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Narendra Modi Celebrates Yoga Day in Chandigarh

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Narendra Modi Celebrates Yoga Day in Chandigarh

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, today celebrated the second International Day of Yoga in Chandigarh. According to a government statement, Modi joined approximately 30,000 participants in a mass Yoga demonstration. Addressing the gathering at the Capitol Complex, the Prime Minister said that today, people in all parts of the country have connected with [...]

Chandigarh Gets Ready to Celebrate Yoga Day

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Chandigarh Gets Ready to Celebrate Yoga Day

A theme song for International Day of Yoga, named ‘Yog Geet’ has been released this year in addition to the Yoga Protocol. The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi will lead the second International Day of Yoga celebrations in Chandigarh on the morning of 21st of June. The function will begin at 6.30 am and [...]

Why India Wants to Make Yoga a Mass Movement

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Why India Wants to Make Yoga a Mass Movement

Yoga being a passive exercise makes you lazy and lethargic, although modern Yogis try to falsely convince themselves that they are getting healthier. By Rakesh Raman A minister in the BJP government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Shripad Yesso Naik, has asked people to participate in the International Day of Yoga celebrations being held [...]

Is Yoga an Exercise for All Religions?

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Is Yoga an Exercise for All Religions?

Yoga being a passive exercise makes you lazy and lethargic, although modern Yogis try to falsely convince themselves that they are getting healthier. By Rakesh Raman Yoga is largely a Hindu-only exercise, as it was first practiced in ancient India by Hindu Sanyasis (or ascetics) as part of their lifelong practice of self-denial. However, the [...]

What Do You Want: More Sleep or Gym?

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What Do You Want: More Sleep or Gym?

Americans are tired of feeling tired and willing to sacrifice almost anything for more sleep in the new year, according to a new sleep-inspired survey commissioned by Princess Cruises, a global cruise line and tour company. The Princess Cruises Sleep Survey results suggest that 2016 may be the year Americans wake up and acknowledge the [...]

10 Reasons Why Yoga May Not be Good for You

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10 Reasons Why Yoga May Not be Good for You

The UN has declared June 21 as the International Day of Yoga because like Narendra Modi, UN is leaving no stone unturned to get cheap publicity. By Rakesh Raman When India’s hype-driven Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the UN chief Ban Ki-moon that Yoga is somethin’ good, somethin’ useful, Ban stood on one foot to [...]

Is Yoga an Exercise for Hindus Only?

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Is Yoga an Exercise for Hindus Only?

Muslims in India are up in arms about the subtle imposition of Yoga in the country at the behest of Narendra Modi who is regarded as a Prime Minister of Hindus by the ummah. Muslims argue that Yoga is a Hindu exercise being promoted by Modi who is hell-bent to make India a Hindu Rashtra [...]

Yoga for Health, Yoga for Success, Yoga for Love

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Yoga for Health, Yoga for Success, Yoga for Love

The United Nations (UN) has declared June 21st as the International Day of Yoga. The resolution by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, supported by over 177 countries recognizes that “yoga provides a holistic approach to health and wellbeing.” As part of the International Day of Yoga celebrations, a yoga organization Isha Foundation has released online [...]

Every 4 Minutes, a Child Dies in Road Accident

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Every 4 Minutes, a Child Dies in Road Accident

Each day some 500 children die from road traffic crashes, thousands more are injured and the situation is only getting worse, the United Nations (UN) has warned as it launched #SaveKidsLives, a global campaign to generate action to make streets safe for children. According to the UN World Health Organization (WHO), every four minutes, a [...]

Now a Bike Just for Your Heart

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Now a Bike Just for Your Heart

American Heart Association has chosen February as its National Heart Month. While diet and genetics do play a role, it’s believed regular aerobic exercise is a key influence on heart health. Electric bicycle brand Pedego says its bike allows you to pedal as much as you want. The colorful bikes boast the latest in electric [...]

Jillian Michaels’ Curves

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Jillian Michaels’ Curves

Curves International, Inc., a chain of fitness centers for women, has announced the addition of new Curves Specialty Circuit Classes and new Curves Workouts with Jillian Michaels to its lineup of fitness offerings for 2015. The 2015 Curves Specialty Circuit Classes are designed for specialized training, with moves focused on key areas like balance, flexibility [...]

Woman Lost 277 Pounds. Gets New Shape and New Life

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Woman Lost 277 Pounds. Gets New Shape and New Life

When Rhonda Martin bought her first Pedego electric bike in 2012, she weighed 457 pounds. “Riding an electric bike was my first form of exercise,” she said. “I could barely walk 150 steps at a time. With my Pedego, I began a journey to a new shape and a new life.” To date, Martin has [...]

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