In today’s fast paced life, finding time to stay healthy and in shape can be difficult for anyone. With a slow economy, increased competition, stressful work environments, professionals today seem to carry their work around everywhere, or shall we say they are constantly haunted by their work.
In the 21st century, obesity has alarmingly affected 5% of the country’s population. A recent study mapping global malnutrition trends has revealed that India has the third-highest number of obese and overweight people (11 % of adolescents, and 20 % of all adults) after US and China.
Have you ever noticed that some of the good things in life only happen once every year? Think, New Year, Diwali, Holi, Christmas and the one that’s quite personal, our Birthday. That makes it a pretty special event. It’s strictly limited, its day is non-negotiable (yes, you still have to go to work) and it’s something you will receive for the rest of your life. So why do we lose the magic of celebrating our birthdays as we get older? Note, this is a generalization, but if you ask the people that are around you, I think they will agree with this. As one becomes older, birthdays usually becomes a time of intense self-reflection: where am I in my life, where do I want to be, Am I Fit & Healthy, what could I improve?
Marriage is one of the most important events in an individual’s life. It is coming together of two individuals, two souls and two families. And in the Indian context, the importance and sanctity of the wedding institution can be gauged from the endless number of rituals which people love to perform to commemorate the D-Day.
Let us first say that it’s not a myth that weight loss only gets harder as you get older. Women who are trying to lose just a few kilograms will have a much harder time at 40 years than they did at 20. Simple fact is as the body changes, so too should your weight loss system.