Welcome to the Activ Living Podcast. In this podcast Dr. Aditi Govitrikar, reminds you about the importance of keeping it light. She advises that laughter is a great way to not only lift your mood but also burn calories.
The health benefits of laughing were noticed in the early 1800s itself. Here’s a quote by poet Lord Byron “Always laugh when you can, it is cheap medicine.”
Laughter therapy is a unique form of workout. Research says that even 10 to 15 minutes of laughing a day can burn up to 40 calories. It also improves your mood by releasing ‘happy hormones’ like Dopamine and Endorphins. You might have felt the effects too, when you just spend an hour laughing and joking among your friends or watching a funny film.
Dr. Aditi Govitrikar offers a beginner’s guide to laughter therapy which you may have seen by watching laughing groups in parks. She suggests that the body doesn’t know the difference between a forced laugh or an actual laugh. Through this episode, you will learn 7 different methods of laughing right from giggling to loud booming laughter.
If you regularly try this workout, you will find your mood improving. Dr. Aditi Govitrikar also says that you will find your physical health improving soon. you can track how many calories you are burning daily with Activ Living Basal Metabolic Rate calculator.