7 Ways to Have More Energy

Energy efficiency means using less energy to get the same level of service.  On a motorcycle, it means getting more miles from a tank of gas and it happens through riding practices, keeping a well-maintained motorcycle and correcting any fuel leaks.

have-more-energyThe same principles apply to life. Use your energy efficiently to become more productive, more creative, reduce stress and free up time to enjoy life even more.

Learn how to get as much distance as possible from a given amount of energy.

 

7 Ways to Have More Energy

 

The gas tank on your motorcycle has a finite capacity. It’s important to know how far you can go on a tank before refueling is necessary. It’s also important to realize that bikes are different and have varying capacities.

Exercise your body

Most experts recommend at least 20 minutes of exercise three times a week. Just doing something is better than doing nothing at all. There is scientific proof that off-road vehicle riding is great for health-related fitness. Read these guidelines to see how much you need.

Exercise your mind.

Challenge yourself regularly. Take a course, try something different and learn something new. Keep your brain active, stay focused, Research has found that life long musical training helps with memory and the ability to hear speech in noise.  Read the Zoomer Report.

Be Positive

Thinking positive thoughts can protect your heart from cardiovascular disease. And it puts you in a much better frame of mind. There’s only so much energy; no sense throwing it away on worry and negativity. That’s just diverting it from a useful purpose and leaving less for positive endeavors. There are lots of benefits to positive thinking listed in this report.

Rest

Although there is debate about how much sleep your body requires, suffice it to say that they tell you when you need to rest. A regular sleep schedule with sufficient time each night contributes to your overall physical and mental well-being.  How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?  And this one: Does an Extra Hour of Sleep Really Make a Difference?

Play

Although the definition of adventure is unique to each person, you owe it to ourselves to have adventures as often as possible. After all, your whole life is an adventure!! Fun, play and laughter make you – and everyone around you – feel better. The little child inside of you never grows up and needs attention. Find out more in The Benefits of Play in Adults.

Eat Well

A diet that is primarily nutritious, balanced, predominantly vegetables, organic and raw as much as possible promotes health and longevity. Your body houses your spirit so you owe it to yourself to create as sacred and welcoming an environment as possible. Do You Follow Dietary Guidelines?

Nourish your Spirit

As this is the essence of who you are, your connection to Spirit and each other, it bears listening to. It’s your stalwart guide and power center, always there, ready for you to access. You need quiet time to hear it though.  Read these 10 Ways to Grow Your Spirit

Recognize when you need to stop and refuel. It’s important for all parts of your being. Knowing when to stop and eat is usually pretty obvious. Recognizing that it’s time to recharge mentally, emotionally, spiritually can be more subtle – but just as disabling if you run out of fuel.
How do you become more energy efficient?

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