Updated: Sep 20
Are you thinking about starting a fitness program? Good for you! You're only a few steps away from a healthier lifestyle.
Starting a fitness program may be one of the best things you can do for your health. Physical activity can reduce your risk of chronic disease, improve your balance and coordination, help you lose weight — and even improve your sleep habits and self-esteem.
More good news! For beginners who are clueless about how to go about this, the tips listed below can help you get well on your way to a better version of you. Read on and put them to practice for the best results.
Tip 1: Set Fitness Goals It all begins by setting fitness goals. Do you want to lose weight? Do you want to gain muscles? Are you trying to recover from injuries? Answering these questions is part of the goals that you need to set. While doing this, it is crucial to remember that setting realistic goals is the best starting point. As a beginner, the workout intensity should be minimal and increase with time as you get used to this.
Tip 2: Make Fitness a Habit Beginners should focus on making fitness a habit. If you did not know, results come as a result of consistency and working hard in training. Those who have made it a habit are usually successful within a short time and everyone should emulate that behavior. Although it is difficult in the beginning, beginners can try hard and make it a habit with time if they want to succeed.
Tip 3: Doing More Weightlifting Workouts
Most beginners are tempted to focus more on cardio workouts because they are lighter and easier, but it is highly recommended to focus on weightlifting workouts more because they have faster results. They are perfect in all types of fitness and easy to do when you have a good plan. But if do you this, do not forget that beginners should start with lighter weight and graduate gradually to other heavier loads.
Finally, it is worth mentioning that achieving good results in fitness as a beginner is not as easy as people think. But with the above tips, you can rest assured that it will be a success unless there is some other challenge. If this is something you want to start doing but need some help, check out my coaching program specifically designed to take you through the steps of integrating a fitness routine.