Health And Fitness

6 Solid Benefits of Morning Exercise and why You should Start too

benefits of morning exercise

Starting your day with a workout can help you to achieve your fitness goals and will make your day better. Undoubtedly morning is the best time to workout because at these time your body has its full energy and doesn’t need any supplement to boost your performance.

Benefits of morning exercise are extended much more than improving your shape and body fitness. In this article, I will share my views on it.

To get a nice physique or to increase your body fitness you have to exercise and should maintain a balanced diet. When it comes to losing body fat and improving body fitness – a morning workout can give you amazing results.

What happens when you exercise in the morning

When you perform a morning workout these things happen:

Generally, the time gap in between your dinner and when you woke up at morning is 8 to 10 hours. If I assume within that time 7 hours you are sleeping and haven’t eaten any food. It means you were fasting for that period of time.

Now when you exercise after waking up it burns your stored calories. It also increases your metabolism and helps your body to burn fat FASTER. And you get the benefit of after-burn.

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In the morning you can easily focus on your workout as in that time people have less stress.

Students or people who work, find it difficult to maintain consistency when they workout in the evening.

Because during the day we all get various tasks and things to do and that makes us exhausted. So, many days people skip their evening workout.

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According to your fitness goals and your time available in the morning, you can definitely adjust your morning workout.

Some People perform daily 10 to 15 minutes of the morning workout. They do exercising like running, stretching, free hand and body weight exercise. If your goal is to achieve body fitness and tone your body then that should be enough for you.

A group of people who are experienced for some time in this field and exercising for gaining little bit muscle mass and a good physique tends to workout 15 to 25 minutes. They do above exercises and includes some light weightlifting and some dumbbell exercises.

People who go to the gym in the morning normally want to add lean muscle mass and some to lose their body fat. They tend to workout from 45 to 80 minutes.

Depending on your time and goals you can easily choose what’s best for you.

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7 Benefits of Morning Exercise

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1. Improves your physical and mental health

You cannot ignore the physical and mental health benefits of morning exercise. Exercising in the morning has some amazing benefits for your body.

Exercising in the morning helps you to control your weight gain and can help you to be slim.

Regular exercise also helps in preventing heart diseases, blood pressure, weak bones etc.

When you exercise your mood also improves. Performing exercise has shown positive results in keeping the stress away.

2. Morning exercise help you to develop strong self-discipline

Do you know whats common in every people with great personalities?

It’s self-discipline.

Self-discipline is crucially important in every field of life. Having a good self-discipline gives you proper control over you and your life.

And guess what happens when you have control over your life?

You can go anywhere and achieve anything you want in your life. That’s right. Self-discipline not only good for your future and career, it also helps one to be a good human being.

By developing good habits like waking up early in the morning and doing morning workout you tend to develop better self-discipline. And it will also help you in other aspects of your life.

3. Morning exercise helps you to reach your fitness goals FASTER

When you prioritize something it takes less time.

Exercising in the morning helps you to prioritize your workout and fitness over other things. Which results in positive changes in your lifestyle.

A morning workout doesn’t take long. Within 10 minutes to 30 minutes, you can have a good morning workout. The thing is consistency matters when it comes to fitness. In a normal day, you can do jog or running and some exercise in your morning workout.

And in someday, you can keep it light. For those days 7 – 12 minutes should be fine.

Exercising in the morning helps you to maintain the consistency and as I said sticking to a thing consistently for a period will help you to reach your fitness goals faster.

4. Morning workouts enhance your productivity

How does it feel after an accomplishment?

It feels great.


Yes, it does.

Completing a morning workout gives you a feeling of accomplishment and motivates you to do more amazing works throughout the day.

Doing exercise makes you healthy and having a better health condition helps you to tackle pressure easily when required.

When you have a healthy body you can work efficiently and you will remain active in the workspace.

5. Better time management

After waking up drink a cup of tea or coffee. Then go for your morning workout. Take a shower and you are ready to go.

When you sleep long and wake up late in the morning you miss many things.

Firstly you miss the sunrise. Secondly, you struggle to prepare yourself and your style drops. You are late so you skipped the breakfast and when you are hungry you make many bad decisions.

Not a good start to a day.

When you workout in the morning. You wake up early. Get your muscle toned up (more glamour than ever before). And after that, a nice breakfast and you reach everywhere right in time.

And at night you will fall asleep earlier.

That’s nice. Isn’t it?

6. You can earn more family time

family time is important

With other benefits of morning workout like – better time management, reach your fitness goals faster, consistent workout etc. Morning workout helps you to earn more family time.

For a person, most of the time family comes first. But they can’t ignore their health as well. Now the problem is you have to manage time for everything and not everyone does this job properly.

Exercising in the morning gives you more free time in the evening to spend time and hang out with them. As most of the time peoples go out in the evening so, if you are exercising that time then you can miss some social parts of your life.

For a busy person morning workout is better than any other time of the day. Because as I said earlier 15 – 20 minutes of a morning workout is enough to gain body fitness and control your weight. It will also help you tone your body and make you beautiful.

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Mamoon Moulavi

Loves coffee and passionate about fitness. They said - ' I talk less.' But they didn't know - " I Like Words more."