Let's be real. I'm not a morning person. I never have been. Even so, I do prefer to get my workouts done early in the morning. My whole day just seems to go better after I've been for a run. I feel more awake, more energized, and ready to tackle the day.
|I'm not a morning person. Hannah, however, is a morning cat.|
There is nothing wrong with working out at night. Evening workouts just make more sense and feel better to a lot of people. I'm not one of those people, however. I might not be a natural morning person, but I tend to be a better runner in the morning. I push myself harder in the mornings. I also don't have to worry quite as much about safety issues (visibility, parts of the city to avoid, being a woman alone on a running path) in the morning.
I'm more likely to skip a run or cut a run short when it is night. I'm a bit of a homebody and don't really want to go anywhere after I get home from work each night. All I want to do is cook dinner, watch Netflix, and hang out with my cat. Don't judge me! Hannah is an awesome cat who enjoys watching Bob's Burgers as much as I do.
Does anyone have any tips or tricks to get up and out the door early in the morning? Remember my first goal is to run regularly, so I can't already be slipping up. I will run tonight, but I want to start running in the mornings again.