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Is there any best time of the day to exercise?

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Dr. Judy Orton
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: When you have time

Anytime is fine.
It depends when you can make the time in your schedule. Just be sure to do a light warm up before intense exercise. Prehydration is helpful (1-2 hors prior) which is generally not possible for early morning exercises. Some suggest optimal performance is achieved with midday or early afternoon exercise. Most important just get started any time.

In brief: When you have time

Anytime is fine.
It depends when you can make the time in your schedule. Just be sure to do a light warm up before intense exercise. Prehydration is helpful (1-2 hors prior) which is generally not possible for early morning exercises. Some suggest optimal performance is achieved with midday or early afternoon exercise. Most important just get started any time.
Dr. Judy Orton
Dr. Judy Orton
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Dr. Brian Kaufman
Internal Medicine

In brief: Maybe

The best time to exercise during the day is the time you are most likely to do it! if you have more time in the morning than do it than.
If you have more time at night than do it then. From a purely physiological basis there is a benefit to exercise first thing in the morning but you must remember to warm up properly to avoid injuries.

In brief: Maybe

The best time to exercise during the day is the time you are most likely to do it! if you have more time in the morning than do it than.
If you have more time at night than do it then. From a purely physiological basis there is a benefit to exercise first thing in the morning but you must remember to warm up properly to avoid injuries.
Dr. Brian Kaufman
Dr. Brian Kaufman
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