In a previous post, I told you all that I had a goal to try and work out in the morning. Thankfully, I’ve been able to do so and here are my thoughts.
Working out in the morning, specifically at 5:30 am, is hard if you’re not a morning person like me! Since becoming a parent, I’ve become a morning person… not by choice. For example, last Monday I naturally woke up at 5:00 am. I decided to start the day with Danielle Bridge Bridge The Gap Workouts, LLC by taking her bootcamp class. Nothing like Danielle wanting a “Yeah!” at the crack of dawn, but she’s one motivating lady! Here’s what happens after I take her morning classes:
After working out, I felt like I had more natural energy during the entire day.
No more headache.
One morning I had a headache, and by the time I was finished working out it was gone. Naturally.
I felt happy!
I really felt accomplished and motivated to take on the day. My mood was pleasant all day long too.
I was ready for bed that night. Each time I worked out in the morning, I slept better at night.
Done for the day.
I was happy that I didn’t have to leave to work out that night. I could extend my daily exercise by walking the dog or playing with my kiddos.
No mommy guilt.
I didn’t miss any time with the kids.
In general, I can easily see why people work out in the morning. It not only made me feel better physically, but mentally. I was happy, focused and healthy to take on the day. When possible, I want to continue working out in the morning, especially during the school year. I won’t be skipping my Tuesday night barre class though! What time do you like to work out? How does it make you feel? Be sure to comment and let us know!
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