Aerobics is popular worldwide as a physical activity to improve the general physical condition. It was first developed in the 60's by Dr. Kenneth H Cooper to prevent Coronary Artery Sickness intended for those in the Military. This was later developed into a dance routine aimed at improving cardio fitness.
At the Aerobics class you move from a modest to high pace often to music. It is a fun way of exercising as you do it in a group and it is more like dancing with friends. Mayo Clinic recommends aerobics as a weight loss routine for at least five days a week for 30 minutes at each session. An hour's workout of aerobics, depending on the intensity can burn between 550 and 800 calories.
Aerobics exercise burn the most amounts of calories and strengthens the heart and lungs by increasing their ability to utilize oxygen more efficiently. It also reduces body fat; builds muscle mass, and increases energy and endurance promoting a sense of well-being leading to reduced anxiety, improved mood and less stress.
Pilates is a method of exercise developed by Joseph Pilates in the 1920s to help out injured athletes and dancer return to fitness. Since then it has grown in popularity and is presently one of the most popular fitness regimens.
While Pilates might not be the fastest way to lose weight but is high in benefits. A Pilates class consists of mainly mat-based low impact exercises inspired by calisthenics, yoga and ballet. Pilate exercises take you through a slow, sustained series of movements and emphasizes on the use of the abdominals, lower back, hips and thighs through holding poses while performing repetitions of an exercise.
The benefit of Pilates includes optimal weight loss, increased endurance and improves flexibility and strength.
Most people don't live to exercise. For many people, exercise is a way to maintain or improve their quality of life. And that's the focus of functional fitness. Functional training was developed by Physical and Occupational therapists to retrain patients with movement disorders. Today Functional fitness exercises train your muscles to help you do everyday activities safely and efficiently. While using various muscles in the upper and lower body at the same time, functional fitness exercises also emphasize core stability.
The benefits of Functional Fitness Training include – ease of everyday life, greater muscle memory, increased flexibility and concentration, improved balance and posture, helps reduce joint pain.
When we talk about enjoying a sumptuous meal, calories immediately pop up in our mind. But they seem to be a lot of misconceptions about calories that make gves us a guilt feeling. At DtF, the diet plan we recommend is very practical, it is not based on some fad diet that make you eat small or large amount of certain nutrients or diet supplements nor do we recommend a no-carb diets or high-protein diet that makes you loose your appetite.
We believe that every member of ours should enjoy their food without compromising on their taste buds We customise each diet plan based on the members lifestyle, eating habits and accordingly provide our members with a diet chart that ensure that they get the required proteins and other nutrients while maintaining a healthy calorie intake and relish every meal.
Weight training is a common type of strength training for developing the strength and size of skeletal muscles. It utilizes the force of gravity in the form of weighted bars, dumbbells or weight stacks in order to oppose the force generated by muscle through concentric or eccentric concentration. The body’s basal metabolic rate increases with increases in muscle mass, which promotes long term fat loss.
Benefits of weight training include increased strength, muscle mass, endurance, bone and bone mineral density, insulin sensitivity, GLUT 4 density, HDL cholesterol, improved cardiovascular health and appearance and decreased body fat, blood pressure, LDL cholesterol and triglycerides. It improves ability to perform activities of daily living.
Stronger muscles improve posture, provide better support for joints and reduce risk of injury from everyday activities.