Many of us are vying to rev up our metabolisms—either for increased energy, weight loss, or perhaps both! However, unbeknownst to you, these eight metabolism-sabotaging habits may be slowing your efforts.
Are you guilty of the following decelerating metabolism offenders?
1. You Have a Desk Job
Sorry desk monkeys, if you sit in a desk for the majority of the workday you live what’s known as a sedentary lifestyle, and that’s even if you get to the gym for an hour each evening. Not only is your desk life decreasing your metabolism; it’s diminishing your muscle mass. However, you can attempt to add more activity to your day by walking to and from work, exercising at lunch, and doing something active after work as well.