An early morning workout offers many benefits, both to your health and to your daily schedule. Exercising in the morning can offer you a great start to your day by triggering your happy hormones.
Being disciplined to wake up early in the morning is important, but once you start seeing the result mentally and physically, you will want to keep moving. It might take you a little time and practice before your early morning exercise becomes a habit.
4 reasons why morning exercise is beneficial
A bout of early morning exercise increases your ability to focus on the day ahead. This is because exercise helps memory and thinking. Exercise indirectly improves mood and sleep and reduces stress and anxiety. Problems in these areas can indirectly interrupt focus.
Provides exercise consistency
Working out in the morning ensures that any daily items that need to be tended to during the day are not interrupted.
Exercise done in the morning ensures that you are at your peak. Later on in the day, you might feel too tired or stressed to face the task of a workout.
Your metabolic rate will receive a quick boost early on
Exercise can without a doubt boost your metabolism rate. It can also allow you to burn more calories for the rest of the day. Of course, this will all depend on your fitness level and the type of activity you choose.
Your mood will improve
Exercise boosts your endorphins which are also known as your happy hormones. These increase following exercise leaving you with a happy mood that will generally last for the rest of your day.
Many mums struggle to know exactly what exercises to try and do (and how to perform them correctly). The good news is, with the right healthy eating plan, targeted exercises, consistency and a splash of determination – you can be on the road to exercise.
Are you ready to do at-home workouts, especially HITT workouts are AWESOME options for busy mums. Not only are they fast and effective, but ideal for slotting in mornings as they can be completed in less than 30 minutes.
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