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Increase Energy Levels and Cure Fatigue Through Exercise
If you’re interested in boosting your energy levels so that you can get more done and start living a more productive lifestyle, then you’ll probably have heard that one of the best ways to achieve that is through exercise.
Exercise not only makes you fitter meaning that more oxygen and blood get around your body, it also increases your production of nitric oxide which helps with wakefulness and focus, it increases your mitochondria count and function (those being the small ‘energy centers’ of your body) and it increases your strength so that everything comes more easily to you. You’ll even sleep better and thus feel more energetic in the mornings. But there’s just one problem: exercising itself takes a lot of energy. How can you do something that requires energy in order to feel more energetic?
Making Time and Space
The first thing to do is to realize that exercise is not something that you can just ‘pile on’ on top of your existing regular technique. Too many people make the mistake of thinking they can just add a large amount of working out into their schedule and not have any difficulty. Of course though, if you are already low on energy it probably means that you’re doing too much and this means in turn that you’re going to struggle to suddenly take on something new that’s big and tiring.
So if you’re really serious about starting to work out and to feel more energetic then you need to prioritize that and act accordingly. That means giving up other commitments such that you aren’t seeing friends as regularly, you aren’t going to as many classes and you’re generally giving yourself the space you need to exercise. Then once you start feeling healthier and more energetic, you can start adding more things back in to your life.
Exercise That Makes Energy
Meanwhile, it also pays to do the right kind of exercise. Specifically, that means doing HIIT which is ‘High Intensity Interval Training’.
Not only is this type of training particularly effective when it comes to fitness and weight loss. It is also highly effective when it comes to increasing your production of mitochondria and their function. So in other words, it will make your body more energy efficient. It does this faster than ‘steady state’ cardio and because it doesn’t take as long you will be able to fit it into your routine easier when you’re tired already. Look it up!
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