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If you've put off pumping iron, get to it. According to experts, you burn kilojoules faster after a strength-training session than you would after a cardio session. And researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham found that lifting weights three times a week for 25 weeks caused women to lose an average of 1.8 kilos of body fat.
X is for Xenical
This prescription fat blocker made news last year when the FDA green lighted its over-the-counter version, Alli. But both drugs come with an unfortunate side effect: loose stools. We say pass on the gas and slim down the old-fashioned way.
Photo by stock.chng Oct 27, 2011