4 Ways to Get Energized Without Caffeine
I like coffee for the taste. It’s delicious. But I understand that some people take it for its energizing features, coffee as a pick-me-up is a tradition used world-wide. Science has shown it works, coffee has a number of benefits that also go beyond an energy boost, but that doesn’t mean we should drink it if we don’t enjoy it.
So what about those that don’t enjoy it? What are your options for an energy boost? There are several, 4 of which have been nicely presented on the Huffington Post, including simply taking in some water:
2. Drink a Glass of Water
If you’re working out nearly every day, it might not just by muscle fatigue that’s slowing you down. “I think that dehydration probably is under-appreciated, particularly for people who are regular about exercise,” Andrews says.
Being dehydrated can actually affect the way blood moves to your brain. “One of the main systems that feels the effects [of dehydration] is blood volume, and when blood volume is decreased you may be getting reduced blood flow and nutrients to the brain,” Andrews says. Pausing to down a glass of water might be just the wake-up call you need.
It pays to point out that you should know, or seek to find out, why it is you need more energy. Sleep-deprivation is no laughing matter, if you’re constantly tired it may be a larger health issue you need to check out. If, however, there’s no bigger cause and you just need a little boost, these tips will give you just that.
About Sam Brinson Sam is a writer living in Uruguay. Sam follows the latest in aging break throughs.