You can make 1,000 excuses for why you don't want to work out in the morning. Your bed is too comfy. You're too tired from the day before. You only need a few more minutes of sleep. It's too cold outside; the list goes on. Enough! If your goal is truly to become a morning exerciser (or to at least have that option a few days a week), the first step is to stop making excuses.
The next few steps all revolve around making it as easy as possible on your sleepy self to get out of bed and into the gym. To help jump-start your morning exercise routine, here are 18 easy ways to fit in your workout before the rest of your day begins, plus tips from people who know first-hand the benefits of an early sweat session.