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Boost Metabolism

As you get older you can tell that you gain weight a lot faster than before and it is a lot harder to lose it. This is because of your metabolism rate.

Your size, gender and weight all contribute and control how fast you can burn off calories. Metabolism plays a key role in your ability lose weight because it converts your calories into energy.

Therefore, how fast or how slow your metabolism rate is can foreshadow how fast or how slow you can lose weight. However, there are a few ways you can trick your body into burning more calories and increasing your metabolism rate.

Here are 10 things you can do to give a boost to your metabolism.

1. Sleep

Getting enough sleep may be a factor to why your metabolism rate is so slow. This is because a lack of sleep can cause an increase in a hormone called Gherlin. When there is an increase in this hormone it can cause you to feel hungry and to eat more. Therefore, if you get a good amount of sleep that is not broken up it can cause decrease levels in hunger and increase your metabolism rate. In addition, it provides rest and recovery for your body.

2. Green Tea

Green tea is the perfect beverage hot or cold which can help speed up your metabolism rate. It is also calorie free and has antioxidants! What makes it green is the active ingredient catechin which helps boost up your metabolism. To get the full benefits from drinking green tea, it is recommended to have five 8-ounce cups which can increase your metabolism by 90 calories.

3. Lift Weights

By incorporating weights into your exercise routine it can really help boost your metabolism rate. This is because weights and muscle mass help speed up resting metabolic rate. This means that your body will continue to run on the same rate even when you don’t go to the gym. In addition, muscles burn more energy and calories, compared to fat.

4. Water

Water is a great way to speed up your digestion and burn calories. In addition, it boosts the ability to burn fat. Therefore, increases your metabolism rate. However, you would need to drink more than eight glasses of water to get the full effect.

5. Spices

Spices can burn up to 50 calories a day. This is because it contains capsaicin which helps speed up the metabolism. Capsaicin is a bioactive ingredient that raises the body temperature and speeds up fat loss. In addition, it helps by making you feel fuller.

6. Cardio

Cardio is a great way to help you boost your metabolism rate. Studies have shown that only 45 minutes of cardio can help speed up your metabolic rate for 12 hours. Cardio also creates an after-burn effect which causes your metabolism to increase even after exercising. This burns off more fat and calories. However, the higher the speed, endurance and inclination the more your metabolism will increase.

7. Healthy Eating

Your diet is a key factor if your metabolism rate is slow or fast. Certain food can help aid your to increase your metabolism rate. For instance:

  • Tuna
  • Grape Fruit
  • Proteins
  • Apples
  • Avocado
  • Carrots
  • Berries
  • Seeds & Nuts

Omega-3 also is a great way to balance blood sugars, reduce inflammation and helps regulate your metabolism. In addition, it is important to eat things without pesticides which mean eating organic foods. This is because then you don’t expose yourself to thyroid toxins which block your metabolism’s speed.

8. Breakfast

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day for so many reasons. It helps wake you up and quick start your metabolism rate first thing in the morning. And if you cut out a meal like breakfast your metabolism rate will slow down and stop burning fat.

9. Coffee

Coffee not only helps you wake up in the morning, but it also increases your metabolism rate. When you drink coffee it absorbs into your blood stream, stimulates your central nervous system, speeds up your heart rate; therefore increasing your metabolic rate. In addition, it helps break up unwanted fat.

However, you need to make sure that you do not drink too much or add sugar.

10. Laughter

Laughter has to be the most fun and easiest thing you can do to increase your metabolism rate. Just 10 minutes of laughter per a day can burn off calories. Studies have shown that by laughing can cause a 10 to 20 percent increase of you metabolic rate and also increase your heart rate above resting levels.

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IMPORTANT NOTE: The above information is intended to increase awareness of health information and does not suggest treatment or diagnosis. This information is not a substitute for individual medical attention and should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. See your health care professional for medical advice and treatment.


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