Who is at the Gym at 5am?

When do you workout?

I am usually at the gym between 5 and 6 am, and leave to see the sunrise. I know I need six hours of sleep so a lot depends on how early I get to bed. It’s a different world of people at that hour. Most of these early birds have the athletic mindset! How about you… do you work out on a regular basis? And if so, what time is your best work out time? The other morning I asked a few people why they are there at that hour, and this is what they said…
Dennis, age 47 – Construction Business Owner
Q: Why are you here at 5am? And what time do you go to sleep?
A: “I’m in construction, so its the only time I can get this in. If I don’t do it know, I won’t do it. I like to get in and get out!”
If I can I’ll get to sleep by 11pm… I don’t need a lot of sleep.
 
Q: How long have you been working out?
A: “I started during college, so about 25 years.”
 
Q: Why do you work out?
A: “It feels good. And I need to stay strong in my business.”
 
Kim, Age 34 – Mother of two little ones
 
Q: Why are you here at 5am? And what time do you go to sleep?
A: “I love the energy at this hour and the people. Plus, this is MY time before the kids get up.
I like to go to sleep around 9… but not always that lucky!”
 
Q: How long have you been working out?
A: “I started running track in grade school. I’ve been doing weights for a few years and just working with a trainer. I love it!”
 
Q: Why do you work out?
A: “I have a lot of energy. It helps me stay strong for everything I do.”
 
Dennis, Age 37 – Private Invenstigator Firm
 
Q: Why are you here at 5am? And what time do you go to sleep?
A: “I’m in the office early to get a jump on things, so this fits my schedule the best. Besides, the people, like me just want to get in and get out. We chat a bit, but most of us are on a mission.”
I’m in bed between 9 and 10pm. I just crash getting up that early.
 
Q: How long have you been working out?
A: “Since age 17. I started with the basic weight bench and barbells. Weight training has come a long way since I started. I love the combination of machines and free weights.”
 
Q: Why do you work out?
A: “I love it. It feels good, and makes me mentally sharp for work. I’ll always work out.”

Let others know what you think and do!

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