FITT Principle. F requency. How often you do exercise? How often should you be exercising? -Guidelines: cardiorespitory training – minimum of 3 sessions per week ideally 5-6 sessions per week resistance training – minimum 3 days per week (all body parts each session)
How often you do exercise?
How often should you be exercising?
ideally 5-6 sessions per week
(all body parts each session)
- up to 6 days per week
(focusing on 1-2 body parts)
- can increase that to 45-60 minutes
*denotes definitions taken from http://www.1speedtraining.com/aerobic-anaerobic-training.html website
Children and adolescents should do 60 minutes (1 hour) or more of physical activity each day.
Sport specific training has a more in-depth set of principles that should be applied:
*taken from: www.sport-fitness-advisor.com/fitt-principle.html
*for more information: “Sport Training Principles” (1997) Frank Dick