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Feeling stressed? Running for five kilometers daily will help

The study found that running mitigates the negative impacts chronic stress has on the hippocampus – a brain region responsible for learning and memory.

Feb 15, 2018, 18:13 PM IST

Suffering from nicotine dependence? Exercising will help you deal

The research conducted on mice sheds light on the mechanism underlining exercise's protective effect against nicotine dependence and withdrawal.

Dec 21, 2017, 19:30 PM IST

Is it hard to quit smoking? Running can help you get rid of it

A study has claimed that running can help you get rid of this bad habit and save your health.

Sep 14, 2017, 11:23 AM IST

Run as much as you can to avert dementia

Young rats with access to a running wheel show improved memory later in life and increased activity of neurons generated in adulthood, found a study.

Aug 16, 2017, 13:03 PM IST

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. 

Jul 18, 2017, 15:51 PM IST

Here's why marathon is as good for the mind as for the body

Recreational running has dual benefits - it rejuvenates the mind and recharges the body. 

Apr 17, 2017, 16:23 PM IST

An hour of daily running can add seven hours to your life, says study!

The team of researchers carrying out the study decided to take help from available research and investigate the benefits of other forms of exercise and how running was more effective.

Apr 15, 2017, 00:32 AM IST

Gearing up for a marathon? You may be at risk of kidney injury!

For the study, the team analysed participants who took part in the 2015 Hartford Marathon.

Mar 29, 2017, 16:37 PM IST

Never do these things before running!

Running is considered as one of the best form of exercise.

Feb 03, 2017, 00:14 AM IST

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.

Jan 11, 2017, 00:36 AM IST

Running good for knee joints, makes you healthier

Running can help in reducing joint inflammation and save a person from becoming arthritic.

Dec 11, 2016, 13:49 PM IST

Running in minimalist shoes can increase leg, foot muscles' volume

Running in minimalist shoes can increase leg and foot muscle volume, finds a new study.

Oct 02, 2016, 00:46 AM IST

Reason why you should start running!

Running is considered as the most effective form of exercise to get fit and stay in good health.

Sep 03, 2016, 23:37 PM IST

Aerobic exercises will help you deal with heart ailments - Read

Heart failure is a common end-point for many cardiovascular diseases. This syndrome is characterised by reduced cardiac output that leads to dyspnea, exercise intolerance and later death.

Jul 10, 2016, 14:39 PM IST

Run daily for a super memory

The findings showed that the production of cathepsin B -- a protein that can be directly traced from the muscles to the brain in mice -- noticeably increased in muscle cells after exercise.

Jun 24, 2016, 15:36 PM IST

Running can make your bones denser

The changes in the mechanical properties of the bone were measured using the stiffness or rigidity index, a variable that is directly related to the bone density of the calcaneus.

Apr 20, 2016, 12:50 PM IST

2016 challenge: Run 587 km with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg this year!

For those who love to run, here is another reason to do so in New Year. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced a new challenge for his 47 million followers on the social networking site: run.

Jan 06, 2016, 10:58 AM IST

Planning for a marathon? Check this out!

Zee Media Bureau

Oct 21, 2015, 13:13 PM IST

Are you running the right way?

 If you think that running is the easiest way of maintaining good health, then you might be wrong as there are multiple technicalities that one should keep in mind while running, otherwise one can face adverse effects.

Oct 10, 2015, 14:41 PM IST

Get up for your heart health and move for your waistline

 Regular walking and running not only improve your heart but also enable you shed extra kilos around your waistline resulting in a healthy body mass index (BMI), researchers say.

Jul 31, 2015, 11:46 AM IST