15 Ways To Get Energy Fast, Without Drinking Any Caffeine

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Pretty much everyone in 2017 is addicted to coffee. It's so freaking delicious, how could we not be?

But the problem is that it's a huge waste of money, and we can start to get addicted to the caffeine boost we get from that extra-large cold brew.

This summer, save the money you're spending on lattes and forgo the caffeine rush for other types of energy boosts. Here are 15 ways to get energy without drinking caffeine:

Get Some Vitamin D

woman sitting outside

Being outside on a sunny day can boost your energy in seconds.

Play A Mentally-Challenging Game

Crosswords

Doing a crossword or sudoku puzzle will give you a boost of energy because it stimulates your mind.

Go For A Walk

friends walking in the park

Take a break during the workday and go for a 10-minute walk to wake yourself up.

Avoid Carb-Heavy Meals

pizza

Although they're yummy, heavy carb meals like pizza and pasta will make you tired after.

Drink A Glass Of Cold Water

glass of water

A glass of cold water can give you the same jump of energy that a cup of coffee would.

Try Taking Daily Vitamins Or Health Supplements

vitamins

If you're feeling tired, you might not have all of the nutrients you need. Try taking a vitamin to get more nutrients every day.

Eat Some Chocolate

vegan chocolate dish

You're welcome. Chocolate is a mild stimulant!

Make Sure You Remember The Most Important Meal Of The Day

Acai Bowl

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and if you forget it or have a crappy meal, you'll be lacking in energy all day long.

Meditate

Meditate

Even if it's just for 10 minutes, taking the time to clear your mind and focus on your breathing will give you more energy and clarity for the rest of your day.

Eat Organic

Blueberries

Try to eat as much organic food as possible, so you're putting food into your body that you can easily metabolize.

Take A Power Nap

Taking a nap

Taking a 20-minute power nap can recharge you for the rest of the day.

Drink Less Alcohol

two glasses of rose wine

Alcohol totally exhausts your body, especially when you drink it in large amounts. Try drinking a little less during the weekdays, and you'll see a boost in energy and overall body health.

Cut Out Sugar

sugar

Eating high-sugar foods will lead to a sugar rush, then a big crash. Cut out the sugar and keep the energy instead.

Eat More Greek Yogurt

yogurt and fruit

Greek yogurt has just the right amount of protein and simple carbs to give you an energy boost and keep you full.

Exercise Every Day

Karlie Kloss at the gym

Every time you exercise, you get to benefit from all those endorphins and adrenaline rushes.

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