They get more sleep
VGstockstudio/Shutterstock You don’t need a study to tell you that skimping on shuteye could sap your energy levels. But a 2010 study found that sleep may restore your brain’s energy on a cellular level, in the areas you use most when you’re awake. Getting enough sleep can help you wake up energized. In fact, here are nine more science-backed ways to naturally boost your energy!
They drink enough water
SedovaY/Shutterstock Make sure you’re getting at least the eight standard glasses, and even more if you’re out in the heat or exercising. Does that sound too simple? Not according to numerous studies: In one example, researchers reported that even mild dehydration can leave you feeling fatigued and sap your energy levels in a 2012 study published in the Journal of Nutrition. You can also try adding these 10 high-energy foods to your diet for a quick burst of energy.
They give themselves a break
George Rudy/Shutterstock It’s something productive people do regularly—take breaks—and they have tons of energy, right? So could frequent breaks make you more productive and energetic? That’s what one study found—a brief break every hour could improve your focus and give you the energy you need to keep going. You might even want to check out these 25 life-changing energy boosters.