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October 17 2017


Boost Your Metabolism For Better Fat Burning

If you're trying to lose weight, boosting your metabolism is definitely key. When you give your metabolism a kick, you'll not only be able to lose weight faster, but it will also require far less effort. So, if you want to push your fat burning into overdrive, it's important to make sure that your metabolism is running as high as possible. Fortunately, there are some easy tricks to help ensure that your metabolism remains revved up for maximum weight loss benefits.

A great way to burn calories while also kicking your metabolism into overdrive is to add high intensity interval training into your daily workout. HIIT or interval training is simply engaging in short periods of intense exercise combined with your normal workout. For example, if you're running on a treadmill, add in short 30 second bursts of high intensity running. During this 30 second burst, give it your all. Run with the incline set higher and push yourself; then, after 30 seconds, revert back to your normal run. This interval training can be used with weight lifting, aerobics or any of your favorite workout activities. Research has shown that high intensity interval training not only increases fat burning, but it also revs up your metabolism. In fact, your metabolism will continue to run higher, even long after your workout has finished.

Another excellent way to help keep your metabolism up is to drink green tea. Fortunately, green tea offers a number of important health benefits, but it has also been shown to be an effective way to give your metabolism a boost. Try to drink three to five cups of green tea each day for maximum fat burning benefits.


Of course, it's also important to make sure that you're eating enough. Many people want to lose weight fast, so they end up cutting back severely on the number of calories they consume. This can actually have the reverse effect. When you drastically lower calories, your body will think that it is in danger of starving, so it holds on to the extra fat. Additionally, a diet that is too low in calories can hurt your metabolism. You'll slow your metabolism, but the real damage is that it can be hard to get it back up, even once you start eating. A healthy diet and regular exercise offer a sensible way to lose weight. Don't get fooled into a highly restrictive eating plan that will typically have no lasting effects.
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