Morning exercisers often make the mistake of thinking they can burn more calories by jumping out of bed and into the gym without stopping for breakfast. The problem with this thought process is that a good night’s sleep inevitably leaves your blood sugar low and your liver glycogen close to depleted. This translates into a weaker workout. Since intensity and quality of training results in a more fit body, there is no need to sacrifice a meal. Fuel up in the a.m. before you hit the gym with just enough to reap the benefits (Today Health): Try a pre-exercise snack high in carbohydrates like my wholegrain oats with banana strawberries and organic honey… now time to work my butt off at the gym.