Health  /  Published 15.10.20

Knee is the key

The most common reaction to knee pain is to shun exercise! But physical inactivity when in pain leads to further deconditioning, deterioration in cardiovascular fitness, progressive loss of muscular s...
By Mayukh Banerjee in

Health  /  Published 12.10.20

Separating fitness myths and facts

Although the pandemic has kept everyone indoors, fitness pro Ranadeep Moitra took his knowledge and skills online with Audi Kolkata presents Qore & More. The premises of Endorphins in Ballygunge l...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya in

Health  /  Published 17.09.20

Cash in on your fitness

The writer is the founder of Mike’s Martial Arts, a Calcutta-based martial arts and advanced functional fitness studio. Contact: ...
By Mayukh Banerjee in

Health  /  Published 09.09.20

Elite guard

If you are an athlete, you may gain greater immunity from a flu shot than people who are less active, according to two complementary and timely new studies of exercise and vaccinations. The two studie...
By Gretchen Reynolds in

Health  /  Published 02.09.20

Train smart and up your game

This form of running stresses both the aerobic and anaerobic system. Involving varying of pace throughout the run, alternating between fast segments and slow jogs, it mimics the change in pace that o...
By Mayukh Banerjee in

Calcutta  /  Published 07.08.20

Gym-goers relieved on reopening

A teacher with mobility problems. A youth aspiring to be a professional powerlifter. An insurance sector employee who calls himself a fitness freak. A handful of Calcuttans hit the gym on Thursday, w...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 05.08.20

Keep your balance

Balance is the ability to stand, sit, walk, run, change positions and bend forwards and backwards without falling. It is an innate skill coordinated in our brain with inputs from the eye (orientation ...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

Health  /  Published 22.07.20

Proper exercise and diet

I exercise regularly but my weight remains absolutely constant and my shape (sagging arms and protuberant belly) has not changed at all. In addition to exercise, you need to count your calories. Eat ...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

Health  /  Published 01.07.20

Fun way to train muscles without visiting a gym

Now that stay-at-home restrictions are easing, those of us interested in strong, healthy muscles but wearied by burpees in the living room may want to consider heading to the nearest reopened park or ...
By Gretchen Reynolds in

Health  /  Published 19.05.20

Get kids to move more

When we asked readers recently what they wanted to know about the coronavirus and exercise, many parents responded with variations of the question how do I get my kids to move more and stop sitting al...
By Gretchen Reynolds in


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