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How to Boost Your Metabolism—According to Science

Runner's World featured HSS exercise physiologist Polly de Mille, RN, MA, RCEP, CSCS, USAT, who addressed how to increase one's resting metabolic rate (RMR).  

"Your RMR isn't set in stone. Your lifestyle has a big influence. You can slow down age-related decline and even raise your RMR by as much as 15 percent, depending on where you start," said de Mille.

She recommended calculating RMR by using the Harris Benedict Equation. "I'm always impressed by how close the equation is to the measurements I do in the lab," she added.

Read the full article at runnersworld.com.