How to Jumpstart Your Weight Loss

Everyone wants to lose weight quickly, but there is no magic pill that can make you thin in a month (despite the marketing hype on many of today's weight-loss supplements). However, there are several ways that you can jumpstart your weight loss by naturally increasing your metabolism!

Ok, ready to jumpstart your weight loss by waking up that metabolism? Here goes...

  1. Keep yourself hydrated:This is the most basic and easiest way to jumpstart your weight loss. Drinking a lot of water and detoxifying herbal teas will help you flush all the harmful toxins from your body, boosting your metabolism by improving the efficiency of your thyroid functioning. Drink five glasses of water daily at the very least to keep your body at its best. Drinking a lot of water and herbal teas, especially first thing in the morning and before meals, will also curb your hunger and prevent you from binge eating. Struggle to drink enough water?

  2. Get enough sleep:Much of your diet, workout, and water that you consume will go to waste if you fail to get enough quality sleep. Good sleep helps to keep your hormones and your mood balanced. If your hormones and your mood are balanced, then your body will function more efficiently and will keep all your unnecessary cravings at bay. Make sure to give yourself a peaceful night of at least eight hours.

  3. Hot lemon water:Drinking hot lemon water early in the morning before breakfast helps fire up your metabolism.

  4. A shot in the morning: No not tequila... Another way you can fire up your metabolism is by downing a health shot of lemon, apple cider vinegar, ginger, turmeric, black pepper and cayenne first thing in the morning. It will certainly wake up those tastebuds, but more importantly, it has a dramatic impact on supercharging your metabolism.

  5. Cardio, yes, cardio:Exercises that keep your heartbeat up are another way to burn a lot more calories and jumpstart your weight loss. You can add exercises like planks, burpees, and jumping jacks to get your heart pumping.

  6. Spice it up:Spicy food burns more calories during digestion because they fire up your metabolism. Add a few more heat to your foods using hot peppers, cayenne or red chili flakes. You can add jalapeño in almost any dish you like, even in your eggs. Spices also add a ton of flavor with little to no calories. Studies also show that spicy foods increase the feeling of satiety, which means you feel full for longer.

  7. Graze throughout the day:Another trick is to eat five or six small meals throughout the day instead of eating three large meals. If you keep eating small amounts, your body will be constantly functioning to break down that food into energy. Your body will learn to work more efficiently and will burn more calories.

  8. Drink black coffee or green tea once per day:Drinking pure black coffee or green tea at least once a day will boost the rate at which your body burns calories due to the caffeine

Studies have shown a small amount of sleep deprivation causes significant hormonal changes: a 20% increase in ghrelin (the hunger hormone) and a 15% decrease in leptin (the hormone that tells you to stop eating). Dr. Michael Breus -

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