Heart patients need to focus on fitness and exercise, not weight loss

Patients with coronary heart disease should aim for a fitter self for a longer life, according to a study. Researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have found that heart disease patients can gain weight without jeopardizing their health, but sitting in their recliner incurs significant health […]

Take these 6 easy fitness resolutions to make 2018 your healthiest year

A few basic lifestyle changes can bring a long-lasting desired difference for a healthier and happier you, suggest experts. Saumya Satakshi, Senior Wellness Consultant, Healthians, shared the following tips: * Eat a rainbow everyday: Opt for colours. Make sure you eat your greens, reds, whites, purples, and oranges because these […]

This year, here’s how you can make your New Year’s fitness resolution and stick to it

It’s no surprise that many of us pick staying fit as a New Year’s resolution. Here are some simple tips by Arushi Verma, co-founder, FITPASS that will help you stay motivated. Be specific – Getting healthy and fit is a vague goal. So, in the coming year, be specific if you […]

Fitness lovers, take note: Combining running and walking can reduce risk of diabetes

Indulging in high-intensity interval training may be an efficient, effective way of reducing the risk of developing diabetes, especially among women. Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a chronic condition that affects the way the body processes blood sugar (glucose) and is characterised by high blood sugar, insulin resistance, and relative lack of […]

Astronauts have lower physical fitness, excercise capacity in spaceflight: Study

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) or in deep space missions have lower physical fitness and exercise capacity as their heart and blood vessels become less effective at transporting oxygen to muscles, a new study has found. Researchers set out to find why astronauts’ exercise capacity decreases between 30 […]

Astronauts have lower physical fitness, excercise capacity in spaceflight: Study

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) or in deep space missions have lower physical fitness and exercise capacity as their heart and blood vessels become less effective at transporting oxygen to muscles, a new study has found. Researchers set out to find why astronauts’ exercise capacity decreases between 30 […]

Astronauts have lower physical fitness, excercise capacity in spaceflight: Study

It is found that there is a decrase of 30-50% of excercise capacity as heart and blood vessels become less effective at blood transportation. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) or in deep space missions have lower physical fitness and exercise capacity as their heart and blood vessels become […]