You are likely to succeed in your workout if you are using tips which have been proven to work. Without courage, you will never make it out of your coach when everyone is giving you contradicting information on what you should or should not do. Remember that you will be afraid, anxious and feel overwhelmed with emotions on the first day and after that, it gets better. Do not set unrealistic goals because you will be highly disappointed when you do not achieve them.
Fitness should be a habit and this means you ought to be consistent. You should be consistent in working out for your mind and even body to react to the changes. Set aside 3 or four days for working out every week. It is possible to work out at home as long as you ensure you exercise for 150 minutes or more every week. Building good workout habits take time and you should not beat yourself up when you fall out of habit but rather pick from where you left and continue.
Learning is through watching for most beginners but this can be dangerous when you are watching someone who is doing the wrong thing. Lifting is great for building muscles but you need to lift only the weights you can handle and proceed as you become more tolerant. The first step in lifting should be the isolation of muscles and selection of the right techniques, exercises and even angles in building them as well as toning. Muscle growth will be maximum if you contract more during the lifts. Do not focus on curling your biceps or using your hips to thrust the weight up but focus on squeezing the muscles in weight movement.
Do not get confused by the online articles or magazines you read about the best techniques for working out. Also, focusing on one type of exercise in order to work on a specific muscle is a wrong approach. The best strategy to use is going compound lifts which include deadlift, lunge, squat, bench press, bent-over row and shoulder press. Take good care of your spine while exercising because once you compromise it, you can forget about exercising. A perfect posture is more important than completing more lifts. For the best posture, arch the back slightly, push your chest up and let the head and neck rest in a neutral position. For the spine to be well protected, you need a perfect core. If you have a weak core, the same goes for your spine. You can witness body and mind transformation in 2 months once you apply these techniques.