Week 2A




Week 2 Questions

What are the ACSM guidelines for effective cardiovascular training (cardio)?

  • Adults should get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per week.
  • Exercise recommendations can be met through 30-60 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise (five days per week) or 20-60 minutes of vigorous-intensity exercise (three days per week).
  • One continuous session and multiple shorter sessions (of at least 10 minutes) are both acceptable to accumulate desired amount of daily exercise.
  • Gradual progression of exercise time, frequency and intensity is recommended for best adherence and least injury risk.

How long and how intense should a session be for health benefits?

10 minutes medium or high intensity aerobic

Give an example of something that counts as cardio and something that doesn’t (but some people might think it does)?

Running and walking.

How many glasses of water should you drink each day?

8 glasses or 2 liters


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