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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 [...]

5 Out of 10 Urban Indians Are Trying to Lose Weight: Survey

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5 Out of 10 Urban Indians Are Trying to Lose Weight: Survey

A recent survey conducted by Fitho, a leading wellness services organization, showed that along with increasing weight, there is also increasing awareness and 5 out of 10 urban Indians are trying to lose weight. While 40% of the overweight people have intent to lose weight but are not taking action to control their weight, the [...]

Bikini Body Challenge Goes Online on YouTube

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Bikini Body Challenge Goes Online on YouTube

YouTube celebrity and vegan culinarian, Kristina Carrillo-Bucaram, debuts her first 14-day bikini body challenge on YouTube. Beginning on June 1st and ending on June 14th, this integrative diet and exercise program includes 14 daily videos to kick off summer fitness, healthy eating, and encourages followers to build self-confidence. Each day of the 14-day challenge will [...]

Lole White Tour Yoga Events in Museum Setting

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Lole White Tour Yoga Events in Museum Setting

Canadian lifestyle and activewear brand, Lole, launches the 2014 Lole White Tour. It is a series of yoga events in major museums around the world. The tour will stop in five cities: Barcelona, New York, Montreal, Toronto and Edmonton. Each session promises to be a unique and vibrant experience for both the body and soul, [...]

Tyra Banks to SHHHHut Down Fat Talk

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Tyra Banks to SHHHHut Down Fat Talk

As women strive to get back on track this New Year, Special K has partnered with supermodel and actress Tyra Banks to help shift the weight management conversation to a more positive one. Special K believes Fat Talk is contagious – and it’s weighing women down. Whether sparked by an unflattering photo or shopping for [...]

Honda Civic Gifted to 105-Year-Old Woman

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Honda Civic Gifted to 105-Year-Old Woman

California’s oldest driver, 105-year-old Edythe Kirchmaier, received a big surprise when she was gifted a brand new car from an anonymous fan. Kirchmaier has a perfect 86-year driving record with no accidents, parking, or moving violations. She renewed her driver’s license this January after passing her test with flying colors. The longtime Santa Barbara resident [...]

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