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Workouts For Beginners

Aug 2, 2008
When considering a new workout, make sure you take it easy. Too many people decide to get right into something without knowing how to start, and the result usually means that someone receives an injury. Workouts for beginners should be set up to gradually introduce your body to the exercise so you can start off on the right foot.

The most important thing you need to remember when working out is that you have to breathe. When you breathe awkwardly or hold your breath you are depriving your body of oxygen which will tire your muscles out faster. Also you might find yourself getting dizzy or nauseous. Try to keep a steady flow of breath going and you will be fine.

Keep your workouts short to begin with so you don't tax your body to much. You should enjoy getting exercise and helping to stay healthy. Don't exert yourself to the point where you are out of breath or your muscles are getting weak or you will find yourself sore the day after, which will not add to the enjoyment of your new exercise regime.

Your local gym will offer workouts for beginners. These programs are simple, and are made to ease you into the world of exercise. If you rush headlong into an hour-long aerobic workout, you are going to feel horrible when you are finished, if you finish at all. If you do this, you can end up in a lot of pain from the unfamiliar activity, and you are less likely to come back for more.

Perhaps a gym isn't your thing then you can checkout workouts for beginners on the web. You should be able to download step by step instructions for your beginner workouts to help you get started. Find what workouts you are comfortable with, and start of slow and easy. If you have any questions about your health you should consult your doctor before starting out.
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