2. Add Cardio
Building muscle isn’t the only exercising that needs to be done for a better metabolism! Studies have shown your calorie burning capabilities are elevated for hours after cardiovascular workouts. However, I will note that this is a temporary (although significant!) boost in metabolism, unlike building muscle. That means your metabolism is revved and you are a calorie-burning machine! Have you ever noticed feeling ravenous after a tough workout, especially cardio? That would be due to exercise-induced metabolic increases, meaning your metabolism increase plus what fuel you used for your workout burned through your fuel supply. So make sure you feed your metabolism with healthy food after your workout to restore lost energy!