Tisca Chopra works on core strength with pilates and here’s why you should too(Instagram/tiscaofficial)
Tisca Chopra works on core strength with pilates and here’s why you should too(Instagram/tiscaofficial)

Tisca Chopra works on core strength with pilates and here’s why you should too

  • Tisca Chopra’s fitness goals for 2021 include working on her core strength. As she gives a glimpse of her workout on a pilates reformer, we list out its health benefits which will surely push you to give it a try too
By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2021 11:34 AM IST

The fitness trend for past year has undoubtedly been pilates and given its health benefits, Bollywood celebrities including Kriti Sanon, Katrina Kaif, Tisca Chopra and others have carried it forward to the New Year 2021. Tisca’s fitness goals for 2021 include working on her core strength and the diva recently gave fans a glimpse of her workout on a pilates reformer which was enough motivation for all the fitness enthusiasts out there.

Taking to her social media handle, Tisca shared a picture straight from a pilates studio, featuring her dressed in a casual pink tee and a pair of black Yoga pants as she hung onto the bars of a Pilates reformer. “#Meeting2021Goals Enough said .. #CoreStrength #Pillates #NewWorkNewLook #FightingFit (sic),” the actor shared in the caption.

Benefits:

Named after its creator, Joseph Pilates, the exercise aims to strengthen the body with focus on proper postural alignment, core strength and muscle balance. Beginners can do most of the pilates moves at home including the hundred, the roll-up, the shoulder bridge or the criss-cross as they are absolutely fun to do, without the use of a reformer.

Reformers are workout machines which enhance core stability along with good postural alignment in those who use it for workouts. A pilate studio might appear like a war-zone to you but it works wonders for those in pursuit of a well-toned and strong body.

Apart from developing muscle tone and building strength and flexibility, Pilates has several other benefits including the potential to increase fat loss and leading to a more toned lean-looking physique. It not only increases resilience but also shapes up mental wellness extensively.

Follow more stories on Facebook and Twitter

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Close
“People ask, ‘How do I understand if there is consent in a situation or there isn’t?’ It’s less about their anatomy and it’s more pleasure focused now,” says Dr Tanaya Narendra, aka Dr Cuterus
“People ask, ‘How do I understand if there is consent in a situation or there isn’t?’ It’s less about their anatomy and it’s more pleasure focused now,” says Dr Tanaya Narendra, aka Dr Cuterus

Trouble down there? Dr Cuterus has you covered

By Vanessa Viegas
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 10:02 PM IST
On Instagram, an Oxford-educated doctor is discussing sexual health, period myths and other intimate issues one viral post at a time
Close
Although drugs that lower bad cholesterol reduces cardiovascular risk, those that raise good cholesterol have not proven effective in reducing the risk of heart disease.(Pixabay)
Although drugs that lower bad cholesterol reduces cardiovascular risk, those that raise good cholesterol have not proven effective in reducing the risk of heart disease.(Pixabay)

Study reveals not all 'good' cholesterol is healthy

ANI, Washington [us]
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 05:49 PM IST
A study led by a team of researchers has now demonstrated that not all good cholesterol is healthy.
Close
In order to infect cells, SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, needs to insert itself into the membrane of human cells.(Pixabay)
In order to infect cells, SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, needs to insert itself into the membrane of human cells.(Pixabay)

New study uncovers new details of SARS-CoV-2 interactions with human cells

ANI, Washington [us]
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 05:25 PM IST
A new study published in Biophysical Society, introduces new molecular models to show what parts of SARS-CoV-2 are critical for that interaction, revealing new potential drug targets for the infection.
Close
Study suggests self-monitoring using digital health tools to lose weight(Photo by Liam Johnson on Unsplash)
Study suggests self-monitoring using digital health tools to lose weight(Photo by Liam Johnson on Unsplash)

Study suggests self-monitoring using digital health tools to lose weight

ANI
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2021 05:09 PM IST
Want to lose weight without hitting the gym? Study suggests self-monitoring by using digital health tools and you will not need consulting a dietitian either
Close
The researchers identified a new mechanism responsible for the buildup of plaque on artery walls, a process known as atherosclerosis.(Unsplash)
The researchers identified a new mechanism responsible for the buildup of plaque on artery walls, a process known as atherosclerosis.(Unsplash)

Scientists identify drugs with potential to stop plaque buildup in arteries

ANI, Ottawa [canada]
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 01:50 PM IST
A new clinical study led by researchers of the University of Alberta claim to have found better treatments for cardiovascular disease, the second leading cause of death in Canada.
Close
According to the study, if people do develop Alzheimer's disease, those with depression may start experiencing dementia symptoms about two years earlier than those who do not have depression.(Pixabay)
According to the study, if people do develop Alzheimer's disease, those with depression may start experiencing dementia symptoms about two years earlier than those who do not have depression.(Pixabay)

