ByPosted on April 10, 2017
Cardio or weights, HIIT or steady-state, morning or evening? These are almost certainly a bunch of perplexions that you’ve faced in recent weeks when planning your workout. But worry no more if you struggle to get up for the gym on the regular. You may simply be genetically wired as a night owl.
New science from Rockefeller University found a specific genetic mutation affecting certain people, hard-wiring them to prefer late nights to early mornings. But are you working against your own body? We hammer out the benefits of pre-dawn deads vs after-dark dumbbell work.
It’s a score that has refused to be settled for years: the early bird gym larks versus the weights room night owls. Thankfully, MH has a brief history of time.