How To Increase Your Metabolism

September 10, 2014

Noticed that your metabolism is slow and sluggish especially with age? There are a few different ways to boost it up again, in order to burn more calories and avoid feeling constantly bloated. While you can’t exactly change your genetics, age or body type, you can control your metabolism by following these 4 easy steps.


While there are many benefits of lifting weights, one of them is directly linked to your metabolism! An average persons resting metabolic rate is higher when regularly lifting weights, so you’re burning calories at a much faster frequency.

Drink up

One of the ways the body burns calories is by drinking lots of water, so remember to keep hydrated throughout the day. Carrying around a water bottle is a great idea if you’re constantly on-the-go, and can’t find the time to drink the standard 8 glasses a day.

Eat often

Avoid skipping meals or sticking to three strict meals a day – this will only slow down your metabolism over time. The best way to kickstart it is by snacking regularly and keeping meals small and nourishing throughout the entire day. Enjoy a snack every 3-4 hours to keep your metabolism in-check.

Spicy foods

One of the age-old tricks to boosting your metabolism has to be spicy foods. Natural chemicals are found in peppers, chilli’s and curries which can quickly boost your metabolic rate – but remember that this is only a temporary solution.

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