Depression, anxiety linked to earlier onset of Alzheimer's disease: Study

ANI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 01:07 PM IST
Having depression is known to increase the risk for developing Alzheimer's disease. However, a new study has found that depression and anxiety are linked to earlier onset of Alzheimer's disease.
Close
Jacqueline Fernandez shares exercising benefits as perfect fitness motivation(Instagram/jacquelinef143)
Jacqueline Fernandez shares exercising benefits as perfect fitness motivation(Instagram/jacquelinef143)

Jacqueline Fernandez shares exercising benefits as perfect fitness motivation

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2021 01:07 PM IST
  • ‘It sets the tone for the day’: Jacqueline Fernandez credits her confidence and clarity to beginning her day with exercise and this fitness video is exactly the inspiration to charge us up for the next grind | Watch
Close
Choose an anti-inflammatory diet, before it’s too late. (Shutterstock)
Choose an anti-inflammatory diet, before it’s too late. (Shutterstock)

6 anti-inflammatory diets you must follow to prevent rheumatoid arthritis

By Nikita Bhardwaj | HealthShots
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2021 12:23 PM IST
Reversing uncontrolled inflammation is hard, but if you take steps today, then you can totally prevent it in the future. It all starts with adopting anti-inflammatory diets.
Close
Experts say that measures put in place to fend off the coronavirus — mask wearing, social distancing and virtual schooling — were a big factor in preventing a “twindemic” of flu and Covid-19.(Pixabay)
Experts say that measures put in place to fend off the coronavirus — mask wearing, social distancing and virtual schooling — were a big factor in preventing a “twindemic” of flu and Covid-19.(Pixabay)

Amid Covid-19 pandemic, flu has disappeared in the US

AP, New York
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 04:34 PM IST
February is usually the peak of flu season, with doctors' offices and hospitals packed with suffering patients. But not this year. Flu has virtually disappeared from the US, with reports coming in at far lower levels than anything seen in decades.
Close
Representational Image(Pexels)
Representational Image(Pexels)

Health app usage by diabetes patients may improve health, lower medical costs

ANI
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 03:11 PM IST
A new study has found out that the use of health apps by diabetes patients could improve health outcomes and lower medical costs.
Close
Representational Image(Unsplash)
Representational Image(Unsplash)

Diet high in poor quality carbohydrates linked to heart attacks, death risk

ANI, Washington Dc
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 02:49 PM IST
The global study focused on people living in five continents and concluded that a diet high in poor quality carbohydrates leads to a higher risk of heart attacks, strokes, and death.
Close
Representational Image(Unsplash)
Representational Image(Unsplash)

Researchers identify new coronavirus variant in New York

Reuters, New York
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 02:43 PM IST
The new variant, known as B.1.526, was first identified in samples collected in New York in November, and by mid-February represented about 12% of cases, researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, said on Wednesday.
Close
Representational Image(Unsplash)
Representational Image(Unsplash)

Study find new genes linked to glaucoma risk

ANI, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 02:40 PM IST
Glaucoma causes a progressive degeneration of the optic nerve. It is the leading cause of irreversible blindness globally, affecting more than 75 million people.
Close
Ishaan Khatter pulling up on a bar outside a building is coolest fitness move(Instagram/ishaankhatter)
Ishaan Khatter pulling up on a bar outside a building is coolest fitness move(Instagram/ishaankhatter)

Ishaan Khatter pulling up on a bar outside a building is coolest fitness move

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 12:29 PM IST
  • Ishaan Khatter switches on his beast mode and sets fitness enthusiasts and fans swooning as he jumps on a bar outside a building’s fire exit for a pullup session and flaunts his ripped arm muscles
Close
Researchers monitored a group of European travellers visiting Lao People’s Democratic Republic for three weeks – analysing daily returns of information and stool samples to build a comprehensive picture of the tourists’ gut health.(Pixabay)
Researchers monitored a group of European travellers visiting Lao People’s Democratic Republic for three weeks – analysing daily returns of information and stool samples to build a comprehensive picture of the tourists’ gut health.(Pixabay)

Global travellers vulnerable to drug-resistant bacteria, says study

PTI, London
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 10:07 AM IST
International travellers are particularly vulnerable to virulent strains of drug-resistant bacteria – often picking up several different types during a trip through spending time in the company of other tourists.
Close
SHARE
Story Saved
OPEN APP