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Astronauts less likely to faint on Earth if they exercise in space: Study

All performed individualised endurance and resistance exercise training for up to two hours daily during space flight to prevent cardiovascular, bone and muscle deconditioning. They also received a saline infusion upon landing.

Short bouts of exercise enhance brain function, says study

The study, published in the journal eLife, found that short-term bursts of exercise — the human equivalent of a weekly game of pickup basketball, or 4,000 steps — promoted an increase in synapses in the hippocampus.


How much exercise does your child need exactly?

As per a recent study, not many parents know exactly how much exercise their children need to stay fit. And decline in physical activity can lead to a lot of health issues in kids.

Fitness tips: Simple things to keep in mind while exercising during summers

Summers run the risk of dehydration due to the loss of important minerals and salts while sweating, especially if you are training outdoor.

Sauna sessions as exhausting as moderate exercise: Study

Contrary to previous assumption, researchers at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) and the Medical Center Berlin (MCB) in Germany found that the blood pressure does not drop during a sauna session.

A possible weight loss strategy: Skip breakfast before exercise

If we skip eating in the morning, we have no calories from a meal available for fuel during exercise and instead will rely on — and reduce — our internal carbohydrate stores, along with some of our fat.


Exercise may boost quality, duration of sleep in teens: Study

The study in Scientific Reports journal found that getting more exercise than normal - or being more sedentary than usual - for one day may be enough to affect sleep later that night.

Delivered a baby? These postnatal Pilates exercises will help you regain strength

Once the baby is safely in your arms, quite a few muscles now are extended and therefore weaker than before you were pregnant. This is where Pilates can help strengthen your core muscles, including your deep transverse abdominis and pelvic floor.

Cycling sprints may reverse health effects of menopause, says study

Menopause is accompanied by a decrease in muscle mass and aerobic fitness and an increase in fat mass, which contributes to the increased rates of type 2 diabetes in postmenopausal women.

Physical activity may offset health risks of desk-bound work

According to the study, physical activity is particularly important for people who sit a lot. Reducing sitting would be a good start but is not enough: the most important lifestyle change for such people would be to look for or create opportunities to move more daily.

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This is how the Bosu ball can help you work out effectively

Want to make the easy exercises more challenging? A Bosu ball trainer is just what you need for a full-body workout. See how.

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Odd-Even formula will be implemented again after feedback: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will soon start an exercise to get feedbacks from people regarding the Odd-Even formula. He added that they will start the Odd-Even formula once again as soon as people will recommend. He further added that he was very happy to see the response he got after the scheme was implemented.