Saturday, July 20, 2024
HomeHealthWhat time of day does exercise have the greatest effect on weight...

What time of day does exercise have the greatest effect on weight loss?

According to NBC News, exercise between 7 and 9 in the morning has the greatest effect on weight loss.

According to Tongyu Ma, a research assistant professor at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, according to new research, the best time to exercise is early in the morning, before eating. At this time of the day, more weight loss occurs compared to other hours.

They used data from the Centers for Disease Control’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, which was collected over a two-year effort.

This information is related to the lifestyle habits, nutrition and exercise of more than 5 thousand 200 people, the youngest age among them is 20 years old.

These data prove that the body mass index (BMI) of people who are physically active in the morning is lower than others.

But why does weight loss happen better at this time?

One of the most important factors that make weight loss happen better in the morning is the molecular clock.

Cameron Mitchell, an assistant professor of kinesiology at the University of British Columbia, Canada, says in this regard: Every body cell, including muscle, has a molecular clock that triggers specific bodily functions such as fat metabolism at different times of the day.

Based on preliminary evidence, physical activity adjusts this clock and returns it to its natural rhythm, which is very beneficial for metabolic health.

There is another explanation that says that physical activity in the morning, especially before eating, causes the loss of a large amount of fat in the body.

This is because no one can eat anything in their sleep, so they have no energy in the morning and fat burning happens by exercising.

According to experts, anyone who plans to exercise for the purpose of losing weight and burning fat, it is better to do it in the early hours of the morning so that the effect is greater, but it should be noted that exercise alone is not enough and having a proper diet is also necessary.

- Advertisment -spot_img

Most Popular

We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. View more
Cookies settings
Privacy & Cookie policy
Privacy & Cookies policy
Cookie name Active

Who we are

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser. When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed. If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Additional information

How we protect your data

What data breach procedures we have in place

What third parties we receive data from

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

Save settings
Cookies settings