Gym

  • Leaked video of Barack Obama working out in a hotel gym goes viral June 5, 2014

    Warsaw: Like millions of gym goers, US President Barack Obama grimaces while lifting weights. Like millions, he does lunges and step ups and tests his cardio on an elliptical machine. Unlike millions, he is surreptitiously captured on a video that goes viral on the Internet. A one-minute, 25-second clip of Obama...
  • Travelling and wanting to work out? Apps that help travellers find gyms May 26, 2014

    Toronto: Travellers who want to skip the hotel fitness centre in favour of local gyms that may offer better equipment, classes and amenities can turn to new apps on their smartphones to buy a day pass to a nearby gym. "Most hotel gyms are just a small row of treadmills, and...
  • Scarlett Johansson likes to work out before holidays December 27, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress Scarlett Johansson likes to work out before heading out for a holiday so that she can eat whatever she wants guilt-free. The actress said that since holidays involve overeating, she likes to be prepared in advance, reports contactmusic.com "I make sure I hit the gym a lot before the...
  • Gym instructor arrested for kidnapping a Delhi-based businessman August 28, 2013

    Two people, including a gym instructor, were arrested in connection with a kidnapping-cum-ransom case of a Delhi-based businessman, police said on Tuesday, adding the victim has been rescued and the Rs 20 lakh ransom amount recovered. One of the accused, Dharmender Kumar, 22, was arrested from outside a hospital in north...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Bihar government to open gym, library in jails October 27, 2012

    Patna: Initiating a unique experiment, the Bihar government has decided to set up a gymnasium and a library in all its jails to promote physical and mental health of prisoners. "The jail department has released money for setting up a gym and a library in all the eight central jails...
  • Gym encouraging use of steroids by fitness enthusiasts September 7, 2012

    Sagarika Ghose: Hi there. Yes we're focusing tonight on a very important public health issue. Is the quest for the perfect body leading to dangerous health hazards for young people? A growing number of gyms are selling and encouraging the use of bodybuilding steroids - completely misleading young fitness...
  • FTN: Are gyms creating a fitness culture that is harmful to health? September 6, 2012

    A growing number of gyms are selling and encouraging the use of bodybuilding steroids, completely misleading young fitness enthusiasts who are eager to build their bodies. ...
  • 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...
  • Kannada film 'Lossugalu' hits the floor August 24, 2012

    With the newcomers and experienced actors, 'Loosugalu' went on the floor on August, 23 morning at Chitrakala Parishat in Bangalore near Shivananada Circle. The term 'Loosugalu' is commonly referred in a lighter vein, is picked for the title by debutant Arun who has nine years of experience in the industry. The...
  • Soon, a pill to motivate you to hit the gym June 14, 2012

    London: Want to shed those extra flab but struggle to get to the gym? Don't worry, scientists have now found a potential pill which they say could motivate you to exercise harder. Researchers from the University of Zurich in Switzerland found that when a certain hormone in the brain was elevated...
  • A pick of the best for health and home April 27, 2012

    Here's a Pick of the best, the latest, the greenest, the quirkiest, the most luxurious... that money can buy. Run Mister Run If all the exercise you get is the bit when you move your hands around to strike an imaginary tennis ball on your Wii, it is probably time you got...
  • LeT shelved Rana's Bollywood plans: Headley May 27, 2011

    Chicago: Lashkar-e-Taiba operative David Headley, testifying about the planning of the 2008 militant raid on Mumbai, told the court of the terror outfit's ambitious plans to enter Bollywood by launching Rahul Bhatt, son of film director Mahesh Bhatt, in a movie but disagreed with the defence that there was a...
  • Women spend more on make-up than fitness January 29, 2011

    London: Women never change, it seems. They spend more on their looks than on their health, a new survey has revealed. According to the survey, the average bill for hair products, make-up and fake tan in a bid to look young is 336 pounds a year. Just 228 pounds is...
  • Fitness guru Jack LaLanne dies at 96 January 24, 2011

    Los Angeles: Jack LaLanne was prodding Americans to get off their couches and into the gym decades before it was cool. And he was still pumping iron and pushing fruits and vegetables decades past most Americans' retirement age. The fitness fanatic ate well and exercised - and made it his mission...
  • Gyms offer circus spins, lovelorn lunges January 4, 2011

