Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Yoga's miracle cure: Nauli Kriya and its impact on gut health

Nauli Kriya is a yogic cleansing practice that involves isolating and churning the abdominal muscles and organs. While it's not a direct treatment for medical conditions like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, or gas problems, some practitioners and yogic traditions believe that it can have a positive impact on digestive health.

1w ago

High levels of microplastic in salt: Reasons to be concerned

A recent research by Noakhali Science and Technology University (NSTU) has detected high levels of microplastic in the salt collected from 12 salt-producing sites in Cox's Bazar and Chattogram. What makes this even more alarming is the lack of awareness we have regarding this subject matter in Bangladesh.

1w ago

Building bodies, changing lives: Ruslan Hossain's inspiring journey to success

Currently, Ruslan’s Studio has over 2000 active members. What sets it apart from other gyms is the fact that even after all these years, and the success it has achieved, Ruslan’s stays true to its origin of being a personal studio where people get individual care and attention.

2w ago

Release, breathe, heal: How yoga can help you cope with grief

Grief can manifest in the body as tension, tightness, and emotional distress, and yoga poses can provide relief and a holistic approach to healing. Here’s how yoga poses can assist in releasing grief.

2w ago

Steal Akshay Kumar's fitness moves for a Bollywood-worthy body!

If you are looking for inspiration for your fitness routines, here are 5 lessons you can learn from Akshay Kumar.

2w ago

Understanding the difference between dengue, flu, and COVID-19

With the onset of monsoon, torrential rains, and extreme hot weather, it looks like different viral diseases are making their rounds.

5 weight loss myths

Here are 5 myths and assumptions about losing weight that you should know.

5 apps that can help relax your mind

The following applications, many of which are compatible with both iOS and Android, are designed to help you relax, focus, and feel prepared for any challenges you may face in your professional or personal life.

Live longer with just 4000 steps a day!

We all know the power of a good stroll, but what if we told you that the key to a longer, healthier life could be within reach with just 4,000 steps a day? Yes, you read that right. The latest research, hot off the press from the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, unveils a fascinating truth: the path to vitality might be simpler than we ever imagined!

Essential workout routines for all

You do not have to be a gym enthusiast to have a workout routine. Hence, we will be suggesting exercises that will not take up too much of your time and can even be done every day.

The importance of sleep and best ways to get quality sleep

The world moves fast and so does our life. In our quest of reaching new heights and achieving new milestones, we are constantly overlooking a crucial element of life; sleep. We are not getting enough of it. Arguably the most important component of our overall wellbeing, not getting enough sleep can have a negative impact on both our physical and mental health.

First Aid for Eid ul Azha

Eid brings happiness to those who celebrate but of the two Eids, Eid ul Azha is the one that often leaves us with cuts and bruises. It does not matter how careful you are, people end up with wounds more often than not. Here is how you should prepare for first aid with Eid ul Azha in mind.

Nutritional benefits of jackfruit

Jackfruit is a summer delight in this part of the world. Packed with nutrition the raw fruit is eaten as a vegetable; it is consumed as a ripe fruit; used to make pithas and other sweet dishes. Many include jackfruit in their summer diet, while others detest the taste and the smell. Be that as it may, jackfruit remains one of the richest sources of vitamins, minerals, and fibres.

Can naps keep our brains healthy?

While longer naps could be an early symptom of Alzheimer’s disease, shorter naps are more and more being associated with larger total brain volume. This means that those daytime winks you love so much may actually protect against brain shrinkage as you age.

Exercise to make you feel better

In a world where stress lurks around every corner and the obstacles of daily life start to weigh us down, taking care of our mental health has become more important than ever. While we often turn to various remedies and coping mechanisms, there is an alternative. Exercise! It has proven to relieve stress and give a sense of fulfilment and empowerment provided we are willing to invest our time into doing it.

Exploring mindfulness: Simple techniques to reduce stress and improve well-being

From students to a man in his 60s planning his retirement, stress has become a common phenomenon in everyone’s lives. We all feel overwhelmed and disconnected from our own well-being as a result of the demands of work, family, and personal life.

How to prevent dengue fever

Dengue fever and other severe dengue symptoms are the result of a viral illness spread by mosquito bites. Those infected with dengue often have a high temperature, headache, bodily pains, nausea, and rash. As the population of Aedes mosquitoes, which transmit the dengue virus, has surged in the early days of summer, medical professionals have warned that Bangladesh may have an even more severe outbreak of the disease in 2023 than in the previous years.

Decoding the mind: Unravelling 7 cognitive biases that shape human decision-making

Humans make constant decisions due to their logical nature. Our choices range from simple to complex issues, such as what to eat for lunch to capital investment in a business. While we cannot be 100 per cent rational at all times, we mostly make logical decisions by weighing the pros and cons of each of our choices. That being said, we have developed some mental shortcuts known as cognitive biases to navigate and ease this decision-making process.