How to Increase Your Metabolism

Thursday, August 29, 2013

As you get older it becomes easier to gain weight and harder to get rid of it.
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Increasing your metabolism is one way that can help you lose weight. Here are several ways to increase your metabolism:

1. Build up muscles: With resistance training, you can increase your average metabolic rate.

2. Increase your aerobic activity: With more intense aerobic activity, you can have a bigger increase in your metabolism then slow or moderate workouts.

3. Drink more water: Dehydration can slow down your metabolism.

4. Smaller meals more frequently: Eating smaller meals every three to four hours can help your metabolism.

5. More protein: Your body burns more calories digesting protein than other foods.

6. More vitamin D: Vitamin D can help your muscle tissue to get the nutrients it needs to burn more calories.

7. Drink milk: Calcium deficiency can slow down your metabolism.

Increasing your metabolism may help you have better health, more energy and lose any necessary weight.

Sources:

Web MD
Men's Health
Healthy Lifestyle

Please note that I am not a doctor and to please make any medical decisions with the guidance of a medical practitioner.
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