Aerobic Exercise Guidelines
The FITT Principle guidelines discussed in Chapter 4 and outlined in the Physical Activity Pyramid for cardiorespiratory training are:
- Frequency - 3-7 days per week.
- Intensity - 60% to 90% of maximum heart rate (Max HR).
- Time - 30-60 minutes per day within your target heart rate zone.
- Type - continuous, low resistance, high repetition activities. The guidelines for exercise "intensity" and "type" are discussed next.
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