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What's your morning routine?

My morning routine when I'm training is to wake up at 5:30, have a cup of tea, drive to the pool for a swim, come home for coffee and breakfast, and then do a second session. On non-swim mornings, my routine is mainly just tea followed by coffee.
 
Transcript: "Hey, Greg. Thanks for the question. I have a morning routine when I'm training. So that typically is alarm at 5:30, get up, have a cup of tea, then literally just drive straight to the pool, do my swim, come home. Then I have a coffee, which is the most important thing of the morning, followed by breakfast. And then I'll have a bit of chilling out time, a bit of mobility in there, and then I'll get on with my second session of the day. If there is not a morning swim session, then my morning pretty much has very little routine. It's always tea followed by coffee. But other than that, there is no real routine for non-swim mornings."
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Lucy Charles-Barclay

🇬🇧 Long - World 70.3 🥇, IM World 🥈
Hey, Greg. Thanks for the question. I have a morning routine when I'm training. So that typically is alarm at 5:30, get up, have a cup of tea, then literally just drive straight to the pool, do my swim, come home. Then I have a coffee, which is the most important thing of the morning, followed by breakfast. And then I'll have a bit of chilling out time, a bit of mobility in there, and then I'll get on with my second session of the day. If there is not a morning swim session, then my morning pretty much has very little routine. It's always tea followed by coffee. But other than that, there is no real routine for non-swim mornings.
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Dr. Dan Plews

🇬🇧 Physiologist -IM World Champion Coach
Hello, Greg. So this is a good question and I love the morning routine stuff. So yes, I do. I have a very particular morning routine provided hitting on what I'm doing when I'm going swimming or whatever. I'm going to be doing an exercise. But if I have the time, typically I get up. The first thing I do is normally I feed my cat so that the cat in feed it. And then I, then at the moment, it's son. It's only sunlight here in the moment because New Zealand summer. So if I can, I will immediately go outside. No shoes. No shirt. Stand on the grass. Would get the sun on me directly for three minutes and then I'll come in and I'll make myself a coffee in that coffee. I usually have some lines main, which is the mushroom kind of mushroom blend, which is good for cognition and Longevity. And also I'll generally put a bit of collagen in there as well. And I definitely have that with a bit of cream and an S fuels bar, as well as kind of what morning breakfast of you like is then I'll also take my supplements at the same time. So I'll generally real have with that. I will have a bit of organ meat, which is in a capsule which I've just started taking vitamin C, vitamin D, some n and M and some trans-resveratrol, which are to longevity kind of thing. So, yeah, there is a bit of a morning routine and a bit of a system to it. And from then I'll generally must have done that. I'll read for a bit until I decide to either of my kids wake up, or I'll start at work out and that's pretty much my morning routine. And yeah. Have to say though, is that little . Of tranquility and quiet in the morning is one of my favorite parts of the day. So thank you very much.
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Jolanda Neff

Olympic 🥇 MTB World Champion
I would say my morning routine looks a bit different depending on where I am and with who I am there. Like if I'm in a training camp with the National team, we have breakfast all together, and then we go for a ride together. But when I'm at home, I might do my emails first or when-- Yeah, it depends. When I'm in off-season, I might just sleep in and have a coffee. I don't really have a set morning routine, but I would say what I do most days is to ride my bike. So I would say I have a day routine but not a morning routine.
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Michael Klim

2xOlympic🥇 & 6xWorld Champion 🥇
Good morning, Greg. Well, as it happens, I'm in the middle of my now. Of course, I do. I think athletes generally do, I think it's really important to start your day with some kind of movement. If it's, you know, sitting on an exercise bike as I am now or going for a swim. I think it's, it's me up physically and mentally as they say, also motion is lotion. So with our aging bodies, sort of lubricate, all the joints are feel better for The day to come. I do need my cup of coffee. Normally. It's just a double expresso from the machine. But and then just having a little bit of solo time. And depending if it's a meditation or just a moment to reflect or even read the news, Etc. I think it's important just to have a bit of Stillness in the morning, but movement, Stillness and that coffee.
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Nino Schurter

Olympic 🥇🥈🥉 10x MTB World Champion
Hi Greg. Thanks for the question. I'm not really following the morning routine, but it's for sure. I need to have first a good coffee. So I like to celebrate doing a coffee in the morning. A good one and then slowly start today. Yeah, it's like making my daughter ready for school. Having good breakfast and but looks everyday bit different Zone, but really a big routine but coffee. I'm sure, thank you.
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Jonny Brownlee

🇬🇧 Short - Olympic 🥇🥈🥉 7x World Champ
Just Greg. Thanks a lot for the question. I'm not actually too much a morning routine person, but I probably actually do have a morning routine. I look at it and it pretty simple, involves waking up, put the kettle on having a good bit of York City, having some Bircher muesli, and then going swimming because that's film most mornings released Monday to Friday, but it's not routine. I stick to, I definitely have more of an evening routine. But unless your morning routine, because so They still need a different to the weekday. So hope that helps and maybe I should get my morning routine a bit better.