Is it OK to workout at 5am? Build routine
We all know our body thrives off of routine. Waking up for a 5am workout can help you build routine. Having a set “appointment” will help prevent hitting the snooze button in the mornings. and begin to head to the gym to get in your workout for the day.
Should you eat before early morning lifting? Be well fueled going into a workout. Studies suggest that eating or drinking carbohydrates before exercise can improve workout performance and may allow you to work out for a longer time or at a higher intensity. If you don’t eat, you might feel sluggish or lightheaded when you exercise.
How do I prepare for a 5am workout?
- Wake up with intention.
- Keep your alarm at a distance.
- Make your bed.
- Lay out your clothes the night before.
- Plan every minute of your morning.
- Make it a group effort.
- Find a workout that makes you actually want to wake up early.
What should I eat before an early morning powerlifter? Whatever your “go-to” is before your early a.m. workout, make sure the carbohydrates are simple—your body will break them down quickly for a fast jolt of energy. Some great options: bananas, fresh fruits, dried fruits, white rice, white potatoes, jam on toast, maple syrup, or honey drizzled on any of the above foods.