After pulling an all-nighter, face the world without looking like a zombie.
You will need
- A caffeinated beverage
- Lean meats
- A nap
Step 1 Drink caffeine Drink beverages with lots of caffeine but little or no sugar. Avoid energy drinks, as they are high in sugar, which will make you crash hard later.
Step 2 Be active Be physically active throughout the day. Take walks periodically get your blood flowing.
Step 3 Eat protein-rich food Eat protein-rich foods for breakfast such as eggs, lean meats, and nuts, which will give you lasting energy.
Keep a bag of nuts on hand to snack on.
Step 4 Take a nap Take a short nap in the afternoon – as little as 10 minutes! – to relieve your tired brain and body.
Did You Know:
Drinking one beer when you are sleep-deprived has the effect of as many as two or three beers when you are well-rested.