Here are 10 ways to keep your metabolism running high all day:
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Our metabolism are related to our sleep, and not getting enough of it may seriously slow down our metabolism. 6 - 8 hours sleep daily are the best for adult.
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2. Drink green tea.
Not only does this superfood pack an antioxidant-punch, researchers have found it speeds metabolism as well. Plus, it’s naturally calorie-free, so there’s no reason not to enjoy a mug (or two).
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3. Amp up workout intensity.
Slow and steady may not always win the race. High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), such as interval runs, are quick intense exercises that can jumpstart metabolism and keep us burning calories longer after the workout is over.
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4. Don’t skip breakfast.
It's the most important meal of the day and it will quick-start your metabolism for the whole day after a long rest of sleep. You should snack on something small, like a bowl of Greek yogurt even you have no AM appetite.
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5. Pump some iron.
The weight room isn’t only to help bulk up or get lean. Lifting weights (heavy or light) can also help speed resting metabolic rate, making those dumbbells our new best friends. Don't worry of getting bulky.
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6. Gulp some H2O.
Drinking enough water is a simple way to speed up digestion and burn calories. Daily intake 2 litre of water for female and 3 litre for male are recommended. So bring a water bottle with you everywhere you go.
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7. Squeeze in some cardio.
45 minutes on the bike will sped up metabolic rate for over 12 hours, so get off the computer later and start cycling.
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8. Eat wisely.
Who knew eating could actually help speed calorie burn? Certain foods like tuna and grapefruit have been shown to speed up metabolic rate. Packing in protein has also shown to boost metabolism, so pick some eggs or oatmeal over pancakes at the breakfast table for a morning metabolism boost.
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9. Grab a cup of coffee.
A cup of coffee (or the caffeine in it) is absorbed into the blood stream very quickly, speeding up heart rate and provide a metabolic boost that peaks at about three hours after drinking but don't over drink.
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10. Laugh a lot!
A little laughter may go a long way. Scientists have found that as little as 10 minutes of laughter per day can burn energy. Just another reason to stay smiling!
Any of you have some other way to boost up our metabolism? Feel free to share with us under the comment box below. Don't forget to share with your friends by sharing it.