So, if strength is your goal: Warm up, do your strength workout, then finish with longer cardio bouts if you want to bake cardio into the equation. However, if you're training for a race or looking to build cardio endurance, start with cardio-just be careful when you get to the weights.
What should I workout first as a beginner?
Workout 1: Cardio To begin, choose a cardio machine (like the treadmill or the elliptical) and aim to stick with it for 20 to 25 minutes or whatever seems achievable for you.
When you start the exercise program what you should do first?
Warming up before exercise is a good way to reduce the risk of injury and to prepare yourself physically as well as mentally for activity. Concentrate on warming up the specific muscle groups you will be using in your exercise and include dynamic flexibility exercises. It is important to cool down after exercise.
When you first enter the gym What's the first thing you should do?
Incorporate a Warm-up Working out with “cold” muscles can result in fatigue injury. Take the first 10 minutes to get your body moving. Cardio machines are a great place to start.
Should I do cardio or weights first?
The advice below is recommended by the American Council on Exercise. If your goal is better endurance, do cardio before weights. If your goal is burning fat and losing weight, do cardio after weights. If you want to get stronger, do cardio after weights.
How should a beginner start working out?
A few tips for beginners
- Stay hydrated. Drinking fluids throughout the day is essential for maintaining healthy hydration levels.
- Optimize your nutrition. Be sure to consume a balanced diet to support your fitness program.
- Warm up. It's important to warm up before your workout.
- Cool down.
- Listen to your body.