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What can music do when you are working out?

What can music do when you are working out?

We all know that music is very powerful and it does wonders for our minds and bodies, no wonder why a lot of people love listening to songs. Can you imagine yourself relaxing at home during your day off while you are sitting on your couch watching the videos of bet top 100 songs? I am sure, that would be one of the most amazing weekends that you could ever have, away from the stress in your workplace.

Another thing that you can do is to go for a jog while you have your headphones on. That would make you feel more energized. Even if you are doing simple exercises in your home gym, as long as you can hear some music, it would improve your mood and performance. Let us find out why.

Why is music beneficial when you are exercising?

  • Diverts the mind

lklkf895When you are working out, especially if you are performing intense exercises, it is normal for you to feel tired and some parts of your body will start hurting. But with music in the background, you will be able to divert your mind. The music will serve as a ‘good distraction’ because it will help make your brain forget about the pain that your body is feeling. This will then allow you to finish the workout that you intend to do for the day.

  • Makes you feel more active

Imagine yourself exercising in a very quiet environment, and all you can hear is your breathing. After quite some time, you would feel tiredness starting to set in. But if you are listening to music, your body would feel like it can go on and on working out. The next thing you’ll know, you are already done with your routine.

  • Improves your speed and movement

jkfdjkf895The type of song that you are listening to can also affect your speed and movement. Your movements will tend to synchronize with the tempo of the music. So, if you can hear something that is lively and fast-paced, your body will also move fast. This is exactly what you need when you are working out in a gym. But if you are doing breathing exercises or maybe Yoga, it is highly recommended that you play some mellow songs or perhaps those that are classical.

The bottom line is, you should pick a genre of music that matches the type of exercise that you are performing.…

Weight Gain Foods For Kids And Babies

Weight Gain Foods For Kids And Babies

You have no reason to worry if your baby has not gained weight properly. Most of the mothers are always looking for foods which can help their kids to gain weight. The weight of the baby is also dependent on the parent’s genetic constitution. Below are some of the foods which can help your kids to gain weight irrespective of his or her age.

Milk

Most of the young kids are fed on breast milk. This is the best milk for babies. Babies who have attained an age of 1 year can also be fed on the cow’s milk.

Banana

Infants are fed with bananas after attaining an age of 6 months. These fruits are rich in potassium, dietary fiber and vitamin C. Different forms of bananas are fed to the babies including banana puree and pancakes. Bananas are also mixed with porridge flour to form the banana muffins which are fed to kids who have attained the age of one year.

High calorie energy and nutritious foods

These foods are preferred instead of the fatty foods. High-calorie foods help in increasing the weight of your child without increasing the fats in his body. However, the high-calorie foods which are non-nutritious should be avoided as they may lead to poor eating habits that might be difficult to change in future.

Peach

Peaches are given to babies who have attained the age of six months. They are rich in vitamins A and C, niacin and dietary fiber. They are given in form of milk shakes, smoothies and as purees.

Pear

Pears are among the solid foods given to babies to help them in gaining weight. This fruit is rich in dietary fiber, iron, and Vitamins B6 and C. Pears are given as apple pear puree and pear puree. You can also add pears in pancakes once your child has attained the age of eight months.

Peas

Babies are introduced to peas from their age of six months. Peas are legumes which are very rich in vitamins, magnesium, phosphorus, niacin, thiamine, and dietary fiber. Peas are given in the form of peas khichdi, vegetable soup and peas puree.

 

Whole wheat

Most people are not aware that wheat is a weight gaining food. It is a good source of fiber. Whole wheat is given as wheat soya porridge, wheat pancakes, wheat almond porridge, wheat soya porridge and wheat kheer.…