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How to start your fitness journey?

Updated: May 7, 2018

Everything you need to know to get started with getting into shape, from setting up your macro nutrients to arranging your weekly workout volume for maximum growth.

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First time I was introduced to science based fitness community was a few years back and I can honestly say that that was one of those moments where everything clicked for me and made complete sense. When I started working out long way back when I was in high school I was mostly doing exercises other people were doing in the gym, trying to copy the movement and form. Most people will say they also got a lot of information from magazines at that time, but I could not even afford those so I had to rely on what other more experienced lifters were doing.

“My fitness journey was a lot of trials and errors, with some common mistakes like bro split workouts, training to failure every single time, going for the pump, eating too much protein and many more.”

When I look back at that period with the knowledge I have today I know that I wasted so much time spinning the wheels at one spot. This is why I will try to summarize what is important for YOU not to get lost like I did and spend hours and days and years with getting minimal results that only you can notice.

Step 1: Have the basics, weight scale, measuring tape and an application like MyFitnessPal

This will be your foundation to get started. Before you set up your goals and before you dive into which exercises should you use and res