# How to Boost LP Staking Reward in WX?
Waves.Exchange liquidity pools is a service that provides liquidity for smoother trading on Waves.Exchange. You can invest in a liquidity pool to become liquidity provider and start earning passive income. When you invest in a pool, you receive LP token in return. You can stake your LP tokens to get extra profit in WX token.
You can boost your income in WX token of your LP staking in all liquidity pools by locking your WX token on the smart contract, to do so, open Waves.Exchange (opens new window) app, login to your account and navigate to the Pools > Boosting tab.
Specify the amount of WX that you want to lock and select locking period.
Click Lock WX to Get Boosted! 🚀 to continue.
Your locked WX will become available for unlocking when the locking period is over. When you lock your WX you receive gWX. The more is the amount and the longer is the duration of WX token being locked, the more gWX you receive in return. Your gWX balance indicates your current boost rate. Your gWX balance will gradually decrease starting from the moment you locked your WX. Read more about gWX.
Important: Keep your boost rate at maximum to receive more rewards in WX. Holders of gWX are entitled to claim governance rewards in WX. Governance rewards are based on the amount of trading fees collected by Waves.Exchange and your gWX share. You can claim your governance rewards in WX at any time.
# How to Lock More WX if the current lock hasn't expired?
You can increase the duration of your current locking period and/or add more WX amount to the lock.
To do so, navigate to the Pools > Boosting tab, specify the locking period and/or the additional WX amount click Lock WX to Get Boosted! 🚀.
In this case the amount of the received gWX depends on:
- the amount of WX that is already locked and the increase of the current lock duration.
- the amount of the additionally locked WX and the lock duration.