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When is the best time to work out?

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Dr. Dave Burns
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Morning

Since sleep requires a person at rest it is best not to exercise 3-4 hours prior to bedtime.

In brief: Morning

Since sleep requires a person at rest it is best not to exercise 3-4 hours prior to bedtime.
Dr. Dave Burns
Dr. Dave Burns
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Dr. Carol Van der Harst
Strength training goes best in the morning. Aerobic and walking choices are well tolerated any time you can tolerate the temperature, maintain hydration, and wear good shoes. Most people choose quiet activities before sleep, but stretching before sleep is recommended for those with injuries or spasm. Be well.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
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In brief: Generally AM is best

First of all, exercise at anytime is great.
If given the option, i recommend morning exercise for a number of reasons: 1) it is done and you can't put it off, 2) you get the benefit of the adrenaline (a stimulant) during the day, and 3) you will likely sleep better that night by not having adrenaline peak during the night.

In brief: Generally AM is best

First of all, exercise at anytime is great.
If given the option, i recommend morning exercise for a number of reasons: 1) it is done and you can't put it off, 2) you get the benefit of the adrenaline (a stimulant) during the day, and 3) you will likely sleep better that night by not having adrenaline peak during the night.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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