Talk with your doctor BEFORE you start becoming more physically active. Tell your doctor about the PAR –Q and which questions you answered YES to.
You may be able to do any activity you want as long as you start slowly and build up gradually. You may need to restrict your activities to those which are safe for you. Talk with your physician about the kinds of activities you wish to participate in and follow his/her advice.
Find out which exercise programs are safe and helpful to you.
If you answered NO to all questions
Start becoming more physically active slowly and gradually. This is the safest and easiest way to go.
Take part in a fitness assessment. This is an excellent way to determine your basic fitness level, so that you can plan the best way to increase activity.
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