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Table 1 Supervised aerobic training rate of progression for exercise session intensity and duration parameters

From: Discontinuously supervised aerobic training vs. physical activity promotion in the self-management of type 2 diabetes in older Italian patients: design and methods of the ‘TRIPL-A’ randomized controlled trial

  Period 1 Period 3 Period 5
Intensity (%HRR range) 40–50 45–55 50–60
Duration (minute range) 20–30 30–40 40–50
  1. Notes: Values are indicative and will be modified according to patient’s response to exercise; %HRR, heart rate reserve percentage