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10 Ways To Boost Your Metabolism

Primal Power Method Boost Your Metabolism

 10 great ways to boost your metabolism!

1)    Act like a caveman. By adopting a Paleo diet, which includes a good deal of protein. [Scroll down to the interview in this post for the definition and specifics of Paleo.] Digesting protein burns more calories than fat or carbs. So increasing your intake of protein increases lean body mass. Protein also keeps you feeling fuller, longer than carbs, so you can eat less and still be satisfied.

2)    Hydrate, hydrate, and hydrate some more. Water is essential for our bodies to work effectively. Dehydration triggers the body into conservation mode, which leads to a slowdown in metabolism. There’s another reason to reach for that extra glass of water: When you’re dehydrated, you’re more likely to eat more than when you’re sufficiently hydrated. The body often mistakes thirst for hunger.

3)    Pack on the pounds (of muscle). A pound of muscle burns 6 calories a day to sustain itself versus the 2 calories burned by a pound of fat. So 20 pounds of muscle will burn 120 calories a day, while 20 pounds of fat will only burn 40 calories. An 80-calorie difference that works for you long after your workout.

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Interview: Erin Sharoni, Anchor & Host for CBS Sports and How She Got Primal

Transcript of entire interview below:

Gary Collins:  Hi, this is Gary Collins, creator of www.thesimplelifenow.com, and I am here with Erin Sharoni, the host and anchor for CBS Sports. She’s also the creator and host of Live Like an Athlete podcast on CBSSports.com. Thanks for coming on today, Erin.

Erin Sharoni:  Thanks for having me.

Gary: I think you have a very unique story, and I thought it was interesting how we found each other through the Primal and Paleo kind of ways. But nonetheless, we ended up talking and noticed we had a lot in common, and I really like what you’re trying to do on your end as well because it’s pretty unique. For those unfamiliar, would you give a little background to how you ended up in the Paleo and Primal world?

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Returning to the Standard American Diet (SAD)

As most of you know, I’m an experimenter and always working towards optimal health. With that being said, recently I decided to tryPrimal Power Method Standard American Diet a grand experiment during a friend’s bachelor party getaway weekend. Now get your mind out of the gutter; it’s not one of those types of experiments. Sorry to disappoint some of you but this experiment does not involve strippers, large amounts of drugs or a tiger!

Prior to leaving for my friend’s bachelor party, I had gone shopping to bring some healthy foods along in an attempt to eat somewhat healthy and not “go off the rails” with my Primal eating habits. But later I would change this thought process….

I did pack my healthy traveling foods, such as macadamia nuts, organic jerky,  and some almond butter. I have to give myself an “A” for my thought process and effort. I highly recommend my Primal/Paleo followers to pack and take these foods with them when they travel or have a busy schedule.

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Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Going Primal

1. Confusing Primal with Paleo

Primal and Paleo play in the same playground, but while Paleo folks are making sure the sandbox is gluten and dairy free we are doing back flips off the jungle gym. Simply, Primal is a lifestyle following the primal eating habits, movement patterns and mental aspects of our ancient descendants. Paleo is more focused on the diet of the Paleolithic Period, hence the term Paleo. We incorporate the Paleo diet into the Primal lifestyle, but with some tweaks, which I think makes the diet part easier to follow.

Primal Power Method 5 Mistakes People Make When Going Primal

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Intermittent Fasting Is It The Secret To Losing Weight And Keeping It Off Forever

I constantly get asked about fasting, especially intermittent fasting, usually by people looking to shortcut the initial stages of acquiring better health or trying to lose weight quickly. Fasting and intermittent fasting are often used by those trendy personal trainers or supposed health experts as a quick fix technique without knowing the theory and premise behind these strategies. There Primal Power Method Intermittent Fasting is a physiological reason why fasting works and is a natural progression in The Simple Life Healthy Lifestyle. That is, if it is done correctly.

This topic is usually very confusing, especially for those just starting a weight loss or exercise program. That is why I never recommend that beginners incorporate or start an intermittent, periodic, or any, fasting program. That being said, I do think such a program has many benefits for those who have mastered the basic principles of the Primal lifestyle.

I have personally experimented with fasting over the last several years and consistently use intermittent fasting as a way to stay in fat-burning mode. This being said, I do not do it every single day, but I do it a majority of the time depending on my physical exercise exertion and how I feel.

What I discuss in this article will be a far departure from the usual information concerning proper nutrition, which is also why I created the Primal Power Method. For those of you unfamiliar with this concept of fasting, I only ask you keep an open mind, as there is no specific program that works for everyone. When it comes to health and wellness, this is simply another tool to add to your knowledge base.

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