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PHYSICAL ACTIVITY NEWS

How parents can keep their kids physically fit in lockdown, from a sports teacher

June 15, 2020 5:25 pm

Five months ago, no one would have imagined sports competitions without a live audience, and online sports classes as part of the school curriculum.

Nimrat Kaur aces 108 surya namaskars; here's how you can do it too

May 12, 2020 2:06 pm

Doing 108 surya namaskars or 54 sets of the sun salutations may look like a daunting task for a beginner, but it can be achieved by preparing well in advance. The focus should be on building one's stamina.

Tweak your habits a little to build immunity; here's how

April 24, 2020 10:00 am

How are you taking care of your health in this lockdown?

Women, leading a sedentary lifestyle? Try these tips to stay healthy

May 06, 2020 3:53 pm

Take stock of your health and fitness by following these dietary tips.

Indian men were more 'active' than women in 2019: Survey

March 05, 2020 5:36 pm

The amounts of calories (302 per day) and fat burnt (28 per cent) on Sunday were the least. Friday, on other hand, was the most active day with an average calorie burn of 335 per day.

Early-life screen time linked to reduced physical activity in kids: Study

January 30, 2020 10:49 am

These screen habits were recorded when the children were aged two and again at age three.

Child feeling lethargic in winter? Here are tips to keep them active

December 17, 2019 12:04 pm

Physical activity keeps a child healthy by improving their bone and muscle health and also develops their cognitive abilities. Here are some ways in which parents can ensure their child remains active during winter.

Children of all ages are at risk due to drop in physical activity: Study

December 12, 2019 4:30 pm

Daily activity recorded a fall by three to four minutes each year overall although it remained higher during weekends and on holidays.

Higher physical activity linked with lower premature death risk in elderly: Study

November 04, 2019 2:35 pm

The findings suggest that low levels of physical activity are associated with higher risks of premature death, no matter what a person's level of health was, the researchers said.

Is there a link between depression and reduced physical activity in people with type 2 diabetes?

October 09, 2019 9:25 am

The results showed that participants showing no symptoms of depression at the start of the study had increased the number of steps per day they took by 592 steps.