Science tells us that to improve our health, we should spend time outside. So writing this article from the comfort of a hammock on a sunny 80-degree day not only sounds delightful, it turns out science says this will be a better read because of it.
An hour of skipping rope can burn 1,000 calories, and it’s definitely a lot more fun than running for an hour on a treadmill. But you don’t even need a full 60 minutes to see the fat melt off your body in no time. All you need is six minutes.
Americans have a healthy obsession with losing fat. More than a third of Americans are obese, which increases the potential for many chronic illnesses, including heart disease, diabetes, and certain types of cancers.