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#1 Old 03-17-2007, 10:16 PM
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Other than just eating smaller, more frequent meals during the day, does anyone have any ideas about how to boost your metabolism? I guess I'm not into the pill stuff. I would rather do it naturally.
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#2 Old 03-17-2007, 10:29 PM
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Weight bearing exercise will help.
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#3 Old 03-18-2007, 06:48 AM
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Aerobic exercise.

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#4 Old 03-20-2007, 04:56 AM
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Pregnancy seems to have kicked mine into overdrive. I've gone from being able to look at food and gain weight to half a dozen times a day and consistently losing.
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#5 Old 03-20-2007, 07:30 AM
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Calorie changes can help as well.



For instance:

Day 1: 2000 cal

Day 2: 1800 calories

Day 3: 1600 calories

repeat



*caloric intake is based on individual need. The above example may be too little or too much depending on the individual.



Other than that, you mentioned 5-6 meals 2-3 hrs apart. And of course exercise, primarily weight bearing. You'd be amazed at what putting on some muscle will do for fat burning.
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#6 Old 03-20-2007, 11:51 AM
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Build muscles! Muscle burns more calories at rest than fat does.

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