Accelerate Your Metabolism and Weight Lose By Pressing 4 Points on Your Body

The Chinese medicine developed acupressure therapy over 5,000 years ago to help improve blood flow, enhance energy, and release tension. The acupressure uses precise finger placement and pressure over specific points along the body.

Activating these points either with pressure or needles, follow specific channels known as meridians, which are same channels used in acupuncture.

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Firm pressure is placed over several points of your body in traditional Chinese acupressure to ease medical conditions. This technique can also be used to promote weight loss by stimulating points on the body that can relieve pressure on the digestive system.

Learning how to use acupressure for weight loss, when combined with a healthy diet and exercise, can help you reach your fitness goals.

To promote weight loss and metabolism, press the following 4 points:

  1. Face

The point on the face is located between the nose and the upper lip. Massage it two times a day for 5 minutes to help you control anxiety and hunger.

2. Ear

Massaging ear point will accelerate your metabolism which can arouse the process of burning fat. Massage the ear with tender and steady pressure at least for three minutes, three times a day.

  1. Arm

Massaging this point on the arm will help you release excess heat from the body which can increase the function of your intestines. Massage this point 2-3 times a day for one minute.

  1. Leg

This point on the leg is known as Zu San Li and it is frequently used in acupressure. Massaging the leg can improve digestion and prevent inflammatory processes in the body. It is located under the knee cap.

Use your palm to cover the knee, the point is between the end of the small and ring finger in form of lower recess between the bones. Massage this point frequently in the evening to help you lose a pound each week. Massage each leg 9 times, for 5 minutes each.

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