Want an Exercise Program That Really Works? Try the FITT Principle for Fitness! by Dr. Christina Hibbert

Fitness
5 years ago

If you want an exercise program that really works, try the FITT Principle. 

Frequency: How often will you exercise? Three to five times a week is a good start (with your doctor's OK)! 

Intensity: How hard will you work? For weight loss, high intensity is ideal, but you can reap the mental/physical health benefits of exercise even at lower intensities. 

Type: What type of activity will you do? Cardio? Weight training? Flexibility? Good programs incorporate all three. 

Time: Even 20 minutes a day works. 

Check out my book 8 Keys to Mental Health Through Exercise!

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