Minimum recommended parameters for exercise training and levels of physical activity in daily life (PADL)

Exercise trainingPADL
Frequency3–5 times per week≥3–5 days per week
IntensityEndurance training: ≥60% of maximum exercise capacity or 0–10 Borg scale 4–6
Resistance training: ≥60% of the one-repetition maximum test or a load that evokes fatigue between 8 and 12 repetitions
≥3 METs
DurationEndurance training: ≥20–60 min per session
Resistance training: 1 to 3 sets of 8–12 repetitions
≥150 min per week (or 7000–10 000 steps per day)

METs: metabolic equivalents. Data from [70, 76, 77]