6 Metabolism Hacks For Maximum Calorie Burn

September 26, 2014 7:58 PM

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6 Metabolism Hacks For Maximum Calorie Burn

1. Get your giggle on It's no joke: genuine laughter may cause a 10- to 20-percent increase in basal energy expenditure and resting heart-rate, according to a study published in the International Journal of Obesity. That means a 10- to 15-minute giggle fest could burn up 40 to 170 calories. Let me hear you lol!

2. Cool it in the bedroom A striking new study published in the journal Diabetes suggests that simply turning on the AC may subtly transform a person's stores of brown fat -- "good" fat, stimulated by cold temperatures, that serves to keep us warm by burning through "bad" fat stores. Participants sp...

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