Do you feel like everything you eat turns straight into fat? Are your pants fitting tighter or are you simply not getting the results you want from daily exercise and dieting? Feel like your metabolism is slowing to a grinding halt the older you get? There are certain things you can do to give your metabolism a boost. Here are five things you can do that will speed up your metabolism.
You know it when you’re in it.
It’s when you’re writing in your journal without writer’s block, getting lost in a stimulating conversation or surfing a wave with no fear. Some refer to it as being “in the zone” or even "disappearing".
There are many ways to define “flow,” a term used to describe random indescribable bursts of energy, bouts of euphoria or just being completely engaged in an activity with pointed focus and enjoyment.
Is it just me, or do we live in a world that’s getting faster by the minute? We’re lazy and unproductive if we take longer than 30-minute lunch breaks. And results are only results if they happen now.
I’m not telling you to stop. If you want to go, then go—but sometimes, it might work to your benefit to go slower. That’s where restorative yoga can help.
Most forms of yoga have some restorative benefit. But there are a few forms that focus almost exclusively on this, benefiting you in ways your more demanding workouts generally don’t. According to Dr. Timothy McCall, author of Yoga as Medicine, when restorative yoga is practiced regularly, it can lower your blood pressure, slow your heart rate, heal your muscles, and calm your mind. Here are 5 types of restorative yoga that may appeal to you.