The power of morning workouts and reframing your time.

September 12, 2023

So I got up at 4:20am this morning…

Michael Baker

1-on-1 training in-person Orange, CT or Virtual Anywhere
Coaching for Men 40+

#Strength #Mobility #Nutrition #Lifestyle #GetUpEarlier #QuitTheGym

Key Moments:
00:00:00 Introduction and the importance of adjusting your schedule for exercise.
Discussing the possibility of restructuring your day for exercise and healthy habits.
Emphasizing the impact of alcohol and unhealthy habits on morning exercise.
00:01:28 The choice between morning exercise and busy schedules.
The benefits of prioritizing exercise, even if it’s uncomfortable.
The positive effects of early morning workouts, including better sleep.
The challenges of maintaining a disciplined schedule but its importance.
00:02:45 Contrasting gym workouts with time-efficient road running.
00:03:06 The idea of fitting short, efficient workouts into a busy schedule.
The importance of routines and healthy habits as people age.
The dangers of deviating from a healthy routine and indulging in unhealthy behaviors.
The cycle of compensatory eating and drinking after workouts.
The importance of getting up early, working out, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
The idea of making indulgences count and avoiding constant indulgence.
Discussing the increased resources and time available as people get older.
The importance of seeking guidance and accountability for a healthy lifestyle.
Encouraging viewers to reach out for help with scheduling and motivation.



I'm a hands-on personal health coach, strength trainer, yoga teacher and 25 year work from home digital professional in Orange, CT and I live the lifestyle I talk about.
Certified Health Coach
Certified Yoga Teacher
25 Year WFH Professional
Steve Magi
Steve Magi
Working with Mike has been a game-changer. From day one, it was clear that I had stumbled upon a gem in the world of personal training. First and foremost, Mike has a remarkable setup at his home for one-on-one training. It's the perfect blend of a comfortable, private space and a fully-equipped gym, creating an ideal environment for focused workouts. The moment I stepped in, I felt at ease and motivated to push my limits. What sets Mike apart is his ability to craft tailored, bespoke workout plans that are thoughtful and effective. Regardless of whether you're a beginner taking your first steps in the world of weightlifting or someone who's been exercising for years, he has a knack for designing programs that cater to your unique needs and goals. Every session is a personalized journey towards achieving your fitness goals. It's clear that Mike has a deep understanding of physiology and exercise science, and he uses that knowledge to optimize each session. But it's not just about the workouts. Mike is an exceptional motivator and mentor. His passion for fitness is contagious - he listens intently, offers guidance with patience, and ensures that you not only perform exercises correctly but also understand the 'why' behind them. Thanks to Mike, I've not only regained my passion for lifting weights, but I also have achieved outstanding results in a very short amount of time. I feel stronger, more explosive, and even faster, all thanks to his expertise and support. If you're searching for a personal trainer who can provide a top-notch training experience in a welcoming and tailored setting, look no further than Mike. Working with him has been a fantastic experience, and I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone on their fitness journey.
Mike Richetelli
Mike Richetelli
Mike is very dedicated to health and wellness, including having a strong knowledge base about nutrition. I have trained with him for several months and have attained my fitness goals. He's taught me many alternative ways to workout, deviating from traditional exercises.
Chad Bedell
Chad Bedell
I started with MB Wellness in early March 2023. The passion Michael brings to every session is second to none, whether it is a cardio day, stretch/yoga day, or strength day he is always encouraging me and talking through some "roadblocks" I may have had the previous week. If you are a 40+ male and looking to get back in shape in a private one-one setting, Michael is your man. He will guide you physically and mentally getting you to your goals and beyond.
Terrance Arroyo
Terrance Arroyo
Mike has been amazing to work with. Someone to give advice and keep me accountable without ever talking down to me or making me feel bad about my choices or decisions. He has helped me with Diet and Exercise, understands my goals and my situation, helps me through at my pace. He is invested in me doing better. Give him a shot.
Elevate Personal Training & Wellness
Elevate Personal Training & Wellness
Shout out to Michael J Baker! Listen, even Certified Personal Trainers can use some good advice, motivation and need a sounding board to reach their goals. He’s a stand up guy who is knowledgeable, a family man and just a great mentor for anyone trying to love their best life! Thanks Mike! You’re the best!
John Keklik
John Keklik
I have known Michael for over 30 years. I was so happy when I seen that he was doing this Health And Wellness program because he is in very good shape and he is very smart and knowledgeable about what he’s telling people to do to lose weight and eat healthy after just one month of working with Michael at 215 pounds. I have already lost 5 pounds and I am very motivated to reach my goal which is 185 just talking to him about what I was eating and doing wrong what’s so helpful for me whether was in person or over the phone he gives you plenty of information and details to work with while visiting his home. His family and him were very welcoming and warm to me as always I couldn’t of asked for a better person to help me with my journey , and anybody that needs help with their health and wellness. I would highly recommend Michael to be somebody to work with.
Erica Baker
Erica Baker
Mike has inspired me to do so many things over the years including yoga, weight lifting, running and overall guidance on food. I am pretty sure I was his first client and he really knows how to motivate and get great results!

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