Fitness

Relationship between Diabetes and Fitness

In a person without diabetes, insulin ebbs and flows as per the body's needs. But when you have diabetes, several things can throw this system off. Having diabetes or prediabetes changes our response to exercise and the way your body adjusts the level of glucose, which is needed to power your workout. It boils down to the way diabetes alters insulin and other hormones that control blood sugar. T2DM is undeniably a complex, elusive disease, but read on to see how by increasing physical activity you can control and reduce your risk.

Water Consumption during Workouts

Even though you may not feel thirsty, your body loses water while working out and you run the risk of dehydration. Rishabh Telang talks about the importance of hydration and how to do it right.

Body Fat - Everything you need to know

We all know about fat, its bad, and we need to lose it to be fit and healthy, right?. Well, not quite. In fact, fat (in the right amount) is essential for leading a healthy life. The problem lies in having too much or too little. That’s where body fat percentage comes in. So what is the truth about body fat, how can we calculate it, and what does it have to do with living healthy and everything else there is to know about body fat.

Myths & Facts about Body Fat

There are so many misconceptions when it comes to Fat. Can you get rid of it? Does it come back? Is being leaner always better? Or is a little extra padding good for you? We asked our Fitness Experts to separate fat from fiction. So without further ado, let's debunk these fat myths.

Fixing Knee Pain during Workouts

Do you experience a niggle, ache, pain or discomfort in the knee joint while performing basic functional movements? Fitness Expert Rishabh Telang tells you about the knee joint and how to potentially get rid of these pains.

What's the Fuss about Warm-ups?

Have you ever been tempted to skip or worse actually skipped your warm-up to save on those precious 10 minutes? Here's why you should NEVER skip a warm-up!

Breaking through a Weight-Loss Plateau

While you tend to lose weight fairly fast at the beginning, at some point, it seems as though your weight won’t budge. This inability to lose weight is known as a weight-loss plateau, and it can be pretty discouraging. Our Fitness Expert tells you how you can get past a weight loss plateau.

10 Muscle building exercises for Diabetes

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, your doctors must have told you how important it is to control your blood sugar levels. This is where strength training comes in. Simple moves you can do at home to make your muscles absorb glucose. You will use up more calories, get stronger, and see an improvement in your cholesterol, blood pressure levels, and even mood.