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Wearable fitness trackers aren't as useless as some make them out to be; here's why
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Wearable fitness trackers aren't as useless as some make them out to be; here's why

A meta-analysis of 35 studies in various chronic disease populations suggested users added around 2,100 additional steps per day after they started using a wearable activity tracker

World Heart Day: Why exercise must not be stopped but started slowly after suffering a heart attack
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World Heart Day: Why exercise must not be stopped but started slowly after suffering a heart attack

In the beginning, after having a heart attack, one must start exercising very slowly, taking breaks in between

Completing 10,000 steps a day is an arbitrary number, walking 7,000 steps is good enough
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Completing 10,000 steps a day is an arbitrary number, walking 7,000 steps is good enough

The World Health Organization recommends adults get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise a week (or 75 minutes of vigorous exercise).

Kill your stress with a few easy tips; sleep well, eat healthy and more
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Kill your stress with a few easy tips; sleep well, eat healthy and more

According to recent studies, stress contributes to a wide range of conditions linked to mental health issues, including depression and nervousness

Why J&K Assembly seats didn't go through delimitation exercise along with its Lok Sabha constituencies
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Why J&K Assembly seats didn't go through delimitation exercise along with its Lok Sabha constituencies

Here's a look at what delimitation means and why it is seen as a contentious topic in Jammu and Kashmir

Exercise boosts immunity and makes vaccines more effective, finds new study
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Exercise boosts immunity and makes vaccines more effective, finds new study

Regular physical activity increases CD4+ T cells, which are responsible for alerting the immune system of an attack and regulate its response.

It is important to shut down your computers, kids and lace up for fun during the COVID-19 pandemic
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It is important to shut down your computers, kids and lace up for fun during the COVID-19 pandemic

Since the pandemic began, jump-roping has become “a TikTok craze,” according to Nick Woodard, a 14-time world-champion jump-roper.

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.