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Fitness tips: Why you must always warm-up before a workout

March 31, 2021 1:15 pm

"Warming up is often overlooked by most people who workout. It seems very basic, but it is as important as the workout itself"

Chandigarh drafts cycling policy, maps out cycling network, incentives

March 31, 2021 10:41 am

The draft policy views cycling as a major alternate mode of transport for short distances, and the provision for safer and better section of roads or cycle tracks is the best way to promote it.

Celeb fitness: Priyanka Chopra does 'lockdown workout' in London; see pic

February 24, 2021 4:34 pm

Previously, the actor had shared how working out with husband and fitness enthusiast Nick Jonas was a "mistake"

Yearender 2020: Cycling tops fitness charts amid pandemic restrictions; celebs lead the way

December 31, 2020 7:14 pm

From Salman Khan to Sachin Tendulkar, these celebrities were busy keeping themselves fit with the help of the humble cycle. Take a look!

Railway cop pedals 600 km in 36 hours to promote cycling among the youth

December 14, 2020 2:57 pm

Cycling has various benefits including increased cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength and flexibility, improved joint mobility, decreased stress levels, improved posture, and strengthened bones

Five effective ways cycling can help you stay healthy amid COVID-19 pandemic

November 24, 2020 10:38 am

Peddling a bicycle helps improve heart health by strengthening the heart muscle, improving over-all circulation and thereby containing heart disease severity in patients

Army officer completes Leh-Manali bicycle ride in record time

October 13, 2020 9:27 pm

Army officer Lt Col Bharat Pannu traversed the route in 35 hours and 25 minutes on bicycle and is now hoping to enter the record books.

Thinking of taking up cycling to stay fit? Keep these basic tips in mind

September 14, 2020 9:05 am

This exercise does not require a lot of paraphernalia. Just a safe road, a steady cycle and a good helmet will do.

Why a group of women cyclists is riding the arduous Tour de France route

September 13, 2020 5:21 pm

To push the iconic but all-male race towards gender equality

Is obesity linked to severe COVID-19 complications and increased risk of death?

August 28, 2020 2:10 pm

Not only does obesity makes patients with co-morbidities more vulnerable to COVID-related complications, adipose fat directly interferes with the body’s immune response as well, says Dr Akshay Budhraja


12th South Asian Games conclude

February 24, 2016 3:44 am

Guwahati, Feb 24 (ANI): The 12th South Asian games were declared close in a glittering ceremony that saw performances by eight live bands from across the northeastern states. India's regional supremacy went unchallenged as the hosts were crowned overall champions for the 12th consecutive time after notching up a record-breaking haul of 188 gold, 90 silver and 30 bronze medals taking the overall tally to 308. While Sri Lanka with a total of 186 medals came second, Pakistan begged third position with 106 medals. Afghanistan stood at fourth with a medal tally of 35, Bangladesh at fifth with 75 medals, Nepal secured sixth position with 60 medals, Maldives stands at seventh with a medal tally of 3 and Bhutan stands at eighth with a total of 16 medals. Cycling, football, hockey, squash, volleyball were among 23 sport disciplines of which 16 were held in Guwahati and 7 in Shillong. The hosting of the major international sporting event is part of the government's efforts to develop India's northeast region. The two hosting cities Guwahati and Shillong showcased the culture and heritage of northeast India. The mega sports extravaganza will help boost the state's tourism besides pushing infrastructural growth. The objective of decentralizing sports to centres outside the metros is laudable and the effort will boost economic growth and bring prosperity to the region, making India a global destination for sports.

Airports Authority of India organizes Cycle Expedition for Green and Clean India

February 15, 2016 4:32 pm

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Air pollution and green house gas emissions are posing severe challenges to our health. Sensitizing people on issues relating to pollution, Airports Authority of India organized the All India Relay Cycle Expedition 2015-16 with green India and clean India messages. The aim of the cycle relay was to spread awareness on pollution control and promote cycling as a healthy practice. The expedition was flagged off by senior officials of Airports Authority of India from Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan in New Delhi. Seventy-five cyclists will cover more than 1,600 kilometers, touching over 20 cities spread over 5 states in a span of 23 days. The 5-leg expedition will cover Gwalior, Kota, Udaipur, Jaipur and will return to New Delhi on 9th March. Cycling is one of the most sustainable and environment-friendly transportation modes and the Airports Authority of India is initiating a green campaign in this direction for its own staff. Apart from promoting healthy and environment friendly habits, Airports Authority of India also undertakes several sports related initiatives and organizes sports activities throughout the country. As part of the green initiative, Airports Authority of India has also installed solar lighting in new terminals, water harvesting and the sewage water is being used for horticulture.