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Calculating how many calories are burned in a day

The number of calories burned each day is directly linked to weight loss, weight gain, or weight maintenance.<p>For a person to lose weight, they must …

Too much exercise is bad for your gut – and the other dangers of over training

Studies released today show that, despite good intentions, those who regularly exercise for two hours or more could be doing more harm to their bodies than good.<p>The research, which comes from Australian sports journal Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, shows that intense physiological stress …

6 ways to lose weight - by the A-list trainer

<b>Want to lose weight? A-list personal trainer David Kingsbury has trained Hugh Jackman, Amanda Seyfried and Jennifer Lawrence so he knows a thing or</b> …

Science shows why we love sleeping in on the weekends — and how to stop it

Why is this? It's well-known that teenagers tend to sleep later than mature adults, and we all have our natural rhythms. But we're not actually the slaves to our body clocks you might think. If you find getting out of bed on a Sunday hard even after a long night's sleep, there may be something you …

100 Exercises You Can Do With a 10-Pound Dumbbell

Light weights aren’t just for lightweights<p>Don’t underestimate a 10-pound dumbbell. They can challenge your body in an entirely new way, especially if you’re used to lifting heavy.<p>Lighter weights target the small muscles that stabilize your joints—muscles that get overpowered by larger ones when you …

The Nutritional Lies That Keep America Fat

<i>By: Dick Talens</i><p><i>Credit: Jason Hoffman/Thrillist</i><p>If there's something I've noticed about fitness myths, it's that everyone is equally vulnerable to them. It doesn't matter how smart you are, how many facts you know, or how many letters come after your name; it's easier than you think to fall prey to …

Unhappy in Europe, some Iraqis return home

BAGHDAD — At 25, Faisal Uday Faisal had high expectations when he packed his bags for Europe in September.<p>After quitting his job making tea and cleaning for the Ministry of Education in Baghdad, he set off for Turkey to join more than a million refugees and migrants who have made their way to the …

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