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You don’t need a fancy gym membership or heavy weight training to tone your legs. If you’re new to exercise, you can use an equipment-free routine like this Pilates session to strengthen your lower body muscles.”Strengthening our legs makes us stronger, more functional and healthier,” says Colin Nolan, founder of Power Pilates UK and The Class Plan.”I recommend focusing on your legs with sessions like the one below two to three times a week. This will give your muscles enough time to recover, while still providing enough stimulation to develop the strength and mobility you need to support your everyday…

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Catch Team July 23, 2024 9:33 AM Innovation: Ayurveda University students receive clinical trainingJODHPUR: In a significant development, Vyas Medical College and Hospital and Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Rajasthan Ayurvedic University on Sunday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), paving the way for joint endeavours in Ayurveda and medicine. The MoU was signed by Vyas Institute of Medical Sciences’ Dean Manish Vyas, its Vice Chancellor Prof Vaidya Pradeep Kumar Prajapati and Executive Director Prof Govind Sahai Shukla. According to Dean Manish Vyas, the objective of the MoU is to develop new medical technologies and promote innovation and research in…

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In today’s fast-paced world, where stress and unhealthy lifestyle choices have pushed healthcare to the bottom of the list of priorities, more and more young people are falling into the traps of major health issues, highlighting the importance of focusing on building immunity. According to a study by the Indian Council of Medical Research, around 25% of urban youth suffer from hypertension and around 15% have been diagnosed with diabetes. Moreover, obesity rates among young people have increased by 40% in the past decade. Speaking to the Onlymyhealth team, Anubhav Agarwal, MD and CEO, BN Group “While a balanced diet,…

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The sleek meditation resort, once widely known as the Osho ashram, sits on 40 acres of landscaped grounds, with tranquil waterbodies, bamboo trees, and lush parks. A day here begins at 6 AM and ends at 11 PM, packed with meditation sessions, tai chi classes, and dance devotionals. But beneath this serene regimen lies a deep tension. The Osho International Foundation, the Switzerland-based trust that runs the resort, has been trying to sell two plots of land within the resort, covering 9,800 sq m (2.4 acres) and valued at Rs 107 crore. The would-be buyer is automobile industrialist Rajiv Bajaj, whose house in Koregaon Park shares a wall…

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This genome-wide association study (GWAS) revealed that 23 genetic regions influence skin color, 11 of which are identified for the first time.Among them was the newly discovered GAB2 gene, which is involved in promoting the phosphorylation of tyrosine, a precursor of melanin, which causes pigmentation such as freckles.LG H&H announced that it is developing a “highly effective anti-aging ingredient” based on the results of this skin genetic research.The company launched the Pro-Radiance complex in September last year under its revamped Cheongidan line under its premium flagship brand, The History of Whoo.”The skin genes identified in this study have great potential…

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So many anti-aging products exist that it can be wrinkle-inducing to know where to start. Thankfully, just about anyone can benefit from a wrinkle cream, as they’re daily moisturizers that also target the skin’s signs of aging. The More You Know Wrinkle creams have active ingredients (i.e., retinol, hyaluronic acid, antioxidants, and peptides) that increase cell turnover, collagen production, and hydration — all natural systems that slow down over time, explains board-certified dermatologist Dr. Lauren Penzi, MD.  With time and consistent use, results can look like minimized fine lines, smoother texture, and firmer, plumper, softer skin. However, not all wrinkle…

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With our moods soaring, many social gatherings ruined and countless sporting events cancelled, could the overcast, humid summers we’ve been enduring also be harming our health by robbing us of a key sun-based nutrient: Vitamin D?With mild sunshine and rain expected for the time being after last week’s mini-heatwave, this is an important issue because vitamin D is essential for bone health, as well as keeping the immune system functioning efficiently, and is even being investigated as a way to reduce the risk of dementia.But without access to sunlight (or the outdoors), most people seem unable to earn enough to…

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It’s a cold winter’s afternoon and I’m standing outside the doors of EQ in South Melbourne. I’ve decided to spend three hours practicing mindfulness, an activity that doesn’t come easily to me. Anyone who knows me knows I’m not very good at calming down. So when I signed up to take part in “a unique sensory and immersive experience to manage stress, prevent overwhelm and improve your daily life,” I surprised even myself. The mastermind behind EQ is Mia Basic. After working in the stressful field of litigation, she was looking for a way to unwind in a healthier way…

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The United States has seen a surge in COVID-19 cases this summer, as evidenced by wastewater measurements and a surge in hospitalizations. After President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 along with many other Americans, experts say it’s important to get booster shots and keep an eye out for symptoms. Although the virus has subsided over time, and hospitalization and death rates have dropped significantly thanks to vaccines and people’s acquired immunity, each wave still causes disruption and needs to be addressed appropriately. Elderly people and those with comorbidities still need to take extra precautions against SARS-CoV-2, as these vulnerable…

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Jean Boal is a woman of many gifts and deep experience. With 25 years of experience as a psychiatric nurse, she has spent a significant amount of her life caring for others. But her journey goes far beyond traditional medicine. Boal is the founder of Positive Vibes Holistic Coaching, as well as an author, shamanic practitioner, and, amazingly, an honored Maasai warrior. In this interview, Boal shares her transformational adventure, her approach to holistic healing, and insights from her book, Safari for the Soul. Boal’s journey has been marked by extraordinary spiritual manifestations that have guided her path, and she…

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