The Checkup: The One Thing You Really Shouldn’t Do If You’re Trying to Lose Belly Fat

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• If you’re trying to shed pounds, you might think eating a nice big breakfast and then skipping lunch is the answer, but think again: A new study, published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, found that mice who ate just one big meal a day, compared to those who grazed, had more belly fat and increased inflammation. The study was designed with humans in mind and researchers say the findings could easily correspond to the way our bodies work. [POPSUGAR Fitness]

• This workout is called Death by Burpee. Intrigued? [Men’s Health]

• One summer in high school, my friend asked me to put sunscreen on his back, but I guess I didn’t do a great job because he left the beach with five giant hand marks surrounded by a whole lot of red (sorry, dude!). So, for your and all your friends’ sake: How to properly apply sunscreen — because most people really don’t know how. [Yahoo Health]

Pre-workout mistakes — like hitting happy hour, just for one drink! — you should never make before you head to the gym. [Women’s Health]

• If you think that day you spent dabbling in the Master Cleanse was rough, you definitely wouldn’t be up for this hardcore cleanse experience. [Well + Good]

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