Now, a compound that mimics the effects of exercise!

If you are too lazy to hit the gym but want to enjoy all the benefits of exercise, new research may brighten your prospects.

Exercise, healthy food prevent knee pain in adults with diabetes

As per a new study by medical researchers, regular exercise and healthy food habits may reduce the short-term onset of knee pain for overweight adults with type 2 diabetes.

Know why women refrain from exercising
Know why women refrain from exercising

A few women are scared of squats because they are said to be bad for knees. This and more are misconceptions that women have regarding exercises, says an expert.

Exercise of five hours a week may cut breast cancer

Post-menopausal women, especially those who are obese, should exercise at least five hours a week to curb obesity and breast cancer risk, shows research.

How 300 min workout weekly helps postmenopausal women prevent cancer

Dedicating 300 minutes to exercise every week can prove beneficial to postmenopausal women, especially obese ones, in cutting down total fat, which is linked to increased risk of postmenopausal breast cancer, claims a new study.

Exercise good for the elderly's brains

Older adults can improve their brain function by raising their fitness level, a study shows.

Workout can help middle-aged men cut risk of osteoporosis

 Middle aged men should exercise to reverse age related bone loss, cut risk of decrease osteoporosis, finds a new study.

Exercise helps men regain bone mass

Certain types of weight-lifting and jumping exercises, when performed for at least six months, may reverse age-related bone loss in middle-aged men, says a study.

12,314 birds of various species found during summer bird count
12,314 birds of various species found during summer bird count

As many as 12,314 birds of various species were found during the day-long summer bird count exercise at Pong Dam, to monitor the number of birds present in the Wildlife Sanctuary.

Exercise with artificial gravity can save astronauts

A combination of exercise and artificial gravity may significantly lessen the negative effects of weightlessness in space, a research says.

How exercise can keep your brain `young` while you age

In a new study, researchers have shown that endurance exercise may help prevent cognitive decline, keeping your brain working fully as you age.

Exercise in childhood yields rewards later

Early age exercise helps not only to lose weight later but also positively impacts the willingness for exercise in adulthood, says a study.

Exercise can fatten you

 Are you trying hard to lose weight but can't shed those extra pounds off? Don't worry as scientists are claiming that exercise often doesn't help lose weight.

Is exercise putting your heart at risk?

People are rarely at heart attack risk after workout-sessions, but recent exercise-related death of a prominent Wall Street executive has stirred anxiety among people.

Here's how exercise can benefit diabetics

If a person is diabetic but does exercise, then according to a new study they can shed kilos from their waist, lose body fat and can even control blood glucose. 

Yoga is for lazy people: Karnataka minister

In remarks that are out of sync with his own government's position, Karnataka Social Welfare Minister Anjanaiah today said Yoga is for 'lazy' people who do not have time for exercise.

Severe exercise may lead to blood poisoning

Over four hours of exercise daily can cause intestinal bacteria to leak into the bloodstream, leading to blood poisoning, new research says.

Ramdev holds preparatory session ahead of Yoga Day

Ahead of the first International Yoga Day celebrations on June 21, yoga guru Ramdev today held a preparatory session with a large number of his followers and children at Jawahar Lal Nehru stadium here.

Exercise helps people overpower depression

Exercise has a positive effect on depression, a dissertation from Sweden's Sahlgrenska Academy has revealed.

Diabetes: The epidemic that Indians created

Sharad Tripathi of Meerut developed diabetes five years ago, at 33, “no thanks to the stressful life of a sales person that involves a lot of travel, eating out and irregular meal times, and no time for exercise".