|If you are interested in starting an exercise program in order to achieve physical fitness, there is some basic information about exercise and fitness that you should know first. Before you begin any exercise program, be sure to analyze your exercise needs first. Are you out of shape and overweight? Do you have any health concerns that need to be taken into consideration before you start your program? Do you have any time or financial constraints? Answering these questions first will help you to choose a fitness program that will work for you.