On today’s episode of Live Lean TV, I’m sharing 8 ways to boost your metabolism.
Your metabolism is your bro to the end when it comes to Living Lean.
And as the saying goes, “bros before…”, actually I don’t think there is a saying for that 😂.
One of the key ways to Living Lean is keeping your metabolism on fire.
Let’s jump right into the 8 ways to boost your metabolism.
Your metabolism, hormones, and neurotransmitters depends on a regular supply of nutrients.
Starving yourself screws all of this up, thus making your metabolism slower than molasses.
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Eat to boost your metabolism.
Protein has a high thermic effect, meaning it requires more calories to digest and absorb the food than carbohydrates or fat.
This is why eating protein helps boost your metabolism.
And when I say fiber, I’m not referring to a big bowl of insulin spiking Raisin Bran.
Give my meat and nuts breakfast a try to see the types of foods that I eat during my first meal of the day.
Don’t forget to add some hot sauce or red pepper flakes.
Spicy foods can help boost your metabolism, just like protein and fiber does.
Eat more of these foods to boost your metabolism.
You’ll love this one.
Enjoy your morning and pre-workout cup of coffee.
Caffeine has been shown to slightly boost your metabolism, so enjoy your java.
Focus on Afterburn style resistance training workouts designed to increase your metabolism for many hours after you leave the gym.
I’m talking about multi-joint exercises that recruit a lot of muscles.
This is why I specifically used these foundational exercises in all the 24 workouts found in my Live Lean Afterburn 2.0 workout program.
These movements all increase the afterburn effect and boost your metabolism.
Let’s keep moving.
Say no to steady state cardio.
Short, but higher intensity sprints will boost your metabolism like crazy compared to walking on a treadmill.
And remember, sprinting is all relative to your fitness level.
This means if you’re a beginner, a short slight jog for just 20 seconds will elicit a similar metabolic response to you, as an all out sprint to someone that is more advanced.
Check out my Live Lean Sprint 2.0 program to boost your metabolism.
All right, let’s keep moving.
However, if you’re not willing to move to the Arctic 😂, do the next best thing.
You actually burn more calories in colder climates because your body works harder to stay warm.
You can boost your metabolism by drinking cold water, turning down the thermometer, and taking cold showers.
Trust me, the little things count.
Finding little ways to increase your activity output, all add up to boosting your metabolism.
Let’s move on to the final way to boost your metabolism.
The stress hormone cortisol, when substantially elevated, can slow down your metabolism.
To reduce cortisol:
It’s all about finding balance in your life.
There are your 8 ways to boost your metabolism.
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Brad Gouthro is the founder of Live Lean TV, a media company focused on helping men and women “Live Lean” 365 days a year. Brad’s programs and content have helped millions of people all over the world learn how to get in shape, and more importantly, sustain it for life.