Winter days are the most difficult times for working out. Winter mornings are really very chilly and freezing. The day opens up late and usually, everyone is probably sleeping in their warm beds. But if you want to be consistent with respect to your fitness and health you got to shake away those excuses and go for it. Winter mornings are actually a good time to work out as the sun is warmer and not too bright and gives you the most comfortable environment to do your exercises. But waking up and out of the bed is a task in itself. The cozy warm bed always tries to grab you back to it and distract your mind to avoid to go on for that run and instead just cuddle with your pillow in your bed. The morning is quite dewy and soothing during the winter days, once you get out of the bed and get along for the workout you are good to go. But the main concern is the first step that is to get out of the bed.
Here are tips you can follow to make it easier for you to work out during your winter days and how to get that waking up and grinding easy for you.
- Go to bed early
Going to bed early can actually help you wake up early. A normal body can stay asleep for max 8-9 hours, after that the sleep is the extra lazy sleep. Once you sleep early it’s easy for you to wake up early as well, whether it be winter or summer or any other season.
- Make a splash as soon as you wake-up
Splash some cold water on your face as soon as you wake up this will awaken you as soon as possible and give you freshness instantly.
- Prepare yourself and your mind
Prepare your mind and body one day prior to itself. Do some preparation like keep your workout clothes and essentials ready, set an alarm, and have in mind that you are going to get up early for a workout.
- Try to have a workout buddy
Having a workout buddy is very helpful, you motivate each other and try to help each other wake up every morning. You support each other for getting ready and get going to do the awesome planned workout.
- Warm yourself
Once you wake up in the morning try to make yourself warm, maybe we’re having a cup of tea or coffee. This will help you wake up fully and give you a warm feeling.
- Give a warm treat to yourself after the workout
Once you finish your work out in the chilly and freezy morning, try to treat yourself with warm delight. Maybe a hot breakfast or beverages favorable for you.