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5 Morning Habits That Increase Calorie Burn (fitsugar)
Want to turn your body's fat-burning potential up a notch? Check out these five ways to wake up and up your calorie burn.
1. **Exercise**: That dawn workout doesn't just put a pep in your step; exercising in the morning also helps boost your metabolism. Studies have shown that people who exercise in the morning burn more calories than those who exercise at other times of the day, so lace up your sneaks and greet the sun for an added calorie burn.
2. **Add intensity**: Good news for the time-strapped: a recent study found that a simple, intense 2.5-minute burst of exercise can lead to an increased afterburn all day – up to 200 calories' worth, in fact. Need ideas on how to add intensity to your workouts? Here are 10 short exercises that will help you burn extra calories fast.
3. **Don't delay breakfast**: Don't skip breakfast just because your day is hectic; eating in the morning helps keep your body at its metabolism-boosting best. Eat a filling breakfast soon after you wake up so your body will be ready to burn energy; try these make-ahead healthy breakfast ideas …