The push-up test is administered with male subjects starting in the standard "down" position hands pointing forward and under the shoulder, back straight, head up, using the toes as the pivotal point and female subjects in the modified "Knee Push-up" postion legs together, lower leg in contact with mat with ankles plantar-flexed, back straight, hand shoulder width apart, head up, using the knees as the pivotal point
The subject must raise the body by straightening the elbows and return to the "down" position, until the chin touches the mat. The stomach should not touch the mat.
for both men and women, the subject's back must be straight at all times and the subject must push up to a straight arm position.
The maximal number of the push-ups performed consecutively without rest is counted at the score.
. The test is stopped when the client strains forcibly or unable to maintain the appropriate technique within two repetitions.
Individual assumes a supine position on a mat with the knees at 90 degrees. The arms are at the side, palms facing down with the middle fingers touching a piece of masking tape. A second piece of masking tape is placed 10 cm apart. Shoes remain on during the test.
A metronome is set to 50 beats/min, and the individual does slow, controlled curl-ups to lift the shoulder blades off the mat(trunk makes a 30-degree angle with the mat) in time with the metronome at a rate of 25 per minute. The test is done for 1 minute. The low back should be flattened before curling up.
Individuals performs as many curl-ups as possible without pausing, to a maximum of 25.
The yogic physical positions and exercises are viewed in terms of Biomechanics and Exercise therapy - The science behind selecting different grades or levels of exercise for each individual. In short, Venkats Yoga aims at improving Strength, Flexibility, Endurance and Agility of a person in the physical plane. Relaxation & Concentration in the mental and spiritual plane. We believe in"AN OUNCE OF PRACTICE IS WORTH TONS OF THEORIES.
The classes are designed to fit the needs of individuals in each group which is traditional, systematic and a progressive approach which falls under following categories
Indoor jogging track, gives a real time variety in work out. The 7mm thick PVC indoor track, was specially imported from Germany for O2. This shock absorption material can even withstand high impact levels found in sports training, making exercises safer. You can do your Speed endurance drills, Speed drills, Plyometrics & core training on these tracks. It is surely a boon for athletes and elderly, who would like their walks. There are seaters round the track, to take your breath while you sweat! 20 laps on the track and you have covered a mile!
Virtual Cycle can help you burn calories before you could realize it, without straining your joints! It is exciting and beats boredom of exercise. It simulates close to reality of cycling outdoors. You hear church bells, birds chirping, all along the course. When you climb up hill, the motor brake makes it difficult to cycle and when down hill the vice versa. You have to cycle slowly & negotiate curves using the Steering frame. Its overall an amazing audio visual bike exercise! What else, it is great for the heart & muscles.
Under the able guidance of Ms.Chandri Butt, our well qualified dieticians will take care of your diet routine. They prescribe you the balanced diet in a way that is practical and easy to follow for a long term. We believe in "NO FEASTING NO FASTING". They tailor make your diet plan, whether it is to lose or gain weight, add lean muscle or a sports diet. You will be counseled and monitored to attain a healthy eating behavior. We set realistic long & short-term goals.
To cater for the specific medical needs of athletes and physically active population, a branch of Medicine known as the "SPORTS MEDICINE" has evolved It is defined as Medicine of Exercise or total medical care of the exercising individual. If Prevention is better than cure; then sports medicine helps to keep you away from lifestyle disorders and diseases. At O2 under the guidance of Earnest Vijay, a Sports Physiotherapist & Orthopedic Manipulative Therapist from Australia, provide a comprehensive sports medicine facility to athletes of different disciplines and help in 1.Injury Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment & Rehab 2.Improve Performance - Training, Nutrition, Psychology 3.Management of medical problems caused by exercise 4.Role of exercise in chronic disease states 5.The specific needs of exercising in children, females & older people 6. Medical care of sporting teams, events, altered physiology & Ethical issues
Integration of mind, body and spirit is a fundamental part of our philosophy and the very foundation of our Spa treatments. Member of our Spa team are internationally qualified and holding International Diplomas from Prestigious Institution from Thailand and have broad experience in traditional and advanced Spa therapies . The team is constantly involved in training programmers to enhance your experience with us.
O2 is widely involved in education of the general public, schools, colleges & the corporate sector about well being. We conduct wellness programs in your premises. O2 also is involved in setting up helathclubs in your company premises, to promote good health to the employees at an affordable price, reduce work absenteeism & improve efficiency to produce better results and reduce medical expenses to the employer. Being a responsible corporate, O2 conducts events to increase the public awareness on health, be it cycle rally, walkathlon or fitness seminars. O2's car rally for the visually challenged is a notable annual event which we completely believe in.
Pilates at o2 can be learnt under the STOTT pilates certified instructors. Strengthen your core muscles and stabilize your shoulder blades with our experts and get rid of spinal (back) problems. Our Instructors will take you through different stages, in a safe and effective manner. programs are available at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.
You will be a proud member of O2, with the enormous privileges you get on top of good health! As a o2 member you get to use our other facilities in the city. Our anniversary celebrations, in-house fitness competitions, outdoor sports events or introducing you to a new style of exercises, o2 is unique.O2 offers discounts at the leading footwear outlets, holiday resorts, Spa & Saloons, merchandising, discounts at the most popular restaurants in the city and many more. O2 being the most happening place, it gives you an opportunity to socialise as you get Fit. In short, No can pamper you as O2 can!