Exercising, in terms of what to do and what not to do, is confusing. Think about it from the vantage point of someone who has never worked out or is just getting back into it for the first time in a long time.
From infomercials to personal trainers and a slew of gyms and health clubs promising you the world and rarely delivering, your chances of finding that happy medium or even a modicum of success seems like more fantasy than reality.
That's why when you embark on exercising initially or want to get in shape finally, you shouldn't so much rely on what you don't know but rather the few staples of any workout that are necessities, most of which can be accomplished in the privacy of your won home.
Now, you may think a simple plank, which is basically holding a pushup position with or without your knees touching depending on you ability, isn't going to do much versus a personal trainer telling you that you need to sweat, bleed and cry to get in shape, but that is truth in the former versus marketing and a sales pitch in the latter.
Former NFL superstar Herschel Walker's workout consisted of push ups and sit ups, mostly. Bo Jackson, albeit a gifted athlete, never touched a weight. He did more plyometric exercises before they became popular.
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