You feel like you can do just anything to speed up your metabolism but you feel it is out of your control right? Well that is not exactly so, studies showed that there are many things you can do to speed up your metabolism regardless to your age and genes which both play a major role in your metabolic rate.
Indeed you can even negate that metabolic slowdown that happens after 40s by making few changes to your diet, sleep habits and exercises, by managing these three elements you can actually speed up your metabolism and your body’s ability to break down the food you eat into energy very easily. The following are some tips to help you do that check them out.
1- Make Sure To Eat Your Breakfast.
You may have many reasons to delay breakfast or not even eat breakfast at all but that would be like pausing your metabolism because when your brain get the signal that your stomach is empty, it orders the body cells to hold to the fat reserves it has in case the body doesn’t get another fuel and put you on a low energy mode to save your power to survive for longer however when you eat breakfast as early as possible your body Activates a process called thermogenesis then starts to burn the fat it has to provide energy.
2- Eat Often.
We are used to eating three main meals per day, however to speed up your metabolism rate you should breakup those three meals into six or seven throughout the day every three or four hours, this will make your body feel like it is continually provided with food so it won’t hold onto its stored fat, aim to eat protein rich small meals like beans, legumes, dairy low fat products, meats, fish and poultry.
Exercise is known to be important to maintain the metabolism rate elevated so aim to exercise your lower body muscles as they take longer to recover than the upper body muscles and in result will maintain your metabolic rate elevated and fat burning even up to 24 hours after exercising.
4- Sleep Enough.
Enough adequate Sleeps is important for the whole body to process properly, lack of sleep upset the natural appetite regulating hormones in the body, researches found that when you get less than six hours sleep per night you are more likely to eat extra 350 calories the next day so sleeping for eight hours a night is important to keep your metabolism at its highest.