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"I'M Not A Morning Person" Why Not?


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Everybody that works out in the morning says that they feel accomplished and they don't have to worry about it the rest of the day. I then see EXCUSES for not working out in the morning such as "I'm not a morning person", to me that says "I'm not committed enough to change my lifestyle."

It's easier to workout when you are fully rested and have your whole day ahead of you. You aren't as tired as you are at night, You WILL feel energized after you workout.
- Submitted by TAREN584 4/1/2010 in Exercise | 3 Comments
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FORMEITSYOU 4/11/2010 9:59:00 AM

    I am SO NOT and morning person, but I think it is more because I have worked 2nd shift for 8 years. Now that I am working day shift I am going to try to get to the gym in the morning on my days off. If it works out for me to go before work I might try it out - but my body is still in that transition mode... The metabolism boost for the whole day does sound pretty benificial though!
THEGORGESBLONDE 4/4/2010 8:22:00 PM

    I find that if I don't get it over with first thing in the morning, then the excuses for not doing it later creep in, and I never get any exercise. Like Sallyeanne, I'm told that the metabolism increases after a workout (and after eating LOL!); but my 24LIFT instructor says that the metabolism is ramped up for the rest of the day ... and that strength training increases confidence. Sounds like something to start the day with, no?
SALLYEANNE 4/1/2010 3:03:00 PM

    Me too. I'm not a "DAY PERSON", much less a morning person.
But I did join 24-hour Fitness and I did get a trainer to get me started and he told me that if I would get to the gym or work out in the morning that I would speed up my metabolism and feel better the rest of the day. I have to say that it has worked, even though my morning starts at 11am. I've tried to get up earlier than that, but just haven't been able to. I'm hoping that the work-outs will help me inch backwards 10-15 minutes at a time until I can be a morning person. Wouldn't that be wonderful!

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