Sometimes the circumstances force us to perform ‘even better’ than normally. Thanks to the tricks presented below you will reach your goal more easily or just handle the inconvenience on your way. Learn these 15 simple, yet very effective, body hacks!
#1 You need to know what has got to be eaten
When you are in a bad mood, the following things can cheer you up:
• dark chocolate (it increases the level of endorphins),
• blackberries (they make your serotonin level go up)
• green tea (it contains l-theanine which blocks the stress receptors in the brain)
• anything that contains vitamin B (B-vitamins help our bodies recover the energy that they lost as a result of depression)
#2 A smart strong man
While you are lifting your body on a pull-up bar, don’t treat it as lifting your body up, instead pretend that you are bringing your elbows down. Surprisingly, this simple trick makes this exercises much easier and, most importantly, it activates many more back muscles.
#3 Tiptoeing rules!
If you want your calves to be more slender, tiptoe whenever you can. It will also improve your body balance skills.
#4 No more heartburns!
When you go to sleep after a big meal, lay on your left side – that will prevent the heartburn.
#5 Water is life
Water should be the first drink you have every single morning. Your body will be really grateful if you do that.
If you are struck by a hiccup, take a deep breath and hold it in. Then gulp the saliva twice and release the air through the nose.
#7 Turning a blind eye
When at night you need to go to the toilet, once you are there leave one of your eyes closed. Once you turn off the light walking back to your bedroom will be much easier, At least one of your eyes will be still used to the darkness.
#8 Cool down
When you want to cool yourself a little on a boiling hot day, pour some water over your wrists. You can also pour it over your neck, but, according to some experts, this is more likely to give you a shock.
#9 When your nose is offline
When one of your nostrils is blocked, lie down on the opposite side. This will unblock the nostril very quickly. There is a disadvantage, though. The other nostril could get blocked as a result.
#10 Dirty things
If you find it difficult to defecate, try lifting your legs a little, or resting them upon something taller than the toilet. Pushing your buttocks out will make the job slightly easier.
#11 Fake sneeze
When you feel you are just about to sneeze, you don’t and the situation repeats a few times, try looking at the brightest point in front of you. For example somewhere near the sun (never directly at it!)
#12 ‘Healthy body, healthy mind!’
Remember that fitness is not just about your body. It also improves your general intellectual performance.
When you’ve just frozen through your bones because you’ve eaten something cold, push your tongue up to the palate. It should do the trick.
#14 Let it go smoothly
To reduce the risk of a cut during shaving the Adam’s apple area, gulp the saliva before you put the razor down.
#15 Better than cribs
If you are taking a test or an exam and you’re getting the impression that you know nothing, try changing your body position. For a reason it sometimes helps to get the right answers.