Scientists studying the issue agree that most of us compensate for the calories lost to exercise by eating more, moving less, or both. Our resting metabolic rates may…

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But experts say that cardio is not the be-all and end-all – and too much could actually sabotage your exercise efforts. While cardio is definitely great for burning…

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Surprisingly, building muscle can actually help increase your metabolism. A pound of muscle burns more calories than a pound of fat, even if you’re just sitting still. Also,…

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Plus, you can benefit from losing body fat even after your run as your body keeps burning fat for 2 to 3 hours after finishing a run. How…

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Researchers found moderately overweight men who exercised hard enough to sweat for 30 minutes a day lost an average of 8 pounds over three months compared to an…

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People naturally have elevated levels of cortisol and growth hormone in the morning—both of which are involved in metabolism—so you’ll “draw more of your energy from your fat…

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Cardio is a great way to exercise for overall health benefits and will support your weight loss efforts. However, to speed up weight loss and maintain the weight…

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If you run for 20 minutes each day, you’ll burn approximately 200 calories. To lose 1lb of body fat per week, you’d need to reduce your total calorie…

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Running is an excellent form of exercise for weight loss. It burns a lot of calories, may help you continue to burn calories long after a workout, may…

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Physical activity increases people’s total energy expenditure, which can help them stay in energy balance or even lose weight, as long as they don’t eat more to compensate…

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