36 ways to naturally get more energy…

1. Start Laughing

Laughing reduces stress while releasing feel-good hormones and improves your immune system so watch a funny movie like The Hangover, Date Night or Friday to instantly get more energy.

2. Get Motivated

Read this quote…

"People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals / that is, goals that do not inspire them." -Anthony Robbins-

What that quote is saying is… You aren't tired - you just lack energy due to you not being strongly motivated about something. See how to get motivated & get more energy instantly

3. Drink Water

Not drinking enough water reduces your circulation giving your muscles less oxygen making you feel tired so…

Make sure you're drinking at least a liter of water each day and also drink plenty of water while working out to stay energized.

4. Conquer Food Intolerances

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

You need to take note of those foods that cause your energy levels to drop and you need to stop eating those foods and replace them with healthier alternatives.

You can Use this free food journal here to help you keep track of what foods tend to make you tired or more energized.

5. Eat Some Iron

Iron gives you more energy by carrying more oxygen throughout your body and you can get lots of iron from iron-rich foods like beans & red meats and…

Women who lose lots of iron during heavy menstruation can avoid getting tired by Supplementing with iron Eating more iron-rich foods.

6. Go Outside

According to research done at the University of Rochester… Students who spent just 20 minutes a day outside felt more energetic than those who didn't probably because…

Sunlight triggers your brain to release serotonin which helps to boost your mood and energy levels.

7. Eat Chia Seeds

Chia Seeds

The Ancient Aztecs and Mayans carried chia seeds with them to give them enough strength & endurance to help them complete long journeys and…

You can add Chia Seeds to all kinds of snacks and recipes to increase your energy.

8. Sleep 6-to-8 Hours Each Night

Not getting enough sleep may be the #1 reason why you're always feeling tired and See how sleeping can help with weight loss but basically…

9. Reduce Stress

Too much stress saps your energy and reducing your stress will easily increase your energy so See 99 ways to reduce stress

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

Sitting for a long period of time tends to make you tired & lazy so make it a point to get up and walk around after sitting for 30-to-60 minutes at a time 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 leading to much more energy.

13. Lose Weight

Being overweight puts an extra strain on your body making you feel less energetic so just imagine how you would feel if you wore a 20 pound weight vest all day and then…

Imagine how much better you would feel if you lost 10, 20 or maybe even 50 pounds depending on how overweight you are.

14. Never Eat Big Meals

It's best to eat 4-to-6 smaller meals to keep your energy levels higher and your hunger levels down because…

15. Use Caffeine

Caffeine will quickly give you more energy because it boost your alertness, increases your work capacity and it enables you to perform your intellectual tasks more easily but if you use caffeine…

Is Caffeine & Coffee OK for weight loss?

16. Snack On Dark Chocolate

Dark Chocolate contains enough 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. Eat Right

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 actually… Fatigue is 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 so to get enough Magnesium in your diet…

You can eat more almonds, hazelnuts, cashews, more whole grains and fish to get more energy 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 for to sleep rapidly decreasing your energy.

How to Stop Smoking

23. Get More Omega-3s

The Omega-3 fats found in fish, nuts and canola oil help keep your brain cells healthy which lead to you being 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 after feeling tired.

25. Play Your Favorite Song

Playing music is one of the best ways to get into a better mood and increase your energy and as a matter of fact…

Many studies show how you can workout longer & harder while listening to music meaning you'll burn more fat much 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 but…

When you breathe with your belly (which is called diaphragmatic breathing) your belly will expand and fill with much more 'energizing' oxygen and belly-breathing helps you deal with stress better and to get a perfect idea of how 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 by…

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

You can become a hero simply by going to VolunteerMatch.org, CharityGuide.org or CrowdRise.com

28. Exercise

Exercise makes you fall asleep faster, Exercise makes you spend more hours in deep sleep preventing you from waking up while you sleep so basically…

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 and…

Hypothyroidism is a condition where you thyroid doesn't function properly causing your metabolism to be slower draining your energy so if you think you may have hypothyroidism…

Have your thyroid tested by a doctor or take this simple test here to see if you might have hypothyroidism but you can be proactive and look at How to treat hypothyroidism naturally without drugs to increase your energy.

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 so make sure you 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 here… Your energy levels will quickly come crashing down leaving you with even less energy than before craving another energy drink.

Dissecting Common Ingredients of Energy Drinks

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 metabolism to helps you burn fat faster. Learn more about Intermittent Fasting

35. Try this energy recipe

energy recipe

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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