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Fort Pierce, FL
A 33-year-old male asked:

i use to go to the gym to workout with my dad, but now he goes too early in the morning for me. can you recommend an excessive regiment i can do?

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Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Excessive?: Excessive implies more than your body is capable of. Talk to a trainer at the gym who can help you find a routine that will challenge your body without pushing it too far and doing more damage than good.

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Where can I find motivation to wake up and work out early in the morning?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Go to be early so: That you c an wake early. Use excellent sleep hygiene. 1. Keep regular bed ; wakening time (includes weekends). Get up same time daily. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine: warm bath or shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in dark, quiet, cool room w comfortable mattress ; pillows. 4. Use bedroom only for sleep ; sex. Put work materials, computers, ;.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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TVs in another room. 5. Finish eating at least 2-3 hrs prior to bed. 6. No caffeine w/i 6 hours; alcohol & smoking w/i 2 hrs of bed. 7. Exercise regularly; finish a few hrs before bedtime. 8. No naps & go to bed only when sleepy. 9. Find another time to write down problems & solutions. 10. After 10-15 mins of inability to sleep, go to another room & read or watch TV until sleepy.
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A 17-year-old female asked:

Hi. How can I motivate myself to wake up early and workout? Thanks, Nam

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Start by getting a: good night's sleep. Retire & rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark & cool & use only for sex & sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs & no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized & finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Can try warm milk, Chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, warm bath or lavender
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Additionally - make a commitment to health and starting your day right. (:
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