Do you have problems like slow metabolism, slow weight loss or weight gain?
All these factors have a direct connection with the habit. Habit is the most important part of any successful person, whatever they might be trying to achieve. By building a habit even a tough task becomes easier; while neglecting it easy task looks tough. A habit always decides the level of dedication and success.
Maintaining metabolism, losing weight or staying healthy., all these can be achieved by following a healthy habit. There are many such habits that can make your life simple and better. If you start developing those habits or start including it in the daily routine, then you won’t ever have to struggle to lose weight or manage weight.
In this article, I will list the most important habit for the healthy start of the day. If you want to lose weight, stay healthy or boost metabolism you should have the right start at the beginning of the day.
There are many routines that people try. But the basic one are effective and easy to practice. Don’t go with the simplicity; they are more efficient than imagined. Let discuss those routines that can kickstart your metabolism, stimulate weight loss and promote perfect health.
1. Complete Your Sleep To Kickstart Your Metabolism
It might look silly that sleep is on the list for the morning routine. But it is quite essential when you’re trying to improve metabolism or improve health.
For a healthy metabolism, you have to get 7-8 hours sleep.
Due to busy work schedule, assignments or other reason, people are missing their sleep that is affecting their health.
Reasons sleep deprivation ruining health and metabolism:
- Increased stress,
- Feel frequent hunger pangs for calorie dense food,
- Low energy level,
- Slowdown of body metabolic rate,
There are many side effects of staying deprived of sleep for few day or longer. You might not feel much difference if you missed 1 or 2 days of sleep. But things will worsen as you frequently miss 7-8 hour of sleep daily.
If you want to start a healthy routine of the day, then you should start with completing your sleep.
By completing your sleep, you will feel a difference as you wake up with high energy level and no stress. Most often, low energy and stress level are responsible for making bad food choice at the beginning of the day, and it continues throughout the day.
Wrap up: Complete your 7-8 hour of sleep to kickstart your metabolism and health. It is an important piece of your weight loss and health puzzle, missing it will make your life terrible.
2. Get Hydrated To Stimulate Metabolic Activity
The next step that you should take is: Drink Water.
A body is mostly made up of water. Each cell needs the right amount of water to function properly. It is required for healthy blood flow or to remove toxins from the body.
During long 7-8 hours sleep your body’s metabolism is high to boost cell recovery and muscle development. Water is required for easy transportation of nutrients, while lots of water is lost due to respiration. Due to this, the body is dehydrated as you wake up. A slight dehydration affects the body metabolic rate. You might not feel the dehydration but your body needs water.
By drinking water, you will improve body hydration and kickstart metabolism and its functions.
Many people have a ritual of drinking water as they wake up, that is protecting from possibly many diseases. Obesity ratio and health problem are quite low among them.
How much water to drink?
Water intake will differ as per person. But you can try to drink at least 2 glasses or 640 ml water.
How to drink water?
- You can drink cold water but you can also try warm water that will help in detoxification.
- You can add a lemon and honey to it.
- Cinnamon is also beneficial for improving metabolism. A pinch of cinnamon powder can be a great addition to it.
For more morning beverages idea you can visit: Top 5 Weight Loss Beverages To Start Your Day | Lose Weight
Does this routine only boost metabolism?
No! Benefits of drinking water are quite more than this.
- In 2-3 days, you will start feeling energetic,
- After 7 days, your skin will feel better,
- After 10 days, you will get relief from constipation or acidity,
- While in 30 days, blood pressure will get back to normal reading,
While the benefits are more as you continue,
Wrap up: Start your day by hydrating your body to kickstart its process and metabolism.
3. Get Active For Detoxification and Metabolic Activity
Getting active doesn’t mean that you need to dedicate 60 minutes at the start of the day. It owns personal preference to follow a fitness routine in morning or evening.
But you should get active at the start of the day by 10 min walk or few body weight exercise (40-50 push-ups, etc.). By moving you will help your body to get active, and it will help in better detoxification after drinking water.
Wrap up: Get active, and it helps you to improve your metabolism.
4. Eat Well Balanced Breakfast Quickly
And the last routine that will control metabolism is a healthy and nutrient rich breakfast.
Many people skip breakfast as they say it is not helping them to lose weight or it will add calorie. Many claims are made for skipping breakfast helps to lose weight, but nothing is proven or scientific.
But, weight loss is not about skipping breakfast; it is about adding right food and nutrients.
A healthy breakfast comprises of high protein, fiber, carbs, fat, vitamins, and minerals. But getting these nutrients body metabolic rate increase.
Protein is high thermic food that increases metabolic rate to break it down. While other nutrients will play a major role in the supply of these nutrients making easy for energy supply and functioning.
While there are many benefits when start eating nutrient breakfast. But if you want to lose weight then you shouldn’t miss it, whatever other follow for say.
Wrap up: Eat nutrients rich diet and you won’t complain about slow metabolism. Protein and fiber are filling nutrient that boosts metabolic rate, while other nutrients are responsible for proper functioning of the body.
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