8 mile run
I don't consider myself to be a whiner when it comes to work, but last week definitely took a toll on my body. In my "perfect" world, I would work less so that my body could have more time to recover from the high running mileage I put in. Even though I love challenges, working a 12-hour night shift has been rather taxing on me. In my attempt to juggle work, married life and running, I have tried all sorts of natural supplements for energy. You name it, I've tried it.
Here's the laundry list of energy supplements I have used:
1. BEE POLLEN
This is nature's superfood, which contains minerals, vitamins, amino acids, proteins, carbs, enzymes and fiber.
An algae that contains vitamin B12.
3. GREEN TEA
An Asian supplement that stimulates the central nervous system and increases resistance to fatigue.
4. VITAMIN B12
But nothing compares to...
The Energy I get from Massive-amounts of Caffeine to the 2nd power!
Yes, coffee makes me very happy!
However, I must admit that the best remedy for tiredness is Rest, Rest and Rest! The body has an amazing way of signaling when it's had too much stress to endure. Sometimes, this is reflected by getting sick, injured, abnormal sleeping patterns, crankiness, etc...
So I'll be doing myself a favor and chillaxing as much as possible from now until the Boston Marathon!
How do you get your energy fix?