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Fat Burning

5 Metabolism-Boosting Tricks That Work for Life | Posted 03.22.2016 | Healthy Living

Good news, ladies: There are tried-and-true tricks (that won't disrupt your lifestyle) to maximize your burn from a.m. to p.m. Take advantage of any or all of these five easy power-up hacks.

Bob Harper's 5-Minute Workout

SELF | Posted 01.03.2017 | Healthy Living

This do-anywhere workout takes only five minutes -- so you can knock it out on a busy day or before a party. Here's what you need to know.

Which Fat Are You Burning?

Alan Christianson | Posted 12.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Alan Christianson

A recent study helped to illustrate an important point: Burning fat for fuel is not the same as burning fat from your body.

7 Damage Control Tips for After Thanksgiving

Jill S. Brown | Posted 11.29.2016 | Los Angeles
Jill S. Brown

So you did it. No holds barred, you ate what you wanted, had seconds, and had a slice of each of the three pies offered for dessert.... Hmmm and maybe a little more booze than a typical weekday? Whatever, it's done, it was fun, hopefully really yummy.

Can These Foods Burn Belly Fat?

Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS | Posted 03.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS

Another tried and true way to increase your metabolism and reduce abdominal fat is to add more exercise to your routine. In particular, focus on interval and strength training.

The Key to Fat Burning

Nora Tobin | Posted 01.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

Turning your body into a fat burning machine requires a few important factors: strength training, cardio and diet. When it comes to exercise, the combination of lifting weights and performing high-intensity cardio activity is the most effective way to burn fat and build lean muscle.

The Leggings Workout: Sprint Your Way Slim

Nora Tobin | Posted 12.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

It's time to get your sprint on! Sprinting is such an effective way to tone the legs, shape the booty and give you and overall lean look. All you need is a flat surface and a good pair of tennis shoes.

The Short Shorts Workout

Nora Tobin | Posted 07.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

The warm temps and summer travel plans are bound to bring out the shorts. While some may have been working out all winter in preparation for this mome...

Move of the Day: Sprints

Nora Tobin | Posted 05.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

(Photo by Rieder photography) Incorporate this "move of the day" into your regular exercise regimen or just take a few minutes to give it a try. Eac...

Yoga Weight Loss News

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 03.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

The new year is the perfect time for a fresh start. For many of us, this may include weight loss resolutions. Although a recent Galllup-Healthways rep...

How To Use High-Intensity Interval Training

Matthew Basso | Posted 05.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Matthew Basso

High-intensity intervals can be classified as brief exertions of maximum output, usually in the range of 20-40 seconds of intense activity, followed by a designated resting or recovery period. You could complete an entire high-intensity workout with minimal equipment in 20 minutes or less.

Can Yogi Chai Tea Help Weight Loss?

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 03.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

Drinking tea is one of the easiest and most natural ways to lose body fat. Current research reports that green tea catechins can increase fat burning and boost abdominal fat loss.

Fat Loss Made Simple

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 07.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

The public was told that longer duration low-intensity exercise, like a jog on a treadmill or a steady session on a stationary bike, provides the heart rate that is optimal for burning fat. Wrong!

How to Find (And Use) Your Fat-Burning Zone

Ben Greenfield | Posted 04.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Your body's most efficient energy source is fat. Just one pound of stored fat can provide about 3,600 calories of energy, which is far more than most people actually burn in a single day.

6 Foods That Feed Your Metabolism

Posted 01.14.2012 | Healthy Living

By Paige Greenfield It's true: Certain foods have a very high thermogenic effect, so you literally scorch calories as you chew. Other eats contain ...

Which Workout Burns The Most Fat?

Ben Greenfield | Posted 02.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

The majority of workouts that advertise themselves as high fat-burning can be broken down into three different categories: cardio, resistance and cardio plus resistance. So of these three types of workouts, which burns the most fat?

Don't Skip the Fat Burning Eggs

Stefan Aschan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stefan Aschan

A study has found there is no association between egg consumption and the risk of coronary heart disease or stroke in healthy men or women. So make yourself some eggs and enjoy the benefits.

Celebrity Weight Loss Tips: 5-Criteria For Every Meal

David Buer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Buer

Use these five criteria for every meal to help lose those extra pounds like your favorite celebrities when they're preparing for a red carpet event, movie scene, music video or concert tour.

Look Great Naked: Drop Pounds Fast With Yoga!

Sadie Nardini | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sadie Nardini

I dropped 20 pounds when I created my own yoga style specifically to turn the body into a fatburning machine.