I'm currently trying to wake up early in the morning around 6 am to start exercising, but I just personally want to know for myself when it is best to exercise?
I thought that it would be prolly best to do in the morning to get your blood flow running and to start your day off right.
If you agree or disagree with me, please reply and tell me what's your opinion about this!
02-01-2010, 05:19 PM #1
Is it best to exercise in the morning, afternoon, or night?
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i dont like lifting in the morning. besides the fact that im not a morning person, i havent had time to get in enough nurishment for a great lift.*Deadlift Junkie*
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# Late Afternoon is Best for Exercise
Research shows that the optimal time to exercise is when our body temperature is at its highest, which, for most people is 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. (body temperature is at its lowest just before waking).
# Strength is Greater in the Afternoon
Dr. Hill reported that strength output is 5% higher at around mid-day; anaerobic performance, such as sprinting, improves by 5% in the late afternoon.
# Endurance is Greater in the Afternoon
Aerobic capacity (endurance) is approximately 4percent higher in the afternoon.
# Injuries Are Less Likely in the Afternoon
Afternoon exercise is the best if you want to avoid injuries for many reasons. We are most alert; our body temperature is the highest so our muscles are warm and flexible; and our muscle strength is at its greatest. These three factors make it less likely that we will get injured.
# Morning Exercisers Are More Consistent
Even though afternoon exercise might be optimal from a physiological standpoint, research also shows that morning exercisers are more likely to stick to it that late-day athletes.
# Evening Exercise and Sleep
Most research supports the idea that exercise can improve sleep quality. But does exercising too late in the evening keep you up? Studies have shown improvements in sleep from both morning and afternoon exercise, so it's not yet clear if evening exercise keeps you up. One study even showed that vigorous exercise half an hour before bedtime did not affect sleep.The Road To Success Is Paved With Many Failures
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