Early morning workouts: yay or nay?

Uncategorized Jun 12, 2021

If you had to choose between:

  • 4 hours of sleep & an early morning workout, OR
  • 7 hours of sleep & no workout

Which one do you think is more important?

Drum roll please...

Some clients come to us needing more movement in their day and do just fine with additional strength training + balanced nutrition.

On the opposite spectrum, we see one too many clients come to us on the verge of total burnout🤪

This cycle of:

💔little or poor quality sleep

💔waking up at the crack of dawn to squeeze in a cardio session 💔under-eating the right macronutrients all day ...

is extremely hard on the body, leading to a high stress, high inflammation, fat-storing state.

Those attached to this kind of routine may feel that their workout is crucial and “reduces stress”.

But in actuality, prioritizing a workout session above all other healthy habits is missing the bigger picture and could be causing more stress and harm as hormones get out of whack.

The quality of life and regulated appetite you’ll feel from a good night’s sleep will always trump the potential calories burned during a single cardio session.

In other words: skipping sleep to squeeze in a workout may be completely negated by the increased hunger and slower metabolism that you deal with the rest of the day.

Make sense?

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Ps. Our favorite balanced lifestyle includes adequate sleep, balanced nutrition, and prioritizing strength training + walking to keep stress and inflammation low while regulating appetite 😍

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Shannon Morse & Lisa Kirby | Creators of Awaken Your Nutrition @thegreendoor.life  |  thegreendoorlife.com

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“It was just what I needed to meet my health, fitness & nutrition goals! Thank you, Green Door Life for creating and giving me a program to get stronger without compromise. I learned how to eat and how to workout for my body type and lifestyle.

Now I feel fully in control of my body composition and feel confident in making the right food choices. The program was motivating the entire 12 weeks and I was always learning something new, even though I thought I already knew quite a bit about health.”

Jessica was mind-blown about all the CARBS coming back into her life and how erratic her food intake was during the day.

We also focused on implementing a training specially geared toward supporting her goals as an aerialist artist with longevity in mind, including:

👉progressive strength training 3x/week

👉active stretching and flexibility training 🤸🏼‍♀️

👉optional HIIT classes for a little metabolic burn

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June 30th at 10am Pacific

Whether you're a current member or new to The Green Door Life, we invite you to join us on Wednesday, June 30th at 10am Pacific for a free workshop all about enneagrams! Anastasia Sauvage will lead us through a 60-minute class via Zoom, which you can join from anywhere.

The Enneagram is a unique personality typology representing nine fundamental strategies for relating to ourselves, others, and the world. Different from other typologies, it shows us the box and the way out rather than defining us as a limited “type.”

In this workshop, you’ll learn about the nine personality types of the Enneagram. Are you The Perfectionist, The Helper, The Achiever, The Individualist, The Investigator, The Loyal Skeptic, The Enthusiast, The Challenger, or The Mediator?

Understand the underlying motives that drive WHY you do what you do and stop running on autopilot. Identify and capitalize on your strengths, cultivate fulfilling relationships, and build a deep sense of self-awareness that will serve you for the rest of your life.

You are welcome to take the Enneagram Test to discover your type before the workshop, but it is not required.

About Your Instructor: Anastasia Sauvage

Anastasia Sauvage is a transformation coach who helps clients let go of self-sabotaging behaviors, reconnect with their internal compass, and reclaim lost parts of themselves so that they can finally make their soul purpose a reality.

When she’s not helping clients unlock their inner badasses, you can find Anastasia performing as a professional aerialist with the Vau de Vire Society in San Francisco.

For more information on how to work with Anastasia, go to anastasiasauvage.com and check out her blog about mindset and emotional intelligence.

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When you're done trying "all the things" and are tired of feeling tired, we'll be here waiting for you with open arms! Apply for our life-changing 12-week Awaken Your Nutrition program today and feel better at your next meal.

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You'll speak with a Green Door Life team member and learn more about flexible payments and the right type of program to support your goals and learning style.

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