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How To Increase Your Metabolism Naturally

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People are more aware of the risk of taking diet pills and want to know how to increase their metabolism naturally.  Here are the best ways to increase your metabolism, burn fat and calories and help you become healthier.

You can increase your metabolism naturally and burn more fat without the use of pills. Taking pills for weight loss and to increase your metabolism can be dangerous and is only a quick fix. In order to increase your metabolism naturally you must increase your activity and eat a healthy diet. The best way to increase your metabolism is by building lean muscle. This can be accomplished with strength training and aerobic exercise.

Metabolism usually slows down as we age due to loss of muscle tone and decrease in exercise. This can be overcome by incorporating strength training to build muscle and increase your metabolism. Strength training can be done with weights, resistance bands or with body weight exercises such as pushups. Strength training should be done 2 to 3 times per week. Make sure you skip a day to give your muscles a break. As your muscles increase, you will be burning more calories.

You should also increase your daily activity level to include at least three days of aerobic exercise. Interval training is one of the best ways to burn calories fast. Try to fit more activity and less sitting into your day. Don't pass up any chances for moving around. Even small bouts of exercise add up.

Breaking up your meals into five or six smaller meals will increase your metabolism and help you burn more calories. Include protein and fiber rich vegetables into most of your meals. It has been shown that adding foods such as flax seed and cold water fish which are rich in omega-3's will drastically increase your metabolic rate. Avoid junk food - it will slow down your metabolism. Eat healthier - your body will perform better when it has the proper nutrients.

Make sure you drink at least eight full glasses of pure water each day. It will keep your body hydrated and flush toxins from your system.

Stress and getting too little sleep can slow down your metabolism. Stress can trigger emotional eating and cause weight gain. You should get at least seven hours of sleep per night to increase your metabolism.

Follow these methods to increase your metabolism naturally and you will shortly be burning more fat and calories.

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