Your metabolism is the rate at which your body burns calories. 

Many factors like age, sex, activity level and genetics will impact the rate of your metabolism. Like many people, i'm sure you wonder how you can boost your metabolism, and start burning those extra calories. Try these top 3 tips to kickstart your metabolism.

1. Try a Quick Workout 

    And when we say quick, we mean QUICK! Even a 15 minute blast that gets your heart rate up can have long term effects on your metabolism. Additionally when your body contains more muscle your metabolism speeds up! Every little change can build up to BIG results.

    2. Drink green tea 

      One of the substances in green tea is caffeine, which has been shown to boost your metabolism and fat burning capabilities. It’s most notable quality is the high level of antioxidants that it contains. Most notably epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), which has amazing metabolism boosting effects. 

      3. Drink enough water 

        The easiest change begins with avoiding sugary drinks and drinking water. Not only are you going to consume less calories, leading to greater weight loss, drinking just 0.5 litres of water, can increase metabolism by 10% - 30% for up to an hour. 

        Pro tip: Drink Cold water, the body will use its thermogenic properties to heat the body up. 

        If you think you're someone who would benefit from a weight loss coach. At custom health centres we believe we may have the answer for you 

        In health,

        Dr. Jason Olafsson

        Founder of Custom Health Centers

        March 11, 2021 — Dr. Jason Olafsson