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Tag: Fitness

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STA Extends Validity Of Driving License, Fitness; No Extension For PUCC

Bhubaneswar: Odisha State Transport Authority (STA) on Friday extended validity of several crucial motor vehicle documents in view of the Covid-19 pandemic situation. As per an official notification, the STA has extended validity of Registration Certificate (RC), fitness, permits, Driving License (DL), Learner’s License (LL), fancy number bookings and application for solatium fund till June […]

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Kareena On Pre-Natal Yoga And The Importance Of Fitness Through Pregnancy

New Delhi: Kareena Kapoor Khan’s latest pictures will convince you to unroll your yoga mat as she flaunts her baby bump and aces yoga poses in her latest photo shoot. The actress, who is pregnant with her second child, has been spreading the word on pre-natal yoga and perfectly balancing out her cravings with her […]

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Motor Vehicles Act: License, Registration, Permit, Fitness Validity Extended Further

Bhubaneswar: In a major decision, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Monday extended the validity of essential documents under Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 and Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989. As per the decision, the validity of fitness, permits, licenses, registration and other documents has been extended till December 31, 2020. Such decision has been […]

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Fit India: Do 30 Squats, Walk Away With Free Railway Platform Ticket

New Delhi: Want to remain fit and also save some bucks in the process? Well, the Railways has come up with a novel way to promote the ‘Fit India’ movement by installing squat machines at the Anand Vihar railway station here to dispense free platform tickets to people who do 30 squats in three minutes. […]

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Moderate Intensity Exercise Can Boost Memory Performance

Researchers have found that moderate intensity exercise such as brisk walking, water aerobics or cycling can have the most beneficial effect on memory performance. These findings, published in the journal Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, suggest that it is not necessary for people to carry out highly strenuous exercise to achieve observable improvements in long-term […]

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Sachin Tendulkar Pulls Sourav Ganguly's Leg Over Fitness On Social Media

Mumbai: Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar has pulled long time teammate and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly’s leg on social media over a picture of a fitness session which the latter had posted. Former India captain Ganguly shared a picture on Instagram where he can be seen sitting in a field after a fitness session. He captioned […]

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Limiting Mealtimes Increases Motivation For Exercise

Tokyo: Limiting access to food might increase levels of the hormone – ghrelin, which might also increase your motivation to exercise, said a new research. The study, published in the Journal of Endocrinology suggested that a surge in levels of the appetite-promoting hormone – ghrelin, after a period of fasting prompted mice to initiate voluntary […]

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UGC lays guidelines to promote fitness in educational institutions

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission(UGC) released guidelines for promoting fitness and well being in universities and colleges across the country as part of the Fit India Movement. According to the guidelines, all higher education institutes need to give priority to physical and mental fitness of students and staff. They should evolve a mechanism for implementation […]

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Used to tell people I wanted to be like Sachin: Kohli

New Delhi: Indian captain Virat Kohli has constantly drawn comparisons with Sachin Tendulkar due to his consistent performances that have broken a number of records over the years. However, he has always tried to stay away from any such talk and maintained that Tendulkar was one of his childhood heroes. Kohli recently revealed that he […]

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Suffering from blood pressure related issues? Try hot yoga

New York: Researchers have found that taking hot yoga classes lowered the blood pressure of adults with elevated or stage 1 hypertension. While there is evidence of regular, room-temperature yoga’s positive effect on blood pressure, little is known about hot yoga’s potential impact on blood pressure, said researchers who presented the study at Hypertension 2019 […]

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UGC Asks Universities And Colleges To Prepare Fitness Plan For Students

Bhubaneswar: In a major decision, the University Grants Commission (UGC) directed university and colleges to chalk out a detailed strategy regarding the fitness of students and concerned staff. In a letter to vice-chancellors and principals of their affiliated colleges, the UGC has directed them to promote the Fit India Movement which will be launched by […]

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Weight Loss Tips: 10 Drinks To Burn Stubborn Belly Fat

For many, losing weight and maintaining a healthy lifestyle is a dream. And to achieve that people spend a heavy amount on diet foods, beverages and towards gym that ultimately leaves a hole in their pocket. Spending hours everyday working out in gym may not be as effective as following a healthy diet regime which […]

