Did you know you could burn calories by laughing? Funny right? But a study at Vanderbilt University showed that people could lose up to 50 calories by laughing 10 -15 minutes daily. When laughing, people burned 20% more calories. Laughter has other health benefits that include stress reduction, immune system boosting, natural pain relief and increased blood flow which is good for the heart – no joking either.
Sadly your sense of humour is one of the first things that you lose on a diet. Let’s try to remedy that. Enjoy some humorous thoughts and do a little laughtercising.