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From fitness zealots to people-watchers, our green spaces preserve us all(Photo imaging:Sunil Kumar Mallik)

Humour: Life is a walk in the park!

Hindustan Times | By Rehana Munir
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 10:45 PM IST
Extolling the virtues of the fast depleting green patches where childhood can still be found taking a stroll
Chinese students, faculty learn Yoga in Greater Noida(HT)
Chinese students, faculty learn Yoga in Greater Noida(HT)

Chinese students, faculty learn Yoga at Sharda University in Greater Noida

Hindustan Times, Greater Noida | By Shafaque Alam
PUBLISHED ON JUL 01, 2019 07:40 AM IST
The delegation, on International Yoga Day on June 21, participated in a Yoga program on the varsity’s campus. Later, experts held special classes of Iyenger Yoga and Asthang Vinyasa, among others, during the delegation’s visit to Rishikesh.
Doing yoga increases levels of certain chemicals which increase neuroplasticity in the brain.(Shutterstock)
Doing yoga increases levels of certain chemicals which increase neuroplasticity in the brain.(Shutterstock)

Your daily yoga routine can boost sperm quality and fertility

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2018 09:54 AM IST
A daily yoga routine can significantly improve sperm quality as yoga reduces oxidative stress, decreases DNA damage, and aids in maintenance of telomere lengths, shows a new study.
Zen travellers are shelling out thousands to follow celebrity trainers to exotic destinations .(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Zen travellers are shelling out thousands to follow celebrity trainers to exotic destinations .(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Wellness travel goes beyond staying fit on the go. Experts decode the trend

Associated Press, Fort Lauderdale | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2018 11:52 AM IST
Tourists today are less excited about lying on the beach with umbrella drinks. They want a more immersive experience, like a yoga meditation retreat or surf camp, experts say.
The researchers found that this slow, methodical form of exercise is equivalent to pulmonary rehabilitation for improving respiratory function in patients.(Shutterstock)
The researchers found that this slow, methodical form of exercise is equivalent to pulmonary rehabilitation for improving respiratory function in patients.(Shutterstock)

Slow but effective: Tai Chi can boost respiratory function in COPD patients

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 04:06 PM IST
Tai Chi involves significant levels of physical exertion with stretching, breathing, and coordinated movement but requires no special equipment.
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