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Creative ways to burn more calories

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Weight gain is commonly blamed on factors such as overeating, unhealthy food choices, and in some cases, genetics. But a recent study shows that inactivity and lack of exercise are the top reasons many Americans become overweight. The Stanford University study examined nutrition and exercise habits of thousands of men and women over the course of several years. Researchers learned that although these individuals consumed roughly the same amount of calories, those that remained inactive …

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Is your job making you fat?

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Is your work affecting your waistline? It might be. Forty-one percent of workers reported gaining weight in their current jobs, according to a 2013 survey. Individuals with mostly sedentary jobs were the most likely to gain weight, as well as those in high-stress positions, including administrative personnel, engineers, teachers, nurses, IT professionals, and attorneys. Your job can influence your weight in several ways — from where you work to who you work with. Continue reading …

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20 ways to get more activity into your day

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Finding the time to exercise can be challenging — especially if you’re juggling work, family, and other commitments. Fitness experts recommend getting 45 to 60 minutes of exercise per day if you’re trying to lose weight, and that can be hard to fit in between fighting rush hour traffic, cooking dinner, and chauffeuring the kids to activities. But here’s the good news: You don’t have to do it all at once. Studies have shown that …

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Lose weight by walking 30 minutes a day

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Walking may not immediately come to mind when you think of exercising, but maybe it should. Not only is walking one of the simplest and easiest ways to be active, it helps reduce stress, increase energy, and reduce the risk of serious health conditions such as heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Studies show that moderate walking is just as beneficial to cardiovascular health as running. And if you’re trying to lose weight, walking is an …