Starting an Exercise Program
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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