Tennis Elbow Treatment, Care And Prevention

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Tennis elbow is the pain that occurs on the outside of your arm exactly where the forearm meets the elbow. It involves the tendons and muscles in your forearm. The tendons are bands that connect the muscles to your bones. Constant repetitive action affects the tendon at your elbow end of a particular muscle and may result in small tears. The good news is that you don't have to worry much about tennis elbow treatment. Tennis elbow usually heals on its own. You just have to rest your elbow and tak...

Tennis Elbow – Causes And Symptoms

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Tennis elbow is also known as lateral epicondylitis. It is a type of tendinitis that causes swelling of the tendons. As a result of swelling you may experience pain in the elbow and the arm. These tendons act as bands of tough tissue which connects the muscles of your lower arm to the bone. Irrespective of its name, you may still get this condition even if you have never been to a tennis court. Any gripping activities which are repetitive that involves the thumb and first two fingers may cause l...

Benefits of Lunges – Leg Training Exercises

For shaping of your legs and bottom, lunges are one of the most effective exercises. This exercise mainly targets the quadriceps. But it works out the additional muscles as well which includes hamstrings, glutes, core muscles and calves. This makes it an important exercise which tones your lower body. In addition, they are back friendly exercises. While performing them, you need to keep your back straight and your chest lifted. Hence, there will be only little strain on your back. Including lung...

Benefits of Squats – Why You Should Squat?

Squats is one exercise which has to be a part of everyone's exercise routine. More so if you are searching for a better way to boost your overall fitness and also to get some better results from your workout regime. Then you do not have to look further than squat exercises. Also it is pretty simple to perform. You do not need any equipment for performing it and you can do it just about anywhere. More often squats are considered as leg exercises, but they also benefit your entire body. Benefits ...

Dancing has an anti-aging effect on the brain

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Hippocampus is the part of the brain that controls our memory, balance and learning. Physical exercise has an anti-aging effect on this part of our brain. Comparing the different forms of exercise like dancing and endurance training, a new study on elderly volunteers for 18 months shows that both of them have anti-aging effect on brain. But a noticeable difference in behavior was only due to dancing. The difference in behavior may be due to the extra challenges of learning the dancing routines. ...

Yoga For Migraine Prevention

Are you suffering from migraine and are looking for some relief from its symptoms such as pain, nausea and pounding? Did it ever cross you that trying yoga might help with your aching head? Yes, it may sound strange.  But it can really help. Research suggests that people doing yoga and taking medication for migraines have fewer and less intense headaches than those who only take medicine. Around 10% of people having migraines or get bad headaches practice yoga. You will also find how it can h...

10 ways to Improve Metabolism

A good metabolism is what every weight watcher will aim for but there are several factors on which how fast you burn your calories depend. For instance, men burn more than women even while resting. Some may have a speedy metabolism due to their genes. Age also plays a role, with age your ability to burn calories may slow down. Though you can't do much about these factors like age, gender and genetics, but you sure can improve your metabolism by certain ways. Below are a few of them: 10 Ways to ...

Surya Namaskar and its Benefits

Surya namaskar or sun salutation is one of the most popular asanas. It offers immense benefits to keep oneself fit and healthy. It is a sequence of 12 yoga postures which bring your body, breath and mind together. Sun salutation is one of the best ways to start your day. When done in the morning, it revitalizes your body and mind and keeps you energized through out the day. When done in the evening, it helps you to unwind from the day's grind. Surya Namaskar for Health 1. Weight loss It helps...

Exercise & its benefits and the need to exercise

Why exercise is important? Although we may agree or not, technology has taken over our lives more so in the past decade. Technology is both a boon and bane to humankind. Previously people kept themselves fit naturally through work and manual labor. Now we depend on technology for everything. This has greatly reduced the amount of physical activity needed to keep oneself fit. As a result new kinds of diseases have started plaguing humans due to the sedentary lifestyle. Hence exercise has becom...

Yoga Benefits in our Daily life

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Yoga has immense benefits. Yoga benefits are not only restricted to physical well being but expands even to mental and spiritual well being. It is often misunderstood to be limited only to the asanas. But yoga is a kind of total mind and body workout that helps in uniting the body, mind and breath. Once you understand the yoga benefits, you get motivated enough to include yoga in your daily routine. Yoga Benefits Yoga for Increased Flexibility and better Posture One of the best y...