Speed Up Your Metabolism with Exercise

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: What is the absolute best way to get your metabolism to speed up? The answer may surprise you.
Air Date: 1/28/14
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Michele Olson, PhD, FACSM
OLSON-HeadShot 13 resizedMichele Olson is a Professor of Exercise Physiology in the Department of Physical Education and Exercise Science at Auburn University Montgomery (AUM).

Known internationally as THE Exercise Doctor, since coming to AUM Dr. Olson has directed numerous research studies resulting in over 90 publications in peer-reviewed professional journals.

Dr. Olson is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine for outstanding service to research and is also an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. She heads the NSCA-ERP Exercise Science Program at AUM and well as being the director of the Scharff-Olson Kinesiology Laboratory.
Speed Up Your Metabolism with Exercise
You have probably heard that your metabolism is the key to weight loss, disease prevention and overall health and wellness.

The tricky part is that your metabolism naturally slows down with age, and other factors can affect it as well.

So... how can you get your metabolism revving and roaring again? Do you tweak the food you eat? Or perhaps the exercise you choose? Which one of these works better? Faster?

What is the real secret to weight loss and a healthy metabolism?

Dr. Michell Olson, PhD, and Melanie Cole, MS, share how you can improve your metabolism for better health and wellness.