6 Tips on How to Choose the Right Beds
Did you know that you spend a total of approximately 9,000 days in your bed in your lifetime? And that does not account for the naps and if you live beyond 75 years old. So itâ€™s only fitting that you have the right bed. How do you choose the right bed? These six tips on how to choose the right bed can help.
Choose a bed together. If youâ€™re a couple, itâ€™s best that you choose a bed together. Remember that both of you should be comfy. If only one of you is comfy, itâ€™s hard to co-exist on...
Maximizing the fitness benefits of walking
Walking is a simple but great way to get fit. It wonâ€™t cost you and you can walk just about anywhere and anytime. Even if youâ€™re in a busy city, like in Doha, or any other area. Despite its simplicity, you have to do it properly to reap its maximum fitness benefits. Check out the ways to make walking work for you.
Watch your Posture
You should have listened to your mom when she scolded you for bad slouching. Bad posture, like slouching, can result in aches and pains after a walk. On...
Intermittent Fasting What you need to know
Intermittent fasting has become immensely popular in the past few months. Popularly known as IF, people profess to its effectiveness when it comes to losing weight, cleansing the body and even getting more energy. But what is intermittent fasting and how does it work?
What is Intermittent Fasting?
IF is a dieting approach which cycles the periods of abstaining food and eating. It isnâ€™t just one method actually, its several methods adjust for the needs of an individual. For instance,...
4 Benefits of a Morning Run and How to Keep It Up
Starting the day can be very difficult for most people, including Qataris and expats. Who wouldnâ€™t love to just stay in a comfy bed? Unfortunately, for most of us, we have to start the day, and start it early. Thatâ€™s why itâ€™s so difficult for lots of people to schedule their runs in the morning. However, a morning run can be a good idea, even if you are not a morning person. If you can manage to squeeze in an early run in your schedule, youâ€™ll be sure to get the 4 benefits of a morning...
7 Surprising Ways to Become a Better Runner
You donâ€™t have to go to great lengths to be a better runner. However, thereâ€™s no ala-Captain America super serum either, just a bit of work and some nice tricks on the side. Here are 7 surprising ways to become a better runner.
In order to become a better runner, you have to recover stronger after a run. Your muscles are inflamed from all that work, so eating fish rich in Omega-3 helps. Omega-3 decreases inflammation and protects you from heart ailments too. You can also pop...
Awesome Things to Do When You re Stuck at Home
Although itâ€™s pretty much a guessing game on how the weather in Qatar will be this weekend, a lot of people will most likely choose to stay home. Wouldnâ€™t that be boring? Well, it does not have to be. Family, friends and neighbors can still bond, have fun and sneak in some fitness activities despite staying in close proximity to their homes.
Go Have a Pool Party!
Hot and humid weather + pool + people = fun. Easy equation to understand. A dip in the pool can certainly be a refreshing. A...
6 Fitness Commandments to Remember
When it comes to fitness, there are certain rules which seem to be carved in stone, like commandments, so to speak. Itâ€™s best to know these commandments to help make sure you wonâ€™t have trouble reaching your fitness goals.
1. Thou shall eat right before and after
The right diet is as important as the fitness routine itself, maybe even more. Whether you want to lose weight, maintain it or bulk up, you have to eat right. If youâ€™re going to eat a heavy meal, do it two hours before an...
Short but sweet 10 minute or less workouts for busy people
Even the busiest bee needs to get a workout now and then. But how can you squeeze a fitness routine in your schedule when all you have available is just several minutes? Donâ€™t fret, there are 10-minute or less workouts for even the busiest people.
Go for high intensity
High-Intensity interval training, or sometimes called high-intensity intermittent exercise, is an exercise technique which alternates intense aerobic activity with short recovery periods. It can last from 5 to 30...
Tips to Keep Cool This Summer
Summer is a great season to get a good tan, go to the beach and have your fill of activities. However, it can get really hot sometimes, especially when youâ€™re in places like Qatar and the Middle East. Unfortunately, you canâ€™t just stay in your air-conditioned room all day like a hermit, right? So donâ€™t let the heat put you down. You can still have fun, get fit and keep the summer heat away by using some clever tricks. Check out these tips to keep you cool this summer.
Level up your...
Sitting in the Office All Day The Good the Bad and the Ugly
The good: working eight hoursâ€”or even moreâ€”a day at the office can certainly fatten your wallet. Unfortunately, your waist can pack on some fat too. And thatâ€™s just the start of it. Sitting in the office all day can go from bad to ugly. Because letâ€™s face it, the work isnâ€™t that physical, right? Shooting a crumpled paper into a trash bin across the room doesnâ€™t count as exercise. However, if you do make that shotâ€”cool! Nice Steph Curry impersonation.
Seriously though, hereâ€™s...