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How To Boost Your Metabolism Really Fast?

Updated on September 28, 2013
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Boost metabolism and hasten fat loss.

A fast metabolism is the ultimate goal of people who want to lose weight, but how fast your body burn calories determined by a number of factors. Some people luckily fall heir to a fast metabolism. Men normally burn more calories compared to women, even when taking a rest. And for many people, metabolism slows gradually when you reach the age of 40. Although you can't have power over your age, gender, or genetics, there are many ways to find a boost.

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Increase Your Training

Cardio workout may not improve your muscles; however it can increase your calorie burning process in the hours after working out. The most important thing is to find motivation to increase training. High-intensity workout gives you a greater, longer increase in resting metabolism in comparison to low- or moderate-intensity workouts. To get a good result, start by a more intense class at the gym or include short round of jogging while in your normal walk.

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Build More Muscle

Your body constantly burn calories, even while resting. This resting fat-burning process is a lot higher in those that have a muscular built. Every pound of muscle requires as much as 6 calories daily just to sustain itself, while each pound of fat uses up only 2 calories per day. This modest difference can really add up in the long run. Similarly, after a few round of strength training, your muscles become active all over your body, boosting your regular daily metabolism.

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Recharge with Water

Your body needs water to burn calories. Even when you are slightly dehydrated, your metabolic rate may slow down. In a fitness report, adults who drank 10 or more glasses of water daily burned extra calories than people who drank only 5. To keep properly hydrated, drink a glass of water or any unsweetened beverage before your meal and snack. Aside from that, try having a snack of fresh veggies and fruits, which are stuffed with fluid, instead of bars or potato chips.

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Energy Drinks

Certain ingredients in energy drinks provide you a calorie -burning boost. They're high in caffeine which boosts the amount of energy your body consumes. They often have the amino acid taurinec. Taurine can stimulate your metabolism and can be helpful to reduce fat. But using these types of drinks produce health issues for instance raising your blood pressure, can cause anxiety, and sleep problems for most people. The American Academy of Pediatrics doesn’t recommend the use of energy drinks for children.

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Right Snacking to Burn Calories

Consuming extra-foods can actually help you burn fat - eating regularly, to be precise. When you eat bigger meals with many hours in between, your metabolic process slows down between meals. Having a smaller meal or snack every 3 to 4 hours keeps your metabolism engine running, which means you lose more calories during the day. A few research has also found that people who eat right regularly consume less at meal time.

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Add Spice to Your Meals

Spicy types of foods contain substances that can put your metabolic process into higher gear. Consuming a tablespoon of sliced red or green chili pepper can turbo-charge your metabolism. The effect is probably temporary, however if you eat hot and spicy meals regularly, the benefits may make a difference. For an easy boost, spice up pasta recipes and stews with chopped red-pepper.

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Add Healthy Proteins in Your Diet

Your body uses up the extra-calories processing protein as it uses for fat or carbohydrates. While you must eat a proper diet, try to trade some carbohydrates with lean, protein-rich foods can push up your calorie-burning function at mealtime. Good sources of protein are sea foods, white meat poultry, milk, cheese, yogurt, eggs, beans, pork tender loin, soy, and lean beef.

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Black Coffee Can Boost Your Metabolism

If you like coffee, you need to take advantage of the increased energy and concentration that comes after your morning ceremony. If you moderately consume coffee, among the benefits can be a temporary boost in your metabolism.

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Take Advantage of Different Herb Teas

Drinking teas such as star anise tea, peppermint tea, green tea, rose tea, oolong tea gives the combined benefits of caffeine and catechins, chemical substances proven to charge up your calorie burning for several hours. Study suggests that taking 2 to 4 cups of these teas may drive the body to melt away 17% more calories compared to normal while doing fairly intense activity for a brief duration.

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Avoid Crash Diet Programs

Crash diets programs are those that involved eating less than 1,000 calories daily - which are dangerous for those trying to increase their metabolic rate. Although these diet programs can help you burn fat (can limit your nutrient intake), a higher portion of the reduction comes from muscle-loss. The lower your muscle mass, can result in a not so active metabolism. The end result is a system that uses up fewer calories (increases weight a lot quicker) compared to the one you had before the diet.

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Your Ideal Option

The effect of different types of foods and drinks on your metabolic process is minor when compared to what it requires for a sustained weight loss goal. Your best option for developing an average calorie-burning mechanism is to build muscle and keep a proactive lifestyle. The more you push yourself to be active the whole day, the more calories you lose. And remember, doing a workout each morning has the advantage of speeding up your metabolism for several hours.

Great Workout Video to Boost Metabolism

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      Evie Dawson 

      4 years ago

      Very informative... Some people have a faster metabolism than others. Body size, age, gender and genes all play a role in determining your metabolic rate. :)

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