Want to run? Here’s how to start from scratch

The world is clearly divided on the matter of running – some hate it, others love it. While some would do the harshest of dead lifts to dodge their trainer’s mandate to run on the treadmill, others would rather be running than doing anything else inside the gym (and even outside). Differences aside, running is one of the most effective cardio exercises and going by the term ‘runners high’, it is indeed one that gives a high adrenaline rush too. Now if you happen to be a beginner and are…

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How to start the New Year

How to start the new year Renu S. Persaud, social scientist and author, shares how one should start the new year. Let the new year be a time to work on yourself. Let it be a time of self-mastery. I believe in the importance of mastering oneself. Success flows from the intent and consistency of self-mastery. There’s no better time than the beginning of the year to do that. Start the year by understanding yourself. Our ultimate happiness comes from personal interactions. As a social scientist, I realise that interactions…

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4 Gluten Free Resolutions I’ve Made For a Healthy Start

It’s that time of the year when everyone makes New Year Resolutions. This year, I listed a couple of points everyone with Celiac or gluten sensitivity must resolve to do to improve their health, while I do the same. I think the hardest part of having a food allergy isn’t really the issue with the food you can’t eat but the entire social aspect related to food. This is my daily challenge with my own son. Having three kids with different needs and requirements. I know a lot of people…

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Apple to Start Publishing AI Research to Hasten Deep Learning

Apple will allow its artificial intelligence teams to publish research papers for the first time, marking a significant change in strategy that could help accelerate the iPhone maker’s advances in deep learning. When Apple introduced its Siri virtual assistant in 2011, the company appeared to have a head start over many of its nearest competitors. But it has lost ground since then to the likes of Alphabet Inc.’s Google Assistant and Amazon.com Inc.’s Alexa. Researchers say among the reasons Apple has failed to keep pace is its unwillingness to allow…

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12 ways to start cleaning up your diet

12 ways to start cleaning your diet (Getty Images) From diet books and recipes to our Instagram feed, the “clean eating” trend seems to be everywhere lately. As daunting as it may sound, ‘clean eating’ is just about getting back to basics. It is not a diet, it’s a happy and healthy lifestyle. At its simplest, clean eating is about eating whole foods, or “real” foods. “Clean eating means incorporating real, fresh, whole foods into your diet – foods that are free of additives, preservatives and ingredients you can’t pronounce,”…

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How I start my day

How I start my day (Jordan Siemens/Getty Images) Starting your day is like building a foundation for a house. It doesn’t matter how well your house is designed – without a stable foundation, it’ll crumble. My morning routine actually begins the night before. I am very disciplined about having all gadgets off in my house by 10 pm. I wrap up my day with a shower, brushing my teeth, stretching, reading, and finally, my gratitude blessing. By doing this, I have prepared my mind and body for a deep rest…

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