Women With Slow Metabolisms Must Do These 6 Things To Burn Fat


Once you know this number, you can better figure out how to reach your weight goals. Think of it as your income in making a budget:  you decide how much to eat (spend) based on your rate. Check out the article we found at The Hearty Soul.

1. Eat Fewer Carbs

You need to keep your carbs down to boost your metabolism. Most of us get about 55% of our daily calories from carbohydrates. If you’re eating 2000 calories a day, that’s between 250 and 300 grams of carbs –way too many if you’re trying to keep metabolism up. Even if you’re cutting calories and eating 1200 calories a day, 55% will put you at 165 grams of carbs.

2. Do Strength Training

Aerobic exercise – running, elliptical, biking, Zumba, etc., is essential for long-term heart health, good mood, blood sugar control, and weight management.  Strength training, on the other hand, builds muscle, and muscle burns calories better than fat.

How much better?  Muscle burns about six calories per pound versus 2 for fat.  Not dramatic for one pound, but convert twenty pounds of fat into muscle, and  you’re burning 80 calories more a day.  Muscle also helps reduce insulin resistance, a sign of pre-diabetes.

3. Do you have low T?xtre

Men pound for pound burn calories at a faster rate than women.  Unfair?  Maybe so, but why the advantage? Men have significantly more muscle compared to fat than do women, and the biggest reason is testosterone. Men typically have 10-20 times more testosterone than women, and this hormone is essential for muscle building.

4. Intensify Your Workout

High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) does a better job of burning calories for the amount of time you are exercising.

5. Take Glutamine

Glutamine, an important amino acid, helps support levels of human growth hormone, an essential factor in muscle growth (Welbourne TC. Increased plasma bicarbonate and growth hormone after an oral glutamine load.

Working out can deplete glutamine levels, so I recommend supplementing with two teaspoons a day. Glutamine is also good for the digestive system, repairing leaky gut, and reduces sweet cravings.

6. Drink Green Tea or Coffee

Caffeine is healthy in moderate doses. Coffee and green tea are excellent sources of both caffeine and antioxidants. EGCG is another antioxidant in green tea that has been shown to help the body burn fat  Drink 3-4 cups of green tea and 1-2 cups of coffee a day.

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3 Responses to “Women With Slow Metabolisms Must Do These 6 Things To Burn Fat”

  1. Carmie Marie

    Mar 14. 2017

    Men are fatter than women now a days! Please stop comparing and putting us down in comparison to men

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  2. We think you read the article wrong Carmie Marie. The only thing the article mentions is that men have more testosterone than women and that they have more natural muscle. Therefore, they can metabolize fat faster. No where did the article put women down. We wish you a blessed and positive day!

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  3. Carmie Marie

    Mar 14. 2017

    I do understand what they’re saying but I think it’s time we stop comparing our abilities physically because women are now a days building up more than men. Our physical makeup is different and we shouldn’t be saying too bad women can’t achieve this or can’t have it that easy. I’m sorry that’s the way I read it. Maybe I’m wrong but I think many women kind of feel that when you’re reading something like that

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