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The Best Time to Exercise

It can be difficult to find time to exercise because of our busy schedule. However it's important to know that exercising at certain times can help maximize our fitness goals.

Various studies support the idea of working out in the morning hours. A study published in Medicine and Science in Sports found an increased physical activity throughout the day for people who exercise in the morning.

Some studies also suggest that working out in the evening could compromise your sleep because exercise increases your heart rate and body temperature. Research has shown that working out at 7 a.m compared to later in the afternoon or evening, may help individuals get more quality sleep at night.

Between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m, your body temperature is at its highest. This may mean you’ll be exercising during the time your body is most ready, potentially making it the most effective time of day to work out.

In the afternoon and evening, your reaction time is quickest, which is important for high intensity interval training. The late afternoon is also the time when your heart rate and blood pressure are lowest, which decreases your chance of injury while improving performance.

What really matters is that you're consistent with your exercise. You should find a time of day that suits your schedule, and then stick to it every day.

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