3 BEST TIPS FOR MORNING SUCCESS
When you’re trying to get up for an early ride, good sleep the night before is a nonnegotiable; all the training in the world won’t help if you’re underrecovered. Clean up your sleep hygiene for an easier wake-up: avoid screen time before bed, sleep in a cool, dark room, and cut out that afternoon caffeine.
Set your alarm to blast a song instead of a foghorn for a more pleasant wake-up call. Hearing the right song in the morning can help boost our engines, and motivate us to tackle the challenges and make most of the opportunities that wait for us in the day ahead.
GET YOUR MIND RIGHT
If you go to bed thinking “Maybe I’ll ride”, you probably won’t. Set your intention before you go to sleep, and make your morning what you want it to be. “The alarm is not debatable. Set your minimum expectation that you’re going to ride today,” says coach Peter Glassford. The first kay might be the toughest, but your body WILL wake up... promise!