Fit at ’60’: Dr Utture reveals his fitness mantra

Renowned surgeon and professor, Dr Shivkumar Utture, who is also a finance secretary of IMA, Maharashtra state and elected member of Maharashtra medical council, is a fitness enthusiast. At the age of 60, he is active, energetic, and optimistic and gives priority to his fitness, regardless of his erratic schedule. Come what may, Dr Utture never misses his daily walks and gym workout. While talking to My Medical Mantra, the eminent doctor spilled the beans on what keeps him going

Fit at ’60’: Dr Utture reveals his fitness mantraYou will always spot Dr Shivkumar Utture welcoming you with a pleasant smile, on entering his cabin. He is always on his toes and the reason behind his activeness is his impeccable fitness level. Often, doctors find it difficult to stick to their routine, due to their busy schedule, but Dr Utture is an exception, […]

Amyra Dastur reveals her fitness and beauty secrets

Super svelte, toned and beautiful Amyra Dastur, who debuted with the flick ‘Issaq’ mesmerised the audiences with her pretty looks and acting skills. Having started her career as a model at the age of 16, Amyra is an absolute fitness freak. She is a popular face in TV commercials. The gorgeous actress, who is gearing up for her debut Telugu flick ‘Raju Gadu Yama Danger’, shares her fitness and beauty formulas with My Medical Mantra

Amyra Dastur reveals her fitness and beauty secretsFrom being a pretty damsel to having a captivating personality, there isn’t anything that actress Amyra Dastur doesn’t have in her kitty.  Well, let’s have a look at how she keeps her body into shape. MMM: What is your fitness regime like? Amyra: When I’m in Mumbai, I attend dance classes thrice-a-week for two hours. […]

Himansh Kohli spills the beans on his fitness regime

‘Yariyaan’ fame Himansh Kohli, became the talk of the tinsel town, thanks to his conventional looks, attracting persona and chiselled bod. His well-defined abs paired with a shaped physique puts him in the club of the hottest newcomer in Bollywood. Here, the gym-junkie shares his keep-fit secrets with My Medical Mantra

Himansh Kohli spills the beans on his fitness regimeHimansh Kohli, who has become the heartthrob of many, is now gearing up for his upcoming flick ‘Ranchi Diaries’, spills the beans on his fitness routine. MMM: How does your morning fitness routine begin? Himansh: My schedule starts at 9:00 am with healthy and a heavy breakfast. I proceed by performing some stretching exercises, focusing on my […]

Heat and haze grips city, experts offer tips to combat it

Surprised by the increasing heat and humidity and a winter-like haze blurring the trees in the park during your morning walk or while going to the office and finding is it difficult to reconcile with the daytime temperature? A freak weather condition has hung the haze over the city for almost two three days and shows no signs of leaving us soon

Heat and haze grips city, experts offer tips to combat itMumbai’s tryst with haze has become a matter of concern for the experts as well as the citizens. Krishnakant Hosalikar, Deputy Director of weather department said, “The percentage of humidity in the Mumbai environment has increased. It has been recorded up to 85 per cent to 90 per cent. The humidity has been recorded high […]

Here’s how you can be 50 and still look like your just 20

A good attitude and graceful acceptance of the inevitable changes can go a long way to making you both feel and look younger. You can’t do anything to alter your genetics, but you can look to your relatives for an idea of what your aging trajectory might be

Here’s how you can be 50 and still look like your just 20If you’ve spent any time on the internet, you’re likely aware that a lot of fake content lives there. From fabricated news stories to photo-shopped UFOs, the internet is a rich source of bogus material. Perhaps that’s why it’s no surprise the stories of a 50-year-old man and woman who look like they’re in their […]

Health benefits of cycling

Whether it's to boost your fitness, health or bank balance, or as an environmental choice, taking up bicycle riding could be one of the best decisions you ever make

Health benefits of cyclingPeople who routinely commute via bike or cycle for pleasure have a slightly lower risk of heart disease than nonbikers, two new studies suggest. One study, in the Nov. 1, 2016, Circulation, tracked about 45,000 Danish adults (ages 50 to 65) who biked regularly, either to commute to work or for recreation. Over a 20-year follow-up, […]

Effective calorie burning activities

Fortunately, you can get plenty of effective exercise by engaging in recreational or household activities that work your heart and muscles. "There's a real reward in doing an activity you enjoy, such as swimming or playing with your grandchildren

Effective calorie burning activitiesExercising is supposed to be a regular part of your daily health maintenance. That can be a problem if you don’t have the motivation to get your heart pumping; you raise your risk for weight gain, chronic disease, and an earlier death. You get a workout, but it doesn’t seem like you’re exercising, and you […]

Walking: The best way to protect your heart

If you've suffered a heart attack or been diagnosed with heart disease, walking is an ideal exercise because you can easily adapt your routine depending on your fitness level. If you have heart failure, ask your doctor to recommend a cardiac rehabilitation program so you can safely reap the benefits of exercise. This type of supervised exercise is particularly helpful if you haven't been active for a while

Walking: The best way to protect your heartTo start walking for exercise, all you really need is a comfortable pair of shoes (preferably sneakers). That’s just one reason that this low-impact, do-anywhere exercise is so popular. But the health benefits of walking are the real bonus. Brisk, regular walking is an effective way to lower blood pressure and stave off diabetes, both […]

Exercise following a learning session improves memory in young women, says study

Whether you are cramming for an exam or simply want to give your memory a boost, doing some physical exercise straight after a learning session may be of great help - if you are a woman

Exercise following a learning session improves memory in young women, says studyA new study published in the journal Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications shows that just 5 minutes of light physical exercise following a learning session improves memory in young women. The study’s first author is Dr. Steven Most, of the School of Psychology at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. He and his team conducted four […]

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 […]