Monday, 28 November, 2022

Topic: fitness

Yes, you can reheat food more than once and it won’t go bad. Here’s why

Origins of food myths are often obscure, but some become embedded in our culture like the 'five-second rule' or 'double-dipping'.

Artificial sweeteners can increase chances of getting cancer, new US study says

Aspartame and acesulfame K were associated with increased cancer risk – especially breast and obesity-related ones. It's time to reduce their intake.

Gone are laughter clubs & pranayam, Indian parents are now kickboxing, running marathons

Coordinating workouts on WhatsApp groups to weekend runs, an older generation of Indians are putting their best foot forward to prioritise fitness.

Creating awareness about fitness among youngsters in India is Virender Pahal’s first priority

The celebrity fitness and nutrition trainer is on a mission to help people stay fit. Modern lifestyle and changing parent-child relations may be making children obese, he says.

Instagram six-pack influencers are ruining men’s self-esteem, promoting alpha-male culture

The furore over six-pack abs on Instagram is more than just a trend. It's undermining the essence of fitness and replacing it with an illusion.

Do you want to ace your fitness game? Robbie Burke, fitness guru from the US, can show you how

Burke's 'Mindful Muscle' is focussed not just on physical fitness but a full transformation of the self. The focus is on developing positive thinking & creating an integrated platform for members to become their best versions.

SubscriberWrites: Gym in office, regular sports —  pandemic has shown India needs to get fit, and fast

Twenty years ago, during a visit to the US, a co-worker asked me what sports I played. Like most Indians, I had no answer, says Amit Arora.

Navy personnel could now miss out on promotions and awards if they fail fitness tests

Navy has set new guidelines with revised fitness parameters for its personnel. It will be applicable to both male and female personnel from this month.

This is how much physical activity we need to do to stay healthy, according to WHO

Estimates indicate that over a quarter of adults and around 81 per cent of adolescents don’t meet the 2010 WHO recommendations.

After Micromax, GOQii answers Modi’s ‘Atmanirbhar’ call, looks to make wearables in India

Fitness tech firm GOQii plans to move manufacturing of its wearables out of China, at a time when Apple & other brands are seeking to make more in India.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (File photo/ANI)

Gujarat can make AAP national party but only Congress can set up Modi vs Kejriwal in 2024

AAP needs to win just two seats in Gujarat to become a national party. But it will take much more for Kejriwal to become Modi's principal challenger in 2024.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.