Outdoor games can make your kid smarter

It said that physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness are good for children's and young people's brain development and function as well as their intellect.

What happens to your body if you exercise 'too much'!

Studies have revealed excessive exercise can be bad for you.

Revealed: How cancer cripples the elderly!

A new study suggests cancer increases the risk for certain health issues above and beyond normal ageing.

Active neighbourhood can make you healthier

Active neighbourhood can make you healthier

According to researchers, creating healthier cities is an important part of the public health response to the global disease burden of physical inactivity.

Exercise regularly to undo a life spent sitting down

Couch potato-ness is the new smoking, we are being told and now, a team of researchers has found that a daily bout of exercise can help us cancel out the health risks of a sedentary lifestyle.

Regular exercise may cut depression post-heart attack

Depression is three times more common among people who have experienced a heart attack compared to people who have never been afflicted by one.

Using thin avatars in gaming can help you stay in shape

A new research reveals that gamers who create thin virtual avatars of themselves are likely to exercise more.

'Too much' or 'too little' sleep can increase stroke sisk!

A new study suggests that getting the right amount of sleep and exercising several times a week can significantly can reduce the risk of stroke.

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.