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How to Wake Up Earlier

teacher avatar Robin H, Fitness Professional

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Lessons in This Class

9 Lessons (15m)
    • 1. Introduction

      0:54
    • 2. Class Project

      1:06
    • 3. What is your why?

      1:34
    • 4. Waking Up Early Starts The Night Before

      2:50
    • 5. Set Up Your Environment

      2:18
    • 6. Create a Routine

      1:37
    • 7. Prep for your Day

      1:07
    • 8. Tips and Tricks

      2:22
    • 9. Conclusion

      0:42
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This class is for anyone who wants to wake up earlier. I provide helpful tips and tricks to help you wake up earlier so you can be sure to have a productive day. 

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Robin H

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Hello, I'm Robin. I am a Certified Personal Trainer and Health Coach through ACE Fitness. I am also a Fitness Instructor teaching Pilates and Yoga. 

I love everything about fitness and helping people achieve their goals. 

Join me in my classes and let's get fit and healthy together! 

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1. Introduction: Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. Hi there. My name is Robin. I'm a habit coach, personal trainer and pilates instructor. And this class you'll learn ways to wake up earlier. And so you can work on important things like exercising your business, working on your side, hustle, more meditation, and generally by creating extra time in the morning and getting what you want done first thing, you will feel more productive and maybe less stressed out to this class is for you if you have been struggling to wake up early and need some advice on how to do it. And let's get started. 2. Class Project : For your class project, I would like you to start keeping track of what time you are sleeping, how you slept, and what time you wake up each morning to change any habit like sleeping, laid, or checking your phone first thing in the morning, you need to be aware that you are doing it. Try doing this. For at least a week. You can use any kind of notebook to track your sleep and waking up early habits. You can also use your phone to track by using a notepad app to track my sleeping habits. What are my falsely upon slept? The quality of my sleep more time I wake up, I use my Apple watch. If you have one, I would think about getting asleep app that can track all of those things. But a simple notebook would work. 3. What is your why? : Why do you want to wake up early? Power waking up early affect your life? Think about your why. Why do you want to wake up early? How will your life improve if he woke up earlier every day? What are some things you would do in the morning to improve your life? Whatever your y is, write it down somewhere. You can see it profit. Whenever you find yourself struggling to get out of bed in the morning, just look at your y benefits of waking up early. There are many benefits of waking up early. You can get a head start on your day. You can create more time to work on your most important task and possibly finish it before you actually start your day. You can create extra time to get ready for your day, to make breadth and healthy breakfast. You can use that time as alone time, meditate, pray, journal, read, or you can use it to work out. 4. Waking Up Early Starts The Night Before : Waking up early starts the night before. What are you doing before bedtime? Limit screens. Watch TV however long you want to, but turn it off at least 30 minutes to one hour before you want to fall asleep. Same thing with your phone. Turn it off, are placed in another room. You can also dim the lights on your phone and a tablet on the iPhone e can go to settings and automatically and set a time to dim the light on your phone. Relax. This one can be anything that relaxes you, stay away from anything that stresses you out, or makes, makes you use a lot of brain power. Leave your work alone, leave your schoolwork alone. You want to be able to sleep enough and have quality sleep so you can be productive the next day. Dinners, snacks and drinking. Eat your dinner and snacks at least two hours before going to sleep. Give your body a chance to digest and time to use the restroom if you need to drink alcohol responsibly, if you're going to drink, drink water along with your alcoholic beverages, suggests more happy hour outings instead of late night bar hopping, If you can. Exercise. The best time to exercise in the morning. If you can't work out in the morning, workout in the early afternoon or early evening. You wanna give your body a chance to relax before bedtime. If you exercise too close too when you want to sleep, you maybe to energize, to fall asleep, experiment for a couple of weeks and see what time is the best time to exercise. Caffeine. Decide what time you want to sleep and subtract four to six hours from that. That is when you should stop consuming