Table 1

Aerobic training programme for structured gym exercise programme participants

Mesocycle 1Mesocycle 2Mesocycle 3Mesocycle 4
Weeks 1–12Weeks 13–24Weeks 25–36Weeks 37–48
Baseline VO2<40 mL/kg min60% HR max×20 min60–75% HR max×30 min75% HR max×30 min80% HR max×20 min
Baseline VO2>40 mL/kg min70% HR max×30 min75% HR max×30 min85% HR max×20 min85–90% HR max×20 min