Team India’s opening batsman Punam Raut shares her keep-fit secrets

Punam Raut has earned plenty of praise for her batting in the ICC Women’s World Cup. Raut set a world record opening partnership of 320 runs with Deepti Sharma, contributing 109, On 15 May 2017, in a WODI verses Ireland. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Punam shared her fitness formulas

Team India’s opening batsman Punam Raut shares her keep-fit secretsIn any sport, fitness is of great importance. Power, speed, stamina, energy levels and concentration matters. Not only physically an athlete is required to be fit mentally as well. To stay mentally fit, Punam emphasises on meditation. Along with all this, running between the wickets is equally important. Punam Raut, who is an icon, unravels […]

Veteran actor Dalip Tahil unravels his fitness mantras

Speaking to My Medical Mantra, actor Dalip Tahil, spills the beans about his fitness goals, know- how’s of yoga and diet - all of which is his secret for his emotional, physical and mental well-being!

Veteran actor Dalip Tahil unravels his fitness mantrasPower pact performer Dalip Tahil, who has displayed impeccable acting skills in movies like ‘Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak’, ‘Baazigar’, ‘Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke’, ‘Ishq’, ‘’Bhag Milkha Bhaag’ and so on, reveals  his keep-fit formulas. Now, he will also be seen in Sudhir Mishra’s ‘Daasdev’. Fitness freak and a yoga lover, Bollywood’s versatile actor says […]

Exercise and cognitive behavioral therapy beneficial to regain fitness lost to cancer fatigue

Fatigue is the most common side effect for patients being treated for cancer, apart from tiredness and lack of energy. Cancer-related fatigue may cause confusion, irritability, poor memory, and depression

Exercise and cognitive behavioral therapy beneficial to regain fitness lost to cancer fatigueFor patients with cancer-related fatigue, exercise is likely to be last on the list of appealing activities. According to a new study, however, physical activity is the best way to combat this common side effect. Researchers compared a variety of treatments for cancer-related fatigue to find that exercise or psychological interventions fared best, while drug […]

Health benefits of sex

You don't really need a reason to have it, but there are many benefits of sex you might not know about it. Here, the hidden health perks of great sex

Health benefits of sexSex is not only pleasurable, did you know it’s also good for you? It’s true. The benefits of sex range from slashing stress levels to lowering your risk of cancer and heart attacks. Sex facilitates bonding and feelings of intimacy with your partner. This kind of connectedness does more than make you feel warm and fuzzy, it […]

Children gymming at an early age, a new trend?

Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan‘s son Taimur Ali Khan needs no introduction. As per reports, Bollywood’s favourite munchkin, Taimur Ali has joined a gym in Bandra. While we are not sure if that is true, we decode the trend of kids’ gymming or ‘going for fitness’ in different centres and what doctors say about this

Children gymming at an early age, a new trend?Prioritising fitness above everything else is, definitely a good decision for any individual. But what seems like a spurt of this fitness frenzy is sending kids as young as 4-6 weeks of age for gymming. Obviously, these gyms aren’t about treadmills but are more about running, relays, dancing and activities to engage children in being […]

Multiple health benefits of treadmill workouts

Treadmills are among the most effective types of exercise equipment — if you know how to use them

Multiple health benefits of treadmill workoutsCardio exercise is essential for all-around health, but many older men have trouble hitting the recommended 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per week. And some people may have limitations that prevent them from doing traditional cardio workouts like walking, running, or swimming. But there may be another option: the standard gym treadmill. “While treadmills may […]

#MoveToHealth: says WHO in a 3 minute video

Physical exercises are known to have many health benefits. Regular exercise will also improve muscle strength, increase joint flexibility and improve endurance. Knowing that it is very imperative for one’s mental and physical well-being, a 3 minutes exercise regime was followed in the meeting at the World Health Organization’s (WHO) session

#MoveToHealth: says WHO in a 3 minute videoThe importance of physical fitness cannot be emphasised enough. In today’s society that is moving towards a more sedentary lifestyle, there is a greater need than ever to increase the daily activity level to maintain both cardiovascular fitness and body weight. Exercising can be something that you enjoy that helps to increase the overall happiness in your […]

Mumbai Marathon: ‘This will be my first dream run’

Tata Mumbai Marathon or the ‘dream run’ is all set to begin in the next five days. This year, many cardiac patients in the team under special supervision of doctors are participating. My Medical Mantra talks to one such patient who will run 10 kms after joining a cardiac rehab just 15 days after his surgery

Mumbai Marathon: ‘This will be my first dream run’Every adventure has someone’s story to tell and so are various unique stories of participants at the Mumbai Marathon this year. Scheduled on January 21, it has many patients who have undergone cardiac surgeries and are back to their routine. For an engineer working with an esteemed organisation realising that he suffered from an acute […]

‘Fitness is about loving oneself’: Dr Dalwai

Dr Samir Dalwai believes that being fit should go hand in hand with being happy. As it is easier to follow if the activity brings you joy. He says that any activity for fitness should make you excited and cut you off from your daily routine

‘Fitness is about loving oneself’: Dr DalwaiCan you believe that a music reviewer, anchor, drum player, salsa trainer and avid reader would find a perfect balance between all these activities and neurodevelopmental paediatrics? But, surprisingly, Dr Samir Dalwai can! And the best part about him is that he always makes time to maintain his fitness. Ask him what his fitness mantra […]

‘Staying fit is not tough’

‘Fitness is a way of life,’ For Yogesh Bhateja, a celebrity fitness trainer, who is the man behind actor Sonu Sood's chiselled body, actress Neetu Kapoor, comedian Kapil Sharma and choreographer and director Farah Khan's fitness and Tamannaah Bhatia and Esha Gupta's envious figure. So, if you aspire to achieve a fitter body, follow these keep-fit mantras

‘Staying fit is not tough’Jim Rohn said, “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live in. So, exercise regularly and follow a well-balanced diet,” said Bhateja. He advised, “People who are physically fit are healthier and are less prone to health problems. Becoming physically fit requires a change in life style. You will have […]