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When is the best time to take up exercise for weight loss.

  1. A friend indeed profile image61
    A friend indeedposted 6 years ago

    I'm fishing right now, when is the best time for a person who wants to lose weight, to start exercising. And also for those who are already in a descent shape, when is the best time for them to exercise.

    1. CYBERSUPE profile image61
      CYBERSUPEposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Exercise alone will not do what you want it to do. You will not lose weight without limiting your intake of calories. To lose weigt you must useup more calories than you take in.

  2. mrpopo profile image87
    mrpopoposted 6 years ago

    The sooner the better?

    1. edguider profile image60
      edguiderposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I agree, every minute counts. Start working out at least 3 times a week. Changing your diet would be the next step.

      1. vanessa12 profile image61
        vanessa12posted 6 years ago in reply to this

        i agree also! wink

  3. mrpopo profile image87
    mrpopoposted 6 years ago

    Well I mean take it slow at first and gradually ease your way into it. Find your pace and build on it. But I don't see why there should be any delay, unless you've been injured or had surgery or something.

  4. Raymondho profile image60
    Raymondhoposted 6 years ago

    Decide on your goals? Fitness is obviously always a good thing but to what degree you need? BUT for loosing weight exercise is the bonus its the DIET that will make most of the difference

  5. climberjames profile image60
    climberjamesposted 6 years ago

    . . . now big_smile

  6. Robert Kernodle profile image89
    Robert Kernodleposted 6 years ago


    I'm curious as to why anyone would think that there is a BEST TIME TO EXERCISE.

    Frankly, I believe that the proper terminology should be "MOVE" or "ENGAGE THE BODY".  So, in this respect, I reject the term, "exercise" as a fabrication that sounds too artificial EVER to be a part of a human life.

    Don't think "EXERCISE".  Think "MOVE" or "ENGAGE THE BODY".  If you cannot find anytime to do what the body was designed to do, then you are not living, so get moving NOW or you are dying.



    It's THAT critical that you understand this. 

    Stop thinking and talking about time, and start doing and celebrating movement.


  7. Rafini profile image82
    Rafiniposted 6 years ago

    The best time is now, unless you have health issues then the best time is after you discuss exercise with your doctor.  Put a limit on caloric intake and at the same time expand caloric use by exercise - best way to lose weight, but remember it takes time.

  8. donotfear profile image90
    donotfearposted 6 years ago

    Right now.

  9. Robert Kernodle profile image89
    Robert Kernodleposted 6 years ago

    No, no, no.

    Forget calories.  Forget dieting.  Counting calories is totally unnatural.  Categorizing eating as a diet also is totally unnatural.

    Make moving your body and engaging the body a part of your life anytime you can.  Eat with awareness and with a sense of balance and proportion -- learn the food groups, and go by sight and feel.


  10. optimus grimlock profile image61
    optimus grimlockposted 6 years ago

    right now, get you f.a. in the gym lol jk. Right away, but 1st make a plan figure out what body part you'll hit on wich day.

  11. Suzie Parker profile image59
    Suzie Parkerposted 6 years ago

    No other time as good as the present. Try to make exercise a regular part of your life and also try to do lots of other non-exercise activities.

    Some of my favorite non-exercise activities are hiking, tennis, dance lessons and yoga.

    You can also try golf or any team sport.

  12. fucsia profile image60
    fucsiaposted 6 years ago

    For us all the best moments to exercises are at 6 am or 17:30 pm:  is when we increase  the secretion of testosterone.
    But if you want lose weight the best time is in the morning, after an overnight fast: in this way you stimulate the production of GH (growth hormone) that is naturally high in the morning and you wake up your metabolism.
    Not everyone can (for work commitments and other) make exercices in the morning. We can say that would be the optimal situation, but the most important thing is to do exercises, when we can.... just do it!!
    Good healthy!

  13. rebekahELLE profile image91
    rebekahELLEposted 6 years ago

    so true I believe. it's a whole body, mind effort. if you want to exercise specifically, listen to your body. it will let you know. some people prefer the morning to jump start their metabolism. even a brisk morning walk can get the mind/body connection activated. I mix it up, but always a morning walk [benefit of being a dog owner] the key is to be moving and aware of your body throughout the day.

  14. revortay1 profile image77
    revortay1posted 6 years ago

    There is not really a best time to start, other than now. If you have any health complications of course you need to consult a doctor first. However as most people say there is not a best time to workout, for your body. However for your mind there may be. Find a groove and stick with it. Whatever you are more comfortable with you will stick to. Just get working. Also get working on a healthy diet

  15. jdaviswrites profile image92
    jdaviswritesposted 6 years ago


  16. bojanglesk8 profile image60
    bojanglesk8posted 6 years ago

    Exercise in the morning during a fasted state to lose weight.