Nothing is more epic than a far-flung adventure trip across the globe—but the trip can be a drag.

A long-haul flight can be brutal—a blow to comfort, your joints, and overall health—and it doesn’t get any better after you land, considering a time zone change can disturb your sleep cycles.

Despite the laundry list of detriments, the long flight at 35,000' can be a breeze if you know how to prepare in advance. These hacks will help you sit back, relax, and enjoy the long flight—and we guarantee your body will thank you for it.