There doesn’t seem to be a definitive answer in regards to what time of day will provide the most weight loss benefit from exercise. For you, the best time of day is going to be whatever helps you in establishing a consistent routine. It helps to make exercise as convenient and enjoyable as possible for yourself so that it’s easier for you to stay on track.
I would suggest experimenting with doing exercise at different times of day to see what works best for you. Are you enough of a morning person to commit to waking up early? Early morning exercise is great, but it may not be good for you if you end up sleep deprived or if you’re prone to hitting the snooze button and end up skipping exercise sessions. Is it possible to exercise during a lunch break for a mid-afternoon energy boost? What about after work, or are you too tired from a long, hard day of work and just want to relax? Late-afternoon or early evening exercise works well for some, but may be a challenge if you have other after-work obligations or commitments that might interfere. Does exercising too late in the evening affect your sleep or cause you to have insomnia?
Ultimately, the best time of day for you to exercise is going to be specific to what meets your needs and what works best with your schedule and lifestyle. The best thing to do is to find a time that helps to establish a consistent exercise routine.
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