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

Science Tech  /  Published 11.09.20

Redmi Smart Band: a good choice

Videoconference, mails, YouTube… the never-ending action while working from home is draining battery charge on the phone. With family members working in every room, power banks are back in acti...
By Mathures Paul in

Health  /  Published 08.09.20

Fitness pro Sanjib Das on his foray into training

Tell us a bit about yourself... how did you get into fitness? I have been an avid cricketer — first division, university, club cricket. I used to be a batsman. I always had a passion for traini...
By Aniruddha Biswas in

Health  /  Published 05.09.20

Virtual workout

It is indisputable that working out in gyms and studios is a step towards a fitter self. However, the pandemic has compelled us to remain confined to our houses. Necessity is indeed the mother of inve...
By Anwar Wahhab in

Opinion  /  Published 14.08.20

Fitter ways: Workout solutions during Covid-19

With gymnasiums and fitness centres operating at limited capacity on account of social distancing guidelines, companies are trying to use creative methods to get people moving. According to the market...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

Calcutta  /  Published 06.08.20

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

Style  /  Published 06.08.20

Gym at your home

My last column emphasised the importance of resistance training for women. Today, I present a tutorial targeting the major muscles responsible for our movements. All exercises can be performed safely ...
By Mayukh Banerjee in

Health  /  Published 23.07.20

Macho myth of bulking up

At the beginning of this month, gamers were mad that Abby, a female character in ‘The Last of Us: Part II’, displayed large arms that hauled a man over the ledge. They were mad enough to i...
By Mayukh Banerjee in

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.07.20

Age is just a number, says octogenarian

At 84, people remain consigned to their homes and struggle with age-related ailments. But N.C. Deb is quite different and certainly sets an example of how to remain fit and agile at this age. D...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Health  /  Published 15.07.20

Thyroid gland problems

Many functions of our body such as its growth, sexual maturity, digestion, heart rate and replenishment of skin cells and bones are affected by the concentration of thyroid hormones in our bloodstream...
By Dr Gita Mathai in


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