“Boosting the metabolism” may very well be the “holy grail” of the fitness industry. Fortunately, there are several tried and true methods to accomplish this. Exercise, for instance, is arguably the most potent tool in the metabolism-boosting toolbox. Indeed, certain types of exercise can boost metabolism for hours after exercise. Even better, they can lead to long-term increases in resting metabolic rate by building calorie-burning muscle.
Increasing the amount of non-exercise activity—such as walking, doing yard work, dancing, taking the stairs, and moving throughout the day—is another effective way to increase daily energy expenditure.
Believe it or not, the food you eat—or don’t eat—can also have a significant impact on metabolism. For example, under-eating can lead to reduced metabolic rate. Meanwhile, certain metabolism-boosting foods and drinks help boost metabolic rate.
Here are five metabolism-boosting foods at the top of the list:Read More
Summer is here and so is the time to give your body the right amount of delicious nutrients to reach your perfectly toned figure. These salads will make you happy and healthy! Enjoy!Read More
Fat makes you fat? Not true, of course. In fact, healthy fats can extend your life, studies show, and they actually give your skin—and even your brain—a boost.
But should you really add butter to your coffee? Are supplements the best way to get your fill of fatty acids? While fat is no longer demonized as a diet no-no, there are still a lot of misconceptions out there.Read More
These simple swaps reduce the intake of calories painlessly and not only are they delicious, but they can make a big difference on your scale too.
Complete diet makeovers can be tedious and overwhelming. The better choice is to focus on small simple changes, which makes healthy eating more manageable and sustainable over the long term and helps you slim down in a fun way.Read More
Ballet-inspired workouts blast fat, focusing on lower-half results such as abs, bottoms, and legs shaping. Here's the secret: Most exercises involve "micro-movements," in which you move just an inch or two. They take out the momentum, forcing you to stay in the contraction, which tires muscles faster, giving you faster results.Read More