4 Metabolism-Boosting Steps

Strength Training

It’s true what they say about muscle burning more calories than fat: The more muscle you have, the more calories you burn 24/7 — even when you’re sitting still! So when it comes to exercise, you’ll want to take a two prong approach: Aim for 30-plus minutes of cardiovascular activity every day (or at least five days a week) plus two to three days a week of strength-training exercise (like pushups, lunges, planks, and light weight lifting).