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I am a morning person. I get most of my exercise done early. Then if I have more time during the day, even just 10-15 minutes, I get in a bit more. It has been great for me.

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I do CURVES 5 days. I walk at least 30 min. a day. I stretch 15-20 minutes a day and do a dance DVD 3 X a week.

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  • I have never been a morning person....until I started walking each morning, now I can't imagine starting my day without it! - by JUSTJENNN
  • I too do all the brisk walk and other exercises quite early in the morning. It makes me energized for the rest of the day . - by FITNESSFREAK10
  • Mornings work for me - it makes me feel good for the rest of the day. - by DISNEYPARIS
  • SUSIEPH1
    I am A morning person too.I do my Weights, Push ups and Sit up as I get out of bed. then I have breaky I then do my walk with my dog for 45 minutes, then go to our local heated pool I do 25 minutes Aqua 25 minutes Water Jogging then I swim for at least an hour. Bobby also needs a afternoon walk so another 50 or so minutes. I do this 6 days a week emoticon emoticon - by SUSIEPH1
  • emoticon 4 minutes, warm up
    emoticon 26 minutes, total
    before breakfast--
    emoticon at least 20 minutes an hour rest of day
    emoticon - by HAPPYMOM8
  • Still trying to get with the early workout thing, mid mornings I'm usually good with after 9:30am.. - by MRS_GLAM44
  • Still trying to get with the early workout thing, mid mornings I'm usually good with after 9:30am.. - by MRS_GLAM44
  • My best fitness days look just like this! - by CHERYLSBUTT
  • Wish I was an early riser, unfortuantely I'm not and more than likely never will be one. Now retired my body is still in working overnights---getting better but still mid morning riser. DH and I usually go to the gym late mornings or after lunch. - by FRAN0426
  • Wish I was a morning person, but my body does not wake up until noon, regardless of when I wake up. Have always found my most energy late at night. - by MARYHENNIG
  • Thanks for sharing. - by LEANMEAN2
  • Great article. I am a morning person for exercise. It gives me energy for the rest of the day and the mental feeling of accomplishment.

    emoticon emoticon - by SUNSHINEYOURWAY
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  • Wish I could catch this morning thing....I'm trying. - by PYNETREE
  • Thanks for sharing - by LEANMEAN2
  • I wish I was a morning person but unfortunately I am not...I do have a membership in a 24 hour gym but late at night when I get motivated...there is no one to go with me.

    Joanna - by HYATTI1
  • I too do classes in the morning. I also walk frequently. toss in some swimming and bodypump and you have my workout - by ILOVEJIM851991
  • Me too!...I am a morning person and like to get it done like an appt. If I have a slow or normal day...there comes a time in the afternoon or evening that I do more....I am so surprised by how much I can actually log in my fitness tracker! Gogirl!!! - by CHERYLSBUTT
  • I am not a morning person but from time to time I surprise myself with morning workouts and it is a great feeling to know that I am done for the day. - by BOLEBRON
  • me too! - by COOKI3123
  • I also prefer the morning - by NWLIFESRC
  • DEARTOMYHEART
    Great idea. Thanks for sharing. - by DEARTOMYHEART
  • MANDALORE
    mornings are good! - by MANDALORE
  • mornings are the best! - by LYNCHD05
  • Mornings. Definitely emoticon - by INGMARIE
  • I can't believe 10-15 years ago I used to get up before sunrise with friends while we trained for a 2-day 100-mile bike ride! I have to get up at 6 many days for work & can't imagine getting up at 5 to exercise! Plus, I have to walk 4 miles to/from trains, so......at least I get that in before I even get home. - by GINGERVISTA
  • My preference is to exercise early afternoon, I never get the 3 o'clock energy drain - by REDROSEMARIE
  • Thanks for reminding me why it's important to make time for this in the morning. I can tell that I'm sharper mentally the rest of the day! - by MILLEDGE2
  • Morning for me is about 5:00 am. - by MISSILENE
  • No thanks, I prefer to start my day in a calmer way. Afternoon works fine for me (^: - by LIQUID11
  • Me, too! I feel like I am in control of my day when I can get up and work out before doing anything else. emoticon - by HAWKEYE3MOM
  • CONNIE1-11
    yes mornings are IT ! - by CONNIE1-11

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