FITT principle of exercise in the management of lifestyle-related diseases

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FITT principle (frequency, intensity, time, and type) of exercise is a framework for exercise prescription. A general recommendation is to accumulate at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise on most days of the week (total of 150 minutes per week). In this article, evidence was reviewed to clarify optimum exercise conditions for managing lifestyle-related diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia, obesity and metabolic syndrome. The effect of resistance exercise was also reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)447-451
Number of pages5
JournalClinical calcium
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Mar 1


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  • Medicine(all)

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