Ana Margarita A. Olar| Vigorbuddy.com
If you are not a morning person, the decision to get up early is challenging. What more if you are to do morning exercises?
But, here are some benefits of morning exercise that might change your mind:
IT JUMP STARTS YOUR METABOLISM
When you engage in morning exercises, you are like turning “on” your metabolism. When you want to burn calories, start it after getting out of bed. A work out before breakfast ensures that you burn what you ate for breakfast. This metabolism won’t last for the whole day. But it is much better to start your day by burning calories.
EARLY BIRD CATCHES EARLY WORMS
When you are working out in a gym, it is also much better to start early. It is easier to move about in a less crowded gym. You can also use the gym equipment of your choice without any time constraint. You can easily complete your training program if there are few people in the gym. This happens early in the morning.
TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE HORMONES
The male hormone testosterone (which is also present in females in smaller amounts) is at their peak early in the morning. This will give you the aggression and strength that you need to complete a workout. By doing a morning exercise, you take advantage of this hormone as it is at its peak.
MORE ENERGY AND LESS STRESS
Morning exercise stimulates the cardiovascular system. Morning exercise sends blood, oxygen and nutrients all throughout the body. You’ll start your day feeling refreshed and energized. And because you have a clear mind, you’ll more likely to handle stress in a positive way.
BE MORE CREATIVE AND PRODUCTIVE
Engaging in a morning exercise will help you to be disciplined. You wake up early. Plan and prepare things without a rush. You are stress-free. You’ll have plenty of time concentrating on important things. You’ll have more focus on which task you need to prioritize. And because you accomplished your task, you still have plenty of time to practice your creative side whether at work or at home.
ACHIEVE A GOOD QUALITY SLEEP
When you wake up early to do your work out, you will notice that you get sleepy earlier. You’ll also achieve a more relaxed and deep sleep compared to when you don’t exercise at all.
So, are you excited to try your morning routine? You have to persevere, sweat more, to achieve more out of life.