The latest article on the website of the American “network doctor of medicine” published 20 ways to restore energy in 10 minutes summarized by experts, which helps to “recharge” the body in time and maintain energy.
1. Bask in the sun. Basking in the solar energy for 10 minutes can quickly increase the healthy vitamin D in the body, improve the serotonin level that helps improve mood and night sleep quality, and restore energy.
2. Climb stairs. Dr. Christine gerbustad, spokesman of the American Diabetes Association, said that climbing up and down stairs for 10 minutes is a good exercise for protecting the heart, which can improve the vitality of the heart and make the body more energetic.
3. Have a cup of coffee during the break. Dr. David Leopold of San Diego comprehensive medical center in the United States said that coffee is refreshing, and Italian coffee has the strongest antioxidant property.
4. Crossword puzzle. When you feel bored, spend 10 minutes doing crossword puzzles and other brain games to help stimulate energy.
5. Stretch your limbs. Dr. Tanya Edwards, an expert at Cleveland Clinic, said that if you sit for a long time, your body will feel stiff. Stretching your limbs can help improve the muscles that are always in one posture and eliminate discomfort. In addition, standing up and sitting down and shrugging your arms and shoulders can also help move your whole body.
6. Homemade fruit smoothie. Dr. gerbustad said that you can make fruit smoothies at home. 8 ounces of skimmed milk or soy milk, a little fruit and crushed ice, and a little flaxseed powder.
7. Close your eyes and meditate. Close your eyes and take a deep breath. Then imagine a quiet place (beach or mountain area, etc.) and walk on the path. The farther you go, the more relaxed you will feel. After 10 minutes of relaxation, count three times and open your eyes.
8. Read poems aloud. Reading is a good way to relax. However, reading novels takes more time, so taking 10 minutes to enjoy poetry in the rest time can quickly refresh yourself.
9. Walk fast. Dr. gerbustad said that fast walking was the best way to rejuvenate the body, and experts recommended fast walking for at least half an hour every day.
10. Avoid high calorie snacks. Sweet drinks and carbonated drinks can temporarily increase energy, but they do not last long. Dr. gerbustad suggests that “Apple + peanut butter” or “biscuit + low-fat cheese” are good choices for eating snacks containing a certain amount of protein.
11. Write log. Spend 10 minutes every day writing a journal, reflecting on yourself, and looking at life and work better, which helps to increase physical vitality.
12. Laugh. Laughter is the best medicine, and it can also make people relax and feel better. You can spend 10 minutes a day watching funny videos or funny blogs on the Internet. It’s better to have fun with friends and relax.
13. Wash your face with cold water. Sprinkle cold water on your face to help you refresh yourself quickly.
14. Have a cup of green tea. Dr. Leopold said that the content of EGCG, a special antioxidant in green tea, was the highest, while the content of caffeine was low. Drinking green tea can not only help prevent heart disease and cancer, but also refresh people.
15. Smell the mint. Take 10 minutes to smell essential oils such as mint, lime and grapefruit to help refresh you. Or spray the air freshener with your favorite smell in the room.
16. Try herbs. Dr. Leopold said that Panax notoginseng, ginseng, Rhodiola and other herbs are helpful to relieve stress and eliminate fatigue, but it is best to consult a doctor before using them.
17. Listen to music. Proper music can help improve mood. You can add your favorite music to the playing track or download it to MP3 player to “charge” yourself with music in time.
18. Have some chocolate. Chocolate can improve memory, reduce the risk of heart disease, and also make people more energetic. If you add a little skimmed milk, you will also get more protein.
19. Change the position of furniture. Rearranging the furniture or the objects on the furniture requires a certain amount of energy and thought, but it gives people a refreshing feeling.
20. Take a deep breath. When you feel tired, taking a deep breath can help relieve stress. Dr. Leopold suggests: sit straight, inhale through your nostrils, inhale for 4 seconds, hold your breath for 3 seconds, and exhale for 1 second. This operation can be repeated for 10 minutes.