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This Is How Many Calories You Can Burn While Hiking

Not all workouts have to take place in the gym. In fact, hitting the trail for a hike can be a great way to burn calories and get some fresh air. What’s more, most people can adopt hiking to suit their fitness levels, says Marcus Shapiro, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and owner of […]

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Add pizzazz, not calories, with zucchini

(HealthDay)—Whether you grow it yourself or buy it at your farmers’ market or grocery store, zucchini is a great way to add variety to traditional dishes and even increase portion sizes of favorite recipes without extra calories. Love cool cucumber salad? For a tasty variation, use thin strips of peeled zucchini, cut on a mandoline. […]

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How To Work Out Your Daily Calorie Requirements

Ever wondered what the daily calorie intake for women looks like? While the NHS does give us a rough outline (quick re-cap: for those of us with two pairs of X chromosomes, that’s around 2,000kcal) of course, factors like how active you are will come into play. If you’re a diehard F45-er with a penchant for […]

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Calories in vodka: Nutrition facts

However, this does not necessarily mean that vodka is a good choice for a person looking to lose weight. In this article, we compare the nutritional profiles of vodka and other types of alcohol. We also describe how drinking alcohol can interfere with weight loss. How many calories does vodka have? A 1.5-ounce serving of […]

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Study Says This Simple Strategy Can Help Stop You Overeating

When you’re about to chow down on some sweet potato fries it’s easy to focus on how dang delicious they’re going to be, but a new study has found that honing in on their healthy attributes instead, could help you cut calories and nail portion control.  In the experiment, researchers from the University of Tübingen […]

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How To Turn Your Sex Sesh Into A Serious Calorie Burner

We’ve lived through barre booty workouts, spin classes, Pilates, and now even Barry’s Bootcamp has landed down under – but there is one exercise guaranteed to burn calories and tone muscles. If you’d rather stay home than pump iron, sexercise might be the tantalising alternative you need! Sex has a plethora of health benefits from […]

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One Third Of Adults Underestimate Their Daily Calorie Intake

New research out of the UK has found that a third of British adults underestimate how many calories they are eating each day. The recommended daily calorie allowance is 2,500 for men and 2,000 for women. The survey followed 4,000 adults as they reported their calorie consumption over four days, while scientists calculated the real […]