What Newbies at the Gym Need to Know

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It's the first week in January, which means a lot of people are starting healthy habits like going to the gym, running or swimming. If you're a longtime athlete -- what advice do you have for newbies? From staying motivated to manners at the gym, what should those new to the fitness space know? And if you yourself are the new face at the gym or in the pool, what questions do you have?



Natalie Carey, body positive personal trainer; author, "Every.Body.Beautiful."

Nick Squires, competitive powerlifter; senior systems engineer, GNT Solutions

Lauren Clapperton, associate executive director of the Stonestown Family YMCA, YMCA of San Francisco