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2015 had no shortage of wacky health moments. Between down-there spa treatments and caffeinated sandwiches, this year left us scratching our heads … and anticipating all the new WTF moments sure to come in 2016. Here are our picks for the craziest news that came out this year. Did we miss anything?
Find out which of the 10 most-searched diets could be a fit for you. The arguments about the “best” diet — Paleo or vegan? “These findings support recent recommendations for weight loss in that most calorie-reducing diets result in clinically important weight loss as long as the diet is maintained,” the researchers write in JAMA. In addition, a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition concluded that eating fewer calories — not following any particular diet — was the most important factor for fat loss. In fact, the breakdown of fat, carbohydrates, and protein in a diet “did not play a significant role” in how much fat the overweight and obese participants dropped.
Zumba, CrossFit, Cardio Tango Yoga Booty Blast — you may be wondering what’s best for you. Or you may simply be wondering what these workouts are all about. Whether you’re looking to switch up your regular routine, round out your fitness, or stay on the pulse of exercise trends, check out the 10 most-searched fitness classes on Yahoo. 2. Zumba Instructors teach an outdoor Zumba class in Jerusalem, illustrating the dance phenomenon’s worldwide appeal.
Every time Sara Murphy eats or drinks anything, she takes a few seconds to do the one thing that has helped her keep off 60 pounds for more than three years: She whips out her phone, opens up the MyFitnessPal app, and records what she just ate. He had been programming since he was 10 years old, so he just knew there had to be a better way to keep track of … meals and snacks, but couldn’t find anything online that was good enough.
There’s a new ab move in town, and it's called stomach vacuuming — a simple breathing exercise that’s supposed to activate and strengthen your deepest stomach muscles. But does it work?