Michelle Obama wakes up at 4:30am to work out! In an interview with Glamour she said that she “usually get to the gym before [Barack] does. But he is usually there either in the middle of my workout or right at the end,” she says of their side-by-side sweat sessions. “And we’re watching Sports Center and we’re catching up. For me, exercise is a de-stresser, first and foremost,” she explains. “When I travel, I bring a jump rope. I can usually do some jump-roping in the hotel room,” she says.
“If I don’t have a rope or space, I might do a 30-minute routine that includes a minute of jumping jacks, alternating with a minute of pushups and then some sit-ups. You take a 30-second break and do it again.”
Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos prioritizes 8 hours of sleep and usually gets his day started between 7 and 8am, reading the newspaper while exercising on the
Tim Cook, Apple CEO wakes up at 3:45am every morning. He goes through email, exercise, and grab a coffee before starting his work day.
LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner wakes at 5:30am, checks email, reads the news, exercises, meditates, and eats breakfast (all before 9am).
Jack Dorsey, co-founder and CEO of Twitter and Square, wakes at 5am to meditate, exercise, make coffee, and then check in for his work day.
Warren Buffett wakes up at 6:45am and starts his day by reading the newspaper.
Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, which controls more than 400 companies, rises with the sun at 5:45am to exercise and eat an early breakfast before work.
Starbucks Exec Howard Schultz gets up at 4:30am to walk his dogs, exercise, and then he makes coffee to get the day going.
Oprah Winfrey usually wakes up (naturally) between 6:02 and 6:20am and gets her day going by walking the dogs, followed by chai tea or a cappuccino, exercise, meditation, and breakfast.
Gary Vaynerchuk, co-founder and CEO of VaynerMedia, wakes up at 6am every single day and gets his day started by checking his phone, catching up on the news, and then exercising.
Elon Musk rises at 7am and begins his day by tackling critical emails, and then gets his kids off to school, showers, and heads to the office.