Source: How You're Sabotaging Your Morning Workout
If getting your sweat on in the wee hours of the morn is the only time you can fit it in, kudos to you for resisting the urge to hit the snooze button and skip out. Make setting your alarm and pulling yourself out of bed worth all the effort and avoid these morning exercise mistakes.
- Not eating: Even though it's super early, not noshing before your workout not only slows down your metabolism, but it also mean no fuel for your workout. No need to eat an enormous meal - munch on something small while you're getting ready, like half a banana or half a piece of toast with a little peanut butter. You'll not only avoid the gnawing hunger pangs, but you'll also have an extra pep in your step to exercise harder or longer than you would on an empty stomach. When you get home, you can enjoy your usual breakfast, which is always something to look forward to.
- Loading up on fiber: While it's important to eat a little something, you don't