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Exercise First Thing In The Morning

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By exercising first thing in the morning, it is out of your way until you come to love exercise.

- Submitted by DEVENIRBELLE 3/27/2010 in Exercise | 28 Comments
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SHULAMIT58 8/5/2012 10:43:00 AM

    I've found that when I reach my goal of at least 3000 steps on my pedometer *before* I eat breakfast (from a combo of outdoor brisk walking AND 'aerobic' dish putting away and laundry folding ;-) ), then it's VERY easy to meet my 10,000 steps goal for the whole day-- just gives me a 'jump start'! And yes, we eventually do come to *love* morning exercise and value that time in and of itself because of the great feelings we get from it!
SHERRIE59 3/27/2010 9:15:00 AM

    Exercising in the mornings also gives you a "feel good" feeling and you are more energized which carries you throughout the day. emoticon
CHARLOTTYUK 8/5/2012 5:21:00 AM

    I've done my morning exercise emoticon
NANCYKALED 8/6/2012 8:44:00 AM

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PIZO78 8/5/2012 11:38:00 AM

    I have found that exercising in the morning is absolutely wonderful! U do feel great about urself, so accomplished and when the end of the day comes around, and u think about exercising, u remember, I already did it! Love exercising in the morning!
PATRUCK42 8/5/2012 6:33:00 AM

    This is true especially if you normally have a full scheduled day o/ work, meetings, lunch meetings, children, meal preparation, carpooling..... It sets my day & gets rid of a lot of "anticipation" stress of "all I have to do today." Then there's no guilt when you can't squeeze it into your schedule.
I feel like "I can do anything today" because I've taken care of ME!! No one else can do your "me job." emoticon
JANWEEN 3/27/2010 9:39:00 AM

    so true, so true
FATHINSN 10/15/2012 2:04:00 AM

    And if you do the exercise first thing in the morning, you don't have to worry if you can't do it in the afternoon or during busy days :D
HYATTI1 8/8/2012 12:56:00 AM

    I wish I could...HELP....push me out the door....drag me to the gym..or at least to the car.

Joanna
HIGHNOON 8/7/2012 1:22:00 PM

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SUNSHINE65 8/6/2012 6:36:00 PM

    I still have trouble believing that people feel good after exercising! This has NEVER happened to me....I just feel tired. And getting up an extra half hour in the morning? That cuts into sleep that I desperately need. 4:30 is NOT a golden hour. emoticon
GODSGALS 8/6/2012 4:39:00 PM

    i totally agree with PATRUCK42 about squeezing it into your day. if i don't do it first thing i sometimes don't get to it at all! i like to exercise before the day starts because you never know what will attack you! and i also agree that the endorphins take away most of the stress - it's amazing what a difference it makes. k emoticon
TEESLIM 8/5/2012 6:48:00 PM

    To true....I have 0% stress in a most stressful environment when I exercise in the morning!!!
LIMIG2 8/5/2012 4:50:00 PM

    Good advice
SALSA_DIVA_44 8/5/2012 11:35:00 AM

    Gonna try to try it out for a week to see how it goes *fingers crossed* emoticon
WHERERMY62KEYS 8/5/2012 10:53:00 AM

    love to exercise in the morning
SUCCESS68 8/5/2012 10:34:00 AM

    It has been a struggle. I do this every work morning as a part of my morning routine like bathing or cleaning my teeth. Once I learned to push through the first 10- 15 mins where my mind or/and my body was saying stop stop, I then felt wonderful. Then I had to increase the intensity of the work out. Amen, what a journy
INGMARIE 8/5/2012 10:04:00 AM

    emoticon I do ,at least 5/7 mornings.
LYNCHD05 8/5/2012 10:03:00 AM

    it is 7 a.m. and I am off for by exercise very shortly! LOVE IT IN THE MORNING!
GARDENSFORLIFE 8/5/2012 9:45:00 AM

    true emoticon
SNOWBECH 8/5/2012 9:08:00 AM

    I like exercising in the morning, but don't always get to.
CMORISAK 8/5/2012 9:06:00 AM

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ILOVEJIM851991 8/5/2012 9:03:00 AM

    it's my favorite time to work out too. It leaves you feeling energized for the entire day!
PYNETREE 8/5/2012 8:54:00 AM

    Need a push to get moving!
LEANMEAN2 8/5/2012 7:57:00 AM

    Thanks for sharing
HBLACK5 8/5/2012 7:55:00 AM

    I am headed out the door to do my morning workout!!
DRB13_1 8/5/2012 6:56:00 AM

    greet the day, watch a sunrise emoticon emoticon emoticon
JGBAXTER 3/29/2010 3:54:00 PM

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