• Sorry to Be a Killjoy, but the Afterburn Doesn't Last as Long as You Think It Does

    2 monthes ago - By PopSugar

    In addition to the mental health benefits and strength gains, working out can help you burn serious calories, which is key if you're trying to lose weight. And you don't just burn calories during your workout - your body continues to burn them after exercise. This is known as the EPOC or the afterburn effect.
    EPOC stands for excess postexercise oxygen consumption, and many people assume it keeps your body in fat-burning mode for hours after an intense workout. With EPOC, increased oxygen requires increased energy in the body, and increased energy allows you to burn more calories after...
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  • Find Out How Alternate-Day Fasting Can Help You Break Through a Weight-Loss Plateau

    Find Out How Alternate-Day Fasting Can Help You Break Through a Weight-Loss Plateau

    2 monthes ago - By PopSugar

    The benefits of intermittent fasting have been inspiring people to try it for themselves. With benefits from weight-loss success and improved sleep and mental focus to better digestion and decreased bloating , how can you not want to give it a try?!
    IF is an eating pattern characterized by a period of time when you don't eat and a period of time when you do eat. There are many different methods where you fast for different periods such as 16:8 and 5:2 (eat normally five days a week, eat 500 calories on two non-consecutive days), and this one that's called alternate-day...
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