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Short bursts of exercise as beneficial as prolonged ones, claims study but not all are convinced
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Short bursts of exercise as beneficial as prolonged ones, claims study but not all are convinced

The study says 12 minutes of short interval exercise in a day can provide cardiometabolic benefits by activating the body’s metabolites.

Low levels of muscular and aerobic fitness linked to higher risks of depression and anxiety, finds study
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Low levels of muscular and aerobic fitness linked to higher risks of depression and anxiety, finds study

This link between exercise and mental health goes beyond the notion that exercise makes you feel good

Sitting long hours may not be bad for your brain as long as daily exercise goals met, says study
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Sitting long hours may not be bad for your brain as long as daily exercise goals met, says study

A new study published in Psychology and Aging argues what we think about sitting and cognitive function may be wrong

Following American Heart Association's 'simple seven' recommendations can prevent hypertension, claims study
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Following American Heart Association's 'simple seven' recommendations can prevent hypertension, claims study

A recent study suggested that following even one of the 'simple seven' recommendations can reduce the risk of developing hypertension by six percent

World Brain Day 2020: From maintaining regular sleep cycle to exercise, small lifestyle changes can help manage migraines
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World Brain Day 2020: From maintaining regular sleep cycle to exercise, small lifestyle changes can help manage migraines

Migraine is a leading cause of disability, but is also one which is often misunderstood by the general public.

From skipping warm-ups and cool-downs to not resting: Some common workout mistakes you must avoid
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From skipping warm-ups and cool-downs to not resting: Some common workout mistakes you must avoid

Strictly following the pre-workout and post-workout rules can not only help you avoid gym injuries, but also save you from feeling sore after gymming

Astronaut Jessica Meirs, from the ISS, shares tips on taking care of your mental health amid coronavirus lockdown
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Astronaut Jessica Meirs, from the ISS, shares tips on taking care of your mental health amid coronavirus lockdown

Meirs said astronauts stick to their exercise routines to stay fit and healthy when they are stuck inside, on the ISS.

Nationwide lockdown enters 6th day: Stay fit at home with these five dumbbell exercises
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Nationwide lockdown enters 6th day: Stay fit at home with these five dumbbell exercises

Being confined in your homes due to the coronavirus lockdown does not mean you have to compromise with your fitness. One can stay in shape with the help of just a pair of dumbbells

5 benefits you can reap from climbing stairs every day
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5 benefits you can reap from climbing stairs every day

When compared to running and walking, climbing stairs burns a lot more calories.

Walking alone will not prevent weight gain, does have emotional and health benefits: study
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Walking alone will not prevent weight gain, does have emotional and health benefits: study

The participants walked either 10,000, 12,500 or 15,000 steps a day, six days a week for 24 weeks, while the calories were tracked.

Why is barefoot running so popular right now?
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Why is barefoot running so popular right now?

From Milind Soman to Jake Gyllenhaal, youth icons from across the globe are choosing to run barefoot rather than wear specially designed shoes.

Naturally produced protein called Sestrin gives you benefits of exercise without working out
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Naturally produced protein called Sestrin gives you benefits of exercise without working out

Sestrin can prevent muscle atrophy in a muscle that has been immobilised for a long time.

Novel study finds exercising allows the blood to carry more oxygen to reach the brain
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Novel study finds exercising allows the blood to carry more oxygen to reach the brain

People change their breathing patterns when doing cognitive tasks like exercising.

Five signs you may be addicted to exercise
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Five signs you may be addicted to exercise

A no-pain-no-gain mindset can have serious consequences if you're going full-steam ahead when you should really be slowing down.

A sweaty, 20-minute workout could give your memory a big boost, study finds
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A sweaty, 20-minute workout could give your memory a big boost, study finds

Many people experienced a similar boost from a 20-min workout as from 3 months of training.

2.5 hours of physical activity each week could help keep Alzheimers at bay: Study
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2.5 hours of physical activity each week could help keep Alzheimers at bay: Study

For the study, 156 participants were classified as high physical activity, 68 as low physical activity.

Daily workouts don't better mental health, try a team sport instead: Study
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Daily workouts don't better mental health, try a team sport instead: Study

Positive mental health had the strongest associations with team sports, cycling & aerobic exercises.

International Yoga Day 2018: 10 mobile apps that will help you kickstart your wellness journey
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International Yoga Day 2018: 10 mobile apps that will help you kickstart your wellness journey

On International Yoga Day 2018, here's a lowdown on the best yoga and meditation apps to help get you started on your fitness and mindfulness journey

Documentary Veil Done shows three women's struggle to be fit against domestic duties and lack of support
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Documentary Veil Done shows three women's struggle to be fit against domestic duties and lack of support

Health or fitness can be an elusive pursuit for so many of us, but for the three women in Veil Done, it involves a fight to win their right to exercise

Hyderabad conducts exercise with armed forces, NDRF to facilitate better rescue ops during floods
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Hyderabad conducts exercise with armed forces, NDRF to facilitate better rescue ops during floods

A multi-agency exercise, involving the armed forces, the National Disaster Response Force, (NDRF) and others, was conducted on Saturday as part of efforts to synergise relief operations in an urban flooding scenario