If you get less than 200 minutes of exercise a week…
Gradually increase your exercise to 200-300 minutes a week until you reach the maximum amount of exercise you’re willing and able to commit to.
|Week 15:||Exercise for a total of 150 minutes.
Example: Exercise for 30 minutes on 5 days.
|Week 16:||Exercise for a total of 180 minutes.
Example: Exercise for 30 minutes on 6 days.
|Week 17:||Exercise for a total of 210 minutes.
Example: Exercise for 35 minutes on 6 days.
|Week 18:||Exercise for a total of 250 minutes.
Example: Exercise for 50 minutes on 5 days.
Move to Step #6 only when you’re ready.
If you dislike continuous exercise or have a hard time fitting it in your schedule, break it up.
Exercise in the morning for 25 minutes. Then exercise at night for 25 minutes to equal a total of 50 minutes.
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