caffeinated drinks and food. 5. Set Up Your Environment : Environment. Take notice of your environment. What is the temperature? Is a dark enough when you're sleeping? Do you hear a lot of sounds at night? Keep it cool. Keep the temperature of your room nice and cool. Set your thermostat between 60 to 68 degrees Fahrenheit. Find out what temperature is comfortable to you. Use a fan to keep the room cool. If you don't use a c or you can open up a window, there's a nice cool breeze outside. Have fresh air circulating. Don't let the air in your room gets stale. You'll be able to sleep better if the air is fresh. Open up a window during the day, maybe in the evening as well. Use a fan. You can use a humidifier, get a few houseplants to filter out the air. If you have pets, you can hang the plants from the ceiling. Create a sleep sanctuary. Keep your bedroom reserved for asleep and intimacy. If you live in a studio, keep the sleep area reserved just for sleep and intimacy. Try to use a different part of your space for work. Keeping your sleep areas separate from Mark entertainment long sure that your mind relaxes once you get into bed. Keep it dark. Keep your room dark while you are sleeping. Consider getting blackout curtains to really block out any lengths from the street or sunlight in the morning. A quick fix to making your room dark is by wearing a sleep mask. 6. Create a Routine : Create an evening routine. You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine. Creating evening routine, megapolis of all tasks that you need and want to do in the evening. Follow your lists of tasks and activities as much as you can to make it a habit. If it works for you at a time to each task and activity. If you have important events or social gatherings in the evening, you can skip your evening routine but try to sleep around the same time so you can wake up around the same time. The more you run on autopilot, the last brainpower you use, the less brain power you use at night will help you relax faster and so you can fall asleep shortly after getting into bed to sleep. This is my evening routine that I do on a daily basis. And Llosa Haben event to go to in the evening. My goal for each day is to get any mentally exhaustive tasks and my workout done by dinner so I can fully relax afterwards. It's been working for me for the past few years and I'm able to fall asleep within 30 to 45 minutes after getting to bed to sleep. 7. Prep for your Day: Prep for your day ahead. Make a list. Make a list, do a brain dump of all the things you need to do the next day, then prioritize the top three that must be done the next day. See which tasks you can prep ahead a time. Set it up, make it easier on yourself by setting up what you need to do the next day. Get your exercise clothes out, make your lunch or property meals, have your work per school bag ready to go, setting up what you can or minimize what you need to do in the morning. You can use the extra time to do what you want to do. 8. Tips and Tricks: If you have a dimmer switch in your room and in the rest of your house, dim the lights and hour or two before going to sleep. If you don't have a dimmer switch, turn off lights that aren't needed. You can use candles or even full candles to keep it. Then dimming the lights will signal your body that it's almost time to sleep. Give your body a chance to digest before going to sleep. You'll have time to use the toilet if you need to. Any won't have to wake up in the middle of the night. Listen to something soothing or relaxing. Maybe instrumental music or nature sounds. Think music you hear at spas or while getting a massage. Alcohol has a way of disrupting sleep. It can wake you up in the middle of the night causing you to have poor sleep. A causes you to urinate more often. Fewer drinking at night. Don't drink too much and make sure to drink a glass of water with every alcoholic beverage. As you are developing your habit of waking up early, set to alarms. You can use your phone or a side table clock. The first alarm could be the alarm to wake you up. The second alarm is for you to get out of that, to really make you get out of bed. You can set your phone or clock across the room so you're forced to get out of bed once you hear the alarm, shut down your computer and your phone, turn off the TV, get out that book you've been meaning to read. You can find bedtime stories in your podcast app. I have one on my Apple podcast app. You can find them in Spotify. Or if you have the column app for meditating. They have a lot of really good sleep stories. And it really works for me because I never know what happens in the end because I end up falling asleep halfway through. 9. Conclusion : Thank you for watching my class. I hope you learned some healthy ways to lose weight, whether it's paying attention to what you're eating or making the time to exercise daily. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask me in the comment box or you can email me. Good luck on your journey to losing weight naturally and healthy way. Bye for now.