One can never go wrong with an early morning workout, be it men or women. However, men and women aren’t completely the same and therefore, there will be some slight variations. As you read through this article and learn the importance of starting your day out with some physical activity, hopefully, you’ll start to lead your everyday lives a little different.
First of all, it is without a doubt that starting your day with an early morning workout is not an easy thing to do. No one likes to wake up before the sun is up, and to add on top of that, to go running or to do some workouts when all you feel like doing is going back to bed. However, the feeling after you’ve finished your early morning workout is true bliss, the accomplishment you feel and satisfaction is completely worth the pain and agony of waking up early and working out.
Waking up at 6:30 to do your work out, coming back, showering and eating breakfast, all before 9 makes you feel as if you’re ready to conquer your day. The amount of work that you can get done during the rest of your day starts to increase and eventually you’ll see a noticeably large different in efficiency throughout your day.
As you start to slowly integrate into this new way of life, waking up starts to get easier, and getting ready starts to get faster and less draggy. You start to realise your own body is changing in aesthetics and you love that look and feeling. Before you know it, you can’t stop, and eventually you’ll start to be cautious of what you eat and how much you eat.
This are all baby steps and pillars to a healthy lifestyle and one that benefits you both mentally and physically. People will start complimenting you and you yourself will start to feel fresh and rejuvenated.
A good morning workout routine could go as follows, take note however that each individual is different and therefore so will their morning workout routine. But this routine is a good guideline to mould your own workout routine after.
2. Get dressed in sports attire
3. Stretch for about 10 minutes
4. Warm up (Jumping jacks, High jumps, Squats)
5. Go for a 3-5km run
6. Do some body weight exercises (Crunches, Planks, Push ups)
7. Warm down