«If someone wants to get started, they could take a brisk walk, then do abdominal exercises and push-ups,» says Richard Weil, MEd, CDE an exercise physiologist and WebMD Weight Loss clinic consultant.
The 5 Elements of Fitness
According to Steele, an effective fitness program has five components, all of which you can do at home:
- A warmup.
- A cardiovascular (aerobic) workout.
- Resistance (strength-building) exercises.
- Flexibility moves.
- A cooldown