way to the office. Simultaneously, many still in colleges might be sitting down with their potential managers and planning the next 3 decades of their life. Select few will hold the courage to follow their passions, else, by and large, most of us will stay glued to the financial security of a monthly salary, ignoring what else might…

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Are you on a Diet? – Fitness Article

Who doesn’t love the idea of quick weight loss? Or rather put it this way; Who wants to spend long on a feat, which can be achieved in a week/month? For the record Weight loss is a 66 Billion Dollar Industry, which is 2/3rd the annual business of Microsoft, Amazon. No wonder it is the most advertised industry in several parts of the globe. Diet is the new modern-day food jargon. Majority populous doesn’t think of being on a Fitness…

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My fav fitness classes while pregnant in NYC – Fitness Article

My fav fitness classes while pregnant in NYC Well well, look what the cat dragged in (me). I haven’t posted in ages, which means I’ve not shared some big personal news: I’m pregnant. I’m due (as if it’s a very strict appointment) at the end of June. running at 24 weeks in SavannahIn the last 30 weeks or so, I’ve tried a bunch of different workout classes to varying degrees of success. Working out while pregnant is different for everyone.…

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Why Mindfulness Matters When You’re Setting Goals – VIDA Fitness – Fitness Article

Why Mindfulness Matters When You’re Setting Goals – VIDA Fitness By Mekita Rivas, VIDA editor/member Chris Parkison You’ve probably heard the term “mindfulness.” It’s been a buzzword for a few years now, with articles and influencers telling us that we all need to be more mindful. But what, exactly, does that even mean? Is it daily meditation? Going on wellness retreats? Escaping to a cabin in the woods for a week? Well…yes and no. Mindfulness can look a lot of…

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Everything You Need To Know Before Setting Your Running Goals – VIDA Fitness – Fitness Article

Everything You Need To Know Before Setting Your Running Goals – VIDA Fitness By Mekita Rivas, VIDA editor/member Jeff Horowitz You don’t have to be a runner to have running goals. For many people, just getting started can be half the battle. Fortunately, Jeff Horowitz, personal trainer at VIDA Fitness U Street, is here to help. To say that Jeff enjoys running would be an understatement — he has completed nearly 200 marathons in his lifetime! If anyone can get…

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How To Rethink Goal-Setting So It Works For You – VIDA Fitness – Fitness Article

How To Rethink Goal-Setting So It Works For You – VIDA Fitness By Mekita Rivas, VIDA editor/member Let’s be real: We tend to get a little, shall we say, ambitious at the beginning of the year. People are making resolutions, identifying priorities, and devising action plans to reach their goals. But there’s much more to goal-setting than simply sitting down and writing (or typing) them out. How you set goals is actually just as important, if not more so, than…

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We took a Barry’s Bootcamp class in Bergen, Norway – Fitness Article

We took a Barry’s Bootcamp class in Bergen, Norway Want to make Barry’s Bootcamp harder? Take it in Norwegian. Matt and I went to Norway and Sweden for 10 days of hiking and exploring. Our AirBnB in Bergen, Norway was around the corner from Barry’s Bootcamp. It’s just called “Barry’s” in Norway. I wonder if the word “bootcamp” doesn’t translate. After a week of challenging hikes, Barry’s wasn’t exactly what we needed, but I couldn’t pass up the chance to take…

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