Tracking the post-exercise calorie burn

February 09, 2012 By Julie Deardorff, Chicago Tribune POSTED: February 09, 2012 During an exercise session, vigorous cardiovascular workouts such as running or biking can typically torch more calories than resistance or strength training. But what happens once the workout is over? Exercise scientists have long debated the wondrous notion of an exercise afterburn, or the body’s ability […]

How to Get Your Metabolism Moving

December 30, 2011

by Health 12/30/11 Does your metabolism grind to a halt after 35? Can certain foods rev it up? Answers ahead — and they’re good. By Paige Greenfield Here’s something to feel good about: your body is a calorie-burning machine. You’ll even torch a few while reading this article. The point is, every single thing you do — from breathing […]