Early-morning exercisers tend to get all the glory—from sunrise selfies to gold stars from impressed friends. And getting up and out is great—if it works for you.
But if working out first thing doesn’t jibe with your schedule, all is not lost. In fact, nighttime sweat sessions have so much upside that even early risers might consider including them in their weekly lineup of workouts. If you’re wondering, 6 P.M. is actually the most popular time of day for running, strength training, indoor cycling and dance-cardio workouts, according to Jawbone stats.
Check out the benefits of working out at night: