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SECTION 1: ABOUT THE GUIDELINES Inactive is no activity beyond baseline activities of daily living. Low activity is activity beyond baseline but fewer than 150 minutes (2 hours and 30 minutes) of moderate-intensity physical activity a week or the equivalent amount (75 minutes, or 1 hour and 15 minutes) of vigorous-intensity activity. Medium activity is 150 minutes to 300 (5 hours) minutes of moderate-intensity activity a
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Unformatted text preview: week (or 75 to 150 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity a week). In scientific terms, this range is approximately equivalent to 500 to 1,000 metabolic equivalents (MET) minutes a week. High activity is more than the equivalent of 300 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity a week....
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This document was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course PFW 101 at Texas State.

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