exercise

Depend upon smartphone apps to track physical activity? They may be inaccurate

Depend upon smartphone apps to track physical activity? They may be inaccurate

According to the study, people who use the apps to track their physical activity are probably more active than the apps show.

Dec 07, 2017, 19:28 PM IST
Exposure to air pollution can wipe out benefits of exercise in elderly

Exposure to air pollution can wipe out benefits of exercise in elderly

The study comes at a time when north India is facing a serious crisis due to rising levels of pollution.

Dec 06, 2017, 15:15 PM IST
Exercise essential for changing gut bacteria

Exercise essential for changing gut bacteria

The research provides clues to how exercise could benefit people suffering from inflammatory bowel disease.

Dec 05, 2017, 16:45 PM IST
Exercise alone may not protect your knees: Study

Exercise alone may not protect your knees: Study

Weight loss has been shown to slow down cartilage degeneration in overweight and obese individuals.
 

Nov 28, 2017, 20:31 PM IST
Physical fitness may boost kids' academic performance

Physical fitness may boost kids' academic performance

The results showed that higher cardiorespiratory fitness was related to greater gray volumes, specifically in frontal regions, subcortical regions, temporal regions and the calcarine cortex region of the brain.

Nov 26, 2017, 19:47 PM IST
Study associates high-intensity exercise with improved memory

Study associates high-intensity exercise with improved memory

The findings are important because memory performance of the study participants, who were all healthy young adults, increased over a relatively short period of time, said researchers.

Nov 23, 2017, 13:39 PM IST
Exercise regularly to boost brain functioning, says study

Exercise regularly to boost brain functioning, says study

The researchers reviewed 14 clinical trials, which examined the brain scans of 737 people before and after aerobic exercise programs. 

Nov 14, 2017, 19:12 PM IST
Suffering from depression? Regular exercise may help you cope: Study

Suffering from depression? Regular exercise may help you cope: Study

The results showed over 80 percent of the patients believed that the exercises recommended by the researchers helped them in improving their moods and anxiety in less time.

Nov 10, 2017, 17:46 PM IST
Exercise could curb the risk of premature death in older women: Study

Exercise could curb the risk of premature death in older women: Study

The study, led by investigators at Brigham and Women's Hospital, investigated physical activity of women measured over seven days using a wearable device called a triaxial accelerometer.

Nov 07, 2017, 17:02 PM IST
Do your hunger pangs kick in after a workout? Here's how you can avoid it

Do your hunger pangs kick in after a workout? Here's how you can avoid it

While hunger pangs after a workout are common, it sometimes does trigger binge-eating among many.

Nov 06, 2017, 13:22 PM IST
Strength training may reduce risk of premature death, claims study

Strength training may reduce risk of premature death, claims study

The analysis also showed exercises performed using ones own body weight without specific equipment were just as effective as gym-based training.

Nov 06, 2017, 11:29 AM IST
Overweight and no time for gym? Ride a bike to work, suggest researchers

Overweight and no time for gym? Ride a bike to work, suggest researchers

The study said that biking to work can be as effective as working out in the gym.

Nov 02, 2017, 12:51 PM IST
Philippines makes it mandatory for sedentary workers to take regular 'standing' breaks

Philippines makes it mandatory for sedentary workers to take regular 'standing' breaks

Local media reports that according to the new rules, office workers must be given a five-minute break every two hours.  

Oct 23, 2017, 14:51 PM IST
Inadequate physical activity may boost genetic risk of obesity

Inadequate physical activity may boost genetic risk of obesity

The new study made use of wrist accelerometer data and a large genetic dataset from about 85,000 UK Biobank participants aged 40 to 70.

Oct 22, 2017, 19:06 PM IST
This is how athletes can overcome breathing disorders

This is how athletes can overcome breathing disorders

The new breathing techniques, now named the Olin Exercise-Induced Laryngeal Obstruction Biphasic Inspiration Techniques (EILOBI), were developed and introduced by Olin, and are the subject of the research.

Oct 16, 2017, 18:02 PM IST
Not gym, but daily chores can keep you healthy, keep death at bay: Study

Not gym, but daily chores can keep you healthy, keep death at bay: Study

The World Health Organization recommends at least 150 minutes of "moderate-intensity", or 75 minutes of "vigorous-intensity" aerobic physical activity per week.

Sep 22, 2017, 09:45 AM IST
Prolonged periods of sitting can cancel the benefits of exercise, says study

Prolonged periods of sitting can cancel the benefits of exercise, says study

As your total sitting time increases, so does your risk of an early death.

Sep 20, 2017, 10:18 AM IST
Early death may befall those who sit throughout the day! - Read

Early death may befall those who sit throughout the day! - Read

According to research, people may be less likely to die young if they break up sedentary time by moving around every half hour.

Sep 12, 2017, 18:46 PM IST
Do you know where the fat goes that you burn when you lose weight? - Find out

Do you know where the fat goes that you burn when you lose weight? - Find out

Researchers reveal that "10 kg of fat turns into 8.4 kg of CO2 and 1.6 kg of water", the report explains.

Sep 12, 2017, 13:02 PM IST
More TV, less exercise may up walking disability risk: Study

More TV, less exercise may up walking disability risk: Study

Researchers analysed data from a study which kept track of men and women age 50 to 71 from six states and two metropolitan areas.

Aug 31, 2017, 20:50 PM IST