How to Make Any Exercise Easier If You’re a Beginner - Deepstash
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If you're a total beginner at exercising, you may see other people doing things that may never seem possible for you. But that's not true. Everybody has to start somewhere....

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How to Make Any Exercise Easier If You’re a Beginner

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If you can't squat
  • Sit in a chair, then stand back up.
  • Lean you back against a wall and slide down until you're in a sitting position.
  • Hold onto a countertop or the back of a chair while you ...

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If you can't do pushups

Pushups are easier the higher your hands are and harder the higher your feet are.

For the easiest beginner version, put your hands on a wall about shoulder height. Lean into...

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If you can't pick up weights

It's okay to do weight workouts without weights. Make your hands into fists and go through the motions.

From there, you can use half-litre water bottles, a can of soup or a...

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If you aren't ready to follow a video

Find a video that seems like fun but is just out of your reach. You will find that even if you modify it or rest when needed, you'll come back a little bit better every time.

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If you aren't ready to do a cycling workout

You've got your bike, you can pedal, but you get out of breath and feel like you can't keep going.

Adjust your workout. Pay attention to the instructor's voice and facial ex...

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If you aren't ready to run

Then walk. Walk across a room, down the block, walk a mile at your speed. Eventually, you'll find yourself walking further and faster. In time you may want to start running. If you...

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