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carrie74 Sun 17-Mar-19 11:30:32

Walk more (briskly)

Fitness Blender videos

Local council gyms or cheaper 24hr gyms may be worth a look?

Zazu44 Sat 16-Mar-19 11:00:19

Lucy's squad - YouTube are fab

FATEdestiny Sat 16-Mar-19 08:40:19

I started walking. Every day, 7 days a week. I got walking into my daily routine.

Then I built up to a 5km route for my walk, which I did very day.

Then I started challenging myself to walk faster and so beat my fastest time to do the 5km route.

This lead me into Couch to 5K and running. At the time my BMI was 36, I was about 14-15 stone, 41 years old, having previously had spinal surgery and significant back issues. I now run 10km most days and lost a total 8 stone in weight.

GreenEggsHamandChips Sat 16-Mar-19 08:25:58

Sorry fitness blender is on you tube

GreenEggsHamandChips Sat 16-Mar-19 08:25:25

Fitness blender low impact stuff

lljkk Sat 16-Mar-19 08:22:32

Walking, swimming. Cycling if you enjoy it.

mizu Sat 16-Mar-19 08:16:32

Try Adriene on YouTube - yoga.

I hate exercise but have been doing her sessions since January every day to start and then every other ish and it's great. Really gentle but effective.

Fairylea Sat 16-Mar-19 08:15:54

Download the Active 10 app to your phone and start brisk walking - every 10 mins of brisk walking registers, you aim for as many 10 mins as you can (you can set your own goals). 3x active 10s in a day is what they say you should do for good health.

Once you’ve achieved that you should be able to move on to different types of exercise. That’s how I started (I then moved on to doing dance cardio 4 times a week)!

nbee84 Sat 16-Mar-19 08:10:49

For me, as a beginner, I started off walking. I got a fitbit and started walking a lot more, gradually building up the time and distance and also walking faster for some of it. After a couple of months I was definitely feeling fitter and added some pilates. I did a class at the local council leisure centre but you can find pilates to follow on YouTube. From there I added a body conditioning class which added some cardio workouts into my routine. This was 4 years ago now and I now do body pump, spinning, circuit training and a little running.
For me, what worked was building up gradually. In the past when I've tried to get fit I've gone all out, then found it too hard and ended up giving up.

Liskee Fri 15-Mar-19 22:46:25

Ooooo following!

sparkle789 Fri 15-Mar-19 17:43:47

My fitness level is very low and I really want to start exercising and improve it. I don’t know where to start, I can’t afford a gym membership. I’ve tried running but I had spd when I was pregnant and I sets a similar pain off.
ANyone have any tips for a complete beginner?

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