The Counting Talk Test: The Smart Way to Exercise
June 12, 2012
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To help offset the escalating rates of obesity in the United States, the American Heart Association and American College of Sports Medicine recommend the following levels of exercise:
How can you know if you are exercising at a beneficial level?
By doing the Counting Talk Test (CTT)
A new study has confirmed the CTT as an easy and reliable way to achieve a safe level of beneficial exercise:
To do the CTT:
The researchers made the following recommendations for a CTT of less than 25:
and a CTT over 25:
Here is an example:
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