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  1. 1. New User? Register Sign In Help Yahoo! Mail Search Web SearchHome Manage Your Life Fashion + Beauty Healthy Living Parenting Love + Sex Food Your Wisdom Astrology VideoFeatured on Shine: The Thread: Celeb Fashion Video Financially Fit Moments Of Motherhood Vitality All Recipes Shine SearchHealthy Living Tuesday , June 21, 2011 Subscribe to This Blog Add to My Yahoo! RSS Sign In for personalized information New User? Sign UpRelated Topics: make it snacktastic working it summer living summer travel summer beauty Mail Weather Horoscopes5 Ways to Keep Your Metabolism Up Let’s talk: Manage My Stuff Write a Post by Healthy SELF, SELF Magazine, on Thu Jun 16, 2011 8:26am PDT 269 Comments Post a Comment Read More from This Author » Report Abuse Share retweet 328 Email Print Amy Paturel, SELF magazine Youre eating healthier than ever, but your muscles feel flabby, your energy is sapped and your jeans feel increasingly snug, particularly in the belly, hips and rear. The sad truth: Metabolic rate (the number of calories we burn in a day) plummets as we age, decreasing about 1 percent each year after we hit 30. But research shows there are things you can do to help combat metabolic slowdown. "When our metabolisms slow down isnt just age-related," explains Christine Gerbstadt, M.D., registered dietitian and spokeswoman for the American Dietetic Association. "Body composition, which is determined by genetics, diet and activity, also plays a major role." Like 370202 likes. Sign Up to see what your friends like. Read on for five ways to keep your fat-burning furnace humming. Conde Nast Digital Studio Related: The Ultimate Bikini Body Workout1. Build muscle. Since fat is burned in your muscle, you want to activate as many muscle fibers as possible.Weight training increases lean muscle mass, which raises the amount of calories your body uses, even when healthy living cheat sheetyoure at rest. Whats more, since theres less fat in your body (and your muscles), blood moves better so youhave more energy -- without eating more food. So if you havent been incorporating strength training into your How to curb food cravingsfitness routine, now is the time to start! What Betty White has to say about healthy living2. Start eating! "Your body is a refuel as it goes machine, which simply means it needs to be consistently Why drinking makes womens healthfed to provide energy to live," explains Mark MacDonald, author of the bestselling book Body Confidence. issues worse"This type of consistent feeding stabilizes your blood sugar levels and creates internal hormonal balance" --and that keeps you from packing on the pounds. His advice: Eat within an hour of waking to kick-start your 5 foods for flawless skinmetabolism. Then keep eating every three to four hours ending an hour before bedtime.3. Nosh on protein at every meal and snack. Protein has a greater metabolic boost than fat orcarbohydrates. Biting, chewing, swallowing and digesting food takes energy -- its known as the thermic effectof food and it can burn up to 30 percent of the calories on your plate. The more complex the food (think steak, most popular on healthy livinglegumes and fibrous vegetables), the more calories you burn as it travels through the digestive tract. Protein Does this commercial encourage eatingalso contains leucine, an amino acid that prevents muscle loss when youre dieting. A simple strategy: For a disorders? (Video)quick and easy snack, keep peanuts in your pocketbook, trail mix in your desk drawer and hard-boiled eggs Thu Jun 16, 2011 10:17am PDTin the fridge. 5 Ways to Keep Your Metabolism Up Thu Jun 16, 2011 8:26am PDTSee Also: 12 Ways to Think Yourself Slim How to curb food cravings: 6 things you4. Get moving. Interval training with bursts of high intensity cardio will stoke your metabolic rate and keep it can do right now Wed Jun 15, 2011 9:37am PDThumming for hours. So instead of logging in your regular half-hour on the treadmill at a steady 4.5 mph pace,try the interval option or hit the road and take advantage of changes in the terrain. Run in the sand or up hills 10 diet and exercise myths that pack on converted by Web2PDFConvert.com
