The best way to start your day is an early morning workout.
Morning exercises significantly increase mental acuity, lasting up to four to ten hours. It regulates your body's endocrine system and circadian rhythms. You will be burning more and more calories all day long just by exercising every morning.
An early morning workout also helps the body burn fat more efficiently.
Set your day up nicely with a nice morning workout.
Here are few morning exercises for you to include in your regime:
- Sit up Twist
Sit-up Twist is an excellent morning workout which helps tone your abdomen and stretches and contracts your back muscles. Spread your legs out until they form an upside down V. Twist your torso to the right as you reach hands to the right foot. Return and start again. Alternate between legs and repeat.
- Jumping jacks
If you want to tone your muscles, especially calves and deltoids, then Jumping jacks are the best workout for you. Stand with your feet together. Jump as high as you can while spreading your arms and legs. Now keep going and go for as many repetitions as you can!
- Leg raises
Leg raises are more beneficial for your core and leg muscles. The muscle group involved are the abdominal, hips, back and thigh muscle. Lie on your back and place your hands, palms down on the floor. Now raise your legs off the ground. Keep in mind that your knees should be locked throughout the exercise. Hold as long as you can. Repeat the same.
- Barbell Lunges
An excellent strength training exercise did best with a barbell on your back. For barbell, lunge chooses an appropriate weight and place the barbell across your shoulders. Step forward with your right foot and sink into a lunge, so both legs are bent with your back knee as close to the floor as possible. Drive yourself back up and do the same with your other leg.
The plank is an excellent exercise to strengthen your core. And a great way to end your workout. Get in the push-up position and rest your weight on your hands from your elbows down. Keep your abdomen tight and your knees and legs off the floor. Hold this position for as long as you can. Your legs or torso should not touch the floor.
Working out and exercising regularly in the morning is what is going to make a difference in the long run. The benefits are endless. But it is very important to follow your workouts with a healthy diet. Morning exercise is not only a great mood booster but will help you maintain your weight and help you have a sound sleep.