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Doctor insights on: To Gain Weight Do You Need To Slow Down Or Speed Up Your Metabolism

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To gain weight do you need to slow down or speed up your metabolism?

To gain weight do you need to slow down or speed up your metabolism?

Neither: You would theoretically slow your metabolism to gain weight but the health consequences of this are not worth any potential benefits you may envision. You would likely get weak and possibly get multiple metabolic problems as well. ...Read more

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What can you eat to gain weight or slow your metabolism?

What can you eat to gain weight or slow your metabolism?

Carbohydrates: Increasing the carbohydrates in your diet will increase calories and add weight. ...Read more

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What can you do to speed up your metabolism?

What can you do to speed up your metabolism?

Speed metabolism.: Weight training builds lean muscle which is metabolically active around the clock, day and night. While some studies suggest that cardiovascular exercise may stimulate the metabolism for as much as 48 hours after the exercise, it may be much less time. Both are best in combination. As well, eating a small healthy meal of lean protein and complex carbs every 2-3 hours speeds the metabolism. ...Read more

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What can I do to speed up metabolism and weight loss?

What can I do to speed up metabolism and weight loss?

^ metabolism: Build muscle as it burns more calories than fat. Enjoy aerobic activities like swimming, running, hiking, eliptical machine, cross trainer, calesthenics, rowing, bicycling etc. ...Read more

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How often can you need to do workouts that increase metabolism to keep it up?

How often can you need to do workouts that increase metabolism to keep it up?

Add weight training: Aerobic (running, biking, swimming, elliptical, etc...) exercise increases metabolism only for the duration of that exercise. If you want to keep your metabolism going after your workout has stopped you need to add weight lifting to your program. Not light dumbell exercises, but real lifts like squat, deadlift, heavy kettlebells, etc... Work with a trainer and ramp up slowly. ...Read more

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How can you build up your metabolism to lose weight?

How can you build up your metabolism to lose weight?

You Wanna Get High?: The more you exercise the more your metabolism will ramp-up (to a limit, of course), especially if you do sprints 2-3 times a week. You'll notice it takes longer to cool down. Your basal metabolism will be increased in general and with the development of more muscle it will go higher (it takes a lot more energy to metabolize muscle than fat). Please don't do it with drugs. You'll regret it. ...Read more

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Does smoking really increase or speed up metabolism? And what's a way to slow down metabolism?

Does smoking really increase or speed up metabolism? And what's a way to slow down metabolism?

Yes: Nicotine raises blood glucose level and Epinephrine from the adrenal medulla, hence raising the metabolism and suppressing appetite. So some smokers are thinner compared to non-smoker counterparts. Smoking cessation in smokers lowers metabolism. Also eating more simple, processed food lowers metabolism and increases risk of obesity (not recommended). Avoiding stimulants, like caffeine, pepper, et. ...Read more

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What foods can jump start your metabolism and help you lose weight?

What foods  can jump start your metabolism and help you lose weight?

Meat and veggies : Eat only meat or fish or cheese or eggs or poultry and low starch veggies, drink only water. In other words avoid all carbs, carbs will only briefly raise your sugar levels and then increase your Insulin levels. High Insulin levels will impair thyroid metabolism and slow down your metabolism. ...Read more

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To build muscles do one needs to put up some weight first? Or you can go gym anyway?

To build muscles do one needs to put up some weight first? Or you can go gym anyway?

Just go: And work out as hard as you can. There is no need to get fat before you start building muscle; try to eat 1 gram of lean protein per day per pound of your desired body weight. ...Read more

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What can you do to speed up your bones healing process?

What can you do to speed up your bones healing process?

Fractures: For bone to heal adequately, there must be no motion across the fracture site. Excess movement can cause a delay in fracture union. If your bone hasn't healed within an appropriate amount of time, your doctor may decide to order a bone stimulator for you. It's a painless device that uses electromagnetic energy to speed up bone healing. ...Read more

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What are the best herbs to speed up metabolism to help lose weight I have pcos and fatigue?

What are the best herbs to speed up metabolism to help lose weight I have pcos and fatigue?

Look into iodine : Look into iodine supplements for thyroid and ovarian support. It can be found in iodarol or i-thyroid. Consult with a nutritionist/medical doctor for dosing. Cinnamon is good for Insulin control as well. ...Read more

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How to make your metabolism work fast everyday to burn fat?

How to make your metabolism work fast everyday to burn fat?

It's called exercise: Hi. Metabolism can be defined many ways, but consumption of fuel/calories is a simple and good one for this discussion. There are countless scams out there to take your money for snake oil to burn fat; don't fall for them. You increase consumption of fuel (carbohydrate and fat) by exercising regularly. Healthy diet and regular aerobic exercise is the starting for good health. Good luck! ...Read more

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I want to take up jogging to lose some weight. Should i?

I want to take up jogging to lose some weight. Should i?

Helps: But the real answer is diet. Get rid of all the "junk" especially the sweets and sweeteners. Eat only god made food. ...Read more

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Can there be any way to increase your metabolism to aid you in losing weight?

Can there be any way to increase your metabolism to aid you in losing weight?

Exercise/Proper Diet: 1eat properly, do not eat refined carbs like bagels, white bread, potatoes.But consume high fiber carbs, whole grain, vegs, fruits have less impact on Insulin level 2skip alcohol 3 low fat diary can be in the meals 4exercise pump iron, weight training and work out daily 5get enough sleep 6 avoid stress as it can flood your body with stress hormones, makes you eat more 7do not eat after 7 pm . All will spe. ...Read more

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What to do to slow down your heart rate after drinking an energy drink?

What to do to slow down your heart rate after drinking an energy drink?

Don't do it: Don't drink the energy drink! (presumably it contains caffeine and, short of taking medicines that require medical care and have potential side effects, you can't slow the heart at home.). ...Read more

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How can you avoid gaining weight you lost on Vyvanse/amphetamines once you stop?Aside from suppressing appetite they DO increase Basal Metabolic Rate

How can you avoid gaining weight you lost on Vyvanse/amphetamines once you stop?Aside from suppressing appetite they DO increase Basal Metabolic Rate

Rebound weight gain: It is not unusual to experience wight gain after discontinuation of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) or other stimulants due to rebound increase in appetite. If not kept in check, it can lead to weight gain, as would be expected. It does not increase BMR, as is commonly believed. The best way to maintain weight is to monitor calorie intake and activity level. This can be achieved with mindful eating and regular exercise. ...Read more