Rise and Shine: 3 Morning Yoga Routines to Boost Energy

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There’s nothing better than getting in an early morning sweat session. It instantly wakes you up, leaving you both energized and refreshed. If you’re looking for the perfect morning routine, there are several yoga workouts specifically designed to boost your energy, ensuring you stay sharp throughout the day.

Experts agree that working out in the morning is great for your health. According to Web MD, your morning gym session improves sleep, which in turn helps promote weight loss. A study revealed that a group of women between the ages of 50 to 75 who partook in consistent morning exercise slept better than the other members of the study.

“We know that if you have poor quality sleep, it influences certain hormones that control appetite. It is possible that by exercising in the morning — instead of evening — the exercise affects the body’s circadian rhythm (your internal body clock) so you get better quality sleep. Good sleep helps control the hormonal balance that helps control appetite,” Cedric X. Bryant, PhD, chief exercise physiologist of the American Council on Exercise, tells Web MD.

Ready to start your day on the right foot? Here’s a look at three rise and shine yoga routines that will boost your energy throughout the day.

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