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Table 1 Duration and intensity progression of aerobic training

From: Protocol for Fit Bodies, Fine Minds: a randomized controlled trial on the affect of exercise and cognitive training on cognitive functioning in older adults

Week Duration (min) Intensity (% HRR) Intensity (RPE)
1 20 50 – 60 9 – 11
2 20 50 – 60 9 – 11
3 – 5 25 60 – 70 11
6 – 8 30 60 – 70 11
9 – 11 30 70 – 80 11 – 13
12 – 14 35 70 – 80 11 – 13
15 & 16 40 75 – 85 13 – 15