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Old 04-21-2011, 05:12 PM   #1
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I am a complete exercise-phobe and don't have a clue where to begin!
I weigh about 210lbs, am completely mobile...but where do I begin? I already do some walking but I'm looking for something a little bit more intense. The only thing I won't do right now is swimming (too self-conscious to undress in public).

Can anyone suggest a good way to get into doing a decent amount of varied exercise every week?
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Walk more, or start a C25K program to get you to running.

Or, you could ride a bike. Outstanding exercise, no impact.

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resistance bands
free weights
as always, stretching

Here's some good beginner exercises using stability ball. They are great for building core strength.

http://exercise.about.com/library/blbeginnerball.htm

Here's some other genre's of exercise you might like to try like beginner abs, beginner strength training, etc...

http://exercise.about.com/od/exercis...nerworkout.htm


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