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Maximize Your Workout: Burn Fat Fast with HIIT!

By Alexandra Sehmer

 

Dive off!

Photo by Gio JL [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

 

While cardiovascular exercise is essential to shedding fat, increasing metabolism, and general cardiovascular health, the thought of a long, daunting cardio session at the gym is enough to make many of us time-deprived urbanites skip it altogether. However, new fitness trends indicate that HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) is a faster and significantly more effective way to get all the benefits of cardio in a fraction of the time.

 

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How to Green Your Laundry Routine

Make Your Laundry Routine Greener and Safer

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of soft, clean, fresh-smelling laundry still warm out of the dryer. But is our laundry really ‘clean’? Research shows that traditional laundry detergents are in fact extremely toxic, and that exposure over time can lead to a number of adverse health effects, ranging from minor skin and respiratory irritation to a multitude of cancers.

 

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