Diaphragm

The Inner Core Muscles: Diaphragm

The first and last act of life is breathing. It is the sign of being alive. And that makes the diaphragm, which is the primary muscle used for respiration, the Supreme muscle of the body. Ok, scratch that. Let’s not be this dramatic. Of course, breathing is one of the most important functions of the […]

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Vertigo

Feeling dizzy regularly? It could be Vertigo.

Being ‘giddy’ with love or reaching ‘dizzying heights’ in your career can be milestones in one’s life, but for those who live with Vertigo, these phrases have a different meaning altogether. Vertigo is the sensation of spinning while one is stationery. Often associated with nausea and vomiting, it can lead to imbalance, impaired vision and […]

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Do you have pain in your neck?

Did you know that your head weighs one-seventh of your total body weight? Yes, it’s that heavy. And for around 70% of the day, the neck supports our head on our shoulders. Imagine the amount of strain the neck experiences while holding the head up for so long until you go to bed. How many […]

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Immunity

Let’s talk immunity!

With the lockdown easing and economic activities resuming, we all have breathed a sigh of relief. Phew, you can finally step out for a walk and to buy things you need. Does this mean the pandemic is over? No, not at all. There is high speculation by experts that we can have a second wave […]

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The Balance Challenge

When we are walking on the pavement and our feet suddenly sink into sand or gravel, we continue to walk without realising the adjustments our body just made to balance itself. We are so accustomed to certain movements that we take good balance for granted until certain obstacles or physical ailments cause us to tumble. […]

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Pilates for Children: Simple Home Workouts

Keeping children occupied is a task. Ask the mothers of young children. They are bursting with energy but the current sedentary lifestyle provides limited avenues for them to channelise their curiosity and vigour. With everything moving online, including education, children these days are increasingly glued to screens. And once you enter, the maze of the […]

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Scoliosis of spine can be helped by Pilates

Scoliosis and spine health

Embrace your curves, they say. And why shouldn’t we! Curves are beautiful, albiet the natural ones. If curves are the abnormal curvature of the spine, it is a cause for concern. In this blog, we shall discuss Scoliosis, a deformity of the spine and how to alleviate it. The spine is the backbone of our […]

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Demystifying Arthritis

In keeping with the theme of our previous blog, in this one, we shall be covering another bone-related condition which is very common and often misunderstood: Arthritis. Joint pain due to swelling in the joint is an extremely common disorder affecting people of different ages and genders, across the globe. What we call as swelling […]

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Busting common myths about Osteoporosis

There are many misconceptions and myths surrounding osteoporosis, a disease which affects millions of people worldwide. In this blog, we shall bust some of the myths through simple facts and dos and don’ts. Osteoporosis literally means a condition of “porous bones”. Bone is a living tissue and is constantly being broken down and replaced. Osteoporosis […]

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