Soon after you start exercising, you'll begin to see and feel the benefits that physical activity can have on your body and well-being.
However, working exercise into your routine takes a lot of determination, and sticking to it in the long term requires discipline.
If you're considering starting to exercise but don't know where to begin, this article is for you. Here's all you need to know about starting a routine and sticking to it.

Regular exercise has been shown to significantly improve your health.
Its greatest benefits include helping you achieve and maintain a healthy body weight, maintain muscle mass and reduce your risk of chronic disease.
Additionally, research has shown that exercise can lift your mood, boost your mental health, help you sleep better and even enhance your sex life 
And that's not all — it can also help you maintain good energy levels 
In short, exercise is powerful and can change your life.

Common Types of Exercise
There are various types of exercise, including:
  • Aerobic: Usually the core of any fitness program, it includes periods of continuous movement. Examples include swimming, running and dancing.
  • Strength: Helps increase muscle power and strength. Examples include resistance training, plyometrics, weight lifting and sprinting.
  • Calisthenics: Basic body movements done without gym equipment and at a medium aerobic pace. Examples include lunges, sit-ups, push-ups and pull-ups.
  • High-intensity interval training (HIIT): Includes repetitions of short bursts of high-intensity exercise followed by low-intensity exercises or rest periods.
  • Boot camps: Timed-based, high-intensity circuits that combine aerobic and resistance exercises.
  • Balance or stability: Strengthens muscles and improves body coordination. Examples include Pilates, tai chi poses and core-strengthening exercises.
  • Flexibility: Aides muscle recovery, maintains range of motion and prevents injuries. Examples include yoga or individual muscle-stretch movements.
The activities above can be done individually or combined. The important thing is to do what suits you best and to have fun with it.