4. Pump some iron
Lifting weights can help speed up resting metabolism. Muscle burns more calories at rest than fat
making it well worth the effort.
5. Drink Water
Drinking enough water is a simple way to speed up digestion and burn calories.
6. Spice up your dishes
Adding hot spices such as cayenne pepper will help to speed the metabolic furnace.
7. Squeeze in some cardio
Hop on the bike and get in some miles. One study found that 45 minutes on the bike sped up
metabolic rate for over 12 hours!
8. Eat Wisely
Eating more protein has been shown to boost metabolism and also keep you fuller longer.
9. Grab a cup of coffee
The caffeine in coffee is absorbed into the blood stream very quickly, speeding up heart rate and
provide a metabolic boost that peaks at about three hours after drinking.
10. Laugh a lot!
Scientists have found that as little as 10 minutes of laughter per day can burn energy.