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8 Fashion Fitness Routines To Give Your Body A Boost

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8 Fashion Fitness Routines To Give Your Body A Boost

Starting a new year is an excellent time to make healthy resolutions and invest in your health. One way to do that is by adopting a fashionable fitness lifestyle. Here are eight fashion-forward fitness routines that you can start incorporating into your weekly routine:

1) The booty blaster: 

This routine involves plank poses with each leg in the air for 30 seconds. You can increase the intensity by holding weights or adding resistance bands during these moves.

2) The ab workout: 

Lie down on your back with feet flat on the ground and hands behind your head, then lift your hips off of the ground 10 times every second until you reach Maximum Abs, and hold for two seconds., switch sides.

3) Triple Threats:

Start by doing three sets of 20 lunges followed by three sets of 40 crunches (total 60 reps). Finish up with 20 squats (or any other strength exercise).

4) Pilates PowerPlans:

For this routine, start lying facedown on a mat with both legs hanging over one side so that your thighs are parallel to the floor. Try contacting each core muscle group as quickly as possible while keeping both legs.

5) Interval training: 

A recent study found that interval training, or alternating short bursts of intense activity with rest periods, was the most effective exercise for weight loss and cardiovascular health. By working for different muscle groups in succession, intervals help burn more calories than regular aerobic exercises without exceeding your threshold for fatigue.

6) Strength training:

Strength training not only helps build tone and definition muscles, but it also increases morale and decreases stress levels! The key is to focus on compound movements (e.g., squats, lunges) instead of isolation moves (e.g., biceps curls).

7) HIIT cardio: 

High-intensity interval Training (HIIT) combines extended bouts of vigorous exercise with brief periods of recovery, so you’re constantly challenging yourself while also burning lots of calories quickly. Select a HIIT workout incorporating upper and lower body workouts for the best results.

8) Dancing:

Dancing has long been known as a great form of exercise because it tones many muscles simultaneously and improves cardiovascular function. As far as types go, all sorts/dances, such as salsa, ballroom, cha-cha etc., will work countless leg & butt muscles simultaneously!

Bottom Line

With these amazing fashion fitness routines, you can easily boost your energy levels as well as get rid of excess fat in few weeks. Moreover, the routine gives you a great shape and also helps to keep your body fit.

Try it out today and see the results in no time!


A Deepika Padukone twist is hidden in the trailer for Ranveer Singh and Rohit Shetty's action comedy Cirkus

A Deepika Padukone twist is hidden in the trailer for Ranveer Singh and Rohit Shetty's action comedy Cirkus.

The trailer for Cirkus, directed by Rohit Shetty and starring Ranveer Singh, Johny Lever, Sanjay Mishra, Varun Sharma, Pooja Hegde, and Jacqueline Fernandez, is here, and it promises to make you laugh. Cirkus is a Rohit Shetty film in the director's signature style, and it's the kind of film that audiences of all ages and backgrounds can enjoy together mindlessly in the theatre.

In the preview, Ranveer plays a set of identical twins who are completely oblivious to the existence of their other. Similarly, Varun Sharma has two roles in this comedic adventure. Although the film's lead actor Ranveer Singh receives much of the attention, his co-stars also have substantial roles.

It appears that Ranveer plays a character named "Electric Man" who performs in a traveling circus. Somehow, he is able to control electricity, allowing him to perform amazing feats in the circus. It looks like Johny Lever is in top form, as he has been delivering some witty one-liners recently. Sanjay Mishra's deadpan wit contributes to the trailer's entertainment value as well.

Cirkus, like most Rohit Shetty movies, provides laughs, thrills, and musical numbers. In a song with Ranveer, Deepika Padukone makes a surprise appearance. It's clear that the couple enjoyed themselves tremendously as they showed off their hook steps and the high-energy choreography.

The comedy in the Cirkus trailer is effective, but the trailer suffers from some dull parts, an overly bright background, and a lack of significant female characters or lines.

Tiku Talsania, Brijendra Kala, Mukesh Tiwari, Ashwini Kalsekar, and Vrajesh Hirjee, all of whom typically add color to a Rohit Shetty film, also make their presence felt by dropping quotable quotes.

The New York Film Critics Circle has awarded SS Rajamouli the title of Best Director

The New York Film Critics Circle has awarded SS Rajamouli the title of Best Director.

On Friday, SS Rajamouli, director of the film RRR, was named the year's best director by the New York Film Critics Circle. This group is among the first of its kind to offer its opinions on the upcoming awards season. Most people were taken aback by Rajamouli's victory, given the caliber of his rivals (who included Spielberg, Aronofsky, Polley, and Prince-Blythewood).

Tar, directed by Todd Field, won Best Picture and Best Actress for Cate Blanchett at the New York Film Critics Circle. Best Actor awards went to Colin Farrell for his work in two films this year: After Yang, a science fiction film set in the future directed by Kogonada, and The Banshees of Inisherin, a drama directed by Martin McDonagh. Keke Palmer won the award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Nope, and Ke Huy Quan won the award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Everything, Everywhere, All at Once.

