The Life-Changing Benefits of Morning Exercise

“I just don’t have enough time for exercise.”  I hear it a lot.

If it’s hard for you to find time during your day to exercise regularly, have you considered working out in the morning?

Here’s some reasons starting your day with a workout can offer significant benefits:

Enhances Mobility and Flexibility  Getting some movement to gently stretch and warm up in the morning can make it easier to move throughout the day, reducing the likelihood of stiffness and discomfort. Activities like yoga, stretching, or light cardio are excellent choices to enhance your range of motion.

Boosts Energy Levels  Exercise is a natural energy booster and when you work out in the morning, it stimulates your body and mind, setting a positive tone for the rest of the day. Increased blood flow and endorphin release can leave you feeling more alert and ready to tackle your daily tasks.

Improves Focus and Productivity  Morning exercise wakes up your body AND your brain, increasing production of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), which supports cognitive functions. This means better concentration, sharper memory, and enhanced problem-solving skills throughout the day. And all this means improved productivity and efficiency.

Establishes a Routine  Consistency is key to maintaining any exercise regime and by scheduling your workouts in the morning you may be less likely to skip them due to unexpected meetings, social commitments, or fatigue from a busy day.

Reduces Stress and Anxiety  Have a calmer and more balanced start to the day with a morning movement routine which can help lower stress hormones. Exercise is also a natural mood lifter, helping you manage stress and anxiety more effectively.

Promotes Better Sleep  Regular morning exercise can regulate your circadian rhythm, making it easier to fall asleep at night and wake up feeling refreshed. Better sleep quality contributes to overall well-being and improves your body’s ability to recover and perform daily activities efficiently.

Supports Weight Management  For those looking to maintain or lose weight, morning exercise can be particularly beneficial. It jumpstarts metabolism, helping to burn more calories throughout the day. Working out on an empty stomach can encourage your body to use stored fat as an energy source, aiding in weight management.

By embracing morning exercise, you can set a positive tone for your day and enhance your ability to move through life with ease.

Talk to me about how my next intake of MyBod In Motion Online Group Bodyweight Training can help you transform your mornings!