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4 Ways To Boost Metabolism

By Carlyn Shear

4 Ways To Boost Metabolism

As FITiSTs were concerned with getting the most bang for our buck when it comes to staying fit and in shape. Metabolism is one of the most important bodily processes surrounding working out – it controls how efficiently you burn calories and shed fat. When you eat, enzymes in your cells break down the food and turn it into energy, causing you to burn calories and gain energy. The higher your metabolism, the more calories you burn. 

Here are some FITiST tips on how to increase metabolism: 

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4 Ways to Lose Like You’re on The Biggest Loser

Regardless of if you have 10, 15, 30 or 100 or more pounds to lose, “The Biggest Loser,” can inspire anyone to work on themselves and put their health and fitness first.

Say what you will about cameras and Hollywood glitz and glamour, but the before and after shots don’t lie—the contestants on the show are doing the hard work at the gym and at the dinner table to shed the extra weight. So, how do you lose the pounds without the help of a private chef or personal trainer, or Jillian Michaels screaming in your face?  Here are a few tips you can take away from tube:

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Ariane Hundt's Eating Healthy vs. Eating for Fat Loss

I have met with countless clients who insist that they have a “healthy” diet and can’t understand why they’re not losing weight. They will explain how they have an occasional treat but eat healthy most of the time. So, why are these clients then unable to lose weight and struggling to shed the extra fat?
 

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Add a Little More Negativity to Your Life to Lose Weight

For the most part, a positive outlook and attitude in life is ideal. In the case of shedding a few pounds, a negative balance is just what you need. Daily calorie intake varies from person to person, but one vein that runs true is that if you are seeking to lose weight you will need to create a negative calorie intake. Basically, that means you need to consume less calories than you burn.

 

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