Starting an Exercise Program

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This six-page handout helps people prepare to begin an exercise program. It explains the benefits of regular exercise as part of a healthy lifestyle, and clarifies who should talk to their doctor before starting an exercise program. It describes different types of exercise, such as aerobic exercises, strength training exercises, and flexibility exercises, and provides recommendations for preventing injury. The document identifies those symptoms for which a doctor or 911 should be called.

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Health Information Translations
Medical Review:
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
Translation Review:
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
11/1/2011
Record Last Updated:
4/19/2018

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