Do you exercise in the morning or evening? Depends on your goal, new study says
Millions of Americans make time in their busy schedule to exercise on a daily basis. But only 23% of adults 18 years and older meet the recommended guidelines for both aerobic and muscle-strengthening activity. The biggest hurdle for most people: not having enough time. On the contrary, says a 2019 study by the CDC and Rand. In a survey of more than 30,000 participants, the study found that: Americans have an average of more than five hours of free time per day†
Whether you’re considering starting an exercise regimen or a more experienced athlete, one of the biggest questions I hear is, “When is the best time to exercise?” Most people are fairly disciplined and protective when they exercise. Choosing to exercise in the morning or evening is often a product of a work schedule or childcare responsibilities. Or just whether you are a ‘morning person’ or a ‘night owl’.