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An easy way to lose weight


A new study “proving” that a brisk walk is as good as or better than a regimen of structured exercise for losing weight has caused quite a dustup.

The London School of Economics reported that a half-hour of regular, brisk walking beats the gym if your aim is a smaller waistline. Their research found those individuals who engaged in walking at a good pace for a half hour or more had lower body mass indexes (BMI) and smaller waists than those who did other exercises such as going the gym or playing sports.

But those who moan at the thought of physical exertion should know that the researc...

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