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Does anyone know a good way to boost energy without pills or energy drinks?

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Asked by sarahmartis at 4:21 PM on May. 27, 2010 in Diet & Fitness

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  • Exercise. If you exercise in the am it will boost your metabolism as well as give you more energy for the day. It also enables your body to burn more fat throughout the day.

    Answer by mcginnisc at 4:24 PM on May. 27, 2010

  • Meditate.


    Answer by Gailll at 4:24 PM on May. 27, 2010

  • ice cold water

    Answer by MissHeidi0304 at 4:25 PM on May. 27, 2010


    Answer by sarahdicksonjr at 5:23 PM on May. 27, 2010

  • 1. Get a good nights sleep.
    2. Work out in the AM - it will suck for 2-3 days but you will feel a difference. It will give you a boost for the rest of the day! (In experiments conducted by Robert Thayer, PhD, a brisk 10-minute walk not only increased energy, but the effects lasted up to two hours. And when the daily 10-minute walks continued for three weeks, overall energy levels and mood were lifted.)
    3. Eat a good balanced diet. Dont skip meals (Including breakfast!) More fiber less white breads/sugars!

    Answer by MommaTasha1003 at 5:48 PM on May. 27, 2010

  • Rev....its a powder drink that you drink o9t dosnt give you a huge boost but keeps you going without the its healthy!! send me a message and ill give ya more info..i love it

    Answer by Mrs.Stringer at 1:39 AM on May. 28, 2010

  • Wow!! Thanks for the ideas ladies I'll try them and see how it goes :)

    Answer by sarahmartis at 2:07 AM on May. 28, 2010

  • Eat a healthy diet.
    Reduce sugar intake.
    Get enough sleep.
    Drink plenty of water.
    Go to bed and wake up at a consistent time all week. (No sleeping in on weekends).

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:48 PM on May. 28, 2010

  • Vitamins... Good Ones!

    Also, some people use B-12 or a B complex with extra B12.
    Go for liquid or sublingual. B12 is hard to absorb through the stomach/intestines so you would need a HIGH dose that way.
    If you take it with Vit C it works better.

    I can tell a drop in energy when I miss my vitamins.

    There's also Ginseng.
    I know you said no pills, but wasn't sure if you meant like just diet/energy pills.

    Answer by mckomet at 9:59 PM on Jun. 7, 2010

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