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ACSM | May 07, 2020

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Essential resources and downloads related to the ACSM physical activity guidelines.

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ACSM Guidelines: All healthy adults aged 18–65 yr should participate in moderate intensity aerobic physical activity for a minimum of 30 min on five days per week, or vigorous intensity aerobic activity for a minimum of 20 min on three days per week.


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    ACSM Guidelines Resources and Downloads

    ACSM | May 07, 2020

    ACSM-Guidelines-800x450

    Essential resources and downloads related to the ACSM physical activity guidelines.

    You demanded a summary page for ACSM Guidelines and we've got you covered.

    ACSM Guidelines: All healthy adults aged 18–65 yr should participate in moderate intensity aerobic physical activity for a minimum of 30 min on five days per week, or vigorous intensity aerobic activity for a minimum of 20 min on three days per week.


    Topics are broken down into several popular categories:
  • Activity and Health Recommendations
  • Official Positions
  • Books
  • Disease and Special Populations and more

  • Go To ACSM Physical Activity Guidelines Resources


    View More Trending Resources

    Metabolic Flexibility ACSM
    Nutrition Resources


    Personal Training Resources
    Personal Training Resources and Downloads


    View More Popular ACSM Certified Content

    ACSM Nutrition for Exercise Science
    Top 5 ACSM Books of 2019


    ACSM Nutrition FAQs
    Top 5 ACSM Certification Blogs of 2019

    top blogs of 2019 ACSM
    Top ACSM Blog Posts of 2019

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