Question: How Do I Start A Workout Routine?

As you design your fitness program, keep these points in mind:

  • Consider your fitness goals.
  • Create a balanced routine.
  • Start low and progress slowly.
  • Build activity into your daily routine.
  • Plan to include different activities.
  • Allow time for recovery.
  • Put it on paper.

What should a beginner do at the gym?

Beginner Weight/Strength Training Workout

  1. Running, Treadmill. 1 set, 5-10 minutes.
  2. Leg Press. 1 set, to failure.
  3. Lying Leg Curls. 1 set, to failure.
  4. Wide-Grip Lat Pulldown. 1 set, to failure.
  5. Butterfly. 1 set, to failure.
  6. Triceps Pushdown – Rope Attachment. 1 set, to failure.
  7. Machine Bicep Curl.
  8. Machine Shoulder (Military) Press.

How do I start working out for the first time?

Sample Workouts for Beginners

  • Cardiovascular activity. Start by doing an aerobic activity, like walking or running, for a sustained 20-30 minutes, four to five times a week, says Bryant.
  • Strength conditioning. Start by doing one set of exercises targeting each of the major muscle groups.
  • Flexibility training.

How do I start working out at 50?

Here’s how you can begin introducing regular exercise into your life after 50.

  1. Find your motivation.
  2. Keep it regular.
  3. Start slowly.
  4. Try out a variety of activities.
  5. You don’t have to go to the gym to workout.
  6. Incorporate some strength-training and flexibility exercises.