36 Ways to Naturally Get More Energy

1. Start Laughing

Laughing reduces stress, releases feel-good hormones, improves your immune system & instantly gives you more energy.

2. Get Motivated

People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals that don't inspire them. Anthony Robbins

You're not tired! You just lack energy because you're not strongly motivated about something.

3. Drink Water

Not drinking enough water reduces your circulation giving your muscles less oxygen making you feel tired. Drink at least ONE liter of water each day and also drink plenty of water while working out to stay energized.

4. Conquer Food Intolerances

If you get sluggish or very tired after eating certain foods then you probably have a food intolerance to that certain food.

Take note of those foods causing your energy levels to drop and replace them with healthier alternatives.

5. Iron

Iron gives you more energy by carrying more oxygen throughout your body.

6. Go Outside

Students who spent just 20 minutes a day outside felt more energetic than those who didn't according to research done at the University of Rochester. Sunlight triggers your brain to release serotonin which boost your mood and energy levels.

7. Eat Chia Seeds

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The Ancient Aztecs and Mayans used chia seeds to give them enough energy to complete long journeys.

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8. Sleep 6-to-8 Hours Each Night

Not getting enough sleep may be the #1 reason why you're always tired.

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9. Less Stress, More Energy

Too much stress saps your energy and reducing your stress will easily increase your energy.

10. Don't Sit Down For Long Periods Of Time

Sitting for a long period of time tends to make you tired & lazy. Get up and walk around after sitting for 30-to-60 minutes to re-energize yourself

11. Fix Your Posture

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Poor posture makes your body use more energy to make you stay upright leaving you with less energy for your normal daily activities.

12. Hang Out With Friends

Being lonely can put you in a bad mood and simply hanging out with friends (especially those that make you laugh) can improve your mood for more energy.

13. Lose Weight

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Being overweight puts an extra strain on your body making you feel less energetic. Imagine how you would feel if you wore a 20 pound weight vest all day.

14. Never Eat Big Meals

Eating a large meals forces your body to digest a lot of food at one time taking away a lot of your energy making you feel sluggish.

15. Caffeine

Caffeine will quickly increase your energy because it boost your alertness, increases your work capacity and it enables you to perform your intellectual tasks more easily.

When using caffeine,

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  • Increase your caffeine intake to no more than if you develop a tolerance or if you're not getting an energy boost with the amount you're taking.

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16. Snack On Dark Chocolate

Dark Chocolate contains caffeine to give you an energy boost plus it gives you a rush of endorphins.

17. Use Lavender Soaps

Studies at the University of Miami show that the lavender's aroma increases production of the alertness-inducing beta waves in the brain leaving you with more energy.

18. Energy Boosting Foods

Avoid these bad foods that will only give you a quick boost of energy and then make your energy levels come crashing down soon afterwards and instead…

Eat more of these energy producing foods like more complex carbs (such as oatmeal, fruits & veggies) and more lean proteins (such as nuts, beans & fish) that fill you up quicker giving you longer lasting energy.

19. Get Your B's

Taking a B-complex supplement will give you more energy because many of the B vitamins are required by your body to make energy and Fatigue is actually a symptom of being low in the B-complex vitamins.

20. Take a Power Nap

Take a short 20-to-45 minute nap in the afternoon to boost your energy throughout the day until bedtime.

A Harvard study shows that taking a 30 minute nap prevents your energy levels from getting lower and that a 60 minute nap will boost your energy and performance levels.

21. Get More Magnesium

A diet low in Magnesium can also cause you to be tired because Magnesium is needed by your body to break down glucose into energy.

Almonds, hazelnuts, cashews, more whole grains and fish are all high in Magnesium or you can Take a magnesium supplement

22. Try Not To Smoke

Smoking lowers the levels of oxygen in your body plus the nicotine makes it harder to sleep rapidly decreasing your energy.

23. Get More Omega-3s

The Omega-3 fats found in fish, nuts and canola oil help keep your brain cells healthy making you more mentally alert & energetic.

24. Throw Water In Your Face

Splashing water in your face or taking a shower is a simple trick to quickly boost your energy.

25. Play Your Favorite Song

Playing music is one of the best ways to get into a better mood and increase your energy. Many studies show you can workout longer & harder while listening to music meaning you'll burn fat faster

26. Breathe With Your Belly

At times when you get stressed out you tend to take more chest breaths which are short shallow breaths resulting in you getting less 'energizing' oxygen throughout your body.

When you breathe with your belly (which is called diaphragmatic breathing) your belly will expand and fill with more 'energizing' oxygen.

Belly-breathing helps you deal with stress better and to do belly breathing… Place your hand above your belly button and when you inhale your hand should rise and when you exhale your hand will sink back down.

27. Be A Hero

Doing some good in the world and helping to make somebody else life better can actually give you more energy because according to a study in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior…

Volunteer work boosts your energy in 6 ways

  1. Enhances your level of happiness.
  2. Enhances your level of life satisfaction.
  3. Enhances your self-esteem.
  4. Enhances your level of sense of control over your life.
  5. Enhances your level of physical health.
  6. Puts you in a much better mood.

Become a hero simply by going to VolunteerMatch.org or CrowdRise.com

28. Exercise

29. Is Your Thyroid Normal

If you suffer from chronic fatigue and you've tried everything in the book to increase your energy naturally then you may have hypothyroidism.

Hypothyroidism is a condition where your thyroid doesn't function properly causing your metabolism to be slower draining your energy.

Have your thyroid tested by a doctor or take this simple test to see if you might have hypothyroidism.

30. Have More Sex

Sex is a fun way to get a huge rush of endorphins to put you in a much better mood to increase your energy.

31. Vitamin C

A lack of Vitamin C in your diet can lead to less energy. Get enough vitamin C in your diet by Taking a Vitamin C supplement or eating more foods high Vitamin C such as oranges, tomatoes, and broccoli.

32. Don't Rely On "Energy Drinks" For Energy

Most energy drinks will give you a quick burst of energy but just like from eating these bad foods… Your energy levels will quickly come crashing down leaving you with even less energy than before craving another energy drink.

33. Sniff Peppermint

Psychologist at Wheeling Jesuit University found that athletes who sniffed a peppermint scent said that hey had more energy than those who did not sniff peppermint.

34. Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent Fasting gives you an adrenaline rush which gives you more energy making you more alert plus intermittent Fasting increases your fat burning metabolism

35. Energy Recipe

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36. See Red

Red is a power color. If you are feeling low energy and need a kick to get going, try slipping on something red. You will instantly feel more powerful and energized.

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I have to say thank you Adrian for this wonderful website. I started my weight loss journey on Nov 1st 2011 and today (Dec 30th) have lost 30lbs! But my journey doesn't end here... I started at 284lbs and will continue till I reach my ideal weight no matter how long it'll take. I keep referring to this website for tips on workout, food, routines and I just want to say THANK YOU for all your effort in making this website and all the great videos. Happy New Year :)

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