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4 Easy ways to boost your metabolism

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Want to take your metabolic rate from zero to one hundred? Then read our four quick and easy pointers, that will assist you in burning calories at a rate of knots.

Start taking your sleep seriously

Make sure to get at least seven to nine hours of sleep every night. When you don’t get enough zzz’s you run the risk of decreasing your ability to manage blood sugar levels, that will likely result in you craving high carbohydrate foods.

Drink more cups of herbal tea

It’s been proven that drinking eight, 250ml, cups of green tea a day can boost your metabolism. Sound like too much tea? Consider replacing fizzy drinks and coffees with a green cuppa.

Do a high-intensity workout

Studies show that incorporating high-intensity, thirty-second intervals into your regular workout will help you burn calories at a faster rate. So next time you hit the gym, DO this: exercise at a normal rate for 5 minutes; increase the pace for 30 seconds; then return to exercising as normal for 5 minutes. Repeat the sequence.

Eat your breakfast

There’s a reason why they say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. However, this doesn’t mean that you can eat a bowl of processed cereal and expect your metabolism to perform optimally. Opt for fiber-rich foods like avocado, pears, and oatmeal. Be sure to also include proteins such as tofu, eggs, and yoghurt.

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