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Sometimes, less is more. If you're trying to get into shape, punishing your body to its limits at the gym is unlikely to produce the results you crave; especially in the long term. Instead, try starting off with a daily, low-intensity workout that you will actually stick to. Here's a routine that takes less than eight minute to complete.

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Liz is a typical 50-something woman, fit, 70 kg, 30% body fat. She goes to the gym every day, and runs for 35 minutes on the treadmill at 10km/h. But, as she tells me rather often, she can’t lose weight. So what’s going on here: is it Liz, or is it the universe conspiring against her?

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Australian scientists conducted a study to find out where fat goes when you lose weight. Their research suggests 98% of doctors and dietitians have got it all wrong.

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I've tried a lot of diets in my life. Diets you might describe as "crash diets". Diets you might describe as "unhealthy". I've tried juice diets, ketogenic diets. I did the Soylent thing. I've gone dairy free, sugar free, carb free.

I've tried about every bullshit thing you can imagine and I've learned a few things along the way. And I have a rough idea why the diet you're about to try will probably fail miserably.

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Calorie counting and portion control are an essential part to any diet. Unfortunately, trying to work out how much fat, proteins, carbs and sugars to eat in one sitting can get pretty complicated. This infographic from C&J Nutrition breaks down the perfect dinner equation to help you lose weight.

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"Low kilojoule" foods are all the rage these days. Sure, they may seem like a good idea on the surface, but sometimes they're as silly as thinking "if I cut this cake in half, I can eat twice the amount." Here's how to tell when the lower-kilojoule option is the right decision.

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Dear Lifehacker, A few years ago I lost 30kgs over the course of a year with diet and exercise and have managed to keep it off. The problem is that the weight loss has plateaued out and I find myself doing the same routine and getting no results. I want to shed another 10kg and maybe add some muscle, but nothing seems to work. Should I hire a personal trainer or is there some miracle solution I haven't thought of?

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Hey Lifehacker, I am a 6'2" 20 year old male university student and it is fair to say that my diet is appalling. It basically consists of frozen food (chips, pies, sausage rolls), pasta, bread, two-minute noodles, chocolate and fast food. As a result I have developed somewhat of a gut and man boobs.

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The makers of the fitness band Jawbone UP have released news customer data that reveales the habits of the UP community's biggest weight losers. If you're trying to tame your summer paunch, the following behaviours and activities might be worth pursuing -- whether you own a fitness band or not.