For most people, weight loss is 80% nutrition, and just 20% exercise. So just watching your intake is a good place to start even without exercise.
Cycling (either stationary or real), the elliptical and swimming/water walking are all great zero-impact exercises.
Low to moderate impact exercise can help strengthen your joints and adjust your body for higher impact activities. Low impact DVD's can be fun workout. And walking is a great low-to-moderate impact exercise as well.
Walking is one of the better ones out there. It's free because you can do it outside. Start with about 15-30 minutes and build up from there. Once you feel more in control, you can start adding strength training.
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I have heard that being overweight is hard on your body, joints, knees, etc. What is a good exercise to start with to get some of the weight off before trying higher impact exercise?
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