5 Reasons to do cardio in the morning rather than in the evening

I am a little confused about using exercise as a weight loss tool now, though I did use it when I first lost my extra flab. Here are a few tips that you can use to make the most of your exercise:

  1. Assuming you are doing cardio exercise (aerobic exercise like jogging or even walking), doing it in the morning will increase your metabolic rate which means that you will burn more fat throughout the day without breaking a sweat.
  2. Exercising early in the morning makes sure that you do not blow out(miss) your exercise schedule because of your work or because your friends invited you to a happy hour at the pub.
  3. Doing cardio in the morning makes you feel good for the rest of the day, you will have more energy which will obviously help you carry out the rest of your tasks throughout the day.
  4. Doing cardio in the morning burns more fat as compared to doing the same amount of cardio with the same intensity in the evening. After you wake up, that is after a 8-12 hours of fast, your body does have have too much carbohydrates to give you energy from, when you exercise and thus it burns fat for energy.
  5. When you exercise without eating prior to the exercise, your body burns more fat because if you eat then first you have to burn off the energy taken from your food and only then will your body tap into your fat reserves for energy for you to benefit from.

There are many many other benefits of exercising early in the evening. No matter what the exercise (aerobic preferably) but always remember. Some exercise at any time of the day is better than having to exercise at all, so do not use this as an excuse to miss out on your cardio.

You can obviously do cardio in the evening as well, that is also extremely beneficial for your general health but if you want to boost your fat loss rate and give yourself tons of energy in the morning to really take on what lies ahead for you for the rest of the day then exercising in the morning is the way to go.

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