August 07, 2020
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Online Workouts are the New Normal: INFS Founder Jyoti Dabas

PUNE: Online fitness apps & trainers have been out there for some time now. Initially, the bend was towards in-person training sessions that happened across gyms, yoga studios, etc. But now, since the COVID-19 crisis took shape, an unprecedented surge has been observed – both in terms of people who need online workouts; and individuals, […]

Fitness, Health, Lifestyle
June 15, 2019
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Evening Exercise is Good as Morning Workout

LONDON: Contrary to popular perception, researchers have found that evening exercise is as good as a morning workout. The study published in the journal Cell Metabolism shows that the effect of exercise may differ depending on the time of day it is performed. “There appear to be rather significant differences between the effect of exercise […]

November 23, 2018
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For a Good Heart Health, Strength Training is Better than Aerobics: Study

While it is popularly believed that aerobic exercises might be better for the heart than lifting weights or strength training, a new study featured in the 2018 American College of Cardiology Latin America Conference reveals exercises that build strength can benefit the heart more than aerobic activities. A survey of 4000 adults concluded that static […]

Fitness, Health
October 06, 2018
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Sleep is Good for Brain Health, Helps your Brain Organise Memories

Sleep helps to consolidate memories, as per a new study. Researchers from Ruhr-Universitat Bochum and the University of Bonn have investigated the activity patterns that occur in the brain when people remember or forget things. They were interested in how the brain replays and stores during sleep what it had learned before. The team recorded […]

Fitness, Food, Lifestyle
July 23, 2018
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Keto Cycling Diet is the New Go-to Weight Loss Trick

Keto diet has seen sudden popularity because of its dramatic results. Almost everyone who’s looking to lose weight has contemplated on trying it out or has already slipped into ketosis (seasoned ketoers, we’re looking at you). But just like all fad diet sthat are still evolving, now there’s a new version of keto diet that […]

Fitness, Health, Lifestyle, Yoga
February 07, 2018
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Regular Yoga Can Slow Down Ageing of Brain

NEW DELHI: Practising yoga regularly can slow down ageing of the brain and helps it stay young, claims a study. The study by the researchers of the Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences (DIPAS), said that yoga might help in prevention of age-related degeneration by changing cardiometabolic risk factors and brain-derived neurotrophic factors among […]

Fitness, Health, Wellness
January 15, 2018
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Meditating Twice a Day for 20 Mins Cut PTSD Symptoms in Older Adults

WASHINGTON: Just 20 minutes of meditation twice a day may reduce symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in older adults, suggests a recent study. According to researchers from Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield, Iowa, veterans of the war in Vietnam, the Gulf War, Somalia, Iraq and Afghanistan suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) found […]