How to Lose Weight When It’s Cold Outside

Why You Will Lose Weight This Winter

Need some motivation to emerge from hibernation? Here are 10 reasons your scale will go down this winter

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When the weather’s frigid and portions are hearty, it’s easy to feel like the only thing you’re burning through these months is your heating bill. But despite reports to the contrary, there are plenty of reasons to suspect that winter is a great time to jumpstart your weight loss plans. To prove it, we found 10 reasons why winter is weight gain isn’t inevitable—and why there might not be a better time to start. (Related: Looking to boost your weight loss efforts? Start with these 10 Weight Loss Tricks That Work.)

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