Valentines Hike

Last weekend we took advantage of warmer temperatures and planned a family hike to ‘celebrate’ Valentines Day. Though we are not big fans of Vday, but it was a long weekend too. And we usually plan a few family activities during long weekends. So this hike covered both the occasions.…

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Wellness Fridays – 7 Easy Exercises For Flat Belly

When it comes to exercise, we should know our priorities. For me, exercise is one of the ways to keep my mind and body healthy. Belly fat is just one small aspect, and I’m slowly working on it. I try to do few of these couple of times a week.…

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Wellness Fridays- The Seven Bridges Hike

Our sunrise hikes kick started last weekend when my fellow hikers decided to meet @ 4.45 a.m. at the designated meeting point. We reached the trailhead by 5.15 a.m. This was a 4.75 mile beautiful hike. The fun part was counting the seven bridges and the creek which criss cross…

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Wellness Fridays – Vrikshasana / Tree Pose

The future depends upon what we do in the present – Mahatma Gandhi   I learned yoga for three years at a local yoga school back in India ( Chandigarh) while I was in college. Every morning I would walk to that school ( 1 mile walk) to attend the…

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Wellness Fridays – Avocado Toasts

Avocados are packed with potassium, calcium, folic acid, copper and fiber. They are also rich in carotenoids which helps protect the body’s immune system, which is typically much lower following a workout. Hence, they are believed to be a good post workout snack. Avocados are definitely rich in fat but…

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The Gym Mama

    Let’s be honest, who doesn’t want to look great while exercising? Be it  for yoga, pilates, walking, elliptical, zumba –  you can still rock clothes that look and feel amazing and keep you pushing towards that extra mile.     Here are general guidelines to buy fitness clothes. You…

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Wellness Fridays – An Introduction

Welcome to the new series ‘Wellness Fridays’. This will be a weekly blog –  yoga / post workout  snacks / fitness articles/ meditation – Everything and Anything Wellness ! And let me make it very clear —  this is NOT about any Fitness challenge which many fitness websites start on…

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How I lost 50+ Pounds

I’m writing this article on special request by few of my good friends. This has been pending for long, about 6 months to be very precise. Sincere apologies for the delay. Standing 5 feet and 5 inches tall, I was always skinny during my college days. Did I just say…

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