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Want to stay slim and fit? Go, get hitched

September 17, 2016 12:33:12 pm

The researchers believe that people in relationships are more likely to eat healthily and take their medication.

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Video: Alia Bhatt, Katrina Kaif doing aqua aerobics will give you fitness goals, and why you should follow suit

September 15, 2016 6:39:49 pm

No wonder Alia Bhatt and Katrina Kaif have such fit bodies. Bhatt shared a video of the duo doing water workouts while on tour in the US.

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Babies whose fathers were killed in World War I have shortened adult life expectancies

September 13, 2016 1:45:51 pm

The findings have furthered the understanding of the long-term effects of maternal psychological stress on children.

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Exercise may counter lethal effects of alcohol: study

September 11, 2016 8:11:51 pm

Exercising at even moderate levels may prevent some of the harmful effects of drinking -such as cancer and death

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Higher physical activities may boost bone health in teenage girls

September 9, 2016 6:02:55 pm

The researchers found moderately intense physical activity intervention, initiated pre-puberty, was associated with higher tibia cortical bone strength accompanied by region-specific gains in cortical bone mass distribution in girls.

Bizarre yoga trends: ‘Goat Yoga’ set to be the next big thing and no, we are not kidding!

September 9, 2016 5:48:53 pm

The idea behind such an endeavour is to spread joy as it's hard to be sad and depressed when you have goats jumping around you and wanting to be in your lap.

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Delivery by caesarean section raises kid’s obesity risk

September 7, 2016 6:49:53 pm

Although C-section deliveries are a necessary lifesaving procedure in many cases, they also include known risks to mothers and newborns, says study.

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Smoking may reduce your calorie intake: study

September 5, 2016 7:16:54 pm

The researchers found that smoking had an acute effect on dietary intake, reducing it by 152 calories - a statistically significant result.

Need motivation to hit the gym? Michelle Obama is here to help!

September 1, 2016 8:10:22 pm

Building on the First Lady's anti-childhood-obesity campaign 'Lets Move!', the video 'The History of Exercise' showcases the evolution of workouts through the decades.

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Stopping exercise even for 10 days can decrease your brain blood flow

August 30, 2016 2:38:52 pm

According to a study, people who stopped exercising for only 10 days showed a decrease in brain blood flow in brain regions that are important for maintaining brain health.

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Learn how much exercise you need to prevent death

August 28, 2016 8:02:57 pm

A tracker developed by Norwegian researchers tells you how much exercise you need based on your heart rate.

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Pregnant women consider weight gain as baby weight, reveals study

August 26, 2016 1:21:25 pm

Most of the women in the study said that the first trimester was the most physically taxing part of the pregnancy.

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Standing desks may help reduce weight in kids

August 24, 2016 4:23:06 pm

Findings showed that the students who had the stand-biased desks for two years averaged a three per cent drop in BMI.

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Severe obesity alone can increase heart failure risk: Study

August 23, 2016 4:51:07 pm

Morbidly obese individuals are over two times more likely to have heart failure than people with a normal BMI, says study.

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Say bye to boring conventional workouts

August 15, 2016 5:26:39 pm

Kiran Krishnakumar, a Delhi-based fitness trainer, has shared some tips to make exercising more fun.

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Replace sugary drink with water to cut obesity

August 15, 2016 5:19:45 pm

Swapping one 8-ounce sugar-sweetened beverage with an 8-ounce serving of water could reduce daily calories and the prevalence of obesity in populations that consume sugary beverages.

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Exercise has more benefits if you believe it will, suggests Study

August 14, 2016 7:13:39 pm

According to the study, test subjects derived more neurophysiological and psychological benefits from exercise if they already have positive mindsets about sports.

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Junk food commercials trigger unhealthy choices among kids: Study

August 14, 2016 11:52:39 am

Watching food commercials on television or elsewhere may change the way children value taste, leading to more impulsive food choices, finds a new research.

Virtual reality, treadmill training may prevent falls in elderly

August 12, 2016 5:18:16 pm

The intervention consists of a camera that captures the movement of participants' feet and projects it onto a screen allowing the participants 'see' their feet walking in real time.

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More exercise needed to cut chronic disease risk: study

August 10, 2016 8:48:25 pm

"WHO advises a minimum total physical activity level of 10 metabolic equivalent of tasks (MET) hours a week, but the study found health gains accumulated up to levels of 50 to 70 MET-hours a week," said Lennert Veerman.

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Will power and Yoga made Sharmila survive for 16 years

August 10, 2016 1:29:49 pm

Manipur's 'Iron Lady' Irom Sharmila learnt Yoga in 1998, which helped keep her physically fit through the ordeal of the 16-year fast.

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Leg movement while sitting may prevent arterial disease

August 8, 2016 4:13:36 pm

The researchers cautioned that fidgeting is not a substitute for walking and exercise, which produce more overall cardiovascular benefits.

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Women less concerned about weight than men

August 7, 2016 9:49:30 pm

Men reported more body dissatisfaction than women when it came to muscularity.

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Weight loss in elderly linked with a ‘feeling full’ hormone

August 7, 2016 3:58:20 pm

"With ageing there is frequently a loss of appetite, termed anorexia of ageing, which can result in under-nutrition," said Mary Hickson, Professor at Plymouth University in Britain.

VJ Bani breaks stereotypes, lifts weight in the gym like a boss: Here’s how it can help women

July 30, 2016 8:15:28 pm

Here's how defying stereotypes in the gym can sometimes work out for the better.