Find Your Ideal Activity With the Exercise Flowchart

By , SparkPeople Blogger
The American College of Sports Medicine recommends that all healthy adults engage in at least three to five days of cardiovascular exercise, at least two days of strengthening work and at least two days of stretching. Use this handy flowchart—designed by trainer and fitness author Rachel Straub—to find the ideal workout to meet your goals for any given day. 



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PLCHAPPELL 9/19/2020
Great chart Report
DANAEBOYCE1 8/14/2020
Kayaking is a good beginner activity as well. Report
SNOOPYPAL2019 7/18/2020
Good info for someone who isn't sure what type of exercise to start with. Don't forget that Youtube is a great resource for at home workouts. There's a lot of variety, from cardio to weight/resistance training, Pilates, walking, dance, Yoga, etc. Report
MWHIGGINS 7/18/2020
Thanks for this! Report
NEPTUNE1939 7/18/2020
ty Report
RCLYKE 7/18/2020
Thank you for sharing Report
CECTARR 7/18/2020
Thanks Report
KEITATP 7/18/2020
Thanks these are great ideas!!! Report
NANASUEH 7/18/2020
thanks Report
HAPPILYLOOSING 7/18/2020
Great information. Pinned for easy access. Thank you! Report
MSMOSTIMPROVED 7/18/2020
I need to pin this one Report
SPINECCO 7/10/2020
Great chart and information. Report
MUGABI123 5/13/2020
The basics but worth a read. Report
RAZZOOZLE 1/11/2020
thank you Report
SPINECCO 1/2/2020
Excellent chart. Thanks. Report
Thanks Report
KHALIA2
Excellent! The flowcharts helped a lot. Report
BONDMANUS2002
Absolutely great Report
Great chart. Thanks Report
Thank you for this information. I needed it and I shared it on facebook and pinned it on Pintrest. Report
ELRIDDICK
Thanks for sharing Report
ROSSYFLOSSY
Helpful visual. Report
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Hard to figure Report
Flow charts are interesting things. I hated them in school. I hated them at work. I doubt I will like them now. Report
very helpful Report
Thanks for the post Report
Interesting. Thanks. Report
Let’s do it. Report
Great article! Report
...thank you... Report
Interesting way to help with planning. Report
I can do this myself. The only information needed was how much time should be devoted to each grouping in a week. Report
RAPUNZEL53
Nice! Report
Good chart Report
I love flowcharts. This is amazing. Report
Thought this would help answer the very first question as that would be more valuable to me. The stuff beyond that seems a little obvious, not really targeted at achieving the balance or recognising crossover activities that fit in more than one category (e.g. rowing, yoga). Good it helps others though Report
DMEYER4
thanks Report
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Some of these workouts are not really healthy. Report
Great!!! Report
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Love this! Thank you! Report
Need to print this chart. Today is planned as I signed up for a new spin class. Report
RO2BENT
helpful Report