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30-Day Quick Start Exercise Guide for Beginners

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Updated May 16, 2014

The easiest part of starting an exercise program is making the decision to do it. You're motivated, you're excited and the fantasy of a new, slimmer you is enough to inspire you. The hard part is following through with your plans, a difficult task with so much confusion over how to get started. This 30-Day Quick Start Guide takes the guesswork out of it, giving you a step by step exercise plan that will get you started on the right path to fitness, health and weight loss.

Getting Started

Planning and preparation are important when you're just getting started with exercise, but to be successful, you also need some momentum. The more momentum you can create, the easier it is to stay motivated and that momentum comes with action. It's great to ponder your weight loss goals, think about motivation and work on your commitment to exercise. However, there's something to be said for taking action now, before too much contemplation drains your energy.

This 30-Day Quick Start Guide gives you just that kind of action with simple, progressive workouts that will help you get the most out of your first month of exercise.

Your First Day

Day 1 of your 30-day journey starts here with your first workout. This sets the stage for what you'll do over the next few weeks as you slowly build the momentum you need to keep going.

Your First Week

During Week 1, you'll build on that first workout with a full schedule of cardio, strength training and flexibility workouts. These workouts are designed to help you build a strong foundation, establish your exercise routine and get used to moving your body on a regular basis.

Your First Month

During your first month, it's important to be consistent while making small changes each week to keep your body challenged. Your workout schedule includes progressive changes and new workouts which will help you gradually build more strength, endurance and power.

If you're ready, your 30-Day Quick Start Program begins here.

More Quick-Start Guides

All 6 Quick-Start Workout Guides
Running Quick-Start Guide
Yoga Quick-Start Guide
Pilates Quick-Start Guide
Walking Quick-Start Guide
Weight Training Quick-Start Guide

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