- Get a bigger calorie burn: One of the biggest motivators for revamping your Summer morning routine? Early-morning exercise is actually better for you. Research has shown that morning exercisers tend to work out harder and longer and burn more calories than those who exercise later.
- Don't sweat it: Hot Summer days can make workouts a little tougher. With cooler temps earlier in the day, you'll be able to stay charged up and motivated for longer than you would once the sun seriously heats up.
- Enjoy more playtime: Getting your workout out of the way in the early a.m. means you have the rest of the day for work, friends, and social engagements. Even if waking up early isn't your thing, there are simple steps you can take to help you on your morning mission. Laying out an outfit the night before and finding a buddy to kick off the workout with are both easy-to-follow early-morning exercise tips that offer some much-needed inspiration.
Keep reading for more reasons to wake up and beat the heat.