How to stay awake when playing poker?

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Music and exercise during the breaks. That's it.
 
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I usually tend to keep my eyes open as much as i can
 
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I use poker to stay awake during the night shift tbg. it gives me a buzz
 
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Eat, drink, listen to music, not in any other way.
 
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While playing...I often want to sleep...How do you deal with this? Share your secret...
If I feel tired I just don't start the game. If I want to sleep already during the game itself, I just close the table and go to sleep. My health, my physical and psychological condition is much more important to me than poker :)
 
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The game requires focus, strategic thinking, and decision-making, all of which keep me awake
 
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You would have to find a personal reason (like a goal) or some type of motivation to stay in the game.

But if you're more than likely going to play the same type of player that you would normally play, then you're better off going to sleep.

Folks that have addictions, or have that "I've got to win back what I lost" feeling or take the game personally (like they have to play sheriff against a loose player or they want to go after another player for some weird reason) are 99% of the time better off going to bed.
 
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play during daylight, and have plenty of coffee available
 
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Sleep be4 the game. It is easy
 
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Rest until you are not tired anymore,playing when tired is not bringing the a game to the table.
 
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If you have this problem, maybe îs because you are working all day and you need to restor you are playing to much poker and you need to take some days off... The body need rest,, 😜
 
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When you're sleepy go to sleep, I don't think it's a good choice to play sleepy, you make a lot of wrong decisions to go to sleep right away, so I recommend sleeping well and choosing a time that you're not tired.
 
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If the monetary reward floats in front of your eyes, it can certainly keep you awake. This is difficult when more 1000 people play on the tournament, when the goal is very far away, because you have to play for long hours to get there, but the reward can motivate you and keep you awake.
 
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Poker seems to be a nightlife activity so a good cup of coffee keeps me awake
 
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Staying awake and alert during long poker sessions is crucial for performance. Firstly, prioritize sleep before games to ensure a fresh start. Consuming caffeine responsibly can help; coffee or energy drinks can boost alertness. Opt for light, nutritious meals and snacks like fruits, nuts, and yogurt to maintain energy levels without feeling sluggish. Hydration is key—dehydration can cause fatigue, so keep water nearby. Take short, regular breaks to stretch and keep blood flowing. Lastly, engage in light exercise during breaks to invigorate the body and mind, maintaining sharpness for strategic decision-making in poker.
 
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If you are bored playing at one table, open several more.
 
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Is important to rest good before play any game, specially this one, drink some water and ready to go.
 
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In such cases, a cup of tea or coffee helps me
 
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I don't think playing poker while tired is a good alternative, it's important to have energy close to 100% if you want good results! Cherish this time that we will spend at the tables! :coffee:🔑
 
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Playing poker with a lot of sleep is like driving a drunk car. It can be a huge disaster for your finances.
 
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Just have taken some rest before you play for long. Even a small time rest is enough!
 
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i listen to music, and drink coffee
 
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