Why you should exercise BEFORE breakfast – you"ll burn 20 per cent more body fat

Why you should exercise BEFORE breakfast – you'll burn 20 per cent more body fat Those who exercised before breakfast also burned 20% more fat than those who worked out afterwardsEarly morning exercisers did not consume additional calories during the day compared to their peers By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 12:04 GMT, 24 January 2013 | UPDATED: 13:15 GMT, 24 January 2013 Rise and shine! Getting out before breakfast will help you burn more fat during a workout Early risers who exercise on an empty stomach before breakfast can burn up to 20 per cent more body fat, according to new research.

How exercise could stop money grabbers from craving cash

How exercise could stop you craving the finer things in life – and even wanting more money 'Natural high' associated with aerobic exercise, dampened the desire for a financial reward in the studyConfirms previous research that found a workout temporarily reduces junk food cravings | UPDATED: 17:26 GMT, 16 October 2012 Running gave all participants a 'natural high' which dampened their desire for other rewards Those who are never satisfied with their lot in life could find contentment by heading to the gym, say scientists.

Walking for up to two and a half hours a week can reduce risks of hypertension

Walking for up to two and a half hours a week can slash risks of hypertension | UPDATED: 20:00 GMT, 14 May 2012 Brisk walking reduces the risk of high blood pressure in those with a family history of the disease Walking briskly for two and a half hours a week can reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure, claim scientists.

Why a cool pair of hands rather than a cool head will help you in the gym

'Clutching a bottle of cold water while exercising can help make you fitter' | UPDATED: 07:26 GMT, 14 March 2012 David Cameron, pictured jogging in St James Park, could benefit from holding cool packs in his hands Do you struggle to jog on the treadmill for more than a few minutes before you're exhausted The solution is surprisingly close at hand.

How exercise makes you smarter by boosting energy levels in your brain

Exercise makes you smarter 'by boosting energy levels in the brain'Exercise may create an energy 'buffer' in the brain against age-related diseases On the ball: A half-hour jog could boost the energy levels in your brain Everyone knows exercise increases your fitness levels by making the muscles more resistant to fatigue.

Exercise: Burning calories at the gym avoids having a burnout at work

Workers who burn calories at the gym 'avoid having a burnout in the office' Workers who exercise find it far easier to deal with the mental strain of the job (you may want to change out of the suit first) The last thing you may want to do after a long day at work is to pull on your tracksuit and pound out a few miles on the treadmill.