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10 Easy Ways to Kick-Start Your Metabolism Every Morning

The Active Times Logo By Nicole Dossantos of The Active Times | Slide 1 of 11: <p>Your metabolism is one of the major keys to providing your body with the energy it needs to keep going. It converts <a href="http://www.theactivetimes.com/content/26-foods-superpowers"><strong>the food you eat</strong></a> into the energy you need to sustain normal body functions. Research has shown that it may actually be a process necessary to sustain life. A decrease in your metabolic process can result in numerous health problems. Some of these include <a href="http://www.theactivetimes.com/fitness/your-first-time/preventing-type-2-diabetes-6-healthy-habits-you-need-follow"><strong>diabetes</strong></a> and obesity.</p><p><a href="http://www.myzone.org/"><strong>Emmet Williams</strong></a>, President of MYZONE, recommends <a href="http://www.theactivetimes.com/fitness/your-first-time/healthy-morning-routines-start-your-day-right"><strong>exercising before breakfast</strong></a> because you haven’t had anything to eat yet. This will boost your metabolism for the day ahead. He also recommends <a href="http://www.theactivetimes.com/fitness/technique/7-minute-total-body-hiit-workout"><strong>high intensity interval training</strong></a><strong> (HIIT)</strong>. “Do interval type work, one minute fast, one minute walking,” he says.</p><p>Inactivity can lead to a number of health problems, including obesity, illness and <a href="http://www.theactivetimes.com/10-ways-exercise-can-improve-your-mental-health-slideshow"><strong>mental health</strong></a> issues. That being said, exercise has incredible health benefits. It helps combat health conditions, diseases, improves <a href="http://www.theactivetimes.com/content/surprising-signs-mood-disorders"><strong>mood</strong></a>, <a href="http://www.theactivetimes.com/content/20-things-you-shouldn-t-do-bed"><strong>helps you sleep better</strong></a> and controls your weight.</p><p>Increasing your metabolism is an important component for <a href="http://www.theactivetimes.com/fitness/your-first-time/quick-weight-loss-tips"><strong>weight loss</strong></a> and general health. Drink at least 8 cups of water daily, <a href="http://www.theactivetimes.com/fitness/nutrition/portion-control-tricks-weight-loss"><strong>eat small meals frequently</strong></a> throughout the day, and use whatever opportunities you have to <a href="http://www.theactivetimes.com/fitness/your-first-time/8-ways-exercise-busy-schedule"><strong>incorporate more movement in your day</strong></a>.</p>

10 Easy Ways to Kick-Start Your Metabolism Every Morning

Your metabolism is one of the major keys to providing your body with the energy it needs to keep going. It converts the food you eat into the energy you need to sustain normal body functions. Research has shown that it may actually be a process necessary to sustain life. A decrease in your metabolic process can result in numerous health problems. Some of these include diabetes and obesity.

Emmet Williams, President of MYZONE, recommends exercising before breakfast because you haven’t had anything to eat yet. This will boost your metabolism for the day ahead. He also recommends high intensity interval training (HIIT). “Do interval type work, one minute fast, one minute walking,” he says.

Inactivity can lead to a number of health problems, including obesity, illness and mental health issues. That being said, exercise has incredible health benefits. It helps combat health conditions, diseases, improves mood, helps you sleep better and controls your weight.

Increasing your metabolism is an important component for weight loss and general health. Drink at least 8 cups of water daily, eat small meals frequently throughout the day, and use whatever opportunities you have to incorporate more movement in your day.

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