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Best time of day to do insanity
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hi guys

any preference and does it matter?
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RE: Best time of day to do insanity
2/5/13 12:17 PM as a reply to Leepearson123.
It really depends on the individual. I myself prefers to do my workouts in the early in the morning. I tend to get a better calorie burn and there are no distractions. Just my preference. You need to find out what time of day best suites you.

Zane
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RE: Best time of day to do insanity
2/5/13 12:21 PM as a reply to Leepearson123.
I do them in the evening and before dinner. I've tried doing it in the morning but lacked the energy to push hard. It's really up to you.
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RE: Best time of day to do insanity
2/5/13 12:21 PM as a reply to Leepearson123.
Whenever you can. We do it in the evening before dinner. I have also done a few in the morning if I knew I was going to be late getting home. I prefer early, my wife prefers late. We know who wins.
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RE: Best time of day to do insanity
2/5/13 12:25 PM as a reply to Leepearson123.
My boyfriend and I do ours before lunch emoticon
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RE: Best time of day to do insanity
2/5/13 12:37 PM as a reply to Leepearson123.
I hit insanity in the evening immediatly after work. Any frustrations during the day get converted into energy for the workout. It works well for me that way.
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RE: Best time of day to do insanity
2/5/13 1:14 PM as a reply to Ayngel1990.
Ayngel1990:
My boyfriend and I do ours before lunch emoticon


Lol I read that quick and thought you said after lunch and that would be very brave!!
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RE: Best time of day to do insanity
2/5/13 1:14 PM as a reply to D2thalo.
D2thalo:
I hit insanity in the evening immediatly after work. Any frustrations during the day get converted into energy for the workout. It works well for me that way.


That's awesome!
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RE: Best time of day to do insanity
2/5/13 1:15 PM as a reply to Leepearson123.
Leepearson123:
hi guys

any preference and does it matter?


It doesn't matter. Whatever works best for you!

When do you think you will do it?
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RE: Best time of day to do insanity
2/5/13 3:19 PM as a reply to Leepearson123.
I guess it doesn't matter the time, just matter to do them...

Keep it up...
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RE: Best time of day to do insanity
2/6/13 12:53 PM as a reply to Leepearson123.
Here's an interesting article on NY Times:

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/12/12/why-afternoon-may-be-the-best-time-to-exercise/
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RE: Best time of day to do insanity
6/9/13 3:43 PM as a reply to Leepearson123.
In the evenings after work is best for me--I do weight workout at lunchtime, and at 49 years old, I need that time between lunchtime and INSANE TIME to recover!
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RE: Best time of day to do insanity
6/9/13 4:01 PM as a reply to Leepearson123.
My work is pretty awesome. We have a fitness center and our employer gives all office employees 45 minutes/day to work out while on the clock, so what I typically do is head over at 4:00-4:30pm, do Insanity and then clock out before showering.

I also find the late afternoon the best time to work out for me. I have most of the carbs and calories I need to get a good workout after breakfast, morning snack, and lunch (trying to do the Insanity recommended 5-meal plan). It also wears me out, so I sleep like a baby when it's time for bed at around 10-11pm.

If I do Insanity in the morning or in the early afternoon, my mind and body are complete mush for the rest of the day. I just want to chill and do nothing. That doesn't really work for me since I'm a web developer. My job requires constant mental focus. Normal workouts (running/weight training) doesn't completely waste me like Insanity does, so it doesn't matter when I do those. It took me until the middle of week 2 of Insanity to find my sweet spot (I start week 3 tomorrow).

But like everybody else in here said, you're going to have to figure out what's best for you. It's going to take trial-and-error until you find that sweet spot.
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RE: Best time of day to do insanity
6/9/13 4:22 PM as a reply to Leepearson123.
For me, it's much easier to do it in the morning before work, just because of my schedule and I work 10-hour shifts. I feel like I lack energy to push through some mornings, maybe due to lack of enough sleep, coming off of an overnight fast, or just not awake enough yet. Some mornings I have to work out at 5AM so it's not possible for me to eat a small snack and let it settle before I hit play. My best workouts seem to be when I can workout in the afternoon. When I am off work, I workout before lunch and seem to have lots of energy.
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RE: Best time of day to do insanity
6/9/13 5:19 PM as a reply to Leepearson123.
Evenings - Are the best by far. That sweet spot between 5-8 pm is good. If you do the workout too late you might have problems falling to sleep.
Morning workouts - They reminded me too much of working at my old job.
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RE: Best time of day to do insanity
6/9/13 6:49 PM as a reply to brianfreytag.
brianfreytag:
My work is pretty awesome. We have a fitness center and our employer gives all office employees 45 minutes/day to work out while on the clock, so what I typically do is head over at 4:00-4:30pm, do Insanity and then clock out before showering.

I also find the late afternoon the best time to work out for me. I have most of the carbs and calories I need to get a good workout after breakfast, morning snack, and lunch (trying to do the Insanity recommended 5-meal plan). It also wears me out, so I sleep like a baby when it's time for bed at around 10-11pm.

If I do Insanity in the morning or in the early afternoon, my mind and body are complete mush for the rest of the day. I just want to chill and do nothing. That doesn't really work for me since I'm a web developer. My job requires constant mental focus. Normal workouts (running/weight training) doesn't completely waste me like Insanity does, so it doesn't matter when I do those. It took me until the middle of week 2 of Insanity to find my sweet spot (I start week 3 tomorrow).

But like everybody else in here said, you're going to have to figure out what's best for you. It's going to take trial-and-error until you find that sweet spot.


That is pretty awesome!
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RE: Best time of day to do insanity
6/9/13 7:01 PM as a reply to Leepearson123.
When I get home in the evening, so I plan my eating carefully. If I get home and settle in, I get lazy very fast and then it's harder to get moving again.

On the weekends, I prefer it in the middle of the day or late morning. It's a little all over the place, but whatever works.
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RE: Best time of day to do insanity
6/10/13 5:15 AM as a reply to Adrazya.
Adrazya:
When I get home in the evening, so I plan my eating carefully. If I get home and settle in, I get lazy very fast and then it's harder to get moving again.

On the weekends, I prefer it in the middle of the day or late morning. It's a little all over the place, but whatever works.


Agreed. On Saturday, I usually work out first thing in the morning - which is technically late morning emoticon so that I can get the workout done and over with so I can just lounge around the rest of the day and just have to worry about staying on top of my diet.
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