Tuesday, Feb 07, 2023

Weight lifting


Women, here are five tips to keep in mind when lifting weights, according to an expert

January 27, 2023 4:59 pm

The age-old myth that women shouldn't lift weights is thankfully long gone, says Sonali Swami international athlete, fitness and wellness coach

The big gold dream to end small town crime: Why Sanket Sargar desperately wanted gold at Commonwealth Games

July 31, 2022 11:52 am

He wanted gold to leave behind the notoriety of his town but a silver at CWG will give his hometown something more: a golden goal to aspire for.

Watch: Tiger Shroff lifts 180 kg weights, says it 'feels like paper'

July 21, 2022 4:31 pm

Tiger Shroff's fitness trainer Rajendra Dhole commented, "It was always a paper for you, 220+ kgs club member"

Strength training for 30 minutes a week can help one live longer: Study

April 09, 2022 11:34 pm

Strength training not only tones the body but also helps you live longer, a new study claims

Fitness alert: Effective tips to build muscle the right way

March 03, 2022 2:36 pm

Building muscle has many immediate benefits, like better bone mineral density and protection against musculoskeletal injury.

Fitness trainer highlights the importance of lifting heavy weights

December 27, 2021 4:59 pm

"Light weights are good, you can initially build some strength, but the same light weights with more reps will help you more with muscular endurance," Shwetambari Shetty said

'Exercise cannot absolve you of the sins of eating wrong': Gul Panag shares rules of fitness

November 05, 2021 5:22 pm

"First picture is where I am. Second picture is where I want to be. The pictures are exactly a year apart," said Gul Panag

Olympic medallist Mirabai Chanu 'finally' gets to eat pizza after returning home; see pics

July 28, 2021 11:44 am

Mirabai, who won after a gap of 21 years at Olympics, is only the second weightlifter from India after Karnam Malleswari to secure a win at the coveted event

Lifting weights? Your fat cells would like to have a word

July 22, 2021 1:39 pm

Intriguingly, some experiments indicate that aerobic exercise prompts muscles to release such vesicles, conveying a variety of messages. But few studies had looked into whether resistance exercise might also result in vesicle formation and inter-tissue chatter.

Anushka Sharma aces a deadlift; here's why you should try it too

March 03, 2020 2:08 pm

Anushka Sharma has been gymming hard. See pics.


Daredevils stun spectators in Punjab's Kila Raipur 'ural Olympics'

February 12, 2016 8:26 am

Ludhiana (Punjab), Feb 12: Every year Ludhiana becomes the destination for hundreds of sports enthusiasts from around the world who come to witness the Kila Raipur Sports Festival or the Rural Olympics. In the 80th edition of the rural Olympics held in Kila Raipur near Ludhiana, children, youngsters and veterans exhibited their courage and skill. The four-day sporting event from February 4-7 saw stuntmen performing daredevil acts like weight lifting with beard, pulling car with teeth, standing on a moving bike, holding ladder in mouth among others. Sportspersons displayed their agility and dexterity in a plethora of other sports like shot-put, weight lifting, paragliding and karate. The sporting event started in 1933 with only wrestling and athletics. Sports lovers from around the world flock to witness the unique sporting event. These games not only promote sportsmanship but also help develop closer people-to-people contact.