8 Tips To Boost Your Metabolism Over 40
Are you over 40 or soon approaching this age? Aging comes with many perks: a wise mind, many experiences, beautiful memories, being more sure of who you are, and so on.
A slowing metabolism is not one of the perks. It is part of the deal, you sigh.
Don’t give up so easily. You can boost your metabolism naturally if you are over 40, as long as you are following some simple tips.
8 Tips To Boost Your Metabolism Over 40
Interval workouts can be more effective than regular cardio as they keep your cardiovascular system busy while challenging your muscles. Your muscles can’t get bored and won’t get used to the same old thing. As you are challenging your body, your metabolism is speeding up.
Try HIIT workouts, Tabata and other circuit training, or if you prefer running, swimming, or biking, try interval workouts, mixing your speed up through fartleks and speed work.
Challenge Your Muscles
Exercise is important. Mixing up your exercise routine and challenging your muscles through weight lifting, body weight exercises – such as TRX and functional training – and toning work – such as pilates, barre and yoga – are all beneficial. Protein and other foods I will talk about soon can help your exercise performance and muscle toning as well.
Drink at least 8-10 glasses of water a day. Green juices, smoothies and herbal teas can be great to help with staying hydrated. Skip sodas, sugary drinks and coffee. Being hydrated keeps your body happy and prevents you from overeating. Ice cold water can even boost your metabolism just a bit more.
Proteins are the building blocks of muscle mass, which can boost your metabolism and help your waistline. Eat protein during all meals, including your breakfast to keep your body satisfied. Vary your protein sources. Don’t just rely on meat, poultry or fish, but go for easily digestible, nutritious plant-based sources, including beans, lentils, quinoa, chickpeas and plant-based protein powders, such as Organifi Complete Protein.
Siberian Ginseng is an adaptogen that is known for aiding the immune system and increasing energy, vitality and longevity. According to an 8-week study, Siberian Ginseng can boost your metabolism and increase your energy. Research also shows that it’s extremely beneficial for post-menopausal women with their symptoms.
Reishi is one of the most powerful mushrooms out there. It is the mushroom of immortality and has been used in Asia for thousands of years for its medicinal properties. Research studies suggest that reishi is excellent for glucose and fat metabolism.
Rhodiola Rosea is an herb traditionally used for reducing fatigue in Chinese medicine. It can be on of your best friends when it comes to helping boost your metabolism. Scientific research has shown us that Rhodiola is fantastic for obesity and weight loss. It can help with your blood sugar levels and exercise performance as well.
Berries have science-proven anti-aging benefits. Cranberries can improve bacterial infections that can interfere with gut health. A healthy gut leads to a healthy metabolism and a healthy waistline.
Try Organifi Red Juice
Did you know that Organifi Red Juice has Siberian ginseng, reishi, rhodiola and cranberries in it? Yes, it does, and many other powerful superfoods. Organifi Red can boost your metabolism, bring you anti-aging benefits, support your brain power and give you a glowing skin. It’s amazing and delicious. Just mix it with a glass of water and you are good to go. You can also add it to your green juices, smoothies, shakes, raw goodies, dips and desserts. Try it to experience its health-promoting, metabolism-boosting and life-changing benefits.
Drink a glass of Organifi Red and try our 8 tips to improve your metabolism today.
What tips will you implement this week to boost your metabolism? Do you have any other metabolism-boosting tips? Share away in the comments section.
And remember, we’re in this together.
Kat Gál is a professional holistic health writer who helps health, wellness and nutrition businesses to market their products and services through quality online content. She is also a Certified Holistic Health & Life Coach. Kat is a multi-passionate writer, world traveler, nomad, runner, and cat-person. She is a lifelong learner who lives outside of her comfort zones stretching her boundaries and discovering beauty around the world. Reach out if you are looking for amazing blog content at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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