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Ways to burn more calories in your day

There are many ways to burn extra calories in your day with out breaking a sweat.  For many of us a typical day includes sitting at a desk for long periods.  With my quick and simple tips you will be able to burn extra calories with minimum effort through your day!

  • Wake-up to protein and revamp up your metabolism! This mean that you should never skip breakfast.
  • Start eating 5-6 small meals a day. This will get your metabolism going.
  • Drink Ice water.  Drinking eight ounces of cold water can burn off an additional 9.25 calories as compared to room-temperature water.
  • Avoid stress at all cost.  We know that stress is a horrible thing and it can be hard on the body.  On top of that stress can affect your metabolism.
  • Drink coffee and/or green tea.  Studies have found that caffeine increases the rate at which you burn calories.
  • Sleep more.  Getting fewer than four hours of sleep over an extended period of time slows the metabolism. Experts recommend aiming for between seven and nine
  • Take the stairs.  And when you do take every other step.  You can burn an additional 90 calories an hour-than if you climb the stairs one by one.
  • Try to park your car at the end of the parking lot.  This will force you to walk to and from it.
  • Chew Gum.  Yes, you actually burn calories as you chew.  By chewing gum for several hours a day in between your meals you can burn and average of 175 extra calories per day.
  • Take deep breaths through the day.  Breathing in more oxygen boosts your metabolism and is great for your mood as well.
  • When you walk swing your arms.  Turn your walk into a calorie-burning workout by bending your elbows 90 degrees and pumping your arms as you stride.  It will help you burn up to 15 percent more calories.
  • Workout in shorts and a sleeveless top.  If you have fewer clothes your body has to work extra to warm up.  Then by using more energy you will and burn more calories.
  • Just for fun – Kiss more! One minute of kissing burns 26 calories
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