When beginning an exercise program, make sure to start out small. I used to set up big, ambitious goals for myself and quickly fail because it seemed to be TOO MUCH WORK! This time, I've been able to stick to it for a long time because I started small, making sure to just do 10 minutes of strength training a day. Once that was easy and a normal part of my routine, I GRADUALLY stepped it up so as not to lose motivation.
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