Tuesday 3 March 2020

3 Quick Tips to Increase Your Energy!

{Collaborative content} Whatever it is you want to achieve in life, it pretty much goes without saying that you need a decent amount of energy in order to chase your dreams to the best of your ability, and to have a good time while doing it.

Many people, these days, unfortunately find themselves routinely struggling with low energy levels, fatigue, and a general sense of being worn down on a daily basis.

Here are just a few quick tips that might help you to get a bit more energy in your life.

Get regular exercise (even if you don’t feel like it)Regular physical exercise has been shown to be one of the best things you can do for your overall health and longevity – but, it’s also remarkably effective for boosting your mood, and for raising your overall energy levels, too.
Among other things, getting regular physical exercise helps to make your body’s energy production systems more efficient (e.g., the mitochondria within cells), while also reportedly being highly effective as a treatment for various mood issues.

So, make a point of getting regular physical exercise even if you don’t feel like it. That might mean lifting weights and cautiously investigating prohormones if getting huge is your plan, or it may mean going for regular jogs, joining a sports club, signing up to a dance class, or any number of other things.

Generally speaking, you can be sure that getting a good workout in will make you feel more energetic – even if you struggle with finding the initial energy to get started with the workout itself.

Increase the amount of healthy nutrients you are getting

There are a broad range of vitamins and minerals that your body absolutely needs to have in the right doses, in order to function anywhere near its peak potential.

Severe nutrient deficiencies can kill you, but many moderate deficiencies can also cause a broad range of issues, such as chronically low energy levels, lack of motivation, depression, and more.

Deficiencies in vitamin D, vitamin B12, and magnesium, for example, have all been associated with low energy levels.

So, if you want to have more energy on a day-to-day basis, increase the amount of healthy nutrients you are getting through your diet. 

You might also want to consider supplementing with additional vitamins and minerals, although it’s important that you strike the right balance, and consult with a specialist before taking does beyond the daily recommended allowance.

Spend a good amount of time each day outsideFresh air, sun, and just being outside in general, can all contribute significantly to your energy levels – whereas, spending too much time cooped up indoors can send you into a downward spiral of gloominess, passivity, and lack of motivation.

Wherever possible, try to spend a good amount of time outside each day, whether that means reading and drinking a cup of tea in the garden, walking through the countryside, or even just strolling into town in order to do your grocery shopping, rather than driving.

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