By Brian Cannone

Don’t wait to eat. Start as soon as you wake up- kick starting your metabolism – don’t wait to eat your first meal – egg whites, oatmeal fruit and water right away – don’t do anything else first.

When you were a child what was one of the most popular sayings for your parents to say about breakfast? That breakfast is the most important meal of the day. That is not an old wives tale nor is it nonsense. Breakfast is by far the most important meal of your day. This is especially applied when you are trying to stay physically fit and lose weight. Your health should be of the utmost importance to you. You want to give your body the best chance it can have for staying fit and maintaining your fitness regimen. By eating your breakfast right away in the morning you will not only start your day off right you will also kick start your metabolism. As you are aware, having a fast metabolism is extremely important for achieving your fitness goals.

The first thing you need to know and be aware of is that you need to NOT to wait to eat your first meal. By doing other things before you eat you not only putting your metabolism at a disadvantage but you are not making the most of your morning routine. The first thing you do when you wake up is to eat your first meal. Your metabolism will be much faster and you can get more out of your day and out of your fitness regimen when you eat before you do anything else. Once you have eaten your first meal of the day you will find that the rest of your day will be easier and you will get more out of it than if you did not eat breakfast right away. Eating first thing in the morning is not only for your health’s benefit but it also benefits your fitness regimen. Why is your metabolism essential to reaching your fitness goals? Your metabolism is what helps make your body burn more calories. It is easy to think of your metabolism like a muscle. When you work your muscles consistently you will make those muscles stronger. When you eat first thing in the morning and eat PROPERLY, your metabolism will be faster and will burn consistently throughout the day. If you do not eat first thing in the morning that is the first strike against making your metabolism faster and keeping your body performing at its best.

What you eat in the morning for breakfast is just as important as eating right away when you wake up. If you do not eat the proper foods for breakfast you will not be doing your body and regimen any favors. You need to be aware of what you are eating and which of those foods you need to eliminate from your morning meal. The best foods for you to eat are egg whites, oatmeal, fruit and water. These foods must be prepared and consumed first thing after you wake up in the morning. If you eat a fruity marshmallow filled cereal for breakfast in the morning with a massive amount of milk, you are NOT giving your body any advantages. Yes, your body needs to eat first thing in the morning to get the full effect out of your day and out of your fitness and health regimen. However, by eating foods that are not the best for you in the morning you are not helping yourself any. Quite the contrary in fact, you will find that you could be moving slower. Everything falls down to just what you are eating, not only with every meal throughout your day, but also your first meal. Your first meal is, by far, the most important meal of your day.

By eating the right foods in the morning right away you will be giving your metabolism a jump start to your day. When your metabolism is kick started you will find that you are burning more calories and getting the most out of your day. If you do not eat correctly first thing in the morning your metabolism is already at a disadvantage. You do not want to put your body and regimens at any disadvantages. Your metabolism is the direct key to whether or not you succeed in your health and fitness regimens. You have a goal for your fitness regimen. You know you have to eat the right foods, multiple times a day, in order to get you closer to achieving your goal. What is the real reason behind this method? To eat healthy? Yes. But the primary reason for eating properly several times a day is for your metabolisms benefit. Nobody is born with a slow metabolism! You unconsciously make it slow by not eating properly and by not being active enough to burn off what you have consumed. You need to burn more calories than your body is taking in. Eating first thing in the morning is essential for keeping your body and your metabolism performing at its best. When your metabolism is performing at its highest then your fitness regimen will remain intact and put on the fast track to achieving your health and fitness goals.

It is crucial to your fitness regimen that you eat first thing in the morning. You will burn more calories throughout the day than if you did not eat first thing. When you eat after you have already performed some of your morning rituals you are actually moving slower and your body is not performing at its highest. To help keep your body performing at its highest consistently throughout the day you need to eat first thing in the morning. Do not do anything else first! Your health and fitness should remain as a top priority.