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Could lack of sleep affect our walk? A study finds out

Walking and specifically, how well we can control our stride, or gait, can indeed be affected by lack of sleep, reported a new study, by researchers at MIT and the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil.
The act of walking was once seen as an entirely automatic process, involving very little conscious, cognitive control.(Pixabay)
The act of walking was once seen as an entirely automatic process, involving very little conscious, cognitive control.(Pixabay)
Published on Oct 31, 2021 01:06 PM IST
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ANI | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal

World Mental Health Day: How walking can work wonders for your mental health

  • World Mental Health Day: Walking that comes with multitude of benefits for physical and mental health can speed up recovery for mental health patients and improve mood instantly.
Physical and mental health are very intricately linked and one cannot be in good shape without the other.(Pixabay)
Physical and mental health are very intricately linked and one cannot be in good shape without the other.(Pixabay)
Updated on Oct 09, 2021 06:13 PM IST
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Wondering how many steps per day benefits health? This is what a new study says

  • A new study answers the vital question: How many steps per day do we need for health benefits? To find the answer, researchers divided people into groups of low (under 7,000 per day), moderate (between 7,000-9,999) and high-step volume (more than 10,000). Read on to know the results.
Wondering how many steps per day benefits your health? This is what a new study says(Unsplash)
Wondering how many steps per day benefits your health? This is what a new study says(Unsplash)
Published on Sep 12, 2021 07:44 AM IST
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Walking daily may lead to a longer and healthier life, says new study

The findings of a recent study have shown that walking is one of the easiest ways to improve fitness and health including heart health. The study recommended at least 150 minutes per week of moderate or 75 minutes of vigorous physical activity, or a combination of both.
Taking more steps daily may lead to a longer life(Unsplash)
Taking more steps daily may lead to a longer life(Unsplash)
Published on May 23, 2021 12:07 PM IST
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New study says, walking hand-in-hand with a partner might slow you down

The findings of a new study has shown that walking or doing any kind of exercise is great but when one does it with a partner, it often tends to slow their speed, as a result, they miss out on quite a few benefits of the workout.
Walking with a partner is great but might slow you down(Unsplash)
Walking with a partner is great but might slow you down(Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 04, 2021 08:29 AM IST
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Fast walking in narrow corridors can increase Covid-19 transmission risk: Study

Fast walking in narrow spaces behind a group of people can significantly increase Covid-19 transmission risk, according to a study.
Fast walking in narrow spaces behind a group of people can significantly increase Covid-19 transmission risk, according to a study.(Pixabay)
Fast walking in narrow spaces behind a group of people can significantly increase Covid-19 transmission risk, according to a study.(Pixabay)
Updated on Dec 16, 2020 01:18 PM IST
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Walking to work may be better for your health than a casual stroll: Study

People who walked primarily to places like work and the grocery store from their homes, for example, reported better health than people who walked mostly for leisure.
People who walked for work walked faster, on average, about 2.7 miles per hour, than people who walked for recreational purposes. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
People who walked for work walked faster, on average, about 2.7 miles per hour, than people who walked for recreational purposes. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Updated on Aug 13, 2020 03:28 PM IST
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Walking may not help you in weight loss. Here’s why

This study authored by a professor at Harvard Medical School also mentioned that people who took more steps had a declined mortality rate.
Exercise alone is not always the most effective way to lose weight.(Unsplash)
Exercise alone is not always the most effective way to lose weight.(Unsplash)
Updated on Feb 25, 2020 12:57 PM IST
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Highly active adults engage in more physical activities than those who are largely inactive

Physical activity is a cornerstone of a healthy lifestyle and has been shown to reduce the risk of many illnesses, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, certain cancers, and depression.
Highly active adults engage in more physical activities than those who are largely inactive.(Unsplash)
Highly active adults engage in more physical activities than those who are largely inactive.(Unsplash)
Updated on Jan 31, 2020 08:52 AM IST
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Walking patterns could identify dementia types

