Friday, 19 August, 2022

Topic: gym

Himachal’s Kaza now boasts of highest gym in the world

The government is looking to encourage youths as well as women to take up healthy habits; another aim is to bring down annual migration in winter

Bodybuilding in NCR goes high on fake steroids in search of quick abs

Anabolic or androgenic steroids are synthetic derivatives of testosterone. Noida police recently arrested three people with fake steroids worth Rs 2 crore.

Why the GNC protein supplement is needed with workout to help muscle gain

You might have heard people complain that they are not getting any results after even dedicating two hours in the gym. The reason for...

Gym owner, associates booked after video surfaces of them assaulting policeman in Delhi

The video purportedly shows an on-duty policeman being assaulted by the gym owner and his associates in Delhi's Uttam Nagar on 1 April.

The three Khan films that started Indian middle-class men’s love for abs, pecs and biceps

In ‘Muscular India’, Michiel Baas writes that it took 3 movies and a magazine to popularise a new body ideal among Indian men. And it was very different from the pehlwan body type.

Exercising every single day is not good for you

Want to be fit, develop muscles? Don’t exercise every day.

No physical contact between trainers & members, 6-ft distance — how govt plans to reopen gyms

The health ministry has released guidelines for reopening of gyms and yoga institutes outside containment zones from Wednesday.

Gyms will have to work up more of a sweat to bring people back as Covid restrictions ease

The new world of fitness will be characterised by social distancing, obsessively wiping down equipment and, for those who don’t want to brave the gym, sessions with a virtual coach at home.

Community fitness groups, Instagram challenges & live exercise sessions – how Indians are staying fit under lockdown

With gyms, yoga studios and health clubs across India shut due to the coronavirus pandemic, many Indians are devising creative ways to stay fit and keep others fit as well.

Here’s why New Year’s resolution to be thinner & fitter won’t offer salvation

Eating healthier and being more physically active are two of the most popular New Year’s resolutions. But you would be surprised to hear that this is the root.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.