  2. 2. and use landmarks to signify a change of pace. And squeeze in extra calorie burning whenever you get the poundschance, advises Gerbstadt. Wed Jun 15, 2011 10:37am PDT Simple Ways to Cut 500 Calories5. Drink water. Studies show that people who drink 8-ounce glasses of water eight to 12 times a day have Fri Jun 17, 2011 7:32pm PDThigher metabolic rates than those who drink four. Want to lose an extra 6.6 pounds a year? Drink half a liter ofwater before breakfast. According to researchers at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., people who downed More Most Popular on Healthy Living »water before their first meal of the day consumed an average of 75 fewer calories at breakfast than those whodidnt drink up first.More from SELF: healthy living poll Gwyneth Paltrows Arm and Abs Workout Yoga Moves for Flat Abs Superfoods for Weight Loss The Truth About Coconut WaterRelated: thin, self magazine, metabolism, eating habits, diet, burn fat Share retweet 328 Email Print Are you getting in shape for vacation? Yes! It’s countdown to bikini time.from the community… Sort of. I’m kind of committed.Comments 1-10 of 270 First « Prev Next » Last No, I’m going as I am. Posted by Nycole Thu Jun 16, 2011 12:15pm PDT Vote See Results » I think he meant afterwards, it says within, works both ways. Report Abuse Posted by Siobhan Landis Thu Jun 16, 2011 2:16pm PDT "Nosh on protein at every meal and snack" updates chatter on shine… Good advice, but Id recommend protein AND fiber. Fiber fills you up, and protein keeps you full longer - together, theyre a great way to keep the cravings Foreplay Your Guys Way - Top at bay. Especially if you also manage to keep each snack/meal fairly nutritious. Foreplay Tips by Philip a short while ago For a delicious, nutritious, and relatively low-cal supper, try Mexican Black Bean soup with whole wheat toast and a green salad. The soup is high in fiber and protein and vitamins and minerals, so the Losing Weight One Step at a Time by Missy Nicolt 1 minute ago meal as a whole gets a 5-star "Good for you" rating! Heres my recipe for Mexican Black Bean Soup: Why People Who Walk Their Dogs Are More Likely to Be Healthy naturallyradiant.info/site/black-bean-soup/95 by Sarah Jio, Vitamin G, Glamour Magazine 3 minutes ago Report Abuse Things You Didnt Know About Posted by Anna Fri Jun 17, 2011 7:56am PDT The Hymen by Kristina 3 minutes ago I like the tips for living well & heathier too! Report Abuse The Top 6 Things He is Secretly Thinking On Your First Date by Love Guru 5 minutes ago Posted by ooo 18 hours ago Didnt drinking too much water take a persons life?? Sorry, but when I drink a lot of water it caused me Horoscop iulie 2011 Rac - dragoste to have a lot of water weight thats hard for me to lose. Im in my mid thirties and yes my weight and by monthly-horoscopes 6 minutes ago metabolisms is changing but can you give tips for those who are in the same age bracket that Im in See More Chatter » that works? Report Abuse Posted by Emily 18 hours ago video of the day Did they just say, the other day on Yahoo news that drinking water is a weight loss myth that people usually believe? They said that it was the worst excuse. Report Abuse Posted by Milhous 18 hours ago "Want to lose an extra 6.6 pounds a year? Drink half a liter of water before breakfast." Total nonsense. Report Abuse converted by Web2PDFConvert.com
  3. 3. Posted by Cory J 17 hours ago Get sexy summer arms in Drink half a liter of water before breakfast? You cant be serious! Of course youre not going to eat as much, your stomach is full of useless water! Doing this will only make your body lack nutrients in the minutes long run. Now that the sundresses and tank tops are Report Abuse coming out of the closet, it is time to tone our arms. Heres how to do it. Posted by pita 17 hours ago See video » I love the Virginia Tech research, drink a liter before breakfast....,works great when you are twenty. I am almost 50 and my metobolic rate has changed and no matter how much water I drink my meto rate will not change. I wish there were more articles dealing with people in my age group. Report Abuse more video from shine Posted by corey 17 hours ago Siobhan I normally dont critique peoples nutritional advice... Unless of course they offer a total crap pot theory backed up by a flimsy article... that much protein at every meal? Are you kidding? People get way to much as it is... Americans daily diet usually consume up to 35 to 40% of protein... If you eat it every meal that would be sky rocketed... Do you even know how much protein you are supposed to get.....? Its 15% Now a lot of protein in your diet causes many problems, mainly effecting your kidneys, also excess amino acids (Protein) act as free radicals in you system. Which means your body goes into shock, basically thinking its sick. Also, before posting ads online you should back them up with documented studies. Report Abuse Posted by kn 17 hours ago My free weight loss tips.. http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/8032815/how_i_lost_50_pounds_after_my_son_was.html Report AbuseComments 1-10 of 270 First « Prev Next » Last watch » leave your comment You must sign in to post a comment more on yahoo! Shines Whats for Dinner newsletter Join now » All your dog & cat questions answered Answers on Yahoo! » iPhone apps for a summer wardrobe See more apps » Our Best-Ever Cookout Recipes For more recipes » converted by Web2PDFConvert.com
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