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Abhimanyu Chakravorty


Abhimanyu Chakravorty is Assistant Editor with IE Online. He is particularly interested in writing on Environment, Climate Change, World Politics, Health and Fitness. He has degrees in History and Journalism. Follow Twitter Instagram

We’re aesthetically driven to have six-pack abs, this mindset is unhealthy: Saiyami Kher
Fri, Mar 22, 2019

Saiyami Kher believes real fitness lies in having a strong core. "I like it when people accept their own bodies and try to better themselves each day," she says.

At least 700 mn Indians will get into cities by 2050, need to reduce waste now: NITI Aayog CEO
Wed, Mar 20, 2019

Amitabh Kant said, "In India, the urbanisation process has just begun unlike Europe, US and China. If we are generating 71 million tonnes of waste every day, it will only increase unless we reduce waste and ensure segregation at source at household-level."

Indian team all set to take part in Trail World Championships this month in Spain
Tue, May 01, 2018

Although several ultra trail running events have been taking place since 2007 across the country, India’s participation at the Trail World Championships will only broaden the acceptance for the sport.

Royal Enfield’s Garage Cafe in Goa is where you’ll find your kindred spirits
Wed, Apr 25, 2018

The unruffled, laid-back vibe of this cafe puts you at ease, and gives a sense of space in this half-acre property. There’s a lot to unpack here and talk more about.

2018 Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350X review: If Kurt Cobain had a bike, it would have been this!
Wed, Apr 25, 2018

It’s fairly easy to slip into a comfort zone with the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350X, given how the low, flat handlebar lets you whip it around in traffic.

Sly Stallone’s ‘Creed 2’ upper body workout will give you boulder-like shoulders
Tue, Mar 27, 2018

Drop everything you're doing, and watch how 71-year-old Sylvester Stallone lights his shoulders on fire. This workout directly attacks your shoulders, back and chest. It's a great exercise to isolate and add mass to your chest as well as some definition to your inner pecs.

Trail running tips: Why beginners shouldn’t ignore these 6 basic rules
Thu, Mar 29, 2018

Trail running: Beginners can easily minimise injuries and maximise gains with a little bit of knowledge. Here are some rules that you should follow.

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350X, 500X launched: Price, specifications and everything you need to know
Mon, Apr 02, 2018

The Thunderbird 500X will be priced at Rs. 198,878 (ex-showroom Delhi) and the Thunderbird 350X will be priced at Rs. 156,849 (ex-showroom Delhi).

Science-backed tips to get more from your bodyweight workouts
Thu, Feb 08, 2018

No gym equipment? No problem. Steal these expert tips to get more from bodyweight workouts, because they’re flexible, convenient and cheap. You can also do them anywhere, any time. Also, if done properly, the benefits are immense.

Armed with ‘Himalayan idea’, Sonam Wangchuk hopes to bring a paradigm shift in education globally
Wed, Jan 10, 2018

Rallying for a more contextual and experiential education in the mountains, Wanghcuk on Tuesday called for a need to devise education as per context and hoped that HIAL will break the rigid boxes of conventional thinking

Climate change in Spiti: Water crisis engulfs world’s ‘highest’ village
Wed, Nov 27, 2019

Retreating glaciers and inadequate snowfall during peak winter is threatening the livelihoods and food security of people in Himachal Pradesh’s picturesque Spiti mountain valley.

How the fitness industry evolved in 2017: 5 biggest trends
Fri, Oct 27, 2017

We are living in a very rich time for health and fitness, not only in terms of knowledge and a wide array of choices it presents but also self-awareness about what works for us.

Bergen: This unpretentious city is close to nature, but closer to fitness
Wed, Sep 27, 2017

Bryggen was reduced to ashes by multiple fires, especially the great fire of 1702. The city was rebuilt on the very foundations that had been there since the 12th century, which essentially means Bryggen is unchanged through the course of time.

Arunachal renaming row: China’s move designed to deter India from allowing Dalai Lama’s future visit to state, says report
Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Unlike the Dalai Lama's previous visit to the state in 2009, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju accompanied him on this visit, likely increasing China's mistrust over New Delhi's intentions, said the expert.

5 things that will happen to you when you plank every day
Tue, Apr 11, 2017

Planks give a better balance of muscles on the front, back and sides of the body during the activity as opposed to sit-ups which target only a few muscle groups.

Cox and Kings launches Trip 360 Degree, an online community for adventure travel enthusiasts
Thu, Mar 30, 2017

In a bid to organise and infuse creativity into the niche adventure travel sector in India, Travel services provider Cox and Kings recently launched 'Trip 360 Degree' in India.

Decoding the mind-body connection: Physical fitness can lead to emotional happiness
Fri, Mar 24, 2017

It’s hard to delink this extensively documented, but poorly understood mind-body connection.

Is infrequent physical activity better or worse than not exercising at all? These studies offer some telling answers
Wed, Feb 22, 2017

Two studies reveal the truth about cramming all your workouts every weekend

Trump power: Five reasons why US should be scared of what’s coming
Fri, Jan 13, 2017

Everything he said during the campaign, especially repealing Obamacare, is coming true.

Nike Flyknit LunarEpic Low review: Stylistically-unique shoe with gobs of comfort, never mind the price
Thu, Nov 24, 2016

As such this shoe is very approachable and the overall ride is highly cushioned. You can run for hours without feeling fatigued.