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It Matters What Time You Exercise: Muscles Have Circadian Rhythm

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  • Muscles have their own internal clocks and, as a result, function better during the day than they do at night
  • Practically speaking, this means your workout could yield different fitness results depending on the time of day, with daytime exercise being preferable to nighttime workouts
  • Your muscles’ circadian rhythm controls exercise response, and your muscles’ ability to use oxygen for energy and adapt to the demands of exercise is most efficient during the day

By Dr. Mercola

It’s long been suggested that nighttime workouts should be avoided, in large part because they could disrupt your sleep (although this has since been debated).

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