Embrace Your Inner Early-Bird

How to make early-morning workouts a part of your life.


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Sometimes you just need to “trick” your body into waking up early until it becomes habit, says Carla Bueti, owner and operator of Westchester Adventure Boot Camp in Somers. With a 5:30 a.m. boot camp on her teaching schedule for more than a decade, Bueti knows all the tricks of the early-morning-workout trade:

1. Sleep in your workout clothes so you wake up ready to go.

2. Put your alarm clock across the room.

3. Make it a date. Schedule an early morning workout date so you can’t skip.

4. Leave a glass of water on the nightstand to chug the moment you awake.

5. Splash a little cold water on your face.

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