How Well Do You Know Your Metabolism? See how well you understand your metabolism and for a chance to earn up to $50 off a Lumen metabolism tracker! What is metabolic flexibility? Metabolic Flexibility is related exclusively to your body’s ability to burn fats Metabolic Flexibility is your body’s ability to efficiently burn fats and carbs and to switch back and forth between them Metabolic Flexibility is related to your body’s ability to efficiently burn carbohydrates MF is related to your body’s ability to convert food into energy Your metabolism is highly influenced by... Your gut microbiome The type of diet you have Your biological clock (circadian rhythm) Your emotions All the above Which of the following is NOT a benefit of fasting? It can improve insulin sensitivity, making it easier to use fats or carbs for fuel It helps to regulate the biological clocks (circadian rhythm) It’s the best tool for losing weight It assists in cell regeneration How can you get your body to burn fat more effectively? A. Nothing, it’s genetics B. Time restricted eating C. Managing carb intake D. B and C With low mitochondrial functioning, you can expect your workouts to be: A. More effective in burning fat B. Less effective in burning fat C. More energetic D. A and C The menstrual cycle can have an impact on metabolism by affecting insulin sensitivity on specific days of the month. True False The total daily energy requirements depend on: Your physical activity level Your NEAT (non-exercise activity thermogenesis) Food thermic effect Your RMR (Resting metabolic rate) All answers are correct Which of the following is NOT true about exercising? It improves your mitochondrial function It significantly raises your resting metabolic rate It improves your metabolic flexibility It can increase your vitamin and mineral requirements Carbohydrates are the preferred source of fuel for high-intensity workouts. True False Fat burning can... Happen in all our cells in the body Be significantly affected by your sleep habits Be achieved only by eating low carb. Be improved by the many supplements which claim to shift your body to fat burn Time is Up!