Eat a Banana

New research shows that bananas provide more carbohydrates and energizing nutrients like potassium than sports drinks.

Flip Upside Down

This trick reverses your circulation and wakes you up: Sit in a chair and put your head between your legs. Let your arms hang to the floor, hold for 20 seconds, then slowly sit up.

Sip Green Tea

This type of tea contains caffeine and theanine, an amino acid that helps calm your nervous system. The result? You get a gradual boost rather than a sharp jolt.

Learn what else you can do here.