    New York: How can you mend a broken heart? Try a squat. Vying for new memberships in 2011, fitness centers, gyms and studios are offering everything from circus stunts to breakup advice. "January is our sweet spot. This time of year you give people a lot of variations," said Donna Cyrus, senior...
  • Going to gym can help us age more gracefully December 6, 2010

    London: Working out can help you look and feel younger - or at least that's what most of us who regularly work out fondly hope. Now scientists have discovered why exercise can hold back the years. A study found an endurance exercise like a jog or spinning class increases the number...
  • @ 2010: The hottest fitness trends of the year December 3, 2010

    New Delhi: The year 2010 marked a watershed in changing the way people looked at healthy living and staying fit. For an industry limping back on its feet from the downturn, retaining member loyalty depended on dove-tailing fitness based on the specific needs. While some struggled to shed that extra pound,...
  • Salman to the rescue mission October 15, 2010

    There is a slender margin between life and death! Vishal Bhonsle who was training at Gold Gym almost had a narrow escape, he was last seen with Shahid Kapoor in Vishal Bharadwaj’s Kaminey. He was working out on the bench press, and accidentally got trapped. The equipment suddenly gave way...
  • Bid now to work out with Salman Khan! September 21, 2010

    eBay is auctioning a private gym session with the Bollywood hunk and the money will go to a charity. ...
  • With no space to play, kids hit the gym January 7, 2010

    Mumbai: Due to lack of space, children in Mumbai are looking at an unlikely playground - the gymnasium. ...
  • Victim of terror? Headley's gym instructor sacked November 18, 2009

    Mumbai: In trouble for his Headley connection is a gym instructor in Mumbai who finds himself jobless now. Vilas Warak suddenly finds that he has no job anymore - all because he was Headley's fitness trainer. He says, "He (Headley) was a nice man. He used to speak nicely. I...
  • Tech Toyz checks out the gear for a marathon run November 2, 2009

    Running is fun, but to run the distance of a marathon (42.195 km) or half of it requires training and tips. CNN-IBN’s gadget and technology show tells you how to be the long-distance runner. Also on the show: how to build a gym at your home. ...
  • The busy person's workout, minus a gym! April 2, 2009

    Let's be honest here. In 2009, we've got all sorts of technology and tricks to help us "save time," yet we're busier than ever. At some point, you've likely wished for a way to passively burn calories, have you not? Well, I'm here to point out the potential for fun, fit,...
  • Biggest workout sin: An empty stomach February 26, 2009

    Have you heard people saying that you should work out on an empty stomach, if you want to burn the maximum calories possible? It's a big myth. "A pre-workout meal is just as important as the workout itself," says celebrity fitness trainer Rujuta Diwekar. It's what you eat, how much you...
  • Advani flexes his muscles, tries his hand at dumbells February 21, 2009

    Ahmedabad: Senior BJP leader LK Advani on Friday showed that he is fit to lead the country by trying his hand at dumbbells and weights at the new gymnasium developed by the civic body in Vadaj area in Ahmedabad. The 81-year-old BJP leader inaugurated the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation's complex with...
  • MPs wave aside recession, want their own gym, spa December 18, 2008

    New Delhi: It's a financial crisis but our MPs aren't feeling the crunch, so much as the need to unwind. A stone's throw away from the parliament, politicians of all shades can cool their heels at the Constitution Club on Rafi Marg. The club is now getting a facelift and...
  • Hot! What makes Priyanka Chopra tick November 24, 2008

    Think Priyanka Chopra, think Hot Bod. But here is a self-confessed gym-hater! Find out what keeps Piggychops ticking, and in style. Fitness mantra: Working out is always dull; I don't like working out, I hate it but I was training for Dostana along with Fashion. I had put on a little bit...
  • Rs 23,000 on my gym membership, a waste! October 31, 2008

    Hot summer sweat. Increasing weight. Don't wanna go gymming? Indulge in swimming! Fashion designer Meera Mittal hums this tune -- because she prefers swimming over any other fitness programme. She says, "I really enjoy it. No sweating and excessive fatigue as I have experienced when working out at the gym. I am...