U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 34-year-old member asked:

What is a suggested beginner fitness program?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Aruna Seneviratne
Sports Medicine 27 years experience
Run 20mins: To get aerobic fitness, try running. Start with a 3minute jog on day one and repeat this for 3days. Then increase length of run by 2minutes every 3 times you run, and work your way upto 20mins. That is sufficient to give you stamina for high demand sports such as squash.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Fitness Program: If interested in running then the runner's world beginners running program is a good start. It is on their web site.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.

Related questions

A 35-year-old member asked:
Does anyone know a fitness program that works and is easy to stick to?
1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
A 37-year-old member asked:
Please explain which fitness program I should choose for home exercise?
1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
A 40-year-old member asked:
Can you suggest tips in getting back to full fitness?
1 doctor answer6 doctors weighed in
Last updated Jan 21, 2019
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.