What's the best time of the day to exercise?

Those who completed afternoon workouts upped their metabolic health more than those who did the same exercise earlier. ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG
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(NYTIMES) - Is it better for our bodies to work out at certain times of the day?

A new study of exercise timing and metabolic health suggests that, at least for some people, the answer is yes.

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