It can sometimes be quite difficult to get out of bed! It is dark, cold and you prefer to turn around quickly. Some people need three cups of coffee before a sensible word comes out of their mouth and the other jumps out of bed full of energy. For the people who find it more difficult to get out of bed in the morning, we have selected 5 tips that will help you to become a real morning person. Are you reading along?
Set the alarm clock on the other side of the bedroom
Avoid hitting the snooze button by placing your alarm clock across the room. This forces you to get out of bed. Because admit it, nothing is more annoying when your alarm goes off and you just can't reach it. Tip! To make this morning ritual a little more pleasant. Avoid a very annoying sound and choose a song by your favorite artist instead.
Phone and tablet out of reach
Try to minimize the impulses that keep you awake. That is why it is recommended that you put your phone and tablet out of sight and put it on night mode. Or better yet: turn them off an hour before you plan to go to sleep and also turn off any lights on appliances in your room. It is these kinds of lights and lights that influence your melatonin level, and it is precisely this hormone that regulates your sleep cycle.
The reason you can't get up very well in the morning is probably because you haven't fully slept in yet. Sleep is not only good for your health, it is also essential for muscle growth and muscle recovery after exercise or muscle maintenance during weight loss. Make sure you sleep at least 7 hours every night, so that you wake up fresh and fruity the next morning. Go to bed a little earlier to see if it makes a difference getting up in the morning.
Have a good breakfast
Make a bowl of oatmeal, a protein smoothie or a bowl of yogurt with muesli and fresh fruit. The sooner you eat something healthy in the morning, the faster you really get energy. Skip the sugary cereal, waffles, and bagels. Instead, you can include healthy fats like avocado, coconut and eggs in your breakfast. Vegetables such as kale, spinach and zucchini are also important. These powerful vegetables give your energy a boost and provide your body with the right fuel. Need inspiration for a healthy breakfast? Then take a quick look at our recipes.
By exercising in the morning you immediately open a jar of energy. Because you are active in the morning, you are sharper and fitter during the day. Is the gym still a step too far for you? Then roll out a mat in your room and do a few simple pilates or yoga exercises.
Transform yourself from a night owl into an early bird. Learn more about this subject? Then read our blog 6 benefits of exercising in the morning.