The Best Time of Day to Exercise

Workout timing can affect fat-burning, heart health and sleep

Exercising first thing in the morning is torture for me. I can do it if I must, but I prefer mid-morning through early afternoon. If I wait until too late in the day, I’m apt to get sidetracked or lose motivation. So I’ve long wondered if timing influences the effectiveness of exercise, and to what degree…



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Robert Roy Britt

Independent journalist covering physical health & mental wellness, author of “Make Sleep Your Superpower: A Guide to Greater Health, Happiness & Productivity.”