Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Man gets gross infection after popping zit with woodwork blade > Health-in-Motion Updated 17 September 2015 Run on empty Running on empty may not be such a bad idea after all. Though many athletes eat before training, some scientists say that if you really want to get rid of more fat, you should skip the pre-workout snack. If you haven't eaten before exercising, your body doesn't have many carbohydrates in reserve. That forces it to burn fat instead, scientists say. Worth a try if you're in good health and trying to lose a couple! 0 More: Daily Dose: Man gets gross infection after popping zit with woodwork bladeHealth-in-Motion advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news News SEE: What is the rarest disease in the world? Diet and nutrition These foods will help you stay full longer – and they’re not all high in protein Parenting The dangers sugary drinks pose to children Diet and nutrition 5 questions dieticians answer all the time Lifestyle How to grow a thicker (and healthier) head of hair Medical 7 ways to protect your children against fungal infections From our sponsors Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher! Live healthier Watch out! » Gross fungal infections you can pick up at the gym You go to gym to exercise. But make sure the only thing you pick up is a dumbbell and not one of these gross fungal infections. Holiday health » Your 10-step asthma holiday checklist Don’t let asthma ruin your summer holiday. Whether you are travelling or embracing the summer at home, make sure you plan ahead.