Five reasons to add Pilates to your exercise routine

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Pilates has been around for about 100 years, and it still amazes me how many people have not heard of this incredible exercise method. It was first created by Joseph Pilates and initially gained popularity among the dance community as a way to recover from and prevent injuries. But you don’t have to be a dancer to practice Pilates — or enjoy the benefits. 

Pilates is a full body strengthening system that emphasizes breath, precision, coordination, and core strength. It helps people connect to their bodies in a way they haven’t been able to achieve with traditional strengthening methods. 

Many

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Vidya Malavade’s intense yoga routine will stretch your body, relieve backache: Watch | Health

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Yoga is the secret to a healthy body and fit mind. We have heard this mantra multiple times, and even our favourite Bollywood celebrities have promoted this idea. From Milind Soman to Malaika Arora to Kareena Kapoor Khan, yoga is the secret to these star’s healthy lifestyles. But in case this isn’t inspiring enough, we have a video that will make you want to take out the yoga mat, move your body and immerse in the yoga flow. We are talking about Mismatched star Vidya Malavade’s new yoga flow video.

Vidya took to Instagram today to share a clip of

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Emotional & biological effects of hypervigilance

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Mind vs. body; emotional vs. physical; mental vs. physiological. We often separate these things from one another, not understanding that they are inextricably connected.

Great nutrition and consistent exercise are vital components of fitness but alone are not enough to ensure health. Wellness challenges are a whole-body problem – behavioral and biological – so they require a holistic approach.

Dr. Kevin Gilmartin, author of the pioneering book on police officer wellness, “Emotional Survival for Law Enforcement,” describes the physiological challenges faced by law enforcement officers that can lead to the wellness issues we often see in policing, such

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Advisory body recommends 3rd COVID-19 vaccine dose for some immunocompromised Canadians

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Canada’s national advisory body on vaccines now recommends giving third doses of COVID-19 vaccines to certain immunocompromised individuals, but still hasn’t reached a decision on whether to provide additional shots to the broader population.

Released on Friday, the new recommendations from the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) stipulate that moderately to severely immunocompromised Canadians should be vaccinated with a primary series of three doses of an authorized mRNA-based vaccine, which includes those from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna.

For those who’ve already had a two-dose series, NACI recommends providing a third dose, ideally of an mRNA vaccine — but the committee

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