Backaches have become a part of growing with our modern lifestyle. I wonder if doctors give it a serious look any longer. And its not only the hurting back that bothers us, the list of health issues could go on – digesting problems, headaches, anxiety…The good news is that many of the health issues can be addressed and dealt with using fairly simple methods. The obvious one is exercise of course and yoga in particular. Yoga is a complex system combining physical exercise with spirituality and has a lot to offer. It is often suitable even for those with limited mobility. While the whole philosophy of yoga is fairly vast, let me introduce you to two uncomplicated sets which, if done regularly, will surprise you with the outcome: Surya namaskar (Sun Salutation) and Chandra namaskar (Moon Salutation).
Anyone who has tasted the thrill of trekking once will find themselves on unknown, unchartered mountain trails time and again. And when such adrenaline junkies are not traversing through rugged terrains they can be found planning their next big Himalayan adventure or lost in fond memories of treks spent exploring dense jungles, frozen lakesides, imposing mountains, and witnessing stunning golden-hued sunsets.
COVID-19 is the new freshmen 15 and it is not a matter to be taken lightly. Statistics on weight gain are already bleak pre-pandemic. Globally, in 2016, 39% of adults aged 18 years and over were overweight and 13% were obese.