What could be a better start of the day when you can burn 300+ calories in just 5 simple activities of the morning? Would you like to help your body burn calories more efficiently all day long?
Then the answer is yes you can; you can boost your daily routine and be even more productive throughout the day. So we have brought 5 simple habits that can improve your morning and your body, and help you burn at least an extra 310 calories every day!
When you miss a breakfast you miss a lot. It is rightly said breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But you might don’t know how important is the morning meal for a healthy diet. A healthy diet of morning leads to a healthy start of the day and boost you all along a day. When you miss a morning breakfast you are missing an opportunity to fire up your metabolism. According to Rush University Medical Center, breakfast stimulates your metabolism. This helps to burn more calories all day long and actually lowers your BMI. The best breakfast for your metabolism is that one which contains protein, such as a hard-boiled egg and Greek yogurt (make sure your yogurt isn't loaded with sugar).
2. Do Morning Warm Up and Routine Exercises
Warming Up and working on muscle mass is a great way to start your day. People with higher percentage of muscle mass tend to have a higher metabolic rate, as muscle requires more energy to maintain than fat. Research has also found that strength training in the early morning helps to increase muscle mass. So, if you wish to burn more calories in morning then you need to grab your routine and throw your body into muscle-building mode to reduce more fat. According to Harvard Health Publications, a 30-minute weight training session for a 125-pound person can burn about 90 calories.
3. Practice an Energizing Morning Yoga Routine
Practicing yoga on a regular basis has been found to be great for a number of reasons. It helps decrease pain, improve concentration and mental clarity. It also reduces stress. And now the latest research indicates that practicing yoga in the morning is even better as it actual leads to greater metabolic efficiency. Yoga proves to make the body’s metabolic processes better at burning calories. If you weigh 125 pounds you'll burn about 120 calories (if you weigh 185 pounds it’s about 178 calories) in a 30-minute yoga session, according to the same Harvard Health Publications article. So make it a habit of practicing early morning yoga.
4. Drink Green Tea
Green tea known to stimulates the sympathetic nervous system, helping you burn up to 100 extra calories a day while without disturbing your normal routine. You can still get your morning lift when you switch out your coffee for tea while getting an added health benefit.
5. Drinking Plenty of Water
According to research published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, water can boost up your metabolism by up to 30%. While it helps men burn lipids for energy more efficiently, it assists women in using carbs for energy. Drinking water is thought to stimulate your nervous system and use up those calories more easily. Staying hydrated is an easy way to keep your metabolism boost-up throughout the day.
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