Over sixties are proving they’ve got the energy to take on new challenges and live life to the fullest, according to new research commissioned by Nature’s Own.
The study found that Australians in their sixties possess an increasing appetite for adventure and almost two in five more spontaneous (39%) than those in their 30s (34%), 40s (26%) and 50s (34%).
In fact, anyone can boost their energy levels with just some simple lifestyle tweaks. Improving your energy levels doesn’t need to be challenging. There are simple natural ingredients you can work into your diet along with basic exercises you can try to ensure you get the boost you need.
Looking for some easy ways to get more energy? Try the following tips:
Try incorporating these energy-rich foods into your diet for a quick and easy pick-me-up!
RECIPE: Vanilla and Blueberry Chia pods
This quick and easy snack contains plenty of calcium for healthy bones, Vitamin C and anti-oxidants to reduce the signs of ageing and improve immunity, Omega 3’s for brain health, and lots of dietary fibre and pre-biotics for good stomach health too. Try making these for an easy breakfast on the go, or as a sweet treat to boost your energy without the guilt!
Start by combing chia seeds, yoghurt, vanilla essence and stevia in a bowl. Then layer a tall glass with 2 tablespoons of blueberries and 4 tablespoons of yoghurt mix. Repeat until you get to the top and chill in the fridge until you are ready to eat it!
Authored by Nature’s Own Exercise Physiologist and Dietitian, Kate Save