Some Easy ways to keep you in shape

Some Easy ways to keep you in shape

  • Take the stairs instead of the elevators. Climb a little faster.
  • Park your car few blacks farther away. Walk this extra distance to work, to friend’s home or when on shopping.
  • Take a walk before lunch.
  • Avoid meeting friends on lunch or coffee. Instead have dates to take a walk or go dancing.
  • Take your dog for a walk. If you don’t have one, consider getting one.
  • Do not sit at a place for long hours. Break between prolong hours of work or while seeing TV. Walk to neighbour’s house or to co-worker’s desks. While talking on the phone for long period  try not to sit, pace around. It’s good to have a cordless phone and keep moving around while talking.
  • If you have to stand at a spot, you may exercise leg muscles by marching or rise to tip toes.
  • Wash and iron your clothes.
  • Mow the lawn. If you have power mover change it for a push model.
  • Gardening is a very good exercise. Digging, weeding, raking, cutting and hauling all build stamina..
  • Roller skating, jump rope are very good exercise. Swim or a bike ride or a row boat outing on a lake.
Calories Burned in Daily Activity Per Hour

  • Sitting, watching TV – 100
  • Standing – 140
  • Making Beds – 135
  • Housework – 150-250
  • Strolling – 210
  • Raking Leaves- 220
  • Lawn mowing – 250-400
  • Gardening – 300-450
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About Manbir & Gurpreet

Gurpreet Kaur’s journey in this world .... Gurpreet Kaur was a Musician. She was a singer and a composer of music. Her interest was composing and singing Gurbani Shabads in Indian Classical style. She sang Shabads in All the Raags mentioned in Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. She also taught Gurmat Sangeet at Gurmat Gian Missionary College, Jawadi, Ludhiana. Elder child to Pushpinder Kaur and Dr. Brig. Harminder Singh, was born in Amritsar on 13th Jan 1962. She attended various convent schools as a child because her father would get frequent Army postings as a dental surgeon. She graduated with Music Honors from Govt. College for Women, Chandigarh. Music was her hobby and she composed and sang Raag based Gurbani Shabads. Doing Kirtan was part of growing up nurtured by her parents. She learned music from her father Dr. Brigadier Harminder Singh who was a dental surgeon in Indian Army and a very good singer himself. Gurpreet’s Bhua (father’s sister), Ajit Kaur retied as a Head of Department of Music from Govt. College for Women Ludhiana, and was a renounced Punjabi singer of her time. Gurpreet Kaur also learned nuances of Indian Classical Music from Pandita Sharma. She was a mother of three children, and a grandmother. Her daughter Keerat Kaur is a Computer Engineer. Her two sons Gurkeerat Singh and Jaskeerat Singh are doctors in USA. Her daughter Keerat Kaur too was part of her group ~ Gurmat Gian Group. Gurpreet Kaur left this world at the age of 54yrs on 12th Sept 2016 in Baltimore USA. She had recorded around 25 cds of Gurbani Keertan. 'Raag Ratan' Album (6 CDs) is a Compilation of Shabads in All the 31 Sudh Raags of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. 'Gauri Sagar' Album (3 CDs) is a Compilation of All forms of Raag Gauri in Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. 'Nanak Ki Malhaar' ~ ((3 CDs) is an album of Raag Malhar Shabads in various forms of Malhar. 'Gur Parsaad Basant Bana' ~ (3 CDs) is an album of Shabads in Raag Basant sung in various forms of Raag Basant. Har Ki Vadeyai Sarni Aayea Sewa Priya Kee Preet Piyaree Mohan Ghar Aavho Karo Jodariya Mo Kao Taar Le Raama Taar Le Tere Kavan Kavan Gun Keh Keh Gawan Mera Baid Guru Govinda Saajanrraa Mera Saajanrraa

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