weight lifting

Olympics update: Matthias Steiner’ drops weight on his head


August 8th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Matthias Steiner who is a Olympic weight lifter was caught up by a very rare incident which brought him to brutality. This incident took place when he ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Study finds that lifting weights reduces risk of diabetes


August 7th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent study has found out that weight lifting can help reduce the chances of developing the most common forms of diabetes in men by 34 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Warm-up enhances body’s perfromance


April 24th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 24 (IANS) Performing low-load luteal muscle exercises involving the buttocks boosts strength and power in the lower body, especially before a workout."Exercises of this nature are likely to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Warm-up enhances body’s perfromance


April 24th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 24 (IANS) Performing low-load luteal muscle exercises involving the buttocks boosts strength and power in the lower body, especially before a workout."Exercises of this nature are likely to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Boys just want average build, not six-pack abs!


September 27th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 27 (IANS) Male bodies with rippling muscles and abs are being increasingly glorified by the mass media. Does such objectification send youngsters running to gyms or fretting before ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Regular exercise cuts down patient anxiety 20 percent


February 23rd, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) The anxiety that often accompanies a chronic illness can chip away at the quality of life and make patients less likely to follow their treatment plan. But regular ... Read more...

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Regular exercise can help keep anxiety at bay


February 23rd, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Regular exercise can significantly reduce symptoms of anxiety in patients with chronic illness, a new University of Georgia study shows.In the study, published in the Feb. 22 edition ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ageing muscles don’t get bulkier but stronger with exercise


March 31st, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) Women in their eighties were unable to increase muscle mass even after a three-month weight lifting programme targeted at strengthening the thigh muscle, according to a new study. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Physical activity suppresses hunger by affecting appetite hormones


December 11th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have shown that vigorous exercise can suppress a person''s hunger by affecting the release of two key appetite hormones, ghrelin and peptide ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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