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Watch out: New-year gym offers may not be as good as they appear

Is joining a gym part of your new year resolution? Great but pause and read first.

Dec 26, 2018, 08:38 AM IST

Music may help you enjoy your workout, but it can alter brainwaves: Study

In 2012, a study likened music to a legal, performance-enhancing drug, cheating tiredness and sparking feel-good vibes.  

Feb 19, 2018, 15:02 PM IST

Just 30 minutes of exercise can reduce your risk of heart failure

Though there is no cure for this condition, one can choose to lead a healthy lifestyle to lower the risk of heart failures.

Jan 11, 2018, 18:26 PM IST

Proper exercise may reverse damage to ageing heart

In an earlier study, researchers found that the exercise needs to be performed four-to-five times a week.

Jan 08, 2018, 18:50 PM IST

Here's how to stay committed to your fitness resolutions

These tips could help you stay motivated on days you want to give up.

Dec 31, 2017, 17:53 PM IST

Vigorous exercise could delay Parkinson’s disease

Previously, it was thought high-intensity exercise was too physically stressful for individuals with Parkinson's disease.

Dec 12, 2017, 17:33 PM IST

Suffering from depression? Regular exercise may help you cope: Study

The results showed over 80 percent of the patients believed that the exercises recommended by the researchers helped them in improving their moods and anxiety in less time.

Nov 10, 2017, 17:46 PM IST

Do your hunger pangs kick in after a workout? Here's how you can avoid it

While hunger pangs after a workout are common, it sometimes does trigger binge-eating among many.

Nov 06, 2017, 13:22 PM IST

Strength training may reduce risk of premature death, claims study

The analysis also showed exercises performed using ones own body weight without specific equipment were just as effective as gym-based training.

Nov 06, 2017, 11:29 AM IST

Overweight and no time for gym? Ride a bike to work, suggest researchers

The study said that biking to work can be as effective as working out in the gym.

Nov 02, 2017, 12:51 PM IST

Mind blown! Agonising muscle cramp makes man's calf wriggle like a foetus in a mother's womb – Watch video

Sitting in his after his workout, Bermudez posted a video of the cramp on his calf which actually looks like a foetus wriggling in its mother's womb.

Aug 17, 2017, 16:41 PM IST

Failing to hit the gym? Turns out, you won't workout even if you are paid to

The experiment involved more than 800 new members of a private gym in the US. 

Jul 31, 2017, 22:33 PM IST

More protein for muscle growth effective only till a point

According to researchers protein supplementation is necessary to increase muscle mass but is effective only till 1.6 grams.

Jul 22, 2017, 17:21 PM IST

Excessive gymming claims Hyderabad techie's life – Know when you've gone overboard, ill-effects and symptoms

The human body is not capable to adapt to an overworked lifestyle, therefore, it is important to realise when to stop. 

Jul 14, 2017, 16:12 PM IST

Gym workout proves fatal for Hyderabad techie; 22-year-old dies suspiciously – Read

A native of Vizag, Varun was residing in Matrusrinagar in Miyapur. He had joined Dell a year ago and was a regular at the gym.

Jul 14, 2017, 12:45 PM IST

Popularised in India by Baba Ramdev, 'Nauli' yoga is now trending on Instagram by the name 'Alien Yoga'!

Nauli kriya yoga may be hundreds of years old but it became popular in India only when Baba Ramdev performed it on stage during his televised yoga sessions.

May 30, 2017, 21:22 PM IST

This new workout suit helps breathe out body heat, sweat

These flaps, which range from thumbnail- to finger-sized, are lined with live microbial cells that shrink and expand in response to changes in humidity.

May 21, 2017, 21:38 PM IST

New workout suit breathes out body's heat, sweat

In the study published in the journal Science Advances, the researchers engineered moisture-sensitive cells to not only pull flaps open but also light up in response to humid conditions.

May 21, 2017, 16:57 PM IST

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.

Jan 15, 2017, 17:41 PM IST

This London café accepts a six-minute workout as payment for meals!

Aptly called the 'Run For Your Bun Café', the London joint is billing its new venture as the “world’s first café that takes exercise as payment.”

Jan 12, 2017, 23:56 PM IST