A Beginner's Guide to Getting Fit

According to a 2008 study by the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 35 percent of adults around the world age 20 and older are considered obese. Perhaps even more startling, studies have found that more than 65 percent of the global population lives in countries where more people die from complications associated with obesity than starvation. Whether you're a habitual couch-dweller or suffer from a health condition that limits mobility, there are ways for you to get fit and healthy. As they say in the exercise world, just take "one step at a time."

The playlist will help the fitness beginner—those looking to move away from the TV and out to the track—as well as the average person in need of some tips to get started toward a more active lifestyle. Time to lace up your sneakers. Good luck!

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Written by Curiosity Staff May 13, 2014

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