We have all heard the word metabolism, but many of us do not exactly know what it means. We mostly associate it with a categorization of someone’s body type by either stating that they have fast metabolism (thin people) or a slow metabolism (overweight people).
Metabolism refers to how much energy your body uses, and most measure it by how many calories you burn in a day. A standard method to measure your metabolism is calculating BMR (basal metabolic rate), which measures how many calories you burn in a sedentary or resting state. There are many websites on the internet with tools to help you determine your BMR. Or, you can stop by your local Max Muscle store where a Certified Fitness Nutrition Coach can help you determine your BMR.
Here are some tips to help you increase your metabolism so you can lean down in time for summer: