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Simple Resistance Exercises Improve Overall Health and Reduce Death Risks

Simple Resistance Exercises Improve Overall Health and Reduce Death RisksWeight training turns out to be as important as aerobic activity for warding off diseaseBy Lydia Denworth I’ve always been unwilling to be pressed into bench-pressing. Lifting weights seemed the province of serious athletes looking to improve performance or men looking to bulk up. Instead I walk several miles every day and do yoga regularly. But although research into resistance and strength training is still catching up to that on aerobic exercise,…

Simple Breathing Exercises Can Relieve Long COVID Symptoms

A new study found that resonant breathing exercises, aided by a mobile phone app, can significantly alleviate Long Covid symptoms. The exercises, focusing on heart rate variability, led to improvements in symptoms, sleep, and physical functioning, suggesting a simple and effective treatment option for Long Covid sufferers.New research indicates that performing simple breathing exercises twice a day with the help of a mobile phone application can alleviate Long Covid symptoms.Resonant breathing, which consists of a…

SmartGym for iOS and Apple Watch gets major update with 74 new exercises, Routine Progress, more

The popular fitness tracking app and Apple Editors’ Choice award-winner SmartGym for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch is out with a big update today. The release expands its database of exercises to almost 700, there’s a new Routine Progress feature, Apple Watch gets a number of upgrades, there’s a fresh history system, and more. SmartGym 7 is available now on the App Store with more than 10 new major features and improvements. Headlining the update are 74 new exercises with detailed…

DCGA Slaps Rs 20L Fine on Air Asia for Failing to do Mandatory Pilot Exercises on Time

Last Updated: February 11, 2023, 14:23 ISTThe DCGA had issued a show cause notice to the airline after the inspection. (Photo: PTI / File)The Directorate General Civil Aviation (DCGA) has slapped a Rs 20 lakh fine on Air Asia after the airline failed to follow some of its obligatory regulationsThe Directorate General Civil Aviation (DCGA) has slapped a Rs 20 lakh fine on Air Asia after the airline failed to follow some of its obligatory regulations.During a surveillance inspection conducted between 23-25 November last…

These Exercises Get You The Same Results in Less Time, Scientists Say : ScienceAlert

When it comes to exercise, an approach that's able to achieve the same results with less effort sounds too good to be true – but that's what researchers have discovered in an analysis of exercise techniques and subsequent changes in muscle strength and size.The new study looked at three different types of dumbbell curl exercise: eccentric (lowering weights, lengthening the muscle), concentric (lifting weights, shortening the muscle), and both concentric and eccentric together (alternately lifting and then lowering…