Researchers have found that walking may be a key clinical tool in helping doctors accurately identify the specific type of dementia a patient has.
When a person has Lewy body dementia, their steps are more irregular and this is associated with increased falls risk.(Unsplash)
When a person has Lewy body dementia, their steps are more irregular and this is associated with increased falls risk.(Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 22, 2019 04:03 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, London

Make Indian cities walkable

There are enough studies to show that better walkability make cities more viable for citizens, especially those who rely on public transport to get around
Making walking safe, comfortable, and convenient for pedestrians can even help boost tourism(Bloomberg)
Making walking safe, comfortable, and convenient for pedestrians can even help boost tourism(Bloomberg)
Updated on Apr 26, 2019 03:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Walking for half an hour a day can reduce severity of stroke

Walking for just 35 minutes a day or swimming for three hours a week could protect you from severe strokes, says a new study.
While exercise benefits health in many ways, our research suggests that even simply getting in a small amount of physical activity each week may have a big impact later by possibly reducing the severity of a stroke.(Shutterstock)
While exercise benefits health in many ways, our research suggests that even simply getting in a small amount of physical activity each week may have a big impact later by possibly reducing the severity of a stroke.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Sep 20, 2018 11:23 AM IST
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Asian News International | ByHT Correspondent

Weight loss exercise routine, 5 exercises to shed the flab

Weight loss exercise: With a combination of the right diet and exercise routine, you can lose weight and get fit. Here are 5 simple exercises for which you don’t need any special gear.
The right way to lose weight is to eat a healthy diet and exercise at least a few times a week.(Shutterstock)
The right way to lose weight is to eat a healthy diet and exercise at least a few times a week.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 10, 2018 09:03 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

How to boost immune system quickly, simple diet and exercise tips for total health

Here’s how you can boost your immune system quickly. Health experts warn that sniffling, cold and fever, among other symptoms, are signs that your immune system needs to be strengthened. A healthy diet, regular exercises and other precautions can help you boost your immune system.
How to boost immune system quickly: Health experts say catching a cold 1-2 times a year is good for your immunity.(Shutterstock)
How to boost immune system quickly: Health experts say catching a cold 1-2 times a year is good for your immunity.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 12:02 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySoma Das

Best exercise tip, walk faster to keep your heart healthy, stay cancer free

If you want to lose weight, keep your heart healthy, stay disease free, and get fit, here’s the most important exercise that doesn’t require spending long hours in the gym. Brisk walking, fitness experts say, is the most beneficial activity if you combine it with a proper, healthy, diet.
Weight loss tip: Walk briskly every day to keep your heart healthy and stay disease free.(Shutterstock)
Weight loss tip: Walk briskly every day to keep your heart healthy and stay disease free.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 02, 2018 01:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySoma Das

Walk and chew gum to boost your weight loss efforts

A new study reveals that chewing gum while walking may be the key to losing extra calories.
Previous research had found that gum chewing boosts heart rate and energy expenditure in people at rest.(Shutterstock)
Previous research had found that gum chewing boosts heart rate and energy expenditure in people at rest.(Shutterstock)
Updated on May 27, 2018 11:10 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySoma Das

Lose weight after pregnancy, follow these 10 diet and exercise tips

To lose weight after pregnancy, the key is in sticking to a balanced diet and the right exercises. Previous studies had suggested that breastfeeding the baby also helps you lose the excess kilos gained during pregnancy.
To lose weight after pregnancy, you need to follow a proper exercise and diet regimen.
To lose weight after pregnancy, you need to follow a proper exercise and diet regimen.
Updated on Apr 30, 2018 11:13 AM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByHT Correspondent

Brisk walking for 40 minutes daily is the best exercise for you. Here’s why

Brisk walking can benefit patients of heart disease and ensure that they are hospitalised less, according to a recent study.
Brisk walking, experts stay, is very good for your heart.(Shutterstock)
Brisk walking, experts stay, is very good for your heart.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 21, 2018 04:46 PM IST
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