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How the elderly can cope during Covid-19

A GUIDE TO KEEPING THE MIND AND BODY HEALTHY DURING SELF ISOLATION by ASJAD NAZIR THE global outbreak of coronavirus is affecting all areas of society and has brought the world to a literal standstill. The elderly are most susceptible to the killer disease and are having their lives disrupted, with government orders being planned […]

Exercise of varying intensities may influence brain function differently: Study

In a first, researchers have shown that low and high exercise intensities influence brain function differently, a finding that may pave the way for better clinical applications of physical activity in patients recovering from mental illness or brain injury. The study, published in the journal Brain Plasticity, used resting state functional magnetic resonance imaging (Rs-fMRI) […]

The A-Z guide to getting healthier

HOW TO STAY MOTIVATED AND GET MAXIMUM FITNESS RESULTS IN 2020 by ASJAD NAZIR THE most popular New Year’s resolution is perhaps to get in better shape, but it is also the one most likely to be broken. Many will start January in the gym and end the year regretting not sticking to a promise […]

Exercising before breakfast burns twice more fat than after: Study

People can have better control over their blood sugar levels by changing the timing of when they eat and exercise, according to a study which may help plan lifestyle interventions to counter diabetes and reduce body weight. The researchers, including those from the University of Bath in the UK, said that people who performed exercise […]

More Indians are becoming obese: UN report

MORE Indians are becoming obese while the number of undernourished people in the country have declined, according to a report by the UN that said that globally over 820 million people are suffering from hunger. The report titled the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019 was issued Monday (15) by United Nations’ […]

Keeping fit may help cut cancer risk

Staying fit can help reduce the risk of getting lung and colorectal cancer, a new study has revealed. The study was led by researchers from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in the US and it analysed 49,143 adults who underwent exercise stress testing from 1991-2009. The results of the study was published in the journal […]

Young scientist bats for cancer research in the lab and on the running track

A young scientist, whose life’s ambition is to help in the fight to find a cure for cancer, stepped out of the laboratory and put her running trainers on today to take park in a 5k charity run at Hyde Park to raise funds for Cancer Research UK.  Karishma Chavda graduated with a BSc in Biomedical Science […]

Prime Minister Modi accepts Virat Kohli’s fitness challenge

India prime minister Narendra Modi has accepted cricketer Virat Kohli’s fitness challenge. “Challenge accepted!” wrote Modi on Twitter as response to Kohli’s tweet and added that he would soon post his own fitness challenge video on social media. Indian skipper Kohli had challenged Modi, cricketer MS Dhoni and his wife Anushka Sharma as a part of […]

Alcohol might not be the worst thing to drink after a workout

The food that you eat after a workout is just as important to the one you consume before hitting the gym. And while many say alcohol is an absolute NO, a fitness expert claims that a glass of beer might not be the worst drink to consume after a grueling session at the gym. According […]

Snake Diet, the latest fitness fad

If you have been on a weight loss mission for a while, then in all probability you’d have come across terms such as Paleo, keto and raw-food movement. Now it’s time to add The Snake Diet to that long list of fitness fads. Cole Robinson of Alberta claims to be the founder of The Snake […]