Hitting the gym for the first time? Here are tips for a safe workout

Made up your mind to hit the gym and lose all that excess flab? Firstly, way to go! But hang on, before you frantically exercise your way to better health you need to watch out for those initial injuries and niggles.  A warm up followed by dynamic stretching exercises before a workout and static stretches post workout will help to avoid muscle stress, fatigue and cramps.

A certified trainer takes you through simple yet essential exercises for a happy and safe workout. A beginners guide to starting up at the gym.