Learn to Exercise for Weight Loss Success

By , Elizabeth Lowry, Staff Writer
Just the thought of losing weight can be daunting. Even though you know by now that exercise is a crucial component to your weight-loss efforts, you could find yourself stuck as to where to begin. How often do I exercise? What kind of exercise should I try? How hard should I be working out? Should I strength train?

Rest assured--you're not the only one with questions. Starting an exercise routine is something many of our readers struggle with, but sweat sessions can be fun with the right information and attitude. This easy-to-follow graphic answers all of your queries and so much more. We break it down for you with a suggested plan of action for the week, including which days to work and when to rest. The graphic also offers cardio ideas and an exertion chart, so you'll know when you're putting in enough effort. You'll learn how to balance your cardio sessions with three key strength moves, plus discover additional fitness tips to keep you motivated.

Ready to get started? Great! Try this for a week, then repeat!