Web
Analytics
The news is by your side.

Fitness

Amir proves his fitness as Pakistan draw final warm-up match

Mohammad Amir appeared to prove his fitness as Pakistan drew their final warm-up match ahead of the start of their two-Test series against England. A two-day game against Leicestershire was always likely to end in a draw and that was the case as the Midlands county finished on 226 for six in reply to Pakistan’s first innings 321 for nine declared. Amir was one of several first-choice players rested from this match ahead of the first Test at Lord’s starting Thursday after suffering a recurrence of a longstanding knee…

Fawad Alam astonishes selectors with impressive fitness test score

LAHORE: Pakistan discard Fawad Alam on Tuesday astonished selectors by scoring 19 points in the Yo-Yo Endurance Test at National Cricket Academy Lahore for upcoming Ireland and England tour. Captain Sarfraz Ahmed scored 17.4 in the same fitness test, whereas 25-year-old Muhammad Rizwan topped with a score of 21; Asad Shafiq with 20 had the second-highest score, while Hasan Ali, Babar Azam and Fakhar Zaman — all much younger cricketers than Alam — scored 18 points each. Fawad Alam impressed with his batting in the…

Ageless Shoaib Malik reveals his fitness secret

Former captain and senior Pakistani all-rounder Shoaib Malik, who propelled Pakistan to go 4-0 up against Sri Lanka by his unbeaten 69 runs, has shared his fitness secret. The 36-year-old maintains a relaxed presence in the field with a stunning agility and grace despite his age. He is among the fastest runners in the Pakistan squad and his ability to milk singles in the middle overs against the spinners remain top-notch. Like his 'forever-changing' batting positions, Malik adapts his game according to the situation.…

Murray confirms Wimbledon fitness

LONDON: Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has confirmed his fitness for this year's tournament after a hip injury disrupted his preparation. The world number one opens his defense against Alexander Bublik, a lucky loser ranked 134, on Centre Court in front of his home fans on Monday. "It's felt much better the last few days," said Murray on Sunday. "I've had hip problems since I was very young. Been very sore the last few weeks. "If I feel like I do today, I'll be fine to play the tournament. I'll be fine to play…

With mental health problems, fitness is tied to reduced risk of death

For men experiencing emotional distress like depression, anxiety or thoughts of suicide, having high cardiorespiratory fitness may cut the risk of death in half compared to those in poor condition, researchers say. “The prevalence of mental health issues is growing in the U.S. and globally,” said lead study author Mei Sui of the University of South Carolina in Columbia. “People are facing many stressors in their daily lives linked to depression, anxiety and other mental disorders. “Medication to treat these mental…

WATCH: This home-made juice can help you lose weight without starving!

Starving yourself in the hopes of losing weight has not worked for many people and though many consider it the best and the first idea to shed a few pounds. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO  When you start dieting you obviously eat less but skipping whole meals is not advisable so here is a home-made juice which can fulfil your energy needs without making you obese. The juice is also fit for those who are allergic to multivitamin capsules and iron consumption. To make this 'Doctor Juice', one needs to extract the juice of…

Confident Imran Khan demonstrates fitness by performing pushups

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Monday demonstrated his fitness by performing pushups alongside other PTI workers and supporters in his residence at Bani Gala. Grinning from ear to ear and dressed in an all-black tracksuit, the confident PTI chairman ahead of a mass protest against the government in the capital counted the pushups and claimed, "I am still not tired." A huge group of PTI activists kept cheering and clapping during the entire workout break.