Use physically active lifestyle to fight obesity genes

In a recent study, researchers have found that people around the world can use a physically active lifestyle to reduce the effect of inherited obesity genes.

Activity trackers may overestimate sleep time

Wearable activity trackers that promise to monitor physical activity, sleep and other behaviours may be good at counting steps but bad at measuring sleep, says a new study.

Reasons why exercise is important for people with diabetes!

Exercise, in combination with a healthy diet will help you to take better care of yourself if you have diabetes. 

Exercise may ward off mental disorders

The aim of the research was to assess the possible link between physical activity and levels of mental health by analyzing whether such link changed in terms of physical activity (low, mild, high) and the situation in which was performed (work, commuting, leisure time).

Start jogging for good health!

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30 minutes of daily walk curbs death risk from heart diseases

Doing less than 600 MET/min/week was responsible for 20 percent (4 907) of deaths from IHD and 13 percent (2,371) of stroke deaths.

30 minutes of daily exercise can help you control asthma

Workout regularly to control asthma!

When it comes to workouts, more is better for your heart

Heart failure occurs when the heart is not able to supply adequate amounts of blood to the rest of the body.

Swap the couch with treadmill to avoid dying early

 Swapping just one hour of sitting with some physical activity such as walking each day, decreases your chance of an early death by 12 to 14 percent, said a new study that involved over 200,000 volunteers.

Five best exercises for heart health!

Exercises and physical activity are the words that take centre stage when it comes to healthy living, lifestyle, weight management, etc.

Targeting exercise doesn't reduce effects of prolonged sitting

A new study has found that targeting physical activity and increasing the level of exercise doesn't make any great difference to reduce prolonged sitting, rather one should concentrate on decreasing the sitting time.

Love to workout? Don't overdo it!

Many people exercise to remain fit, others do it to achieve a particular weight goal, some even suffer from lack of it. But there are also those, who soon become addicted to their workout and intentionally or unintentionally overdo it.

Arthritis? Yoga it up to soothe your aching joints

 Practicing yoga improves physical and mental wellbeing of people living with arthritis, a painful joint disorder for which there is currently no cure, new research has found.

Top five exercises for healthy ageing!

Yes, exercise is the key to staying young and fit. 

Liver disease: Another reason to avoid long `chair hours`

A new study has revealed that our chairs our killing us, suggesting that sedentary behavior and lack of physical activity are linked with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).

Breast cancer: Top five ways to reduce your risk!

While researchers and health experts are still not certain how to prevent breast cancer, maintaining healthy habits can help reduce your risk.

Sedentary lifestyle, obesity will weaken your kid's heart

 You may want to ask your kiddiewink to get up and do something as a new study has suggested that sedentary lifestyle and overweight weaken arterial health already in childhood.

Strollers can make your kids sedentary and fat, says study

A new study has found that strollers can enable inactive behavior in children and contribute to childhood obesity.

Seven natural ways to keep those extra kilos at bay!

Tackling obesity is not too tough. You don’t need to subscribe to expensive treatments to reduce obesity or to be completely cured. There are simple home remedies which can give you an absolute cure from obesity.  

How physical activity helps the elderly stay sharp

Older adults who regularly engage in moderate to vigorous physical activity perform better in mental tasks as they are more flexible in terms of brain functions, a new study says.