Summer Special: Top five tips to keep you cool during workout

Zee Media Bureau/Salome Phelamei

Exercise and physical activity are essential part of life in order to stay fit and healthy.

But exercising in hot and humid weather can take a toll on you, if not planned carefully.

Yoga now linked with medicine and fitness, not spirituality: Study

Yoga has become increasingly associated with medicine and fitness and decreasingly associated with spirituality, according to a new US study which examined how the meaning of yoga transformed in the past three decades.

Extra 2-minutes walk every hour can add years to your life

A new study has revealed that walking an extra two minutes each hour may offset hazards of sitting too long.

Cardiorespiratory fitness lowers disease risk, even among smokers

A new study has revealed that cardiorespiratory fitness is associated with reduced metabolic syndrome risk among smokers.

Mandira Bedi turns fitness guru
Mandira Bedi turns fitness guru

 Actress-host-designer Mandira Bedi, who loves to exercise, has sworn to share fitness tips with her fans online.

Sam Smith consulted Beyonce for weight loss advice
Sam Smith consulted Beyonce for weight loss advice

Grammy Award-winning singer Sam Smith says he asked "Halo" hitmaker Beyonce Knowles for tips on how to eat more healthily before shedding 19 kgs over the last few months.

Follow spouse to enhance your fitness levels
Follow spouse to enhance your fitness levels

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!

India among top five fittest teams in current world hockey: Physical trainer
India among top five fittest teams in current world hockey: Physical trainer

Fitness is key to any team's success in fast-paced modern-day hockey and the Indian men's national team can be rated among the top five fittest sides in the world currently, said the country's Australian physical trainer Matthew Eyles.

Activity tracking app, device 'Trek' offers in-built Indian food menu for fitness enthusiasts

Indian company Fitgen Solutions has launched an activity tracking application named "Trek" that helps users stay fit and has an in-built Indian food menu from all over the country along with continental delicacies to calculate calories consumed.

Olivia Wilde calls her post-baby body a 'deflated pool toy'
Olivia Wilde calls her post-baby body a 'deflated pool toy'

 Olivia Wilde has talked about her post-baby body and described it as a deflated pool toy after giving birth to her 11 month old son, Otis with boyfriend Jason Sudeikis.

Sri Lanka blames fitness for Cricket World Cup flop
Sri Lanka blames fitness for Cricket World Cup flop

Sri Lankan cricketing authorities blamed a lack of fitness and the poor form of the side`s top order batsmen for failing to progress beyond the quarterfinals of the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

BodyPower Expo Asia set to attract over 20,000 visitors

Asia's largest sport, fitness and nutrition trade exhibition—BodyPower Expo has emerged as a perfect platform to promote health & nutrition and body building related products and services to an audience made up of thousands of key business decision makers, trade delegates and enthusiastic consumers.

Louis van Gaal baffled by radamel Falcao flop
Louis van Gaal baffled by radamel Falcao flop

Louis van Gaal admitted on Friday that he has no answers to explain Radamel Falcao`s failure to make his mark at Manchester United.

Nargis Fakhri working towards abs
Nargis Fakhri working towards abs

The abs bug has now bitten Bollywood actress Nargis Fakhri, who is combining healthy eating habits and workout sessions to get fitter.

New treadmill formula predicts risk of dying over a decade

A new study has shed light on treadmill performance and has indicated that the performance on a treadmill helps in predicting mortality.

Treadmill performance can predict longevity

Can your performance on a treadmill tell how long you are going to live?

Salma Hayek 'never exercised' before
Salma Hayek 'never exercised' before

Actress Salma Hayek says there was a time when she never used to work out, but now she does yoga.

Astronauts' exercise regime reveals how to stay fit

 Astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) are not only working out to keep their hearts healthy but also to generate data to advance knowledge of health and fitness on Earth, a NASA research indicates

Get in shape for a cause

 Get in Shape India, a SugarFree India initiative with ex-servicemen as stars, urged people to shed the extra calories and feel good by donating to the Akshaya Patra Foundation.

Hrithik Roshan's happiness mantra
Hrithik Roshan's happiness mantra

Bollywood actor with Greek god looks, Hrithik Roshan, seemed to be in a philosophical mood when he shared the secret of finding true happiness!