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Anyone can get fit.
Yes, anyone. Even people who have never had a regular workout routine. Even people who haven’t exercised in years. Even couch potatoes.
Our bodies are amazingly resilient. If you start working them hard, they just get stronger! So cross the I-haven’t-done-this-since-high-school and I’m-too-old excuses off your list.
Now you’re fired up to work out, right? But you can’t start a high-intensity routine if you haven’t exercised in a while. You’ve got to start slow and build up. It won’t take long to get back in shape. Before you start anything, be sure to check in with your physician to make sure you’re healthy enough for exercise.
Keep these tips in mind when you’re ready to start:
Working out isn’t a fad. It’s not a phase. It’s life. There are varying degrees of how deep you go into it, but it should absolutely be part of your routine.
Take care of your body! We only get one. If you want to be able to do everything you want to do in life, you have to be in shape.
Whether your goal is to run your 10th marathon or walk 10 feet across the room, our medically-based fitness centers and professional team of trainers and staff will help you reach it. Learn more.
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