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Belly Fat Study Finds a Key to Losing That Spare Tire

A Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) study looked at different types of exercise to find which is best at reducing belly fat. The study is published in the December issue of the journal Obesity. …

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11 BS Facts About Metabolism Everyone Thinks Are True

Spry editor Lisa Delaney is one of the rare souls who know what it’s like to be an “after.” This journalist and author of Secrets of a Former Fat Girl shed 70 pounds—and six dress sizes–and has kept i…

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Boost Metabolism Naturally in 8 Easy Ways

If you’ve been overindulging on the alcohol or skimping on the workouts, your metabolism may be lagging. What’s worse, you may feel ever so slightly under the weather, which is no way to live. But rem…

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Essential Spring Cleaning for Your Body & Mind

Spring is finally upon us! After the long, dark doldrums of winter, you may be feeling a little less spritely than you did before the eternal frost. You may be moving more sluggishly, fitting more tig…

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Hot and Sweaty: Fitness for Fooling Around

It’s ok to skip your spin class this weekend and hit the bedroom: Sex counts as fitness. An intense makeout session will burn about 238 calories per half-hour. Undressing burns about eight. Giving ora…

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Try the Kettlebell Swing (video)

Curious as to how how cardio workouts and Kettlebells can help you stay in shape? Watch this for a quick tip! Related Link: Kettlebell Training…

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High-Intensity Interval Training (video)

How did David Beckham become one of the fittest men in the world? With a high-intensity interval workout developed by Chris Neville, fitness coach of the Los Angeles Galaxy. Watch this for a quick tip…

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The Benefits of Biking (video)

Biking not only works the calves, quads and glutes, but it also tones the upper body. Watch this for a quick tip on working it into your routine! Related Link: 6 Excuses for Not Becoming a Bike Co…

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Put a Jump Rope on Your Travel Packing List

Fitness plans tend to fall apart when we go on vacation. It happens for a number of reasons, like not having access to a gym, not allowing time in your itinerary, or drinking too much on the beach to …

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8 Common Exercise Myths (Slideshow)

  There are so many mixed messages when it comes to the best and worst ways to work out. Similarly, there's all sorts of misinformation about how the body burns fat and builds muscle. We're cu…

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