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Old 10-31-2008, 01:21 AM   #1  
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Any ideas about how to boost your metabolism?
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Old 10-31-2008, 01:58 AM   #2  
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i dont know much about it, but i would say exercising regularly and challenging your body a little fitness-wise and eating regularly
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Exercise! Any type of physical activity helps.
Eating a good breakfast every day helps your metabolism get going in the morning.
Strength training helps too, I think.
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yeah, build muscle! Muscle is like a fat burning machine, the bigger the machine the better! Generally at least
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I exercise daily and also eat about 6-7 times through the day this seems to keep me going well!
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Heres a great web link on boosting your metabolism!

http://www.aolhealth.com/diet/basics/metabolism-boost
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Eat as much as you can get away with. And in addition to exercise, be active all day in small ways.
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Not doing the same exercises over and over again not eating the same foods over and over again .. resting when needed.
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I agree with all of the ladies, but I also eat spicy foods. It helps my metabolism.
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Also, get tons of sleep, trust me on this one. When you are tired your metabolism slows down.
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I would like to add, by eating whole organic food and avoiding processed as much as possible!
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calorie shifting- or atleast an 'off diet day" every 3 weeks or so. Don't go crazy, just eat a bit more to jump start metabolism again
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I agree with all of you.

Kelly315 - that works so great for me. It just sort of kick-starts your body. I did that when I was on Atkins & it always worked. And even now that I'm just eating less calories it helps a lot. It takes a couple of days to get rid of the water weight, but then you get back to losing.
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Definitely build muscle. Muscle is metabolically active and the more you build, the more you'll burn calories, even at rest.

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Old 10-31-2008, 11:18 PM   #15  
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Definitely build muscle. Muscle is metabolically active and the more you build, the more you'll burn calories, even at rest.

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burn fat in your sleep, i love it!
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