Physical activities

Want to lead a stress-free, happy life? Doing this might help

A new study has revealed that the frequency and volume of physical activities undertaken may actually boost your level of happiness.

Apr 05, 2018, 16:41 PM IST

Unhealthy weight gain increases risk of heart attacks, high BP: Study

A new study has found that unhealthy weight gain can increase the risk of heart attacks, strokes and high blood pressure.

Mar 19, 2018, 11:21 AM IST

Using pedometers while walking may boost your health later

Researchers have found that people who use pedometers to count their steps as part of a 12-week walking programme, can have a healthier, more active lifestyle later.

Mar 13, 2018, 15:28 PM IST

Want to burn bone fat and make them strong? Start exercising daily!

A new study has found that exercising helps to burn the bone fat and also improves the bone quality in a matter of weeks.

May 19, 2017, 17:42 PM IST

Couch potatoes beware! This will happen if you sit around for two weeks

The study has showed that just 14 days of physical inactivity in young healthy people can cause obesity, poor metabolic health, accelerated musculoskeletal decline, and potentially premature death.

May 17, 2017, 19:27 PM IST

Want to boost your brain power? Drinking this juice might help!

Drinking beetroot juice before exercise makes the brain of older adults perform more efficiently, mirroring the functions of a younger brain.

Apr 20, 2017, 21:43 PM IST

Want to build healthy bones? Start exercising now

Who doesn't want to build strong bones? Well, everyone does and for that one needs to exercise regularly.

Mar 04, 2017, 20:42 PM IST

Want to improve arthritis? 45-minute brisk walk a week can help!

A new study reveals that older people suffering from arthritis can improve it by engaging in 45 minutes of moderate physical activity such as brisk walking a week.

Jan 10, 2017, 19:19 PM IST

Want to get rid of arm fats? Try these simple ways!

Are you super conscious about your flabby arms fats? 

Jan 04, 2017, 00:18 AM IST

Physical activities help to reduce harmful alcohol affects

 Exercising at basic physical activity levels -- 150 minutes a week of moderate-intensity activity like walking and cycling -- may help to reduce harmful effects of drinking alcohol, a study has found.

Sep 11, 2016, 16:50 PM IST

Five reasons why you should take a brisk walk every single day!

Here are some health benefits that you'll get from walking.

Aug 29, 2016, 11:07 AM IST

Four hours of physical exercise after learning boosts memory

Doing physical exercises for four hours after learning as it can significantly improve long-term memory and memory traces, a new study suggests.

Jun 17, 2016, 23:32 PM IST

Regular exercise keeps brain active, reduces risk of dementia!

One should always indulge in physical activities as it will help them stay fit, energetic and also lead a healthy lifestyle.

Jun 03, 2016, 16:17 PM IST

Physical activities can cut Alzheimer's risk

Dancing, gardening and walking help in improving brain volume and doing these activities regularly reduces the risk of Alzheimer's by 50%.

Mar 12, 2016, 12:02 PM IST

Moderate resistance exercise good during pregnancy

Traditionally, swimming, walking and other mild physical activities, along with resistance exercise, are often recommended for pregnant women. 

Nov 07, 2015, 11:13 AM IST

Intelligent kids more physically-fit in golden years

 If you were an intelligent boy throughout your academic life, chances are you will be more physically-fit as you grow older.

Aug 15, 2015, 11:39 AM IST

Half hour of exercise 6 days a week cuts death risk by 40 percent

Indulging in physical activities for 30 minutes 6 days a week could slash death risk from any cause in elderly men by 40 percent, claims a new study.

May 15, 2015, 18:16 PM IST

Exercise key to healthy brain among the ageing

Physical activities such as walking helps older adults lessen age-related decline in brain structure, says a new research.

Apr 28, 2015, 15:52 PM IST

Start yoga to cut heart disease risk

If you are unable to hit the gym or go on a morning walk, begin yoga at home to cut your cardiovascular disease risk.

Dec 16, 2014, 12:04 PM IST

Resistance training highly effective in preventing and treating chronic diseases

Resistance training - the term for strength work using weights, elastic bands, or the body`s own weight - has been found to be highly effective in preventing and treating chronic diseases.

Feb 02, 2014, 16:16 PM IST