Today Vesna Jacob, Delhi-based Pilates expert, is at her fittest. With a toned, muscular body capable of undertaking extreme endurance tasks, Jacob is truly awe-inspiring. However, there was a time when this physiotherapist, posture alignment therapist, and core conditioning expert was so bogged down by injuries that she almost gaveRead More →

It’s a feat to be successful when success doesn’t really come to you the mainstream way. Malaika Arora being a case in point. With her cult Chaiyya Chaiyya, she introduced the contemporary Bollywood to the power of an item song; something that was further established with Munni Badnaam Hui. WhileRead More →

Arsenal fans were among those whose health improved by taking part in the EuroFIT programme. Photograph: Christopher Thomond/The Guardian Men who love their football club enough to attend lifestyle advice sessions at its stadium lost weight, ate more healthily and reduced their risk of dying, according to a study. Fans ofRead More →

Analysing the DNA may help predict whether a person will live longer or die sooner than average, according to a study. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh in the UK analysed the combined effect of genetic variations that influence lifespan to produce a scoring system. People who score in theRead More →