My energy level is highest very early in the morning and I go strong all morning, then get tired about an hour after lunch and am slower and somewhat brain fogged for several hours many days. I perk up markedly in the late afternoon and go strong until bedtime.
I'm such a morning person and take full advantage. Lately I've been getting a second-wind later in the afternoon but nothing like my morning energy.
Fitness Minutes: (82,255)
6/27/13 7:33 A
Mine is definitely the mornings, so I make sure I get in my training for the day before noon!
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878 6/26/13 8:42 P
Definitely the mornings!
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6/26/13 5:23 P
my energy cycle is pretty much identical to PATTIJOHNSON's... I get up at 4:30 and put in about 45 minutes at the gym before rushing to work. I get home around 4 and HAVE to take a nap and I stay pretty tired throughout dinnertime until about 7. Then I try to sneak in another 30 minute workout before tv time. I'll have to re-evaluate what I'm eating (or not eating) that's making me so tired....
Fitness Minutes: (1,418)
166 6/25/13 9:25 P
Try the Virgin Diet. It's likely something you're eating that's affecting you. I'm pretty sure it's wheat that does it to me.
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28,185 6/25/13 9:02 P
Check to make sure you are hydrated and getting enough protein in in the morning.
I tend to get more done later in the day than the morning.
Fitness Minutes: (86,188)
6/25/13 7:39 P
Yup. You pretty much described me to "T". I rarely nap though in the afternoon. That's family and relaxation time with my kids (or as much as you can relax with a 6, 5 and 3 year old) in the backyard. A skinny latte (w/expresso) from my new Tassimo does wonders.
I usually get my second wind in time for dinner.
But yup. Mornings I'm bouncing off the wall. I wake up around 5-6am and my feet barely touch the floor until noon-1pm. I also do my workout first thing after my morning coffee.
I accomplish most of my days chores in the morning, right after I have coffee and breakfast. Then in the middle of the day after lunch, I seem to get so tired and have to take a nap. Later on, in the evening, my energy comes back. This happens daily and seems to not matter what time I go to bed or how much sleep I get. If I do exercises, I have to do them in the morning. It easier to put them off if I wait and procrastinate until the end of the day. Housecleaning, cooking and running errands are other things I do in the morning hours. If I sit around until noon, usually nothing will get done the rest of the day. I guess you would call me a morning person.
When is your peak energy time and what kinds of things to you do during it?
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