When you’ve decided to embark on a new weight loss or body fitness journey, you tend to want to start right away. However, it’s a good idea to perform a little prep work before you pull on those sneakers and head out to the gym.
Here are 4 tips to help prepare for starting a regular exercise routine.
Get a Sports Physical Before Starting Exercising
Depending on how long a period of inactivity that you’ve had, it’s a good idea to have a sports physical exam. What this helps to do is run through some sensible health checks to verify that you don’t have a physiological reason why you should not begin an exercise program. Getting checked provides some peace of mind, especially if you’re a bit older than you were when you exercised previously, and you wonder about your health. Better to be safe than … Read the rest