Fitness Advice for the "Average Joe"

By Paul Kim (Silicon Valley Entrepreneur & Certified Personal Trainer)

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The views, opinions, positions, research, analyses, strategies or other information discussed here are my views and are for informational purposes only. Also, I am not a doctor or physician. You must get your physician’s approval before beginning any nutrition, fitness, or exercise program. These recommendations are not medical guidelines but are for educational purposes only. You must consult your physician prior to starting any fitness program or if you have any medical condition or injury that contraindicates physical activity.

Information in this blog is meant to supplement, not replace, proper nutrition and exercise training. All forms of exercise pose some inherent risks. I advise readers to take full responsibility for their safety and know their limits. Before putting anything learned from this site into practice, be sure that your equipment is well-maintained, and do not take risks beyond your level of experience, aptitude, training, and fitness. The exercises and dietary programs in this site are not intended as a substitute for any exercise routine or treatment or dietary regimen that may have been prescribed by your physician.

Don’t lift heavy weights if you are alone, inexperienced, injured, or fatigued. Don’t perform any exercise unless you have been shown the proper technique by a certified personal trainer or certified strength and conditioning specialist. Always ask for instruction and assistance when lifting. Don’t perform any exercise without proper instruction. Always do a warm-up prior to strength training and interval training. See your physician before starting any exercise or nutrition program. If you are taking any medications, you must talk to your physician before starting any exercise program. If you experience any lightheadedness, dizziness, or shortness of breath while exercising, stop the movement and consult a physician. You must have a complete physical examination if you are sedentary, if you have high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or diabetes, if you are overweight, or if you are over 30 years old. Please discuss all nutritional changes with your physician or a registered dietician.

The views, opinions, positions, research, analyses, strategies or other information expressed by guest posters and those providing comments are theirs alone, and do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions, positions or strategies of myself or any of my companies. I reserve the right to delete, edit, or alter in any manner I see fit any blog entries or comments that in my sole discretion, are deemed to be obscene, annoying, inappropriate, offensive, defamatory, threatening, in violation of trademark, copyright or other laws, or is otherwise unacceptable for any reason.

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