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15 minutes a day of physical activity good for the elderly

Tuesday, 04 August 2015 14:11
London: Any physical activity - from a little morning walk to picking your grandchildren from the bus stop - during the week will help people above the age of 60 to live longer, a study has found.The health benefits of…

How to stay fit during monsoon

Saturday, 11 July 2015 17:02
New Delhi: A morning drizzle or evening showers during the monsoon might hamper your daily walk. So, does it mean that you should stop being active? Absolutely not! Try spot running on the floor or dance to stay fit even…

Personalised music helps you stick to exercise schedule

Thursday, 21 May 2015 14:21
Toronto: Syncing music to the prescribed pace of exercise can significantly help patients adhere to their workout schedule, says a new research.The use of personalised music playlists with tempo-pace synchronisation increases adherence to cardiac rehabilitation by almost 70 per cent,…

30 minutes for exercise daily lowers death risk

Friday, 15 May 2015 13:56
London: Just 30 minutes of physical activity six days a week is linked to a 40 percent lower risk of death from any cause among the elderly, a new research shows.Boosting physical activity levels among the seniors seems to be…

'Yoga helps make life a pleasant experience'

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 11:13
Washington: In another curtain-raiser event ahead to the first International Day of Yoga on June 21, Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, an Indian mystic and humanitarian, stressed the relevance of yoga in today's world saying it helps make life a pleasant experience."While…

Cardio exercises can prevent severe asthma attacks

Monday, 04 May 2015 13:58
New Delhi: Life had been slowly going downhill for 36-year-old car mechanic Cyril Joseph ever since he was diagnosed with ashtma five years ago. Inhaling toxic exhaust fumes all day long was an occupational hazard he couldn’t prevent while the…

Muscle-building pills can cause testicular cancer

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 14:23
New York: Beware of those muscle-building pills and powders for a perfect shape. Alarming research shows that men who took muscle-building supplements reported a significantly higher risk of developing testicular cancer than men who did not take those.The testicular cancer…

Follow spouse to enhance your fitness levels

Wednesday, 08 April 2015 16:45
New York: Do not look for a personal trainer, state-of-the-art gym or weight-loss treatment if you want to shed those extra kilos around your belly. Just follow the footsteps of your exercise-loving partner and enhance your fitness levels!According to lead…

Daily exercise can fix non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Wednesday, 08 April 2015 14:10
Sydney: Even a short and moderate regime of daily exercise benefits obese and overweight adults with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a common cause of chronic liver disease, suggests a study.What is more, the researchers found that exercise, regardless of…

A little vigorous exercise can help you live longer

Tuesday, 07 April 2015 15:03
Melbourne: If you are planning to join the gym for years and always scheduling your early morning jogging for tomorrow, make up your mind fast as a large study has found that even small amounts of vigorous activity could help…