WWMT - wwmt.com - Search Results The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available. Study: Night owls have a harder time sticking to exercise routine(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - There may be some truth to the stereotype of a morning person jumping out of bed, ready to hit the road running. A study by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine discovered night owls have a harder time sticking to an exercise routine no matter what time they go to bed or wake up.All participants slept at least six and a half hours and worked out on average of 83 minutes a week.But those so called evening people spent more time sitting, especially on the weekends, with most claiming there wasn't enough time in the day to get it done.