The Dos and Don'ts of an Ideal Morning Routine, According to a Fitness Guru

How to Establish a Morning Routine
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Morning people aren't just born—they can be made. (I am living proof.) But there isn't just one grand secret to this metamorphosis; rather, it takes trial and error to establish small rituals that collectively work for you.

This is, of course, a highly personal pursuit, but there are a few tried-and-true tips for establishing the perfect morning routine. For that, we defer to Rachel Demita: As an influencer, host, and athlete, her demanding schedule requires that she hits the ground running as soon as she wakes up.

Below, she shares her favorite pointers for a highly productive morning routine—as well as what not to do.