$type=carousel$sn=0$cols=4$va=0$count=12$show=home

$show=post

When's the best time to exercise?

Fitness motivator, speaker and author Laurent Amzallag explains why you might want to change your routine.


By Laurent Amzallag, TODAY

As a fitness coach, my clients frequently ask me the same question: When is the best time to work out?

Some people seem to bounce right out of bed in the morning, while others press that snooze button 25 times before deciding to get out of bed. Some people love the mornings, others despise it.

Love it or hate it, though, I do think it is the best time to work out. Here are my top three reasons to get active in the morning:

1

You'll give your metabolism a head start.

When you exercise first thing in the morning, it gives your metabolic rate a boost. And why is that important? Well, when your metabolic rate is kickin’ early on during the day, it allows you to burn more calories even when you are sitting at your desk doing nothing. That’s pretty cool, right?



2

You'll feel more ready to tackle the day.

Working out releases endorphins (often known as “the happy hormone”) that helps you feel great throughout the day. So instead of finding ways to seek revenge because a co-worker forgot to tighten the lid on the sugar jar, you’ll find yourself laughing while actually enjoying your coffee.



3

It could help you sleep better.

One study found that women, in particular, who work out in the morning sleep better at night compared to those who work out later in the day.

Getting quality sleep is important because it helps you make better food choices. If you have a lack of sleep or if you don’t have quality sleep, it will affect hormones responsible for appetite. As a result, it could make you crave unhealthy foods.

Now, that being said, if someone comes to me and says “Laurent, that’s all great and fun but the only time I have to work out is at night," then my answer becomes: “Go right ahead. I rather you work out at night than not at all.”
Mind & Body

COMMENTS





Name

Accessories,8,Art,24,Autos,15,Beauty,201,Bollywood,9,Books,5,Business,119,Career & Education,39,Cars,8,Cartoons,8,Celebrities,18,Consumer Trends,6,Crime,45,Design,10,Destinations,104,Economy,2,Entertainment,209,Environment,14,Exhibition,7,Family,3,Fashion,495,Features,54,Fitness,71,Food,103,Food and Drinks,9,Games,21,Gastronomy,9,Health,4005,Hollywood,2,Home and Decor,13,Home and Garden,3,Hotels,31,Household,1,Internet,26,Juicy,359,Lifestyle,3218,Local,12,Mortgages,2,Movie,46,Movie Reviews,3,Music,54,Music Review,2,New York,1,Newsmakers,6,Odd News,163,Offbeat,760,Opinion,53,People,35,Photos,106,Politics,17,Protest,2,Real Estate,51,Relationships,54,Restaurants,29,Restaurants & Gastronomy,3,Science,91,Sports,153,Technology,434,Top News,78,Transport,30,Travel,4186,Trends,6,TV,11,U.S.,365,Weather,3,Women's,1095,World,94,
ltr
item
U.S. Daily News: When's the best time to exercise?
When's the best time to exercise?
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-tPg7QCRdlcg/XESxN_AAMtI/AAAAAAAAcB0/RMN61b541xAzId0Yn6Xgyy82rlkjQXjgQCLcBGAs/s1600/1.jpg
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-tPg7QCRdlcg/XESxN_AAMtI/AAAAAAAAcB0/RMN61b541xAzId0Yn6Xgyy82rlkjQXjgQCLcBGAs/s72-c/1.jpg
U.S. Daily News
https://www.dailynews.us.com/2019/01/whens-best-time-to-exercise.html
https://www.dailynews.us.com/
https://www.dailynews.us.com/
https://www.dailynews.us.com/2019/01/whens-best-time-to-exercise.html
true
8146511928066133848
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Read More Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share. STEP 2: Click the link you shared to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy