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Friday Q&A: The Best Time to Work Out & How Much Vitamin D You Need

By JJ Virgin

Welcome to Friday Q&A with JJ! In today’s episode, JJ answers 3 top questions from the community. Listen as JJ reveals how how much vitamin D you need, including the best way to test your vitamin D levels and why it’s key to take vitamin K along with vitamin D. JJ also shares the best time to work out and what you can do to make exercise a priority in your schedule. Plus, find out the answer to an age-old question: should you eat breakfast in the morning?   Episode Play-By-Play [0:36] Introduction to Season 2 of the podcast [1:50] Question 1: How much vitamin D should I take?  [2:48] The Vitamin D test you should be requesting from your healthcare provider  [3:15] What are optimal vitamin D levels?   [4:30] Why you might need more or less vitamin D depending on the time of year [6:10] Question 2: When is the best time to exercise?  [6:30] Schedule your exercise as if it were an appointment.  [6:45] Exercising at this time of day has the most benefits for your body.  [7:40] When you work out in the morning, you’re more likely to stick to your plans. [8:40] The benefits of exercise  [9:59] Question 3: Do I need to eat breakfast?  [10:54] The impact of being an early bird vs. night owl [11:10] It’s important to listen to your body and eat when you’re truly hungry.  [11:56] Why you need to close the kitchen at least 3 hours before bed  [13:03] JJ’s takeaways on meal timing     Mentioned in this episode: Direct-to-Consumer Lab Testing Vitamin D Plus Subscribe to the podcast Become part of JJ’s community JJ Virgin Official Facebook page JJ Virgin on Instagram JJ Virgin on YouTube

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