10. Get enough sleep
If you’re serious about improving your metabolism, carve out all the 8 hours of sleep into your schedule. Sleep deprivation lowers your metabolism, which in turn has shown to increase the risk of obesity. Sleep deprivation has shown to increase the “hunger” hormone, ghrelin, and suppress the “fullness” hormone, leptin. This causes you to feel hungrier more often, over eat, and struggle to lose weight. Sleep is something we all take for granted. But if you are trying to improve your metabolism, a good night’s sleep is an absolute necessity.