Exercise

  • Exercise good for people undergoing chemotherapy 2 days ago

    New York: Exercise has multiple benefits and researchers suggest that exercise may have an added benefit for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. Their work, performed on a melanoma mouse model, found that combining exercise with chemotherapy shrunk tumours more than chemotherapy alone. "The immediate concern for patients is the cancer but then when...
  • IndiaUS military exercise starts September 17 September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The combined IndiaUS military training exercise "Yudh Abhyas 2014" will be conducted from September 17 to September 30, a Defence Ministry statement said on Friday. This is part of the ongoing defence cooperation between the two countries. "The training exercise will be conducted in the foothills of the Himalayas in...
  • IndiaAustralia sign civil nuclear agreement, agree on bilateral maritime exercise September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: India and Australia on Friday signed the longawaited civil nuclear agreement that will allow Australia to export uranium to India as well as three other agreements, including on water resources and in sports during Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott visit to India. The four agreements were inked as Prime...
  • NDA's Rail Budget a cosmetic exercise: CPI(M) July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: CPI(M) on Tuesday described the NDA government's maiden railway budget as "a cosmetic exercise" and said it was designed to impose greater burdens on the common people who used railways the most. "It is a classic exercise in a beauty parlour treatment. It was a cosmetic exercise and the...
  • 8.5 kg gold, 12 kg silver seized during 'Operation Hamla' from Bhopal man June 25, 2014

    In a chance yield, unaccounted gold biscuits weighing 8.5 kg and 12 kg of silver were seized from two persons in Chennai during the routine twoday antiterrorist preparatory drill 'Operation Hamla' that began in 13 coastal districts of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, police said. Personnel of Police, Coast Guard, Coastal Security...
  • France, Indian Air Force chiefs to take part in 'Garuda5' June 8, 2014

    French Air Chief General Denis Mercier with his country's Ambassador Francois Richier and French defence attach Group Captain Benedict Smith along with Indian Air Force Chief Arup Raha will arrive in Jodhpur on Monday to participate in the ongoing fifth IndoFrench air exercise 'Garuda5'. The main attraction of the day...
  • NASA sends hitech 'sandals' into space May 30, 2014

    London: NASA has sent a pair of hightech 'space sandals' to the International Space Station (ISS) to better understand how heavy loads can damage an astronauts' bones and muscles. The ForceShoe will be worn by astronauts to further our knowledge of the forces at play when operating at zero gravity....
  • US cancels military exercise with Thailand after coup May 25, 2014

    The US has cancelled an ongoing military exercise with Thailand and scrapped several bilateral engagements while urging restoration of democratic rule in the Southeast Asian country in the wake of a bloodless coup there. Thailand's army on Thursday seized power in a coup after months of antigovernment protests. The military junta...
  • Army Commander reviews wargame exercise conducted in Hanumangarh May 4, 2014

    South Western Army Commander Lt Gen Arun Kumar Sahni on Sunday reviewed the conduct of wargame exercise "Sarvada Vijay" (Always Victorious), underway in border district of Hanumangarh in Rajasthan. Sahani was briefed by Lt Gen Ravi Thodge, Corps Commander of Mathurabased Strike Corps, on the training aspects. The exercise is being...
  • Coast Guards of India, Japan to hold joint exercise January 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Coast Guards of India and Japan will hold joint exercises off the coast of Kerala from Tuesday. "A highlevel delegation led by Admiral Yuji Sato, the Commandant, Japan Coast Guard (JCG), is on an official visit to India from 1215 January for the meeting and combined exercises with Indian...
  • Indian, Afghan Army conduct joint operational exercises December 19, 2013

    The Indian Army and Afghan NationalArmy carried out various operational exercises as part oftheir joint training in Jodhpur on Thursday.Southern Army Commander Lt Gen Ashok Singh surveyed theexercises between the two armies, defence spokesperson S DGoswami said. The joint training being conducted for the last few daysis aimed at promoting military...
  • IndoRussian joint military exercise underway October 22, 2013

    Jaipur: Russian troops have carried out live firing practice using Indian military equipment as part of joint military exercise 'INDRA 2013' at Mahajan field firing range near IndiaPakistan border in Thar desert of Rajasthan. Indian and Russian soldiers interacted with each other to know about specific defence tactics like tank zeroing...
  • China kicks off major military exercise September 10, 2013

    Beijing: China on Tuesday kicked off a major military exercise to test battle readiness of the world's largest standing army "under real war circumstances" that would also test the logistic ability of moving its troops. 'Mission Action 2013 A', the first phase of the military exercises, began in eastern and southern areas...
  • New pocketsized device tells how much fat you burn July 25, 2013

    Tokyo: Fitness freaks can now gauge if their hard work is paying off without the need for weighing scales thanks to a new device that can instantly tell how much fat your body is burning. Japanese scientists developed the pocketsized portable sensor that provides a readout of how much...
  • IndiaUS naval ties have hit the 'big time': US admiral July 20, 2013

