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When it comes to motivation, your brain is a mysterious creature. One minute you’re pumped, full of enthusiasm. A few weeks later the excuses start to creep in, and before you know it you haven’t been to the gym all week. SMART START is a beginners plan for fitness that is based on scientific research. Follow this simple approach to guarantee that your first steps to fitness are not your last.

 

THREE SECRETS TO SUCCESS
 

  • Start slow. don't push your body too soon.
  • It’s okay to stop working out when you’ve had enough build gradually. aim towards completing full workouts as your fitness builds mix it up.
  • Mix strength, cardio and flexibility training options and learn what workouts consistently motivate you to get moving

 

SIX-WEEK GUIDE TO STARTING OUT
 

Follow this scientifically-proven set of recommended activity levels for your first six weeks of exercise.

WEEK ONE
1x 20 min cardio workout, 1x 20 min strength workout and 1x 10 min core/flexibility workout

WEEK TWO
2x 20 min cardio workouts, 1x 30 min strength workout and 1x 20 min core/flexibility workout 

WEEK THREE
2x 30 min cardio workouts, 1x 30 min and 1x 20 min strength workout and 1x 30 min core/flexibility workout