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Here’s Why Early Risers Are Burning More Fat

We have all heard you shouldn’t eat right before a swim. Now there’s a new study that suggests you may not want to eat before exercising to get the most out of your workout. The new trend is called fasted cardio and encourages working out first thing in the morning before breakfast. According to studies, the body will burn more fat. The body typically draws on carbs for energy. Without food, your body will only have existing fat to use for energy. Then, after your fasted workout, studies say that your body will be better able to absorb carbs and proteins. The idea is that your body will use the food to restore energy instead of storing it as fat. The overnight fast should be 10 hours...


You want to lose weight to prepare for summer, but you have completely neglected your New Year’s Resolution and DARN its spring already. If this is you, don’t be ashamed because you are like the most of us. We know all the excuses as to why you can’t seem to workout, this includes: I’m too busy, I go to work early and get off too late, I don’t have money for a gym membership, there isn’t a gym that’s close by, I have kids to take care of, I have too much school work, and then for those who are really honest with themselves “ I’M JUST LAZY, I DON’T HAVE THE MOTIVATION TO JUST DO IT.” BELOW ARE BLACKGIRLHEALTH’S TOP TRICKS TO KEEP YOU...