physical activity

Tips to cut down your cubic stress

Do you feel exhausted while sitting on a chair in front of a desktop for eight hours without any physical activity? Do you know that this...Read More

Optimism likely to cut diabetes risk in women: Study

Optimism likely to cut diabetes risk in women: Study

Washington: Positive personality traits such as optimism may help reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a study conducted on pos...Read More

Casual sex, hookups can be sources of intimacy, reveals study

Casual sex, hookups can be sources of intimacy, reveals study

Washington DC: Turns out, casual sex and hookups are not just about meaningless physical activity, but a source of intimacy. As part of t...Read More

Beat stress, the natural way

A study of 200,000 respondents has found that 46 per cent of the Indian workforce reports suffering from some form of stress. Stress is t...Read More

Milkha Singh appointed WHO Goodwill Ambassador for physical activity

Milkha Singh appointed WHO Goodwill Ambassador for physical activity

New Delhi: Legendary Indian athlete Milkha Singh has been appointed WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Physical Activity in South-East Asia Regi...Read More

Players! Drink more water its better than sports drink

Players! Drink more water its better than sports drink

Drinking water may be better for young athletes than consuming sports drinks, according to scientists who warn that energy beverages can ...Read More

Just a 45-minute brisk walk a week can improve arthritis

New York: Older people suffering from arthritis can remain fit by engaging in 45 minutes of moderate physical activity such as brisk walk...Read More

Even moderate physical activity may boost happiness: study

Even moderate physical activity may boost happiness: study

London: Even moderate levels of activity can have a positive effect on mental well being and boost happiness, a new smartphone-based stud...Read More

Fitness trackers may not boost health: Study

Fitness trackers may not boost health: Study

Singapore: Using activity trackers that monitor our physical activity does not increase exercise levels enough to benefit health, even wi...Read More

Physical activity may lower bacterial infection risk: Study

London: Low or moderate levels of physical activity may significantly lower your risk of bacterial infections as compared to a sedentary ...Read More

Sit less, move more to cut the heart risk

Sit less, move more to cut the heart risk

New York: Living a sedentary life can be a potentially independent risk factor for heart disease and stroke, warns a study, suggesting to...Read More

More exercise needed to cut chronic disease risk

More exercise needed to cut chronic disease risk

Melbourne: People’s engagement in physical activity needs to be at least five times higher than current WHO recommendations to reduce ris...Read More

Walking meetings boost health of office workers

Washington: Holding ‘walking meetings’ at work instead of conventional seated ones just once a week may increase the physical activity le...Read More

Walking meetings may boost health of office workers

Walking meetings may boost health of office workers

Washington: Holding ‘walking meetings’ at work instead of conventional seated ones just once a week may increase the physical activity le...Read More

Exercise in middle age can prevent memory loss later in life

Exercise in middle age can prevent memory loss later in life

Sydney: Regular exercise of any type in middle age – from walking the dog to mountain climbing — is the best lifestyle change you can mak...Read More

Your 2 A.M. bedtime is probably making you fat

Washington D.C : If your favourite novels are stealing that precious sleep time from you, don’t be surprised if you have to start squeezi...Read More

Exercise may reduce risk of 13 types of cancer: study

Exercise may reduce risk of 13 types of cancer: study

Washington: Fitness freaks, here is another reason to hit the gym! Higher levels of physical activity may lower the risk of 13 types of c...Read More

Physical activity linked to better memory among elderly

Physical activity linked to better memory among elderly

New York: Older adults who take more steps either by walking or jogging perform better on memory tasks than those who are more sedentary,...Read More

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

Washington DC : A new research has revealed that doing higher level of physical activity lowers the risk of developing heart failure rath...Read More

Targeting exercise doesn’t reduce effects of prolonged sitting

Targeting exercise doesn’t reduce effects of prolonged sitting

Washington DC : A new study has found that targeting physical activity and increasing the level of exercise doesn’t make any great differ...Read More