The film RRR has been met with resounding success in international markets, prompting distributor Variance Film to launch an extensive Oscars campaign. The film, which features Ram Charan and Jr NTR in the leading roles, is vying for nominations in a wide variety of categories, such as Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, and more.

After grossing over Rs 1200 crore worldwide, the film became one of India's highest-grossing films of all time and was praised by critics in India. However, the Indian Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences did not choose it as the country's 2023 Oscar submission.

Mental Disorders - Type 1 - Mood Disorders

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One of the most complex creations of the almighty has to be that of the human brain. Whether it is about the physical structure, or the functioning, the brain’s complexity is unmatched, probably one of the reasons why it is almost impossible to fully understand the human mind and its shenanigans. Over the years however, dedicated scientists and doctors have been able to understand it a little better than we could before, but still we are far from knowing everything.

Therefore, understanding mental health completely is an arduous journey that human beings are striving to get ahead on. Doctors have divided mental illnesses into 7 broad categories, and today we shall be discussing these categories in detail over a course of 4-5 articles.

Starting with one of the most common mental and psychological disorder type today -

  • Mood Disorders
    As easy as the name sounds, this category of disorders consist of emotional and mood based prolonged emotional distortions that are often not in alignment with the current circumstances of an individual. In usual cases, a person is often more irritable, emotionally down and low on emotional energy.

Some of the most common and well known disorders under this category are - 

  •   Major Depressive Disorder - Commonly known as Depression. Depression is a psychological disorder that causes persistent sadness and loss of interest and energy in the affected individuals. Clinical depression affects the overall thought process of a person along with their behaviour over a prolonged period of time. It is not just a wave of sadness that you can expect a person to snap out of. Prolonged sadness can only be termed as depression if it has lasted for at least more than 4-6 weeks. Some of the most common symptoms of depression are - 
  • Feeling sad, tearful and hopeless for the most of the day, everyday.
  • Abnormal food habits - either reduced appetite with extreme weight loss or unexplainable increase in cravings that result in overeating.
  • Physical problems for no particular reason, for example back pain, severe headaches, chest pain, etc
  • Extreme lack of energy - not being able to do even the basic day to day activities, like getting off the bed, taking a shower, etc.
  • Issues related to sleep - Insomnia or Hypersomnia
  • Increased irritability - Having sudden anger outbursts, being annoyed by smallest inconveniences.
  • Frequent and repetitive thoughts of death, suicide. Attempting suicide once or various times.
  • Slowed thinking and not being able to concentrate or make decisions.
  • Heightened anxiety, agitation and restlessness 
  • Bipolar Disorder - Also called as Manic Depression causes extreme, uncontrollable mood swings, extreme highs - known as mania and hypomania, and extreme lows - severe depression. In this case, during the times the person is going through mania or hypomania, a person may feel euphoric and extremely energetic, but when they feel low, they are extremely down and irritable. Unfortunately, bipolar disorder lasts a lifetime, but can be kept under control by taking proper medications and treatments.

There are 3 main types of Bipolar Disorders -

  1. Bipolar I Disorder 
  2. Bipolar II Disorder 
  3. Cyclothymic Disorder

We shall discuss them in detail some other time.

  • Persistent Depressive Disorder
    This type of depression is a long term continuous form of depression and is also widely known as dysthymia. This usually lasts for years and hinders your daily activities, social relationships and your overall functioning.  A person with Persistent Depressive Disorder finds it very difficult to even feel positive during good situations and big events in their life. Since this is a long term disease, the symptoms might come and go in different magnitudes and degrees. However, the symptoms don't usually leave for more than 1-2 months in a row. It usually begins at a very young age, sometimes during childhood or early teenage years and lasts for a very long time. However, this type of depression is often regarded as less intense and therefore less harmful than Clinical Depression or the major depressive disorder.
  • Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder 
    Abbreviated as DMDD most commonly. We all have seen extremely irritable, young children. Chances are that they are suffering from the Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder. The symptoms for this disorder go way beyond that of a simple moody child. It is characterised by extreme irritability, anger, and frequent, intense temper outbursts and one should opt for medical treatment for their child in case of this disorder. It can tamper a person’s quality of life and performance in academics and other school activities. It can also disrupt relationships with one’s social circle, including family, friends and schoolmates. Children with disruptive mood dysregulation disorder find it taxing to participate in activities or even socialise and make friends. Having DMDD also increases the risk of developing depression or anxiety disorders in adulthood.
  • Premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    We have all told and heard jokes about girls being cranky while menstruating. The terminology often used while describing any periods related behaviour issue is Premenstrual Syndrome, often abbreviated as PMS. Now, it might not seem very serious, but a more advanced type of PMS is the Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, also abbreviated as PMDD. PMS usually, the symptoms limit themselves to physical issues only like bloating, headaches, tender breasts, but in case of PMDD, the effects are also mental. Women with PMDD characteristically become extremely irritable, anxious and depressed one or two weeks before the onset of their menstrual cycle. These symptoms of mental annoyance are also accompanied by the physical symptoms of PMS. The irritation goes away a few days after your periods begin, but it might still be strong enough to negatively affect your life.

Having discussed some of the most common Mood Disorders today, we will be back with the next category of mental disorders - The Anxiety Disorders.

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