Data from over 85,000 people showed that people who exercise at this time of day experience the most heart benefits. Consider adding these two strategies to boost the health benefits of exercise.
- Data from a study with 86,657 male and female participants demonstrated that those who exercised between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. had the lowest risk of coronary heart disease and stroke and women appeared to benefit more than men
- A past study of 350,978 participants showed no significant difference in all-cause or cause-specific mortality in people who exercised on the weekend or regularly throughout the week
- Exercising in the evening, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., can disrupt your circadian rhythm, which is associated with the dysregulation of the neurological, psychiatric, metabolic, cardiovascular and immunological systems
- You can boost the health benefits of exercising in the morning even further by exercising in a fasted state and including time in the sauna with your routine
Exercise is a foundational pillar of optimal health and disease prevention. A paper1European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 2022; doi: 10.1093/eurjpc/zwac239 released in November 2022 found an association between the time of day that you exercise and the risk of coronary artery disease and stroke. Siim Land, an esteemed biohacker and author of “Metabolic Autophagy,” explains in this video that the data indicated the hours between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. may be the most optimal to prevent disease.
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