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10 Sex Positions that Burn Serious Calories

Have you ever wished you were more adventurous in the bedroom? Keeping things interesting when it comes to getting it on can be an intimidating prospect. If you’ve been wanting to approach your partner about trying new positions, you could preface it with this, “honey, I want to lose weight.” It’s true—some of the most complex sexual positions are also the ones that burn some serious calories. With that motivation in mind, I studied up on a fun book that combines sex and calories burned for him and her called “Position of the Day Playbook.” Here are a few major burners to try:

 

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10 No-Workout Tricks to Get Rid of Your Spare Tire Tummy for Good!

Got a spare tire tummy or a muffin top that you just can’t shake… or, um, get rid of? More than being an area of visual insecurity, the visceral fat (the technical term for the fat that gathers on the stomach) that rolls over your jeans is also seriously bad for your health as it surrounds vital organs and can increase your risk of diabetes and heart disease. Exercise physiologists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Human Studies discovered that as few as 80 minutes exercise (either cardio or resistance) a week can get rid of visceral fat.

While the best way, long term, to cut the fat and show off cut abs is to take the 3-prong cardio (to burn the fat), resistance (to tone the muscles beneath), diet (to burn the fat from the inside) approach, there are a few tricks to make your muffin top less noticeable now.

 

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8 Ways to Lose Weight Without Dieting or Exercise (like sex & sleep)

Want to lose weight without going to the gym? Take advantage of some of life’s greatest (and surprisingly fat burning) pleasures like sleep, sex, acupuncture, laughter, and just breathing deeply—no diet, no sweat.