Quality movement should always precede a quantity of movement. It is best to know the proper technique before doing it, and doing it often!
Learn first. Then do.
Consulting a training specialist such as a personal fitness trainer (like us!) is recommended when you are deciding to begin a fitness/wellness regimen. Not only will we keep you safe, but we will ensure you are being most effective with your time and energy!
Mayo Clinic agrees. To read more on their tips on weight training, go here!