Starting a fitness journey can be intimidating. There are workouts to learn, diets to follow, willpower to conjure, and self-consciousness to overcome. But making the decision to start a fitness regimen and making strides toward improving your health are the absolute best things you can do for yourself—mind and body. So give yourself a big pat on the back, then listen to the sage advice of trainer, coach, natural bodybuilder, and gym owner Eric Broser

Here, Eric answers the most common training questions he gets from people who are starting their quest toward fitness.