Posts tagged ‘Exercise’

June 17, 2013

Holiday Health

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The holiday season is upon us and since Britain’s Summer is a wipeout once again, more likely than not you’ll be boarding a flight to the sun.  We all know that flying long haul can cause deep vein thrombosis and that we should try to stay active.  However, I’m guilty of just sitting there ocassionally rolling my ankles and only reluctantly getting up to go to the loo (airplane loos stink and are so gross!).  Some clever cookies have adapted various yoga moves to suit the constricted space in a cabin and this not only helps blood circulation but also helps in reducing anxiety related to flying and aiding general well being.

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November 1, 2011

Paunch-Erello

The paunch is a sign of wealth, health and prosperity in Asian culture. The larger the belly, the richer the man or woman. However, in India today, there is growing concern over obesity and diabetes among the growing middle class as gastric bands are being introduced to help people overcome their weight problems.

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