We Asked an Expert If Cardio Boosts Your Metabolism, and We Didn't Expect This Answer
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As health and wellness continues to become more individualized, we suspect that topics like metabolism (and its importance) will become more mainstream. There are a lot of myths about metabolism such as eating spicy foods and drinking water to speed it up, but it's not that simple.
We do know that eating more protein, healthy foods high in fat, and strength training are expert-approved ways to boost your metabolism. To find out if other forms of exercise, such as cardio, are beneficial to boosting your metabolism, POPSUGAR spoke to Avigdor Arad, PhD, RDN, CDE, director of the Mount Sinai PhysioLab.