We expect to feel run down when battling a virus or after an especially draining week, but sometimes fatigue sticks around a little too long. Medical conditions are one cause, but a lack of energy can often be attributed to lifestyle.
Thankfully, fatigue isn’t something we have to take lying down. Here are 15 ways experts say we can boost our energy:
Clean up your sleep routine
Think you know football? If so, you need to meet Bea Hendrix, because she might just know even more.
Hendrix is an 88 year-old Idaho great-grandmother, and according to an article in the San Francisco Chronicle newspaper, she has been following the pigskin since she was a little girl in the 1930s.
It’s an iconic scene from Forrest Gump: Tom Hanks as the lead character playing ping-pong in an international competition.
Forrest Gump was just a movie, but if Doug Danforth has his way, he might soon be there himself.
At 75 years old, Finis Jhung may not be the oldest person on the block, but he is probably one of the most youthful.
Jhung, as reported recently by CBSNews.com, spends most of his days teaching ballet in New York City. And this isn’t just a retirement hobby, either: he has been dancing since he was 6 years old, and decided that age simply shouldn’t slow him down from what he loves to do.