Work out during your commute

Home » Leisure » The Better Life Last Published: Thu, Sep 22 2016. 04 40 PM IST Work out during your commute Engaging your core while in the car, bus or autorickshaw is simple. All you need to do is make sure that your back doesn’t lean against the backrest Shoba Narayan Try sitting upright in your car rather than…

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How to stay active all the time

Home » Leisure » The Better Life Last Published: Thu, Nov 03 2016. 05 00 PM IST How to stay active all the time Walk while on conference call, or do butt crunch while waiting at the bakery counter—some ways to exercise Shoba Narayan Any activity done in an intense way, offers benefits similar to those you get when you…

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Lunges in the elevator

Home » Leisure » The Better Life Last Published: Fri, Nov 18 2016. 12 26 PM IST Lunges top me time in elevator Or, if you are a start-up entrepreneur, practise your elevator pitch Shoba Narayan The best thing to do in an elevator is to lunge In 2010, technology firm IBM surveyed some 6,500 employees across 16 cities in…

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The two spoon indulgence

Home » Leisure » The Better Life Last Published: Thu, Dec 01 2016. 05 07 PM IST The two-spoon indulgence Whenever you eat something that is highly calorific and tasty, stop after eating two spoons. It is a simple enough instruction, and therefore you cannot avoid it Shoba Narayan Photo: iStock Eat less is one of those phrases so vague…

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Listen to your body

Home » Leisure » The Better Life Last Published: Thu, Dec 08 2016. 05 27 PM IST Listen to your body Don’t assume that the external world can cure your internal problems. Your body will give you clues about its current state and where it is headed Shoba Narayan Photo: iStock My mother always says, “Listen to your body”. Every time…

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