Fat

1.9.19

The Fat-Burning Effects of HIIT Workouts Are Exaggerated

Here’s a closer look at the science on cardio and weight loss and what it all means for you.

1.8.19

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Drinking

Here's how a substantial phase of sobriety could affect your immune system, sleep, and even your skin.

12.19.18

This Is What Happens to the Fat You Burn During Your Workout

Your body does two things to help you lose weight when dieting and exercising.

11.28.18

How to Get in Shape Without Cutting Out Alcohol

No, you don't have to give up drinking entirely to burn fat.

11.16.18

Recent Headlines About Low-Carb Diets Are Misleading

Many stories play to the popular fantasy that, when the right magical formula comes along, weight loss can be uncoupled from calories. But it's just that—a fantasy.

11.13.18

Trying to Freeze Your Fat Cells Away Could Wind Up Backfiring

While the research is promising, cryolipolysis may end up doing the exact opposite of what you want it to do.

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11.8.18

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You First Start Working Out

Often referred to as 'newbie gains,' the effect​ is not purely psychological.

10.29.18

How to Lose Weight and Build Muscle at the Same Time

Gaining strength while burning fat isn't easy to do, but research shows that it is possible.

10.22.18

Your Favorite Celebrity’s Workout Routine Probably Won’t Work For You

You could do everything right, but your body might not respond the way you're expecting.

10.17.18

This Is What Would Happen to Your Body if You Only Ate Fruits and Vegetables

We're not talking plant-based. We're talking plants only.

9.24.18

When You Work Out Might Affect How Much Muscle You Gain

New research sheds light on when most people should train.

8.24.18

My Search for a Fat-Positive Doctor

We talk to Charlotte Zoller about her quest to find healthcare providers who don't shame for her weight.

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