You’ve decided to take control of your fitness, but now what? If you want to get in shape but don’t know where to start, these simple, user-friendly beginning fitness websites will provide you with the exercises you need to get started and the motivation you need to keep going.
Popular health website WebMD created an article entitled “Fitness 101: The Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Exercise”. This guide aims to help you understand the benefits of regular exercise aside from weight loss, teach you about different types of exercise, and then recommend equipment and techniques to use when beginning.
The Mayo Clinic’s “Fitness Basics” guide explains how to get started with an exercise routine to those who have never exercised or want to get back into a regimen. It tells you how much time you should spend exercising each day, as well as the different health benefits various types of exercise provide. This guide also links you to other tools such as exercise routines and heart rate monitors to use after you begin.
For those who prefer visual learning, Ace Fitness’s beginning workout page acts as an at-home personal training program right from your computer. It provides a 3-month long exercise schedule that you can do at home, with video workouts that start at the very beginning and build up as you get stronger.