Training - Where Do I Start?

When it comes to training a lot of people never really get started because they don’t know where to start. There are so many options out there that people, at times, have paralysis by analysis. My recommendation is quite simple - and that is to start simple. What I mean by that is to have a goal (why are you training in the first place) and find exercises that fit it. Secondly, if you really don’t know where to start, find someone who does. I have seen this more times than I can count, where someone starts with a personal trainer (reluctantly), then loves the process and eventually feels comfortable enough they move on to training on their own. If you can't find a trainer, find a friend. Lastly, is realize everyone had to start somewhere and all gym goers were clueless at one point or another. This isn’t a bad thing. Lots of times people are actually much nicer than you think and asking for advice or help with a movement can be an easy option for you. A bonus one would be to not try and conquer the world on day one. Just understand that lifting is about learning and you should spend some time looking up exercises, how to do them and why to do them before going to the gym. This can save you lots of trouble and headaches down the road. 

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