Energy naturally wanes mid-day. A human’s “body clock” regulates peak wakefulness and sleepiness, with the strongest drive to sleep occurring from 2:00am to 4:00am, and from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. So, hit the hay for that instant energy boost! If you can’t, where should that extra energy come from? Inspiyr’s Sammy Nickalls has the following pointers to share.
1. Get a Full Night’s Sleep
A minimum of 7 hours’ sleep allows the body to restore and recover. You may not notice it, but depriving yourself of sleep makes you irritable. Pushing beyond your normal sleeping hours results in below-optimal performance.