Where do I start if I’ve never exercised?

Where do I start if I’ve never exercised?

Start with 15 minutes of exercise, 3 days a week.

1. The first step is to start exercising.

Start with 15 minutes a day, 3 days a week.
Step #1: Exercise for Weight Loss

If you’re unable to exercise continuously for 15 minutes, start with 5 minutes and gradually increase your time.

2. It’s also important to increase your daily activity. Add steps to your day by taking the stairs instead of the elevator, parking further away from your office or the store, etc.

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