How to prevent a mid-afternoon slump Exercise, naps, music and more energy-boosting tips By Time Out Abu Dhabi staff 02 February 2016 1 ExerciseIf an early morning workout is impossible, then hit the gym during your lunch break. An afternoon sweat session can ward off sleepiness.2 Take breaksRoll your neck in a clockwise and anti-clockwise direction. A stretch here and a roll there can go a long way.3 Go greenWhile we recommend not having coffee mid-afternoon (hello, sleepless nights), we do suggest drinking a cup of green tea. Less caffeine, but enough for a pick-me-up. SIMILAR ARTICLES X-perience X-park, Bounce's new parkour assault course Global Wellness Day in Dubai F45 training in Dubai Marina Alternative therapies in Dubai 4 Take a cat napIf your mind and body are overly exhausted, no remedy will work but a power nap. A simple ten to 20 minutes of snooze time can be enough to help you get through the day.5 Turn up the music Studies have proved that listening to music can boost productivity and efficiency. Plug in and listen to your favourite tunes to side-step sleepiness.