"I usually get up at 5 or 5:15am," Armstrong told The Guardian. "Historically, I would start sending emails when I got up. But not everyone is on my time schedule, so I have tried to wait until 7am. Before I email, I work out, read, and use our products. By 7am, I usually have questions or feedback about AOL. I am not a big sleeper and never have been. Life is too exciting to sleep."
He says he tries to get six hours of sleep a night, but often ends up operating on less. "It isn't ideal," he admitted.