Patients with type 2 diabetes should be prescribed physical activity to control their blood sugar and also to improve heart health, recommends a position paper from the European Association of Preventive Cardiology. The paper provides practical recommendations for doctors on how to motivate patients to incorporate physical activity into their daily routine,Read More →

Over the years, the national sports awards and controversies have gone hand in hand. Time and again, the sports ministry has tried to streamline the process and make it more transparent but that has hardly reduced the feeling of being ‘deprived’ among athletes. On the contrary, the discontent has grownRead More →

A five-day multi-national exercise organised by the Indian Air Force with the aim of sharing procedures and capabilities of air forces to improve disaster response concluded on Friday. Besides hosts India, the air forces of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and the UAE took part in the exercise titled ‘Samvedna’, whichRead More →

For those planning to hit the gym to lose weight, take note. A new study suggests that diet is far more important than physical activity including walking, fidgeting and formal exercise. The reason is because exercising increases appetite especially with prolonged endurance exercise or with weight lifting that can ultimatelyRead More →

From what trainers you need to what time you should eat, here’s everything you need to know to smash your goals this year. MEET OUR EXPERTS MICHELLE BRIDGES b+s fitness expert VICTORIA BURDON Exercise scientist and head trainer at Zova PAUL PENNA Sports psychologist at Focus Performance Psychology KUSAL GOONEWARDENARead More →

Exercise is a vital element of a healthful lifestyle; it helps maintain heart health, improve mood, and fight weight gain. New research also suggests that it can protect a person’s cognitive skills, and a new study uncovers fresh information as to how this can happen. How does exercise help protectRead More →