The amount of energy you have per day determines the quality of your life to a large extent. When your energy level is low, you notice this in your mood and your concentration. The more energy you have every day, the more you can get out of your life. Your body also needs sufficient nutrients to provide you with energy. If there is a shortage somewhere or when harmful substances are added, then your body gets out of balance so that it can no longer function optimally.
Do you feel that you can use a little more energy? Then follow these tips and give your energy level a boost. Result oriented strength training.
Did you know that moving five minutes after standing up gives you more energy and that you also burn twice as many calories during the day! And then we are not really talking about running a marathon, but press a few times or do some 'jumping jacks' to raise your heart rate. After this mini work-out you are ready to start the day full of energy.
Stop drinking soda - Stop sugar. We can not say it often enough! Healthy food is so important for your body and mind. We live in a world where unfortunately a lot of food is of very low quality. For example, look at the vegetables that you buy in the supermarket. You assume that it provides you with the vitamins and minerals that your body needs. But unfortunately, many vegetables are grown in depleted farmland where little minerals can be found, and then these vegetables are often also sprayed with chemicals. That's why it's smart to opt for fresh, organic products. Organically grown fruit and vegetables contain 50 percent more antioxidants that contribute to good health. In addition, non-organic fruit often contains twice as much cadmium, a toxic metal present in fertilizers. Also try to avoid food with artificial additives (identified by E numbers) as much as possible. E numbers are substances that are added to improve food properties. In our blog "The benefits of organic food" we will go deeper into this. Eating delicious ripe fruit.
Make sure you always take the time for a breakfast. Because if you skip your breakfast you will deprive your body of valuable fuels, which will make you less energetic to your day. Are you struggling to have breakfast in the morning, no problem! Take, for example, a banana, a banana is a good energy source or choose a protein shake. A protein shake is made in this way, gives a saturated feeling and you can vary endlessly. View all recipes here.
Sunlight gives you energy and makes you happy. This is because your body makes serotonin through the sun. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter and hormone that inter alia influences the day-night rhythm and helps you to feel comfortable. What many people do not know, however, is that serotonin has many more important bodily functions, and that a shortage of serotonin can lead to unhealthy eating and binge eating, resulting in overweight and all sorts of related diseases and disorders. So embrace the sunlight!
Exceptions aside, the average person needs between seven and eight hours of sleep. When it is less than five or six hours, you just miss one or two nights of sleep a week. If you do not sleep enough structurally, this has physical consequences. Think of: weight gain, stress, chance to get sick faster, delayed reaction, headache, faster irritable and greater risk of developing depression. This has to do with your day and night rhythm, when it is disturbed you will become depressed much more quickly. Sleep is not only good for your health, it is also essential for muscle growth and muscle recovery after training or muscle retention during weight loss. Research shows that a lack of sleep can lead to muscle loss and breakdown of muscle tissue. If you want to use your training optimally, it is important to sleep well enough. Maybe to go to bed one hour earlier tonight!
When you get too little moisture you become sluggish and tired. Water is needed for almost all body processes. Therefore drink at least 8 glasses of water a day with fatigue and make sure you always have a bottle of water with you. Drinking enough water is therefore very important. Tip! Make drinking water even better by adding a flavor to it. For example, choose fresh fruit, cucumber or mint. Drinking water lowers the blood pressure. Do you want to know if you drink enough water? Then read our blog "Do I drink enough water? ".
Laughter is not only a great way to put your problems into perspective, but also makes you healthier and sharper. Because during a laugh, in addition to endorphins, immune cells that, for example, disable viruses, reduce the amount of stress hormones in your blood.
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