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Hula hooping Burns calories in 30 minutes Marisa Tomei and Beyoncé hoop to keep their bodies beautiful. To do it yourself, grab an adult-sized hoop they're larger and heavier than kids' hoops, making them easier to spin ; you'll know you have the right size if it reaches your chest when you stand it up in front of you. Simply keep it going around your waist. To start, stand with one foot in front of the other and shift your weight back and forth versus around in a circle.
And don't worry if you're less than perfect at first; you'll still knock off major calories, plus get better every time you spin. Check out our fun workout for hula how-tos and advanced moves. Tennis Burns calories in 30 minutes Don't think you need to round up a partner or trek all the way to a court to break a super sweat with racket in hand. Simply find a flat area near a wall or garage door that you can hit the ball against. Stand 10 to 25 feet away, which will force you to hit harder.
Try to hit the ball consistently for 50 or strokes. Just look at Kelly Osbourne, who jump-started her amazing pound loss on Dancing with the Stars. The key is to keep the tempo high, choosing songs with fast rhythms like Latin or Bollywood, and don't rest between songs. Try Braganza's favorite trick: Download a workout's worth of your favorite tunes. Begin with an upbeat inspirational song think "Just Dance" by Lady Gaga , then move on to songs with increasingly faster tempos.
Slow the beat toward the end to cool down. Raise them in the air and move them to the beat. Walking vigorously Burns calories in 30 minutes That's right, walking actually made our list. You should be walking briskly enough that it's difficult to keep up a steady conversation.
With each step, land on your heel and roll through to your toes. Alternate two minutes of brisk strides with one minute of as-fast-as-you-can-go walking or jogging. Mountain Climbers Try this plyometric exercise to burn mega-calories and strengthen your core, hips, and thighs.
Florence's floodwaters may carry hidden dangers Floodwaters carry hidden risks that cause electrocution, injury and infection. Kids, teen, college student mental health problems on the rise A new WHO report adds to a wave of studies about teen mental health problems. Las Vegas shooting survivors, health care providers reunite Survivors of the mass shooting in Las Vegas have reunited with the doctors and nurses who cared for them at an area hospital after the massacre.
New US survey shows some progress against opioid crisis A U. Lawsuit aims to block Trump 'short-term' health plans Patient advocates sue to block Trump administration's 'short-term' health insurance plans. FDA plans meeting to discuss safety data on breast implants U. Zimbabwe's government criticized over cholera outbreak Zimbabwe's government criticized over cholera outbreak that has killed 25, spread from capital.
Some Bob Evans sausage links recalled, may contain plastic The Agriculture Department says Bob Evans Farms is recalling nearly 47, pounds of pork sausage links because they might contain pieces of plastic. No progress as US, Cuba meet on mysterious 'health attacks' Cuba said Thursday the United States is continuing to withhold important information that could help in the investigation into mysterious incidents Funds for Florida health insurance helpers cut by millions The Trump administration has slashed funding for the second year in a row for counselors who help consumers sign up for health insurance through the Long-term effects of ADHD?
Study links disorder to Parkinson's, but don't be alarmed It's the first study to relate the conditions, but it doesn't prove causality. Inside the effort to protect the elderly Perhaps no other population is as vulnerable during a hurricane as older adults. Genetically modified mosquitoes could eradicate malaria Since only female mosquitoes bite and transmit malaria, these lab-grown sterile male insects will not be able to multiply or spread the disease.
Amazing advancements against cancer, but not everyone benefits More people have cancer than ever before, but because of advancements in treatment, those people are living longer. Dozens of high fever deaths cause panic in northern India Health authorities are rushing medical supplies to northern towns and villages. FDA calls e-cigarettes 'an epidemic' among minors The use of e-cigarettes has become an "epidemic" among children, according to the U.
Food and Drug Administration. How to navigate the fertility apps, wearables that promise to help you get pregnant There are more than apps on the market for women tracking fertility. Nevada prisons drug buyer knew firms opposed execution use Nevada's prisons pharmacy chief says she ordered and obtained lethal injection drugs this year despite knowing drug manufacturers didn't want their FDA calls e-cigarettes 'an epidemic' among minors, cracks down on retailers The agency issued fines against retailers selling the e-cigs to minors.
Lab test may identify dangerous gene mutations, study finds Scientists say a lab test may help determine whether specific genetic abnormalities are likely to make people sick. Doctor to the stars disciplined over use of controversial menopause therapy This story is from Kaiser Health News. Calling teen vaping 'epidemic,' officials weigh flavor ban The U. Food and Drug Administration says teenage use of e-cigarettes has reached "epidemic" levels in the U. Cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe's capital escalates; 21 dead Zimbabwe's police ban "public gatherings" in Harare in effort to curb cholera outbreak that has killed 21 people.
How one mother changed an organ transplant policy to save her daughter's life Five years ago, Sarah Murnaghan's case gained national attention. Supplier error got Nevada its execution drugs Nevada's prisons chief says more than drug companies refused to supply drugs for use in an execution. For teens, trans boys are more likely to attempt suicide than others: Study They reported at least one suicide attempt in the last year, the study found.
Milk does a body good: Study Consuming dairy products also lowered rates of cardiovascular disease. Semi-automatic rifles more deadly New research shows active shooters with semi-automatic rifles wound and kill twice as many people as those using non-automatic weapons. Unwitting patients, copycat comments play hidden role in federal rule-making This story is from Kaiser Health News.