Saturday, May 28, 2016

Top 5 Ways to Reduce Fat by Boosting Your Metabolism Today


Simply switch to cardio and boost your metabolism rate.  A high intensity interval training (HIIT) is the best cardio for enhancing your rate of metabolism, burn your calories and escalating the fat burning hormones adrenaline and noradrenaline.  Cycling is the most common HIIT. An initial 2 min of fairly high intensity cycling followed by an immediate alteration of the intensity for 30 seconds to a minute is desirable to boost the workout rate.  You simply need to reiterate the practice for every half an hour. With cardio you can just cut a pound of fat per week or two. But three things that should be kept in mind are:
  • Do not overexert
  • Do not forget to drink an adequate amount of water
  • Maintain the proper time, intensity and regularity of exercise

Eat Breakfast

Make sure to maintain a regular and systematic food regime. Do not ever skip meals, especially the breakfast; else your body’s capacity to burn fat will be slowed down in order to conserve energy. So, boost your metabolism rate by taking a healthy breakfast within an hour of awakening up in the morning.

Schedule in Exercise

Exercise doesn’t just melt away fat because of the amount of energy you’re expending – it actually changes your DNA to boost your metabolism immediately. Exercises at high intensity bring certain changes in the DNA that signals your muscles to generate proteins that cut down your excess fat and glucose. Therefore, stick to your daily exercise regime and just incorporate some short spells of high intensity workouts every 72 hrs so as to augment the fat burning proteins.

Do Not SkipMeals

A lot of people believe a fact that skipping meals help burn extra calories. This is absolutely a wrong idea! Instead, you can become overweight or obese if you miss out any of your meals. When you are passing over your breakfast, lunch or dinner, you are depriving the body from the energy required for proper functioning and also leading to irregular distribution of calories. Your body then tends to retain the extra calories; it receives while you are eating. Skipping meals also raise the risk of diabetes, bringing disturbances in your normal metabolism.  Therefore, frequently consume small healthy meals and maintain a higher metabolism rate.


Stress and metabolism are indirectly proportional to each other. If you are overstressed your metabolism rate simply slows down. How does stress actually increase your body fat? What actually happens is, stress increases the level of  a hormone known as cortisol and this hormonal change makes you feel hungry and you start overeating, putting on extra weight, thereby making your metabolism run slow.  Slow metabolism means less burning of fat. Hence, try to avoid stress, boosting factors, simply meditate, exercise regularly and maintain your metabolism.

The weight loss is not a rapid process and apparently needs patience and time, but once you have determined the outcome is a fit, healthy and steady lifestyle which you will love to live.

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  1. Very nice tips...thanks for share....

  2. Very useful tips! Thanks for sharing.

  3. Thank you for taking some time to write this post. The Military Diet limits the number of daily calories you take in and this greatly affects people that have a “sweet tooth” as processed sugar and sweeteners are not an option with this diet.


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