Bellevue Personal Training | Exercise Guidelines for Health Conditions

One of the single best ‘prescriptions’ for any health condition is quite simply: Exercise! Below are the current guidelines for diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis, anxiety disorders and menopause.

Diabetes: Aerobic exercise 150 minutes a week, minimum. Perform moderate to high volumes 3 – 7 days a week. Resistance Training 8 – 10 exercises, 2 – 3 days a week. Flexibility exercises should be done 2 – 3 days a week. **High intensity interval training (HIIT) may be effective. Balance Training.

Heart Disease: Aerobic exercise 150 minutes a week at moderate intensity, or 75 minutes a week at vigorous intensity, or a combination of both. Resistance Training 2 – 3 days a week, minimum, moderate to high intensity. Walking and Yoga may be helpful.

Osteoporosis: Aerobic and Resistance Training should be impact loading, 30 – 60 minutes, 3 days a week, minimum. Balance Training.

Anxiety Disorders: Aerobic exercise and Resistance Training should be adjusted to suit individual client needs.

Menopause: Aerobic exercise that is weight bearing. Resistance training; balance training.

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