Odd Strategies for Losing Weight

Wacky Weight Loss Tricks That Actually Work

Sniff some cinnamon, snip your credit cards, paint your walls blue and more—we found the weirdest ways you can lose weight

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Looking for the easiest way to torch a few more calories? Take a cue from the toe-tappers, pencil-clickers, and desk-drummers and wiggle your way to a healthy body weight. A study conducted by the Mayo Clinic (read about it) found that the calories burned in everyday, non-exercise activities play a larger role in our weight—and overall health—than previously imagined. Fidgeters burn more calories (how many?) than their sedentary counterparts.

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