What should I do before starting an exercise regimen?

To get your exercise regimen started, set some reasonable goals first. You’re more likely to enjoy your workouts and see results if you’re working towards a goal. Do this by setting goals that are SMART; These are Specicfic, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Time sensitive. Once your goals are set, form a plan of action and dedicate time each day to reach your newly made fitness goals!

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