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Improving fitness can help you cut cancer risk

New York: While a high fitness level is already known to have a positive impact on conditions like heart disease, a new study suggests that adults who are more fit have the lowest risk of developing lung and colorectal cancer compared with those who have low fitness levels. For the study, the research team examined […]

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5 'Ageless' Bollywood Actors Who Are Giving Us Major Fitness Goals

They say our prime time passes in the blink of an eye and age fades away all beauty. Yet a good lot of celebrities, politicians and fitness enthusiasts are skipping the ‘charm decay’ and setting tough goals for the millennials. To our delight, the list of such ageless hunks is filled with our most favourite […]

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Sara Ali Khan, Malaika Arora's Monday Motivation Heats Up Temperature

When there is buzz about Bollywood celeb’s healthy lifestyle, it’s of course Malaika Arora who steals the show with her outstanding physique. Malaika is often spotted while heading to gym and her fans keep a track of the pics of her workouts with her trainer Namrata Purohit when those stream on the internet. Well… now […]

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Being vegan helps me keep fit, says Vidyut Jammwal

Mumbai: Fit actor Vidyut Jammwal, known for his daredevil stunts and flawless action sequences, attributes his chiselled body to his vegan lifestyle and workout routine. In an ad for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India, he appears next to the words “Kick the Meat Habit. Go Vegan.” Vegans are vegetarians who eat […]

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Resistance training boosts exercise motivation, suggests research

London: Lack of motivation is a big factor for many people not following an exercise regime that they initially planned. But a few months of resistance training can change that by instilling in people an intrinsic interest in pursuing physical activity, suggests new research. Resistance training can maintain and increase muscle strength and functional capacity […]

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Midlife fitness may boost your heart health

New York: People with high fitness during their middle ages are significantly less likely to die from heart diseases in later life even if they were diagnosed with depression, researchers including one of Indian-origin suggested. The study, published in the journal of the American Medical Association Psychiatry, found that participants with high fitness were 56 […]

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International Yoga Day: Bollywood celebs show off poses

Mumbai: From veterans like Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini to mothers Shilpa Shetty Kundra and Soha Ali Khan — Bollywood celebrities, for whom fitness is a way of life — posted yoga poses and spoke about its benefits on the occasion of International Yoga Day on Thursday. While Amitabh Bachchan shared an old image of […]

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Still fit and strong enough to do action flicks: Suniel Shetty

  New Delhi: Action star Suniel Shetty, 56, doesn’t see age getting in his way of adding more action-packed movies to his filmography. He says age is just a number and that he is as fit and strong as he used to be years ago. In the 1990s, Suniel earned the label of action hero […]

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Will post my fitness video soon: Modi

New DelhiL: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday accepted a fitness challenge by cricketer Virat Kohli saying that he will soon post a personal fitness video. Earlier on Wednesday, Kohli, in a tweet, challenged Modi in a fitness campaign initiated by Information and Broadcasting Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on social media. “Challenge accepted, Virat! I […]

Fitness, fashion are fun-filled journeys: Jacqueline

Mumbai: Actress Jacqueline Fernandez, who has launched her brand Just F, says fitness and fashion are fun-filled journeys rather than destinations. “I have always believed that fitness and fashion are not destinations, but fun-filled journeys. They are, to me, a way of living, and as such I want my active-wear to reflect my personality and complement […]

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Fitness post on social media may impact others too

New York: When people post photos of their fitness pursuits on social media they may be influencing, for better or worse, the health of their pals too, a new study suggests. The more exercise-related posts a person sees on social media, the more concerned they feel about their own weight, the researchers said. “Our results […]

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Doses of ‘healthy’ drinks keep morning walkers happy

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: The growing awareness about health and fitness among the Twin City denizens is not only limited to morning walks, marathons and cyclothons but has got deep into their regular lifestyle by way of diet and drinks that help them keep fit. The rows of stalls selling health drinks near parks and walking tracks are […]

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Fitness not about showing off six-pack abs: Akshay Kumar

Mumbai: Urging Indians to put health first, Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, who on Sunday became a part of the Max Bupa Walk For Health 2018 here, said fitness is more about being overall fit rather than just six-pack abs. At the Max Bupa Walk For Health 2018, Akshay power walked on a special machine to […]

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