22 Ways To Charge Up Your Metabolism | Men's Health Magazine Australia

22 Ways To Charge Up Your Metabolism

01. GREEN FOR GO Swap black tea for green: its catechins will crank up your metabolic rate. 02. DARK SIDE Dunk in dark chocolate digestives – they have more fat-burning epicatechins than milk 03. LIQUID ASSET Water 30 minutes before a meal can float your metabolic rate by 30%. Gulp. 04. FROZEN ASSET Ask for […]

01. GREEN FOR GO

Swap black tea for green: its catechins will crank up your metabolic rate.

02. DARK SIDE

Dunk in dark chocolate digestives – they have more fat-burning epicatechins than milk

03. LIQUID ASSET

Water 30 minutes before a meal can float your metabolic rate by 30%. Gulp.

04. FROZEN ASSET

Ask for ice, too. Your body works harder to cope with the sudden cold, burning energy

05. GET-OUT CLAUSE

Go out at lunch. Sitting all day makes you 73% more likely to develop metabolic syndrome.

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06. RAY OF HOPE

Chase the sun while you’re out – seeing just artificial light tanks your metabolic rate.

07. RUN FOR IT

Ten 30-second sprints at lunch will spike T levels, speeding up sugar metabolism.

08. HEAVY METAL

Weightlifting boosts metabolism for older men, to help you outmuscle flab.

09. JUMP START

Box jumps release osteocalcin, which metabolises sugar and fat.

10. IN THE COLD

Jump into an ice-cold shower to activate brown fat stores and torch extra calories.

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11. A NEW LEAF

Continue the fatbrowning process by adding CBD oil to your post-workout shake.

12. COOL FACT

Set the temperature at home to 17°C. You’ll burn 7% more calories than if it’s at 23°C. 

13. OMEGA ALPHA

A classic: the fatty acid content in fish oil supps can give your metabolism a boost

14. GO FISH

If pills aren’t your thing, salmon is a great natural hit of omega-3

15. HAVE A COW, MAN

Cows fed with linseed have meat rich in omega-3 oils. An udder way to burn fat.

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16. BOTTLED BENEFITS

Resveratrol-rich fruit in red wine can cause metabolic changes, reducing weight gain.

17. NIGHT CAP

Add some extra olives to your Martini. Their high copper and CLA fat content will shake and stir your metabolism.

18. LOG OFF

Screen light at night disrupts sleep and can also harm your ability to process carbs.

19. MIND GAINS

Work stress can slow metabolism by keeping your adrenalin levels high. Try meditation.

20. BREATHE EASY

Deep breathing sends more oxygen to your cells, causing them to burn more fuel.

21. SLEEP FAT OFF

Get a full eight hours, or you’ll throw off your levels of leptin, which regulates energy use.

22. AND FINALLY

It could all be in your head: interpreting daily activities as exercise burns extra body fat

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