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The upper trapezius and levator scapulae of your upper back can tighten from extended periods of sitting and hunching over a mobile device(Shutterstock)

Fit and fine by Kamal Singh CSCS: Training the postural muscles

By Kamal Singh CSCS | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON DEC 13, 2020 08:10 AM IST
This will help get rid of all that pain and stiffness resulting from sitting hunched-back before gadgets
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Turn to yoga to tone your muscles!(Shutterstock)
Turn to yoga to tone your muscles!(Shutterstock)

Lose weight while gaining muscle with this simple yoga asana

By Nikita Bhardwaj | HealthShots
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 09:47 AM IST
Make adho mukha kapotasana your go-to pose, if you are looking to build and tone your muscles.
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While attempting to identify the proteins that activate satellite cells, they found that metabolic enzymes, such as GAPDH.(Pixabay)
While attempting to identify the proteins that activate satellite cells, they found that metabolic enzymes, such as GAPDH.(Pixabay)

Damaged muscles don’t just die, they regenerate themselves

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2020 06:25 PM IST
While building a muscle damage model in a cultured system, a university in Japan has found that components leaking from broken muscle fibres activate “satellite” muscle stem cells.
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File image of Tarundeep Rai.(PTI)
File image of Tarundeep Rai.(PTI)

Lockdown challenge: Tarundeep Rai builds muscles to maintain shape for third Olympics

By HT Correspondent | Kolkata
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2020 04:54 PM IST
The postponement of the Tokyo Games was a bitter pill to swallow for the two-time World Championship silver medallist as he will get one year older when he takes the field for his third Olympics.
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Regular use of junk food and lack of an exercise regime has put urban kids at increased risk of high cholesterol levels.(Photo: istock)
Regular use of junk food and lack of an exercise regime has put urban kids at increased risk of high cholesterol levels.(Photo: istock)

Cholesterol-lowering drugs may weaken muscles, nervous system

By Asian News International, Washington D.c.[usa]
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2018 01:00 PM IST
A team of researchers looked into the question of how bad white fat cells, which form the layer of fat under our skin, become good brown fat cells. Having conducted cell culture experiments, they found out that the biochemical pathway responsible for producing cholesterol plays a central role in this transformation.
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Innumerable illegal flexes, hoardings, banners and posters continue to deface the city’s skyline and shows the lack of action on part of the officials concerned.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
Innumerable illegal flexes, hoardings, banners and posters continue to deface the city’s skyline and shows the lack of action on part of the officials concerned.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

Crackdown on illegal hoardings: PMC flexes muscle, political parties in Pune oppose

By Parth  Welankar | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2018 02:53 PM IST
Political parties turn a deaf ear to instructions by the civic authorities, as they continue to put hoardings and flexes around the city
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Working out isn’t just about lifting weights in the gym, it’s about your lifestyle too.(Shutterstock)
Working out isn’t just about lifting weights in the gym, it’s about your lifestyle too.(Shutterstock)

Puffing away? Smoking is bad news for your muscles too

By Kabir Bhandari | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 03:22 PM IST
Having too many cigarettes decreases the number of small blood vessels that transport oxygen and nutrients to the leg muscles.
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The Physique 57 workout is done at the ballet bar and is inspired by ballet moves, but with added resistance from your own body weight.(Physique 57 Mumbai)
The Physique 57 workout is done at the ballet bar and is inspired by ballet moves, but with added resistance from your own body weight.(Physique 57 Mumbai)

Want lean muscles in just 8 classes? Try this cult New York barre workout

By Meenakshi Iyer | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2018 03:19 PM IST
Barre workout is the new rage all over the world. It promises crazy results and lean body (no wonder it’s popular with the Hollywood crowd); New York’s Physique 57 claims to give you results in eight classes. Impressive, but is it possible? We find out.
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Resistance training can be very good for your fitness levels.(Shutterstock)
Resistance training can be very good for your fitness levels.(Shutterstock)

How recycling capacity in muscles is enhanced by resistance training

By Asian News International | Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2018 01:22 PM IST
Skeletal muscle appears to adapt to resistance exercise similarly in the young and old in many ways.
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