Taking a morning jog can be a great way to jump-start your day. This how-to article will show you the proper way to fuel up for your jog and have fun while doing it!
- Set up a morning routine to wake up early! Set your alarm to however early you need to wake up before work or college. Say you have to be at work at 8:00 AM and you usually take about an hour to get dressed, you might want to wake up at 6:00 AM to jog.
Find out how much time you want to jog. People gradually gain the ability to jog for about an hour after they do it everyday for a long time. You should start for about 15-20 minutes and by the end of the month, you should be at about half an hour.
Find out where you want to jog. It can be at the treadmill, or outside. You could think about installing a treadmill in your house. heading to the gym, or outside perhaps on the beach.
Throw on some jogging clothes. Now that you have set up your time and place for your morning routine if jogging, its time to actually start doing it! Jogging gear should be sweatpants or gym shorts, but not jeans or dress pants. It should be comfy and airy. A tank top or regular t-shirt will do.
Warm up! Stretch your arms, legs, neck and shoulders before you do any physical activity.
Grab some water! You’re going to need something to hydrate your body and keep the fluids and blood in your body functioning properly. Water is the best option. Not juice, soda, or energy drinks.
Take your iPod along with you. A lot of people keep themselves motivated and entertained by listening to music.
Shower when your finished. Nobody wants to have to plug their nose at work because somebody forgot to shower and they smell awful!
- Bring your friend along to jog with you! It’s fun to jog while talking! And good friends can motivate you, too!
- Pick a safe place to jog with a friendly atmosphere.
- Bring your dog along! This can be an exercise for the both of you if you jog while walking your dog.
- If you don’t have an iPod, download some music on your phone.
- Compulsive exercise can lead to injuries or leg damage.
- Don’t overtire yourself when you jog.
- Consult your physician before starting any type of diet or exercise routing.