Regular Morning Exercise Could Prevent Certain Types of Cancer

  • According to a recent study published in the International Journal of Cancer, those who regularly exercised in the morning (between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.) had a lower risk of developing cancer, especially breast and prostate cancer.
  • This is due to the fact that exercising later in the day can mess with your body’s circadian rhythm—disrupting it regularly can up your risk of certain health conditions, like cancer.
  • Morning exercise, however, can help reset your body clock and lower health risks (like cancer) as a result.

Morning workouts come with a some notable perks: They can give you the energy you need to jumpstart your day, and they may help you sleep better at night, to name a few. Here’s one more reason to motivate yourself into an a.m. run: You could be lowering your risk for certain types of cancers.

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