If your gym membership includes training sessions, take advantage of those. They'll show you how to use the cardio and weight machines. Try out classes. You may like some and not like some. Chat with others in the locker room or wherever and see what they like. Knowing others is encouragement to me to go workout -- that way I'll see my "workout buddies." Congrats on joining and moving forward with a healthy lifestyle!!!
Total SparkPoints: 31,325
SparkPoints Level 15
Fitness Minutes: (105,284)
1/4/14 6:00 A
I started out with classes, even ones that didn't *sound* good to me, just to figure out what I liked and didn't. The staff tried to teach me how to do a few basic machines but I was not interested or aware of the benefits of strength training at the time.
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