How to Get Hyper

If you're feeling tired and sluggish, and it's only midday, you may need a little boost. A few simple things can help you rev up and get hyper. Find the energy you need. Push yourself through fatigue and finish the day feeling alive.

Load up on carbohydrates. If you want to get hyper and have the most energy possible, your glycogen storage needs to be full. This comes from eating mostly complex carbohydrates. Eat a healthy lunch that is full of complex carbohydrates and low in fat. Include a moderate amount of lean protein in the meal for optimal effect.

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Keep yourself hydrated. Drink plenty of water to ensure that you stay hydrated. Being dehydrated leaves you feeling like you have no energy at all. Getting hyper and staying that way means making sure your body is fully hydrated and ready to go.

Get moving. Get your heart pumping and your blood flowing. Go for a quick jog. Do several jumping jacks in place. Drop to the floor and do some push ups. Increase the blood flow to your brain to feel alert. Do exercises when feeling sluggish to get hyper and healthy simultaneously.

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Energize yourself with fast-paced music. Fill your MP3 player with tunes that make you hyper. Songs with underlying "champion" themes such as "Eye of the Tiger," "We are the Champions" and "We Will Rock You" are great motivators for sports-oriented people. Find the music that motivates you and get hyper by feeling the energy of the music.

Drink caffeine for a quick boost. It's no secret that many people can't start the day without their coffee. Caffeine gives you a quick boost of energy and raises your level of alertness. If you're feeling really tired and need a quick fix, drink coffee, caffeinated sodas or caffeinated energy drinks. They'll wake you up, almost instantly.


Avoid too much caffeine. It is tempting to drink a lot of caffeine for an instant boost but caffeine is only a temporary fix. Too much caffeine can leave you feeling nervous and jittery or keep you up at night. Avoid refined sugar. Refined sugar gives you a quick burst of energy and then brings your energy level way down. Stick to complex carbohydrates for energy that lasts.