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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.

Revealed: Surprising link between athletics and addiction

Revealed: Surprising link between athletics and addiction

Though a full spectrum of sports was represented in the study--including gymnastics, martial arts, rowing and dance, most participants competed in team sports, hockey in particular.

Exercise as you age to delay disabilities in golden years

Exercise as you age to delay disabilities in golden years

A new study suggests that regular exercise can may help older adults prevent or delay disabilities that interfere with independent living.

Not losing weight? Watch out for these six common reasons

Not losing weight? Watch out for these six common reasons

Losing weight is not that simple, in fact it involves or depends on a wide range of factors such as – diet, physical activity, stress, sleep habits - which can be controlled.

Here's why exercise may not help you lose weight

Here's why exercise may not help you lose weight

Physical activity has many proven health benefits, ranging from reducing the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and cancer to improving mental health and mood.

One out of three Indian kids has unhealthy BMI, reveals survey

One out of three Indian kids has unhealthy BMI, reveals survey

The survey found that 69 per cent girls have a healthy BMI compared to 62 per cent boys.

Sitting down for too long can age women faster, says study

Sitting down for too long can age women faster, says study

Do you often sit down for long hours? Well, a new study has revealed that women who sit for too long are more likely to speed up ageing.

Exercise may boost brain activity, memory in elderly

Exercise may boost brain activity, memory in elderly

Older adults who exercised showed good cardiac fitness levels which improved their memory performance and increased brain activity patterns compared to their low fit peers.

20 minutes a day is all you need to remain healthy for life!

20 minutes a day is all you need to remain healthy for life!

According to the researchers, exercises do not have to be intense to have anti-inflammatory effects, but a moderate session would suffice.

Excessive marathon practice can adversely affect heart

Excessive marathon practice can adversely affect heart

Cautioning of even sudden death due to excess practice, the doctors have also said that with recurrent strain on the heart, there can be adverse dilatation of the heart chambers along with patchy muscles scarring.

Winter workout safety tips: The seven golden rules to stay fit and healthy!

Winter workout safety tips: The seven golden rules to stay fit and healthy!

Here are a few safety tips that can help you get most of your exercises without any health problems while working out in the cold.

Pokemon Go fails to boost physical activity levels; study terms benefits as 'short-lived'!

Pokemon Go fails to boost physical activity levels; study terms benefits as 'short-lived'!

The game, which has been downloaded over 500 million times since its launch in July 2016, has just made its foray into India.

Aerobic exercise: How much? Reasons why you should do it!

Aerobic exercise: How much? Reasons why you should do it!

Aerobic activity, such as walking, bicycling or swimming, is good for your health regardless of your age, gender.

Children's Day Special: Keep your child healthy with these five easy workouts!

Children's Day Special: Keep your child healthy with these five easy workouts!

So this Children's Day, Gympik, an online fitness discovery platform, has come up with five easy workouts for kids, focusing on their healthy life.