3.16.2009

Laugh and Feel the Burn

Have a few pounds to lose but aren't sure how to go about doing it? Well, CNN released five stellar and research-proven ways to raise your metabolic rate.

1. Exercise more
2. Work out with weights
3. Practice portion control
4. Eat smaller meals more often
5. Laugh

Most people know No. 1-4 pretty well, but No. 5 is a funny (literally) one. Turns out that you can tack 10 to 14 calories on your metabolic rate just by chuckling along with a comedy. Does wonders for the mood, too.

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