Tag: fitness

  • Why Do You Need to Warm up before Exercising?
    Why Do You Need to Warm up before Exercising?

    Exercise is important for good health, but you should prepare the body by warming up and cooling down the muscles before and after you add stress with intense movements. Here is a good reminder of why weight training is also equally important to avoid muscle injury.   By Dr. Alisara Arirachakaran   It can be […]

  • Conquering Your Exercise Goals Forever!
    Conquering Your Exercise Goals Forever!

    Wondering why you can’t seem to stick to your New Year’s resolutions, year after year? Gale Ruttanaphon explains long-term change is achievable if you set habit-based goals, focus on small changes, and begin with “I want” rather than “I should.” By Gale Ruttanaphon    New Year is the time for a fresh beginning where we […]

  • 7 Ways To Sneak Self-Care into Your Schedule
    7 Ways To Sneak Self-Care into Your Schedule

    Looking after one’s own self and prioritizing yourself has nothing to do with being selfish. Looking and feeling good actually benefits you in the long run while you take care of others. Here are seven ways to look after yourself in a world that is getting more chaotic by the hour. By Ankita Sodhia   […]

  • Back Pain and Keeping Your Spine Healthy
    Back Pain and Keeping Your Spine Healthy

    Emma Lawrence, a British chartered physiotherapist, presents few tips to keep our spine healthy through parenting years.  By Emma Lawrence   On a daily basis, millions of people worldwide are suffering from the physical, emotional, and often financial burden of back pain. It typically presents as a one-off or episodic back pain, with or without […]

  • Self-care Isn’t Selfish
    Self-care Isn’t Selfish

    Often mum’s the one who looks after everyone in the family, but the concept of nurturing does not seem to extend to the mother herself. Gale, Founder of My Mummy First, tells us how she has addressed this need based on her own experience. By Gale Ruttanaphon When I gave birth to Vivian and made […]

  • Easy Exercises to Ease Neck and Shoulder Aches 育児しながらでもできる 簡単エクササイズ
    Easy Exercises to Ease Neck and Shoulder Aches 育児しながらでもできる 簡単エクササイズ

    Taking care of young children can be a pain—literally! Here are some simple exercises that moms (and dads) of babies and toddlers could do to help ease neck, shoulder and backaches. By Kaoruko Yoshida / Translated by Ema Naito-Bhakdi [日本語記事へ] Running around every day taking care of young children and other work, it’s not uncommon that […]