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Adam Rosante

"An hour before I go to bed, I write my 'action list' of 3 to 5 things I need to do the next day to move closer to my goals. After sleeping 7 to 9 hours, I wake up to a beautiful sounding alarm via the Sleep Cycle app. When my eyes open, I take a big stretch in bed, then lie there and think of three things I'm grateful for. This establishes a mindset of abundance, helping me to see opportunities where others may see problems. I HIGHLY recommend this practice. When I get up I splash my face with cold water, turn on some music (usually 90's R&B or old soul), and then have a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and a glass of water with a big squeeze of fresh lemon. Then I stretch for a few minutes and sit and read something inspirational for about 10 minutes. Then I work for 20 minutes on one of my biggest priorities for the day—I won't finish but getting started is always the hardest part so I do it first thing. Then I head to the gym to crush the shit out of a workout." — Adam Rosante, fitness and nutrition coach and bestselling author of The 30 Second Body.

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Amanda Butler

"Lucky for me, I've always been a morning person! I wake up somewhere between 4:15 and 5:45 depending on the day—and I NEVER snooze my alarm. The first thing I do is go into my kitchen and drink a full glass of water that I set out on my kitchen counter every night before bed. After I turn on NBC News and go over my to-do list for the day, I make my breakfast. I have a whole wheat english muffin with natural peanut butter and then either coconut greek yogurt with fresh blueberries or scrambled eggs, depending how I'm feeling. I also always drink a glass of organic milk—I need that calcium! I used to drink coffee, but now that I'm pregnant I don't (sad face)." —Amanda Butler, instructor at Fhitting Room

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Joe Holder

"I used to not be a morning person at all, but by creating a daily routine that isn't cramped, and by starting to wake up early out of my own doing (and not because I'm forced to with appointments), my mind got used to the idea. The first thing I do after waking up (I set multiple alarms) is a couple of breathing drills to calm my nervous system and still my mind as I'm still in shock for having to be up early! Then I chug a glass of water, which I add a couple tablespoons of apple cider vinegar and juice from a whole lemon to. Next, I take a cold shower that I always end with a cold burst to wake me up even more. Then I make a smoothie and take my probiotic and I'm out the door!" —Joe Holder, S10 Training and Nike Running coach

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Anna Victoria

"I wake up between 5:25 and 5:35 using Sleep Cycle, an app that wakes you up at the ideal time according to your sleep cycle during a 10-minute window. When the alarm goes off, I get up right away (especially with early morning workouts, if you snooze, usually that ends up meaning a missed workout) and go straight for my pre-workout snack. Since you need protein and carbs before a strength based workout, I go for either two hard boiled eggs and half a banana, or a protein bar...The last step in my morning routine is my espresso! I always take a shot of espresso before I head out to the gym since it helps me stay more alert and focused during my workout." —Anna Victoria, creator of the Fit Body Guides

(Read her full routine here: Anna Victoria Shares How She Went from Being a Night Owl to a Morning Person)

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Remy Jhett

"My alarm is set for 4:15 every morning. As soon as I wake up I drink three glasses of water and eat a small but nutritious breakfast (usually a banana and granola with almond milk and a cup of coffee or raw juice). After taking my dog on a run and hitting the shower, I leave for the gym by 5:30, whether I'm training a client or working out myself. I wasn't a morning person until I figured out the right routine for me, but now I love to wake up before the sun rises because of the peace and stillness. I feel like I have a head start on the day and energy to motivate my clients." —Remy Jhett Boxing coach and personal trainer at POE Yoga

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