PUT DOWN THAT SAND­WICH 73,000,000

The num­ber of Amer­i­cans who used a health club dur­ing a six-month pe­riod in 2014 and 2015, ac­cord­ing to a study by the In­ter­na­tional Health, Rac­quet & Sportsclub As­so­ci­a­tion (IHRSA.ORG) — the high­est fig­ure recorded by IHRSA since it started track­ing gym

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TAKE-HOME MES­SAGE: :H·UH QRW WHOOLQJ \RX to stop eat­ing sand­wiches al­to­gether, but if your goal is to get as lean as pos­si­ble, go easy on them. iimit your­self to only a cou­ple sand­wiches per week and/or re­place the bread (read: carbs and lots of them) with let­tuce in the form of a salad or wrap.

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