Reasons To Exercise In The Morning
Alive and kicking!
This is the perfect way to describe the energy after a morning exercise. Statistics show that 90 percent of
people who exercise do so in the morning; indeed for good reason. The following are just some of those.
1. Boost your metabolism
As you might already know, exercise is one sure way to work your muscles and speed up your metabolism.
When you exercise in the morning, your metabolic rate will stay elevated for longer hours during the day, up to
5 hours after the exercise for some people.
2. Lose weight for good
Because of the elevated metabolic rate, your body will be burning more calories at will throughout the morning.
Over time, this aggregates to some pounds lost, without a sweat. On top of that, you will not have to concern your
self with fad diets to lose weight.
3. Have better sleep at night
When you exercise early in the morning, you’ll have good quality, sound sleep at night. Moreover, quality sleep
greatly contributes to the overall health of the body as it allows the muscles to rest, cells replenish and grow.
So, look young by having quality sleep.
4. Boost your brain
There’s no better way to stay alert than exercising in the morning. Because there’s abundant energy supplies,
the brain will stay active for the better part of the day, improving productivity and helping you maintain a
positive disposition all day.
5. Condition your body
Regular morning exercise will condition your body to easily adapt to change. Thus, getting up in the morning at
similar times becomes an ‘automatic’ process.
6. Build a healthy mindset
Many people who exercise in the morning confess to having a ‘healthy mindset’ during the day. This includes the
tendency to make healthier food choices throughout the day, coupled with drinking a lot of water, instead of
7. Prevent disease
It’s no secret that increased fat is associated with many ailments, for instance diabetes, heart disease,
cardiovascular disease among others. Regular exercise, apart from maintaining a healthy body, greatly reduces the
incidence of having a heart attack.
8. Keep up with your exercise routine
With all the hustle and bustle that’s typical of a normal working day, it gets extremely hard to maintain a
workout routine where you need to hit the gym in the evening. When you exercise in the morning, you will have an
easier time in the day because you’ll not have to worry about fitting in a training session in your busy
9. You are less likely to miss breakfast
When you exercise in the morning, on an empty stomach, your body will deplete the existing energy reserves (fat)
due to the increased metabolism. Thus, you’ll be more inclined to have breakfast so that you replenish lost energy
(you‘ll feel hungry but not tired).
Since we look for efficient and effective exercises, we can safely conclude that exercising in the morning is
the most effective way of achieving your fitness goals. Whether it’s for health or weight loss, a morning jig