Body & Fitness

5 Metabolism boosters for spring

Say goodbye to those extra kilos that have made themselves at home over the chilly winter months by giving your metabolism a kick start. Here are five helpful tips:

  1. Be an early bird. Try to have your largest meal at breakfast time. This will kick-start your system and give you more energy for the day. 2. Go green. Swap your daily coffee for green tea. The antioxidants in green tea are thought to rev up the metabolism and flush toxins out of the system. 3. Small is better. Try to have six fist-sized meals thoughout the day at regular, three-hour intervals. Smaller, more frequent meals keeps your blood sugar stable and provide a steady source of energy to fuel your metabolism. 4. Water, water, water!! You’ve heard it before, but you should try to drink eight 8-ounce [0.2 litre] glasses of water every day. Your metabolism needs water to work effectively. 5. Pump it! Try adding some light weights to your work-out. ouscle burns more calories than fat, and the more muscle you have, the more calories you burn, even at rest.

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