Is it better to train in the morning or evening? Is there any advantage to either?
Train at night, eat, go to sleep and recover...
Train in the morning and eat all day.....
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Train in the evening, eat, and go to sleep
Train in the morning, eat all day long.
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My stomach screams at me first thing or if I work out without having eaten something substantial an hour or two before, I do some basic stretches and pushups, situps in the morning to get rid of that post wakeup stiffness
But I just apreciate the quality of sleep I get from crashing a couple of hours after a workout, I wouldn't give that up for the world.
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Mid afternoon for me. For some reason in the morning im not up to it.. and at night well i do various cardio ^_^ hehe2014 Misc Raw Bench Press Contest winner in the 276lb+ 555lb lift @ ~280lbs
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I find my ideal time of the day is around ten in the morning, after I've been up for a few hours. I work a 4 on 4 off shift, so I get to train at that time a few days a week. If I'm working an outage (12 hour shifts, 7 days a week), I'll train around 7:30 pm. Although I'm a little tired, it's much better, in my opinion, than training at 4:00 am before work. I've done it both ways, and I just can't get focused in the morning.
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09-21-2005, 10:46 AM #19
The morning is the only way to go for me... The gym is packed most of the time, but NEVER at 06 when I show up. The wife and I roll out of bed around 5:45, throw down a carb-rich whey protein shake with some water and hit the gym. Ok, we get there about 6, crank up some good music and get a good stretch going to warm up (by this point we have been awake about 1/2hour and the shake is doing its work... ENERGY.
Booom..... Hit the weights hard for an hour to an hour ... post workout whey protein shake... Head for home... grab a shower...
Put the oatmeal on the stove, shower up... ,now I am really feeling alive,
and sit down to devour some good oatmeal and a bunch of eggs with some turkey pastrami (better than bacon & 95% fat free.)
Get to work..... EAT ALL DAY LONG every 3 hours... Go to bed at 10 after a casien rich protein shake! I love it!
09-21-2005, 11:09 AM #20
I recently switched from 5pm workouts to 6am workouts... I found my "usual" weights hard at first because I couldn't wake up... cardio was better though because I felt fresher... I hadn't been on my feet all day.
I think altering your eating & sleeping habits has a lot to do with it.
The human body just gets used to whatever situation you put it in... I would guess your nervous system would respond eventually.
09-21-2005, 11:30 AM #21Originally Posted by aqua-beowulf
I wake up at 5 am so I can eat and have a chance for the food to digest by the time I get to the gym at 6:30am. If I wait until after work I'm too beat and I don't want to do anything.I don't know either lol
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