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Reclaiming core fitness.

It is not just about abs.

It is a general perception to associate core strength with a flat belly or a six pack abs. However, that is not the exact case. Core strength can be built regardless of how your mid-section looks, but a flat abdomen is an added benefit of working those core muscles. A flat belly or six-pack abs, may be motivating goals to you, but there are so many more benefits that come from improving core strength than how your midsection looks, including improved posture, better balance, reduced back pain and easier breathing.
What are Core Muscles? It is interesting to know that your core muscles go far beyond your abs. Core muscles form the trunk of the body, which include abdominal muscles or abs, oblique (sides), mid and lower back. They work in tandem to stabilize the body and support the spine. They are important because they not only make the body strong; core muscles support the load of movements we need every day- whether it is carrying the baby, standing for long h…

Healthy Kidney for all !

A global health campaign is celebrated on the 2nd Thursday of March every year to commemorate the worldwide awareness of one of the most vital organ in our body – the kidneys. The world Kidney day calls our attention to occurrence of kidney ailments and health problems related to the kidneys. Initiated by the joint committee of “International Society of Nephrology and International Federation of Kidney Foundations” in the year 2006 by 66 countries. Kidney day reminds us to take care of our kidneys which regulate many vital functions in our body. Each year a theme is set to celebrate the day and create public awareness to prevent renal ailment. This year’s theme is “Kidney Health for all”. Today, i.e. 12th March 2015 is observed as world kidney day to create awareness and prevent chronic renal diseases.
Caring for Your Kidneys In order to get the best care and solution, you must first question yourself, am I at risk? Do I suffer from the high blood pressure? Do I have diabetes? Does my f…