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US study certifies yoga does ease backache

October 25th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) One of the largest US studies on yoga certifies that it does ease chronic back pain and other associated symptoms."We found yoga classes more effective than ... Read more...

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Horse that does yoga

September 7th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A 17-year-old horse has learnt to make complex moves of yoga that even helped him get rid of stiffness in his joints, a media report said ... Read more...

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Low-intensity treadmill exercise may benefit Parkinson’s patients

April 13th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): People with Parkinson's disease who walk on a treadmill at a comfortable, low-intensity speed for a longer duration may be able to improve their gait and mobility, according ... Read more...

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Moderate physical exercise in older adults shown to improve memory

February 1st, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A new study-conducted by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh, University of Illinois, Rice University, and Ohio State University-shows that one year of moderate physical exercise can increase ... Read more...

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Yoga terrible for your knees, Indian doctor warns

December 24th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): Performing yoga on a regular basis could hurt your knees, an Indian orthopaedic surgeon has warned.Dr Ashok Rajgopal said that he has seen a higher incidence of joint ... Read more...

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Exercises that can help treat arthritis

August 15th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 15 (ANI): Suffering from arthritis? Here are four types of exercises that may help you, say experts.Experts claim that people with arthritis who exercise have less pain, more energy, improved ... Read more...

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‘Fat camps’ to slim obese Chinese children

August 1st, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) Summer vacation for Chinese children is not a time to laze around any more, for many kids, obese and flabby, are now turning up at "fat camps" ... Read more...

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Swapping heels for flats can damage calves

July 17th, 2010 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Women slipping out of their stilettos into pumps or trainers watch out as it might lead to damaged calf muscles. Women who spend most of their time tottering around ... Read more...

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Why walking flat-footed hurts habitual high-heel wearers

July 16th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): One would think wearing a pair of high-heeled Jimmy Choos was painful for your ankles, but many a time, habitual stiletto wearers feel discomfort while walking flat footed.In ... Read more...

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Exercise preserves freedom of movement following breast cancer surgery

June 16th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): A study has found that exercise can help patients maintain shoulder movement and minimize loss of arm or shoulder function after breast cancer surgery.The new Cochrane review ... Read more...

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Four-year-old Rajkot boy set record for push-ups

June 13th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Rajkot (Gujarat), June 13 (ANI): Ronak Vitha, a four-and-a-half-year-old boy from Gujarat's Rajkot city has set a record by doing 1,500 push-ups in 40-minutes.Ronak' s mother Ruchi Vitha said her son's ... Read more...

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Capello taking no chances with injured Rooney

May 23rd, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 23(ANI): England manager Fabio Capello is taking no chances with ace striker Wayne Rooney, who is still having treatment on his injured right ankle.Capello had him working on strengthening ... Read more...

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Fergie hopes Italian whiz kid Macheda reproduces his heroics

April 3rd, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 3 (ANI): Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson is backing 17-year-old Old Trafford whizkid 'Kiko' Macheda to reproduce his heroics to help the Reds in their time of need.It was ... Read more...

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Exercise may help stave off mental decline

January 12th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Moderate physical activity performed in midlife or later is associated with preventing andimproving mild cognitive impairment, say researchers.Whereas a six-month high-intensity aerobic exercise program may improve cognitive function ... Read more...

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How to stay fit in your 40s

November 24th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): As we reach the age of 40, our bodies start going rapidly down hill as it goes through a series of key changes. Therefore, a little bit of ... Read more...

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Tai Chi may help combat osteoarthritis

November 2nd, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 2 (IANS) Patients over 65 years with knee osteoarthritis (OA) who engage in regular Tai Chi exercise can improve physical function and experience less pain, say researchers. Tai Chi is ... Read more...

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Touching your toes could help gauge arterial stiffness

October 6th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) How far you can reach beyond your toes from a sitting position may show how stiff your arteries really are. Among people 40 years and older, performance on the ... Read more...

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Wearing high heels can make women wince later in life

September 29th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Wearing high heels early in life can make women wince in pain in later years, says a new research. Men, however, do not experience the same foot pain as ... Read more...

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Carmen Electra seen doing yoga while holidaying in Greece

September 3rd, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 3 (ANI): American glamour model Carmen Electra, real name Tara Leigh Patrick, was spotted doing a few yoga moves while holidaying in Greece.Electra, 37, who is currently filming her new ... Read more...

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Stretching before workout ‘of no use’

June 16th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 16 (ANI): The next time your gym instructor tells you to do some stretching exercises before starting the workout, pass on him this message: it's a waste of time.Going by ... Read more...

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Euro hockey champs Netherlands fitness mantra in India

February 8th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 8 (IANS) A set of stretching exercises is the fitness mantra of European hockey champions Netherlands in tough conditions in India. They have qualified for the final of the Punjab Gold ... Read more...

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Kate Winslet reveals svelte frame secret

January 1st, 2009 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) British actress Kate Winslet, who appears on the cover of Elle magazine's current issue, says she achieved her most perfect figure courtesy a simple stretching exercise regime.The mother ... Read more...

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Sipping spirits and spirituality on board Superstar Virgo(Special)

June 14th, 2008 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee On Board Superstar Virgo, June 14 (IANS) God cleanses money even if it is a slightly dubious shade of grey. So it was that some superrich Indians, riding the crest ... Read more...

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Stretching better than walking to cut pre-eclampsia risk during pregnancy

May 29th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Stretching exercises may be better than walking when it comes to reducing the risk of preeclampsia for pregnant women who were physically inactive before pregnancy, and who ... Read more...

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