Health  /  Published 16.03.22

Co-relation between air quality and brain health

Work out in polluted air and you may miss out on some of the brain benefits of exercise, according to two, large-scale, new studies of exercise, air quality and brain health. The studies, which involv...

Lifestyle  /  Published 04.03.22

Grit and gumption, sweat and tears at 10Tackle’s third season

“It was really great. I understood my strengths and weaknesses. It was really good to see that about me,” said Shreya Iyer, who competed in the individual category (female). Pictures: B. ...
By Hannah Nicole D’souza

Style  /  Published 03.03.22

Being sedentary is inviting trouble

Two simple hacks with salt water: • Often your blusher just turns hard and cracks up, or dries up. Or it just drops from your hand and the next thing you know is that it has become loose po...
By The Telegraph

Lifestyle  /  Published 26.02.22

Kolkata fitness gurus break down freehand home workouts

Jayaswal warns against expecting the same results as those achieved in a gym. “One thing that everyone should keep in mind is that the kind of results you get from a gym regime will not be achie...
By Lygeia Gomes

Health  /  Published 23.02.22

You don’t need to join a gym to be healthy

I cannot afford gym fees. Also, the gym is far from my house. I want to make a habit of exercising regularly. It is not essential to join a gym to be healthy, though the companionship and motivation ...
By Dr Gita Mathai


News  /  Published 05.02.22

Judo and wrestling tribute to Mahatma Gandhi in Burrabazar

Gandhi often walked 18km a day, and enough over 35 years to circle the earth twice, had unusually high blood pressure in old age but was otherwise in good health, according to a report published by th...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Health  /  Published 13.01.22

Go slow up the age bar

Chronological age is one number. Functional age, on the other hand, is the sum of your physiological, psychological (cognitive) and social advantages or their lack. For example, an active 70-year-old ...
By Mayukh Banerjee

Lifestyle  /  Published 11.01.22

Kolkata’s fitness experts on how to bring the workout home

Finish your workouts with a fun session on this Anti-burst Swiss Ball. ...
By Vedant Karia

Health  /  Published 23.12.21

Five ways to consistency

As we enter the New Year, maintaining good health and fitness will be a resolution for many. For those who would want to take it up seriously, consistency is going to be a major challenge. No matter w...
By Mayukh Banerjee

Health  /  Published 19.12.21

Myths and fallacies in the fitness industry

Dr Kaushik Talukdar, PhD, is a research scientist and founder of Athlete Institute. You can reach him at or follow @coachkaushik ...
By Kaushik Talukdar


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