FITT Principle Of Metabolic Syndrome

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The FITT principle of metabolic syndrome is consistent with recommendations for the general population of healthy adults because it is focused on lowering the risks of CVD and DM, in addition to weight loss. Metabolic syndrome is primarily caused by obesity, physical inactivity and genetics. Therefore, people with metabolic syndrome should exercise at a minimum of 150 minutes per week or 30 minutes on most days of the week. Exercise should be done at moderate intensity: 40% to 60% of VO2R or HRR. Patient who wants to lose weight will require higher intensity and longer duration workout. The recommendations are 300 minutes per week or 50-60 minutes of exercise 5 days a week with at least 10 minutes bout and vigorous intensity equal to or greater
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