The third thing is that the combination of exercise, appropriate diet that is balanced with the amount of calories burned and good sleep makes you become, feel and look healthier.
But endorphins are released when you workout, making morning workouts worth it from a ‘waking up’ and productivity standpoint.
Most of my work gets accomplished at 4 am on the treadmill every morning.
I'm not a morning person, and I find that I'm less (or barely) groggy after having "woken my body up" with an exercise session.
When I head into breakfast (usually on the go) and steam roll into the day, I'm more alert and less cranky or worn out from the first half of the day than I used to be.
It keeps your metabolism going, a good analogy is that your metabolism is a fire and exercise is the poker that stokes it.
Building a habit of exercise is important as it takes very little mental energy to plan and execute exercise once the habit is engrained.
Exercise boosts your endurance and strength.
- What kind of exercises have helped you workout without getting too sweaty but still feel the burn?
- I have a hard time getting out of bed on the mornings my husband doesn’t have to get up— how do I leave the cuddles and blanket warmth to get up and at ‘em?
- How do you keep motivated?
- Are there any little things you do that make you feel great?
- What are some easy to do exercises (at home) that are also great for calorie burning?
- How do you convince yourself to go work out even when you don’t feel like it?
- I’m trying to do some kind of exercise every day. Can cleaning (3 hours) count as exercise ? What about reaching 10,000 steps? Do I still need to do some more “traditional” exercise ?
- How do you make smart choices for your health?
- What kind of low-intensity workouts do you enjoy?
- Sometimes I don’t have time for a full-fledged workout so I do just push-ups and crunch-ups. Is that okay?