Get up for your heart health and move for your waistline

 Regular walking and running not only improve your heart but also enable you shed extra kilos around your waistline resulting in a healthy body mass index (BMI), researchers say.

Australia Islamic school `bans running` over virginity fears

An Islamic college in Australia is under investigation after claims that its principal has banned girls from taking part in running competitions because they might "lose their virginity".

Bhiwani: 90-year-old man is running champion!

90-year-old Daulat Ram, a resident of Bhiwani, Haryana runs race and has also won many awards.

This protein helps improve learning and memory

 A new research has suggested that running and memorizing are not two different skills and has discovered that physical and mental activities rely on a single metabolic protein that controls the flow of blood and nutrients throughout the body.

Regular exercise can keep lifestyle diseases away

Cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis - Indians are facing an unhealthy future burdened with a slew of lifestyle diseases. But instead of expensive medication and therapy, the cure lies in making exercise a compulsory part of everyday life, health experts say.

France, Germany, Japan in running for Australian submarine deal

Australia on Friday said France, Germany and Japan were potential partners to design and build its next generation of submarines in what will be its biggest ever defence procurement programme.

Top fitness apps not satisfying: Study

A good number of top fitness apps scored less in consumer satisfaction, a report shows.

Know why running is good for health!

Running is one of the most effective form of exercise to get fit and stay in good health.  

Keep on running if you want to stay young

A new study had claimed that if you want to stay young, running may be the best way to do it.

Live near a beach to boost physical activity

 People who live close to the coast are more likely to meet physical activity guidelines than inland dwellers, found a study.

Astronauts can run faster on moon surface than previously thought
Astronauts can run faster on moon surface than previously thought

Scientists have found that astronauts can actually walk faster on the moon than what was previously thought.

Heat strokes likelier to be life-threatening for long distance runners

A study has revealed that heat strokes are ten times more life-threatening than cardiac events for runners in races over 10 km.

Daily running can lower death risk

A new US study has suggested that running everyday, even for a few minutes, can significantly reduce a person`s risk of dying from cardiovascular diseases.

Swinging arms most efficient way to run

Ever tried running without swinging your arms? New research has shown that the swing in your arms counter balances the movement of your legs and saves energy at the same time.

Kate Hudson wants to try `sprint triathlon`

Actress Kate Hudson, who loves sports, doesn`t mind setting new goals to stay fit.

Running and cardio when young help preserve memory, thinking skills in middle age

Running and cardio activities in young adulthood could help preserve memory and thinking skills in middle age, according to a new study.

Running too much could shorten your lifespan

Despite running regularly being linked to a host of health benefits, including weight control, stress reduction, better blood pressure and cholesterol, a new study suggests that running may not be all that beneficial.

4 steps to think healthy revealed

Intuitive healer Inna Segal in her book `The Secret of Life Wellness: The Essential Guide to Life`s Big Questions` has highlighted four steps that can help you in your aim to think healthy.

Goa to host triathlon on Feb 16

Goa will host the triathlon at Bambolim beach near here on February 16.

Breast cancer survivors should run more to decrease mortality risk

New research suggests that running may be more effective than walking in lowering breast cancer mortality risk.