We all know exercise is a great way to boost your metabolism, but here are 5 easy ways to get even more fat burn out of your engine:
Eat Breakfast. With in an hour of waking up, get some healthy carbs and protein into your body. This signals your metabolism to wake up, and stay up all day long.
Get in an Early Workout. Hitting the gym early can help you burn fat all day long- where as evening workout session fat burning only lasts until you go to sleep. Morning workouts also keep you energized all day long, and suppress your appetite so you don’t over eat throughout the day.
Caffeine is Your Friend. Coffee and tea will give you a boost of energy, but it has also been proven to help you metabolize fat. Just don’t load up on extras, like milk, cream and sugar which add tons of fat and calories.
Have a Snack. Eating healthy meals and snacks every 2-3 hours keeps blood sugar even, which helps you burn fat instead of store it, even if you end up eating more calories total. Snacks should be around 150 calories, like an apple and 12 almonds.
Stretch. Strength training and cardio are important, but everyone seems to forget about flexibility. Stretching increases the functionality of your muscles, so you’ll be able to push yourself harder at the gym.