Are You Constantly Tired? Here’s What You Can Do About It


For many people, occasionally feeling tired is an irritating disruption to your day. This dilemma can be caused by a number of factors. We will look at some common reasons in this article and provide some easy-to-follow solutions. Are you one of those people that’s always tired? Let’s see if we can do something about that.

You’re Not Getting A Good Night’s Sleep

This may be one of the biggest causes of during-the-day fatigue. There are several reasons you might not sleep well. You may be ingesting too much caffeine near bedtime. Or you could have occasional problems with insomnia. Options include cutting back on caffeine by not drinking it at least 5-6 hours before going to sleep. That includes your pre-workout. If you train in the early evening and use a high-stim pre-workout, you may have to adjust to a non-stim pre-workout such as 5% Nutrition Full As F*ck

Whether it’s insomnia or some other problem, focus on establishing a sleep routine. That means going to bed at the same time every night. It also means taking the time to relax before bed. As well, make sure you're sleeping in a dark, cool, comfortable room. 

You can also add 5% Nutrition Knocked The F*ck Out to your sleep program. This is an ultra-potent sleep and recovery aid that consists of relaxing herbs, amino acids, and natural ingredients that help you get a great night’s sleep!

You’re Stressed

Tying in with poor sleep is stress. In fact, stress is a major contributor to potential sleep problems. Stress can be:

  • Emotional - An example of this might be worry or depression.
  • Psychological - This might be losing your job. 
  • Physical - A great example of this is your intense workouts.

Stress is classified in the following ways:

  • Acute Stress - This is a temporary everyday type of stress. It could be an argument with a friend or family member, or running late on a deadline at work. 
  • Chronic Stress - This is more long-term and more serious, such as the stress of a demanding job or never having enough money. It can seem like the stressor is impossible to get away from. 

There are a few ways you can combat stress. One way is exercise. Another way is to limit exposure to the things that cause stress, for example social media. You can also undertake relaxing hobbies. Finally, add 5% Nutrition Core KSM-66 Ashwagandha to your program. This is an adaptogen, which helps your body cope with stress of all types.(1,2,3)

Are You Dehydrated?

Staying hydrated is important for maintaining energy levels, productivity, and peak performance. Dehydration occurs when you don’t drink enough liquid to replace the water lost in your urine and sweat. Being dehydrated means energy levels and cognitive function will suffer. The typical symptoms of dehydration include thirst, fatigue, headaches, and dizziness. Besides drinking plenty of water during the day, add 5% Nutrition Hydrate Stick to your program. This is an advanced electrolyte single-serving packet. Just add it to water and you're ready to go.(4)

How’s Your Diet? - You May Be Lacking Key Nutrients

If your diet is poor, no doubt you’re nutrient deficient. Water-soluble vitamins especially need to be consistently replenished from your diet and supplements. All the B vitamins especially are essential for converting food into energy and helping combat stress. You also need key minerals such as iron and magnesium to help combat stress. As Rich always said, eating plenty of real food is critical. One reason is because it ensures you get a good balance of micronutrients. Make you eat a good balance of clean, healthy foods.(5)

Is It Your Job?

Do you work long hours, or perhaps the overnight shift? Maybe you’re someone with fluctuating hours, meaning you work a day shift, followed by a night shift, then a graveyard shift. That will really mess with your sleep! No wonder you’re tired! The only answer is to try to get on a set shift. Your body will never really adjust until you establish a set schedule.


In this article. we’ve looked at several common reasons you may be feeling fatigued. We all have occasional days when we feel tired. However, if you’re feeling that way all the time, you may want to consider a visit with your medical professional. Otherwise, give these tips a shot, and don’t forget your 5% supplements.


  2. Chandrasekhar, K., Kapoor, J., & Anishetty, S. (2012). A prospective, randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled study of safety and efficacy of a high-concentration full-spectrum extract of ashwagandha root in reducing stress and anxiety in adults. Indian journal of psychological medicine, 34(3), 255–262.
  5. Tardy, A. L., Pouteau, E., Marquez, D., Yilmaz, C., & Scholey, A. (2020). Vitamins and Minerals for Energy, Fatigue and Cognition: A Narrative Review of the Biochemical and Clinical Evidence. Nutrients, 12(1), 228.
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