Value of Masks Amid COVID-19: Replay July 10 HD Live!

Follow Our Live Coverage of COVID-19 Developments

Health Tip: Choosing a Time to Work Out

Pick an hour that's most convenient

Please note: This article was published more than one year ago. The facts and conclusions presented may have since changed and may no longer be accurate. And "More information" links may no longer work. Questions about personal health should always be referred to a physician or other health care professional.

(HealthDay News) -- Trying to decide when to work out?

The American Heart Association says the best time of day to exercise depends on:

  • When and where it's most convenient, so you'll be more likely to exercise regularly.
  • While it's great to exercise first thing in the morning to help boost metabolism for the rest of the day, early exercise may not work for you if you like to sleep as late as possible.
  • When you can squeeze it in. You don't have to get your 30 minutes of recommended daily exercise all at once. Split it into three 10-minute workouts, if necessary.


Last Updated: