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p66gal posted:
I seem to have more time to walk after dinner, etc. Does anyone know if there are more benefits to walking in the morning versus after dinner?
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mafidl responded:
I live in south Florida and unless I get up rather early, it's too hot to walk until night. Good excuse, yes? not
 
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abesnake responded:
It doesn't matter when you walk if you're doing it for muscle conditioning. If you're trying to lose weight it matters, because after meals your body will use some of what you are digesting for energy instead of using fat stores. I have a crazy schedule so I go to the gym at midnight well after dinner. I eat nothing after 7:00 PM and only drink water when I get back. You burn most of your fat while sleeping at night. So, to calm me down I take a tryptophan tablet and I go right out. I eat Atkins and have lost 90 lbs. doing this regime.
 
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brunosbud responded:
Define "benefit".
 
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rohvannyn responded:
I usually say the best time to exercise is when you do it. Any exercise is better than no exercise. That said, some say they get more out of walking in the morning because it kind of revs them up for the day. However, taking a walk after dinner is a time honored tradition and if it's not too vigorous is still good to do. If you eat a really heavy meal it may cause problems with digestion, but most people don't really have a problem.


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