I think every little bit counts. But I think that you should work out for 10 continuous minutes at a time for it to have much effect.
The most important thing about your exercise program is that it is enjoyable for you and it is something you want to do. If you satisfy that requirement, you are much more likely to stick to your workout routine and build up your fitness over time.
Thats how I started up again just doing 20 minutes of cardio to get back into the swing of things. Although for me I used to be a gym junkie since I was studying health and nutrition in college but I honestly love to work out. I have two children and a very demanding job so the hour I spend 5 times a week I know its for me and I can clear my mind of everything else. Weights are a good thing even if you use your own body weight its great, muscles will help you burn more calories even in rest, but start slow I agree with the previous post allot of people will burn themselves out early by doing too much. Find an activity that you like as well. I love Zumba and have also taken a liking to step. Good Luck, You can do it!
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