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17 Insanely Helpful Workout Tips For Beginners

The new year is the perfect time to reset your workout routine. These beginner fitness tips will leave you with no excuses, so get off your computer and start working out!

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1. Been Awhile? The Biggest Mistakes to Avoid After an Exercise Hiatus

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Whether you have a good excuse like a pulled hammy or you've just been too busy with work and friends to slip on your running shoes, it's never easy to get back into working out. To keep yourself from over or under-doing it, be sure to avoid these common mistakes. You're trying to jump back into healthy habits, not making up for lost time.

2. Before You Jump In, Refer to the Beginner's Workout Schedule

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If you're trying to drop pounds and are new to the whole exercise scene, you need a plan you'll actually stick to. Check out this well-balanced schedule to be sure you're making the most of your weekly workouts.


6. If You've Ever been Discouraged By Running...

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These 15 beginner running tips will help you start strong and stick with it. You'll want to start out slow, set realistic goals, and before you know it, you'll be able to run a full thirty minutes without stopping.


13. Don't Forget the Equipment: How to Choose an Exercise Ball


Physio ball, exercise ball, stability ball, fitness ball — whatever you want to call it, you need it. Here's a guide to help you find the right ball for your size and height.