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Can You Lose Just the Belly Fat?

Targeted weight loss is the white whale for many people. While people may want to lose 10 pounds, they are usually hoping that all 10 drop from just their stomach or their thighs. So companies (think late night infomercial) promise people that diets or certain exercises will get rid of[…]

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Study: Don’t Listen to Studies

We try and digest a lot of studies for you on this site. And even if we have said multiple times that not every study is too believed, we still fall in the trap and think things have finally been figured out. Well, they haven’t. According to this NY Times[…]

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New Study Says One Intense Minute Beats 45 Moderate Ones

We have previously reported that brief periods of intense exercise equal much longer bouts of moderate exercise. It is something we have been noting since we started. But another study has come along that offers up even more evidence that a high-intensity workout can create improvements in health in a fraction of[…]

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What is Your Workout Missing? Competition

Whether it’s Jobs vs. Gates or Brady vs. Manning, competition has been at the heart of many exceptional accomplishments. But the power that can be harnessed by rivalries doesn’t stop at inventions or pro sports — it can also help us improve when it comes to exercise. This Outside article shows that[…]

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NY Times Reports HIIT Helps Fight Disease

We have reported on past NY Times articles that point to High-Intensity Interval Training, but this new article shows HIIT is not just for those looking to lose weight. It can help those who suffer from chronic illness, such as diabetes or cancer and can help people recover from a stroke or battle[…]

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Your New Year’s Resolution Should be to NOT Diet

As this Daily Beast article grimly states, the infamous New Year’s diet plan that so many of us swear we will abide by is probably not going to happen. And even if it does, losing ten pounds (which is the average weight loss) will likely be gained back throughout the year.[…]

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