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					         CARDIORESPIRATORY EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION (Exercise 1)
Personal Trainer: _____________________________ Date: __________________
                 Objective: Define the Client’s cardiorespiratory exercise prescription

Client Name: _________________________________

Intensity of Exercise
1. Estimate your own maximal heart rate (MHR)
    MHR =            220 – Age

         MHR =        220 - _________ = __________ bpm (beats per minute)

2. Resting Heart Rate (RHR) = ______________ bpm

3. Exercise Intensities (EI) = MHR x EI
    50 percent EI = ___________ x .50 = ______________ bpm

         70 percent EI = ___________ x .70 = ______________ bpm

         85 percent EI = ___________ x .85 = ______________ bpm

4. Cardiorespiratory Training Zone: The optimum cardiorespiratory training zone is found between the
   70% and 85% exercise intensities. Individuals who have been physically inactive or are in the poor or
   fair cardiovascular fitness categories should use a 50% exercise intensity during the first few weeks of
   the exercise program.

                                    Cardiorespiratory Training Zone:
                           ___________bpm (70% EI) to _________bpm (85% EI)

                                     Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE):

           RPE Scale:_____ __bpm:______ (70% EI) RPE Scale:__________bpm:______ (85% EI)


            Very,       Very          Fairly      Somewhat          Hard          Very Hard   Very, very
            Very        Light         Light         Hard                                        Hard
            Light
              1           2             3-4            5             6-7             8-9          10

Mode of Exercise:
Select any activity or combination of activity that you enjoy doing. The activity has to be continuous in
nature and must get your heart rate up to the cardiorespiratory training zone and keep it there for as long as
you exercise. Indicate your preferred mode(s) of exercise.

1.                                    2.                                     3.

                Grading Matrix: Total points: 9 pts.       Correct Mode of Exercise: 1 pt.
                Correct Maximal Heart Rate: 1 pt.          Correct Exercise Intensities: 3 pts.
                Correct Resting Heart Rate: 1 pt.          Correct Cardio and Training Zone: 3 pts

				
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