There’s plenty of advice on how exercise makes you feel better. And who hasn’t heard about aerobic fitness? We all have, and the best way to get aerobically fit is to, well, exercise.
But each of us has different fitness abilities and less often than it should, the question of “how hard should I exercise,” comes into the discussion.
So there are a few gauges to use to figure out how hard to push the body, but none of them will replace the consult of a medical professional to make sure you’re able and ready.
Once you get the clear, mapping out a path to solid aerobic training and fitness is easy.
Exercise by prescription
There are very few, if any, conditions of the human mind and body that won’t respond favorably to exercise. Yet for the widely accepted prescriptive benefits of exercise