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If there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s that exercise is an essential component of our lives. However, the timing, planning, and type of activities we choose can make a significant difference in the results we achieve.

When is the Best Time to Exercise?

There’s no universal answer to this question as it highly depends on individual preferences and schedules. However, research suggests that morning workouts often provide the best results. Why is that? Exercising in the morning helps kickstart your metabolism, increases your alertness for the day, and gets your workout out of the way, leaving the rest of your day open for other activities.

However, while mornings might be ideal, the most important aspect is consistency. Regardless of when you exercise, maintaining a regular schedule is key to long-term success and health benefits.

The Importance of a Plan or Programme

One of the secrets to success in any area of life is planning. This is especially true when it comes to exercise. Having a detailed plan or programme allows you to structure your workouts and track your progress. A well-structured plan will include various types of activities, tailored to your fitness level and goals.

The Role of a Coach

Consider investing in a coach, especially when you’re just starting out. A coach provides motivation, holds you accountable, and helps ensure you are performing exercises correctly to avoid injuries.

Why Avoid Evening Workouts?

If you are a night owl, you might be wondering why you should avoid exercising in the evening. The main reason is that high-intensity workouts can interfere with sleep if they are done too close to bedtime. Exercise stimulates the body, which can make it difficult to unwind and relax for a good night’s sleep.

Adjusting Your Activities

Lastly, to continue making progress and prevent boredom, it’s vital to review your exercise regimen regularly. Don’t be afraid to try new types of workouts, incorporate different equipment, or increase your intensity or duration as your fitness improves.

Invitation to Join Our Zoom Classes

For our senior folks, we’d love to extend an invitation to join our zoom strength training classes. Our expert trainers will guide you through routines that are tailored to your abilities and designed to increase strength and mobility. You can book a spot through this link: Strength Training Class Booking

Remember, everyone’s journey to fitness is unique, and what works best for one person might not work as well for another. The key is to listen to your body, find what you enjoy, and stay consistent.

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