We’ve all heard the saying, “early to bed, early to rise”. But this mantra may be more beneficial to your body than just gaining a few extra hours of productivity in the morning. It turns out those early birds at the gym in the morning may shed a few more pounds than their nocturnal counterparts (sorry, night owls!). According to a study last year, people who had the majority of their daily sunlight exposure in the morning had significantly lower BMIs than those who got sunshine later on in the day, so you’ll get more bang for your buck.

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