You need to exercise and to work your whole body out and not just work and do your responsibilities all day long. Sometimes, you think you cannot achieve doing those things because you are filled with tasks and errands that there’s no time left for sweating out in the gym or through your own exercise equipment at home.
Many think that exercising is best only in the morning; that’s why many believe that when morning has passed, there’s no more chance to work out. That’s the erroneous part. That’s when the motivation gets blocked.
The truth is you can actually exercise any time of the day. You can workout at night. Many find it weird because it’s already a time to rest, but doing so has many benefits that let you consider giving it a chance. Here are 5 of them:
1. YOU ARE LEAD TO PRODUCTIVITY.
After a day at work or in school, you reach home without any thoughts of what to do. Your usual routine might be dinner-TV-social media all night long. Well, it’s a “break”, but it’s not the most productive way you can have to spend the evening.
Instead of just sitting down or lying down with both hands on your computer or your cell phone, why don’t you just get up and do rounds of jumping jacks or run on your family treadmill. If you have some exercise equipment at home, don’t let them just grow old and rusty until they’re no more functional. Use them.
Work out in the evening, and see how motivated your body can be to do more productive things. You can accomplish not just exercising but also other tasks you have for the night like washing the tons of dishes on the sink or folding your washed clothes.
In the evening, it won’t be as boring and as unproductive as usual if you try working your body out.
2. IT HELPS RELIEVES YOUR DAY’S STRESS.
You’ve been physically exhausted during most of the day because of the traffic’s hassle, the straining assignments at work or in school and all the other expected and unexpected encounters you had. If you exercise, yes, you will sweat and feel “tired”, but you’ll feel and be revitalized.
You need something to relieve the “almost whole” day’s worth of stress. In that way, you can still end the day with a smile of relief. You’ll be ready for another day the next morning. You might think that it helps you reduce stress so that the next day can fill it up again. Well, while that’s probable, the important thing is that you’re not a totally stressed person each day.
3. YOUR TIME IS YOURS.
The problem if you exercise in the morning is that you have to be strict with your time because you still have to go to work after that. You’ll need to prepare and get yourself fully ready, so you have to manage your time wisely and uncompromisingly.
In the morning, you’re pressured by time so the tendency is that you won’t be able to finish all your exercise routines, and if you woke up late, you might just cancel your day’s workout. The good thing if you do it in the evening is that you don’t have this worry and pressure (unless you are working on a night shift, of course.).
You have all your time at night after all your day’s responsibilities. No one else handles it but you, so you can exercise for as long as you want and need without worrying about the next task you have to do.
4. IT CLEARS YOUR CHAOTIC MIND.
Not only your physical state but also your mental state is improved by exercising at night. Working out helps clear your mind from all the things that have been causing chaos and troubles to your thoughts throughout the whole day.
It’s like you’re refreshing your mind, restarting it as fresh as its state in the morning. Sleeping with peace of mind lets you wake up with the same. You’ll be even more ready and calm as you face another day.
5. YOU CAN HAVE A SOUND SLEEP.
If you’re having a hard time sleeping at night, you might need to consider exercising before going to bed. Three hours before sleeping is the recommended time to do so; in that way, the reverse effect — being up all night — won’t happen. You can have a deep, sweet and uninterrupted sleep. You can wake up even fresher and more enthusiastic, without a tired and lazy body.
THE EVENING’S EXERCISE
Witness the bright moon together with the stars on the vast dark sky while you jog or run. You can also spend your workout at home. Play a good music for exercise or play the disk containing exercise guides. Use your personal exercise equipment if you don’t want to go further than home.
Keep in mind, just as morning exercise has great boons, evening exercise has big benefits! It’s so unique and so healthy!
Nicole Ann Pore is a daytime writer for Fitbiz Exercise Equipment, an Australian business nationally regarded as the benchmark in the Fitness industry, offering premium quality fitness equipment collection at affordable prices. She writes pieces focusing on the importance of being fit and healthy overall and the self discipline that must go with them. She also does research on various gym and exercise equipment to give more information about how they work. | Nicole graduated Cum Laude from De La Salle University Manila, Philippines with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Arts.