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Amy Shouse

Can you burn as many calories as you would running a marathon just by being zipped into a special sleeping bag? We decided to find out.; Credit: Photo courtesy of Flickr/Nathalie Martin

Lose Weight Without Moving? Urban Sweat Lodges Sound Too Good to Be True

The enticement came in one of those daily deal emails, this one a Groupon for an “urban sweat lodge.” The ad attempted seduction with its semi-pornographic silhouette of a firm sweaty bottom — coupled with a scientific-sounding promise to get rid of cellulite and any excess weight, even while lying......