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Exercise only helps men lose weight – What about women?

Exercise only helps men lose weight – What about women?

Researchers carried out the experiment on mice, saying that brains are hard-wired differently and trigger separate reactions in men and women.

Want to avoid a C-section delivery? Moderate exercise can help you cut the risk!

Want to avoid a C-section delivery? Moderate exercise can help you cut the risk!

Caesarean section can carry risks such as infections for the mother and breathing difficulties for the baby.

Running daily for a minute may boost bone health

Running daily for a minute may boost bone health

The findings showed that women who on an average did 60-120 seconds of running per day had four per cent better bone health than those who did less than a minute, while those who ran for more than two minutes a day, had six per cent better bone health. 

Excessive gymming claims Hyderabad techie's life – Know when you've gone overboard, ill-effects and symptoms

Excessive gymming claims Hyderabad techie's life – Know when you've gone overboard, ill-effects and symptoms

The human body is not capable to adapt to an overworked lifestyle, therefore, it is important to realise when to stop. 

Gym workout proves fatal for Hyderabad techie; 22-year-old dies suspiciously – Read

Gym workout proves fatal for Hyderabad techie; 22-year-old dies suspiciously – Read

A native of Vizag, Varun was residing in Matrusrinagar in Miyapur. He had joined Dell a year ago and was a regular at the gym.

Yoga can be practiced at all ages to stay fit, healthy: WHO

Yoga can be practiced at all ages to stay fit, healthy: WHO

The International Day of Yoga, draws a critical link between healthy lifestyles, physical activity and individual and public health. 

An hour a week of lifting weights can help you stave off cardiovascular disease risk!

An hour a week of lifting weights can help you stave off cardiovascular disease risk!

All participants were healthy and without metabolic syndrome at the start of the study. During the study, carried out between 1987 and 2006, 15% of participants developed metabolic syndrome.

Follow a regular exercise regimen, good diet to ward off osteoarthritis

Follow a regular exercise regimen, good diet to ward off osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis disproportionately affects post-menopausal women who are more pre-disposed to the condition because of biology, genetics and hormones. 

Feeling low? Taking a walk in the park may help uplift your mood!

Feeling low? Taking a walk in the park may help uplift your mood!

A new research has found that moving around in the park might help to uplift the mood.

Move for Health Day: Amazing benefits of regular physical activity

Move for Health Day: Amazing benefits of regular physical activity

To achieve optimal health and maintain a healthy weight, you need to include physical activity into your everyday patterns on a regular basis.

Exercise now to keep bones healthy in old age, say experts

Exercise now to keep bones healthy in old age, say experts

Muscle-strengthening exercises are any activity that requires your muscles to work harder than normal. 

More reasons to play Pokemon Go: Study says game makes users happier and friendlier!

More reasons to play Pokemon Go: Study says game makes users happier and friendlier!

The large pool of players presented an opportunity to capture the effects of augmented reality games.

British Heart Foundation declares more than 20 million people in UK physically inactive

British Heart Foundation declares more than 20 million people in UK physically inactive

Evidence shows keeping physically active can reduce the risk of heart and circulatory disease by as much as 35 per cent and risk of early death by as much as 30 percent.

Parkinson's disease: 2.5 hours of exercise per week can slow physical declines in PD patients

Parkinson's disease: 2.5 hours of exercise per week can slow physical declines in PD patients

The study by the researchers at Northwestern University found that at least 150 minutes of weekly exercise may help people suffering from Parkinson's disease by improving mobility impairment and health-related quality of life.

68% of urban Indians do not practice preventive healthcare at early stage: Survey

68% of urban Indians do not practice preventive healthcare at early stage: Survey

The study, which is India's first survey to understand wellness trends in India, conducted by Himalaya and IMRB revealed that less than 1/3rd urban Indians take steps to proactively adopt preventive wellness.

Have  a desk job? Here's how to prevent sedentary lifestyle and stay fit

Have a desk job? Here's how to prevent sedentary lifestyle and stay fit

There are numerous ways you can do that are simple, easy and can help you convert your sedentary lifestyle.

This is why pushing your kids to engage in physical activities from an early age is a wise decision!

This is why pushing your kids to engage in physical activities from an early age is a wise decision!

The study was published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

Gastrointestinal cancer: Physical activity can help patients cope with chemotherapy side effects

Gastrointestinal cancer: Physical activity can help patients cope with chemotherapy side effects

The study also shows that patients with an advanced gastrointestinal tumor can also profit from exercise therapy.

Feeling blue? Consider these physical activities to boost your happiness

Feeling blue? Consider these physical activities to boost your happiness

In a latest development, a new smartphone-based study has found that even moderate levels of activity can increase a person's emotional well-being, regardless of their baseline level of happiness.

Enforce the '30-minute daily walk' rule into your life, says actress Kangana Ranaut

Enforce the '30-minute daily walk' rule into your life, says actress Kangana Ranaut

The actress believes that dedicating time to walking and health shouldn't be an option.