The Caffeine Nap

We all know it well – that mid-day energy slump. How to you revive yourself? Time for another cup of coffee? Sure, but pairing it with a short nap will make you feel even better!

Studies show that combining caffeine with a short nap can be a better, more effective way to get you energized again. Researcher tested sleep-deprived subjects in driving simulators and found that the caffeine nap improved their driving performance and reduced sleepiness better than other approaches like exposure to cold air or a break with no nap.

So, when you’re starting to feel sluggish, drink a cup of coffee, then lean back in a chair or lie down and relax, letting yourself drift into a mild sleep. This process works since the short nap helps clear the brain of the sleep-inducing chemical adenosine. Caffeine, meanwhile, takes about 20 minutes to be absorbed by the body, so when you get up, you’re ready to go!

How would it feel to be Strong, Leaner, and more confident in your body?