7 Tips To Kickstart Your Metabolism This Spring

As the days grow longer and the weather becomes warmer, many of us are eager to kickstart their metabolism and embrace a healthier lifestyle this Spring. We have put together some effective tips to rev up your metabolism and make the most of this rejuvenating season.

1. Eat at Regular Times

One essential aspect of resetting your metabolism is maintaining a regular meal pattern. Research suggests that adhering to a consistent meal schedule can have numerous health
benefits, including supporting your metabolism.

The recommended practices include:

  • Eating a balanced breakfast to kickstart your metabolism in the morning.
  • Consuming most of your energy-providing foods earlier in the day when your body’s
    metabolic rate is naturally higher.
  • Having two to three meals daily at consistent times.

2. Prioritise Protein

Another key tip to reset your metabolism is to prioritise protein in your diet. Consuming an adequate amount of protein can help maintain muscle mass, which in turn can boost your metabolism. Include lean protein sources such as poultry, fish, tofu, and legumes in your meals as well as other protein sources like dairy (milk, cheese, yoghurt). A protein source should be present in every meal and snack to keep you feeling satisfied and to maintain muscle mass.

3. Embrace Resistance Training

Spring provides the perfect opportunity to take your workouts outdoors. Consider incorporating resistance training into your exercise routine. Resistance workouts involves
using resistance to build strength, shown to effectively rev up metabolism.

4. Control Stress

Chronic stress can lead to hormonal imbalances that may slow down your metabolism. Explore stress-reduction techniques such as meditation, yoga, or deep breathing exercises
to keep your stress levels in check. We have a library of on-demand yoga or meditation classes for you to try today!

5. Spice Up Your Meals

Spices like cayenne pepper and ginger can increase metabolism. Incorporate these spices into your meals for an extra metabolic kick. Try our Chicken Crispy Noodle Salad that includes ginger.

6. Eat More Fibre

Foods such as fruits, vegetables, and whole grains not only keep you feeling full but also help stabilise blood sugar levels, preventing energy crashes and supporting a healthy

7. Stay Consistent

Consistency is key when it comes to kickstarting your metabolism. Make these tips part of your daily routine to experience the long-term benefits of an optimised metabolism.
This spring, make the most of the season of renewal by kickstarting your metabolism. By following these tips consistently, you’ll not only boost your metabolism but also embrace a
healthier, more active lifestyle that will carry you through the entire year.

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