    Washington: Ahead of Vice President Joe Biden's maiden visit to India, a top US naval commander has said ties between the navies of the two countries have hit the "big time" as they are conducting coordinated operations. Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan W Greenert characterised navytonavy ties as "solid and...
  • Exercise and low cholesterol diet is good for heart: Dr Pavan Kumar July 10, 2013

    Dr Pavan Kumar, head of the department of Cardiovascular Surgery at Dr Balabhai Nanavati Hospital, also heads the Telemedicine Centre at the hospital, the largest in western India. He joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the prevention and treatment of heart diseases, cardiac surgeries and telemedicine. Q. Cardiac surgeries...
  • I don't recommend any type of alcohol for bodybuilding: Kris Gethin June 6, 2013

    Kris Gethin, editoratlarge of Bodybuilding.com and personal trainer to Hrithik Roshan, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his book 'The Bodybuilding.com Guide to Your Best Body'. Q. Hi Kris, To build more muscle, Is it better to hit each muscle twice a week or once a week? Asked by: Anupam ...
  • Living It Up: The 'sitting' epidemic April 21, 2013

    On this episode of Living It Up, we tell you how sitting for over 10 hours a day can put your life at risk....
  • IndoFrench naval exercise off Goa coast on April 17 April 13, 2013

    Panaji: India and France will be holding a joint naval exercise off the Goa coast on April 17, which is mainly aimed at honing the skills of Indian Navy in tackling antipiracy and antisubmarine operations. "The 30hour exercise would begin on April 17 morning", said Commander Guillaume Fontarensky, commanding the...
  • Low salt food and exercise can bring down high BP: Dr Ravi R Kasliwal April 5, 2013

    High blood pressure and hypertension are the new lifestyle diseases afflicting India's urban middle class. Dr Ravi R Kasliwal, Chairman, Clinical & Preventive Cardiology, MedantaThe Medicity, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. What kind of cooking oil is good for heart & esp for high BP patients?...
  • Watch: Basic exercises that can be done at home to keep yourself fit March 15, 2013

    Global fitness trainer Ramona Braganza, who has been Hollywood's go-to physical trainer for 25 years, was recently in India to launch a fitness programme for new mothers. CNN-IBN's Nikita got her to demonstrate some basic exercises which can easily be done at home. ...
  • IAF puts its strength at display at Iron Fist February 23, 2013

    Pokhran: Far from the damaging allegations of bribery in the VVIP helicopter deal, India's political brass assembled at Pokhran on Friday to witness the first Air Force day-night firepower demonstration named 'Iron Fist'. Among other firsts, the weaponised Light Combat Aircraft was seen in action and the light combat helicopter Rudra....
  • Watch: Exercises for your waist and obliques January 25, 2013

    Watch some easy tips on how to stay fit by our fitness expert Yasmin Karachiwala. ...
  • Watch: Basic exercises to tone your body January 18, 2013

    In Fitness, pilates expert Yasmin Karachiwala, personal trainer of celebrities like Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone, shows some basic exercises that provide a complete workout to your body. ...
  • US: Indian doctor, wife plead guilty to tax evasion January 9, 2013

    New York: An Indian doctor and his wife have pleaded guilty to charges of federal tax evasion and to illegally distributing weight loss medicines to patients, agreeing to pay nearly USD 5.2 million in restitution. Rakesh Anand, 57, a licensed physician in Indiana and Illinois and Meena Anand, 53, entered...
  • Defence Secretary to lead delegation to China next month December 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Defence Secretary Shashikant Sharma will lead a delegation to China next month to discuss the resumption of military exercises between the armed forces of the two countries. The Defenece Secretary will head a triservices delegation to China on January 1415 as part of the 5th Annual Defence Dialogue...
  • Living it Up: Are you addicted to exercising? December 8, 2012

    Exercising is good but sometimes it can become an addiction. On this episode of Living it Up, find out how youngsters are getting addicted to gyming to get a perfect body and what steps should be taken so that they don't end up hurting themselves. ...
  • Both passivity and hyperactivity can damage knees November 26, 2012

    Washington: Both high and low levels of physical activities can speed up damage to the knee cartilage among the middleaged, says a new study. Researchers at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) previously had found a link between physical activity and cartilage degeneration. But that study focused on...
  • India, China to resume military exercises September 4, 2012

    New Delhi: India and China will resume military exercises after a two year gap. That appeared to be the high point of Defence Minister AK Antony's meeting with his Chinese counterpart Gen Liang Guanglie on Tuesday. The details are expected to be formalised during the bilateral defence dialogue in November....
  • Gym goers beware, killer steroids in supplements September 3, 2012

    Kochi/New Delhi: A growing number of fitness gyms are selling and encouraging the use of body-building steroids. A family lost its young son Rijo to these drugs. "My son was very healthy and he used to go to the gym to maintain himself. His gym instructor lured him to take...