Aside from eating well and actually working out, the most important thing to remember when getting started into bodybuilding is a personal goal. Nobody knows your limits and situation better than you. Make a large goal that you would like to achieve over a long period of time and a few smaller goals to help stay motivated along the way. Not only will it seem as though you are seeing results faster, but you will also start to find that you can handle bigger goals.
Once your goals are set, do a little research to find out what kind of bodybuilding routine is best for you. Search online for different exercises and lifts to figure out how and when to do them. From there, you will be able to create your own personal workout. It is extremely important to keep good form during every lift so you can get the most of out each exercise and not get hurt.
Remember to eat right, make friends and have fun when getting started into bodybuilding. You are beginning a journey to a more healthy and better looking you.