Get Fit, Stay Strong Fitness and recipes
If you’ve never exercised, starting can feel overwhelming. The first step is to set a goal, Determine why you want to start a fitness routine — to lose weight, get stronger, or improve your overall health. Once you have a goal, you have something to work toward
Options for cardiovascular activities include:
Another key is to start slowly and then build slowly. “The key is gradual progression,” Don’t be surprised if, after your first workout — even a brisk walk — you’re sore. Some soreness is to be expected. But if you’re so sore that you can’t move, you may have overdone it and should take it a little slower.
If you can’t do 30 minutes at a time, break your workout into 10-minute intervals. Any exercise counts as long as it’s sustained for at least 10 minutes at a time and is of moderate to vigorous i
For strength training, working out every other day (or every third day, when starting) — never on consecutive days. It’s the rest, not the working out, that makes you stronger,. “Working out breaks down muscles and the rest builds them back up.” Begin with whole-body exercises such as push-ups, sit-ups, or squats. Then you can home in on specific muscles and add exercises such as bicep curls and triceps extensions. Three sets of 10 repetitions is a good starting point, he adds. Although free weights and weight machines are effective, consider using resistance bands, which are lengths of stretchy material that work muscles without your having to lift actual weights
Sunday: 30-minute brisk walk
Monday: 30-minute brisk walk
Tuesday: 30-minute brisk walk
Wednesday: Strength training
Thursday: 30-minute brisk walk
Friday: 30-minute brisk walk
Saturday: Strength training
Monday: Jog for 25 minutes
Wednesday: Jog for 25 minutes
and then do strength training
Friday: Strength training
Saturday: Jog for 25 minutes
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