A few ways to boost your energy throughout the day

Oct 31, 2013
Posted in: Events, Fitness, Food & Drink, Ragdale Hall News, Well-being   Posted by: Tracy Lawrence

In a world filled with the hubbub of life, it can be good to know there are ways to keep on top of it all.  That’s why we’ve prepared a few tips to help you keep abreast of your energy levels and maintain a healthy aura.

Exercise
A good dose of exercise can help you feel wide awake and oxygenates both the body and mind to give you a great boost. Even a simple 10-minute walk can keep you alert for a good two hours, while also giving you more energy to face the rest of the day.

Take a break
The fact of the matter is, if you are stressed in your job or personal life, then tiredness is inevitable. And we become stressed far more quickly in the midst of overwork. So why not set aside time for a breather in between a busy day? Grab a quick coffee or herbal tea, have a chat and simply relax for a while.

Eat wellFruit and veg
In our dietary habits, it’s always tempting to chow down on sugar-filled snacks and other types of junk food. And, although satisfying, these foodstuffs lack the nutrients necessary to sustain you throughout the day.

To keep those energy levels up it’s necessary to eat regularly and healthily. Try bringing in fruit to your workplace and make meals rich in nutrition for a good tasting and revitalising boost.

Laugh
While it may seem like an odd suggestion, having a giggle with some friends is a proven energy booster. Working those facial muscles and breathing heavily again oxygenates the entire body, leading to a far more energetic feel.

Want to find out more about boosting your energy levels? Then why see what the activities during our Energy for Life Week, 4th-8th November can do to help you?

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